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Lizzy Whitbeck
Position: Fly
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oklahoma City, Okla.
High School: Bishop McGuinness
Club: Chesapeake Swim Club
Experience: 3 Letters
Lizzy Whitbeck Bio
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 09/29/2013
JUNIOR (2012-13): Whitbeck continued her versatility through her junior season, competing in nine different events. Whitbeck swam her season-best times at the Houston Cougar Invitational, where she recorded a 25.12 in the 50-yard freestyle, a 53.66 in the 100 freestyle, a 27.56 in the 50 backstroke, a 1:00.35 in the 100 backstroke, a 2:10.66 in the 200 individual medley and a 58.00 in the 100 butterfly. Additionally, Whitbeck participated in three different relay teams at the Houston Invitational. The 200 freestyle relay team placed 19th with a time of 1:12.57, the 400 freestyle relay team placed 24th with a time of 3:36.65, and the 400 medley relay team placed 29th with a time of 3:57.68. Whitbeck was also elected co-captain for the 2013-14 season by her teammates. 

SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Whitbeck was a versatile member of the Razorbacks her sophomore year, competing in nine different events and improving nearly all her times from her freshman year. Her season ended with success at home against Vanderbilt, where Whitbeck earned three top-three finishes. She was second in the 200 IM with a time of 2:07.06, second in the 100 butterfly in 57.04, and third in the 50 freestyle in 24.55. All three times marked career-bests for the sophomore. Whitbeck was also competitive in backstroke events, and clocked a career-best in the 100 backstroke against Florida to place seventh with a time of 1:00.27.

FRESHMAN (2010-11): Whitbeck worked her way to a successful freshman campaign. Her best finish of the season was third at the Vanderbilt dual meet with a time of 2:13.10 in the 200 individual medley. She improved that time throughout the year for a season-best 2:08.81 at the NCAA Last Chance Bulldog Invitational. Also competitive in the breaststroke, Whitbeck finished sixth with a season-best time of 1:10.14 in the 100 breaststroke at the Last Chance meet. The double-dual with Missouri and South Carolina  proved to be Whitbeck's best showing in the 200 breaststroke, as she clocked a time of 2:29.44.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Whitbeck was named Oklahoma Swimmer of the Year in 2010 after helping Bishop McGuinness to back-to-back state titles. Also in her senior season, Whitbeck was a named as a 2010 Jim Thorpe Scholar Athlete. She won gold in the 100 breaststroke as well as the 200 IM title as a sophomore, junior and senior. She was a four-time all-city first-team selection. Her best time in the 200 IM was 2:08.1 and clocked 1:07.6 in the 100 breast. Whitbeck was part of the three-time state champion cross country team at Bishop McGuinness and placed in the top 15 all four years.

PERSONAL: Whitbeck is from Yukon, Okla., and is the daughter of Ann and Craig Whitbeck. Her older sister Katie was also on the Arkansas swimming and diving team from 2008-12. Her mom was her high school swim coach at Bishop McGuinness.


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