Elizabeth Peterson
Elizabeth Peterson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Broomfield, CO
High School: Broomfield HS
Events: Free/Fly/Back/IM
Experience: 3Y

2015-16 (Freshman) -- Recorded a pair of Top-6 program season finishes in multiple backstroke and breaststroke events during her initial collegiate season for Cal Poly, including a mark of 2:07.63 in the 200 back on the final day of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (good for the fourth-best time on the team during the season) ... delivered a 100 back time of 1:01.44 on Nov. 20, which was sixth-fastest in the event this season ... also produced a 100 fly mark of 59.46 on Nov. 20 and a time of 2:06.04 in the 200 fly on Nov. 21 (which was fourth-best in the program during the season in the event). 

Prep --
Competed in three different events - fly, back and IM - during her time at Broomfield HS and Boulder Swimming ... during the 2012 season, combined to collect the Colorado state record in the 200 medley relay (swam the fly portion) ... in 2013, earned the league record in both the 100 back and 100 fly ... was an Academic All-American and a member of the National Honors Society.

Personal --
Elizabeth Dawn Peterson was born on Nov. 23, 1996 in Broomfield, CO ... daughter of Robert and Laura Peterson ... her mom, Laura, competed in swimming for two seasons while at Colorado State ... has a brother, Ben, and a sister, Kate ... also made official visits to University of the Pacific, Colorado State and the Florida Institute of Technology before deciding on Cal Poly ... majors in biomedical engineering with career ambitions of becoming a biomedical engineer ... chose Cal Poly because of the campus and the engineering program.