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  Elise Hatfield
Elise Hatfield

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Merritt Island, Fla.

High School:
Merritt Island

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance Free


2006-07: Competed in two events at the Tar Heel Invitational (Feb. 14-17) recording times in the 500 free (5:01.08) and 200 free (1:58.58)... took a fourth place finish in the 1650 free (17:52.29) against Indian River Community College (Jan. 26)...opened the 2007 season with a fourth place showing against North Florida and UNC-Wilmington (Jan. 6) in the 1000 free (10:49.79) and posted a time of 5:14.51 in the 500 free...competed in the 500 free at the Nike Cup Invitational and posted a time of 5:12.18... member of ACC Honor Roll.

2005-06: Recorded a personal best of 17:20.12 in the 1650 free at the ACC Championships (Feb. 15-18)...also recorded times of 5:00.66 in the 500 free and 1:55.99 in the 200 free...finish 19th in the 1650 free (17:44.56), 23rd in the 500 free (5:10.37) and 43rd in the 200 free (2:01.17) at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Nov. 18-20)...set a personal best in the 1000 free with a time of 10:30.74 in a dual meet against Clemson (Nov. 12)...finished seventh in the 1000 free with a time of 10:34.78 at an ACC quad meet (Oct. 21-22)...member ACC Honor Roll.

2004-05: Bolstered the Seminoles' distance program during her first season, culminating at the ACC Championships (Feb. 16-19)...Posted all three of her season-best times at the meet...Just missed breaking into the FSU all-time top 10 with a mark of 4:56.94 in the 500 freestyle...Achieved her fastest 1,650 freestyle time of the year by touching in at 17:24.22...Posted her best 200 freestyle time with a 1:55.53...Had a strong showing at the Georgia Fall Invitational (Dec. 3-5) that included a 15th-place 17:38.19 in the 1,650 freestyle...Best time in the 1,000 freestyle was a fourth-place 10:36.63 against Florida A&M, Tulane and North Florida (Oct. 15.) ...Recorded four top five finishes throughout the dual meet season...Honored for her hard work and dedication with the Coaches Award at the annual team banquet...Member of ACC Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Posted a pair of top-eight finishes at the Florida High School Athletic Association Championships in the 500 freestyle during her prep career...Best showing was a fourth-place mark as a sophomore...Came back two years later to score a sixth-place finish...Owns the Merritt Island school record in the 500 freestyle at 5:03.29...Two-year recipient of Who's Who Among American High School Athletes...National Honor Society member and as well as French National Honor Society...Coached by Christy Zieres at Merritt Island HS and John Hughes was her club coach.

PERSONAL: Born December 28, 1985...Majoring in biomedical mathematics...Daughter of Marie-France Clusel.

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