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Ellen Thomas
Ellen  Thomas


Guildford, United Kingdom

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Virginia Finishes Fifth at NCAA Championships, Smith Wins 1,650 Free Title

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All-American (5)
200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay (HM), 400 Medley Relay (HM)
2014: 200 Free Relay (HM)

ACC Champion
200 Medley Relay

200 Medley Relay

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
22.14 (2nd all-time at UVa)
100 Free: 48.77 (3rd all-time at UVa)
200 Free: 1:48.29
100 Fly: 52.49 (3rd all-time at UVa)

• Member of the NCAA runner-up 400 medley relay that broke the ACC and UVa record (3:26.42)
• Earned All-America honors with the 200 medley relay that placed fourth at NCAAs
• Also took home honorable mention All-America honors with the 200 free relay and 400 free relay that both finished 14th at NCAAs
• Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 50 free and 100 fly
• Set a career-best time in the 100 free (48.77) at NCAAs
• ACC Champion with the 200 medley relay
• Qualified for two championship finals at ACCs, placing fifth in the 100 free and seventh in the 50 free.
• Also placed 15th in the 100 fly at ACCs
• Set career-best marks in the 50 free (22.14) and 100 fly (52.49) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Won the 50 free and 100 free against Virginia Tech

• Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors with the 200 free relay at the NCAA Championships
• Part of the 200 free relay that broke the school record in the 200 free relay (1:28.97) at NCAAs
• Placed ninth in the 50 free, 10th in the 100 free and 20th in the 100 fly at the ACC Championships
• Set season-best times in the 50 free (22.38), 100 free (49.37) and 100 fly (54.24) at ACCs
• Finished fifth in the 50 free, 11th in the 100 free and 20th in the 200 free at the Ohio State Invite
• Time in the 200 free (1:49.68) was a season-best time.
• Picked up a win in the 50 free against Pitt
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Holds numerous County and South East England records
• Competed in second round of British Olympic Trials, including a career-best 27.43 in the 50m fly
• Represented her county at 2011 UK Schools Games
• Served as Guildford team captain for 2012-13season
• Won title of National Schools Modern Biathlon Champion for her age group in 2011
• Won title of World Schools Modern Biathlon Champion for 17/18 age group in 2012

• Daughter of Tracy and Jonathan Thomas
• Has a younger brother, Elliot


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