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 Elaine Pitsas

IN THE BSU RECORD BOOKS: Member of the 200 free relay team that ranks sixth all-time in school history after turning in a 1:34.98 at the 2013 MAC Championship.

2014-15: Earned her fourth letter at Ball State … posted season best times in the 50 free (24.78), 100 free (53.37), and 200 free (1:54.95) all at the 2015 MAC Championships … earned a third place finish in the 200 free relay (1:39.17) in the season opening Indiana Intercollegiate … snagged a first place finish in the 400 free relay (3:33.47) against Bowling Green … earned a first place finish in the 200 free relay event in the victory over Eastern Illinois ... seized the 400 free relay (3:32.99) over 2014 MAC Champion Akron … in the 11th annual Douglas A. Coers Invitational, Pitsas clenched the 400 free relay (3:35.09) with teammates VanWinkle, Magley and Extine … marked a second place finish in the 400 free relay (3:33.83) in the final conference matchup against Toledo.

2013-14: Earned her third letter at Ball State ... clocked a lifetime-best times of 24.37 and 52.99 in the 50 and 100 free at the MAC Championships ... turned in season-best 1:54.95 in the 200 free at the league meet.

2012-13: Earned her second letter at Ball State ... turned in personal-best times at the 2013 MAC Championships in the 50 free (24.41), 100 free (53.44) and 200 free (1:54.39) ... member of the 200 free relay team that turned in a 1:34.98 at the MAC Championshps to rank fifth all-time in school history ... clocked a personal-best time of 59.65 in the 100 fly vs. Miami (Feb. 2).

2011-12: Earned her first letter at Ball State ... turned in a personal best in the 50 free vs. Notre Dame (Feb. 4) at 25.15 ... clocked in a 2:03.10 at Akron (Nov. 5) in the 200 free ... touched at 1:01.66 in the 100 fly vs. Eastern Illinois (Jan. 13) ... came in at 55.23 in the 100 free at Illinois State (Jan. 14) ... swam in the 200 medley, 200 free and 400 free relays, with season-best splits of 24.29, 24.48 and 53.96 respectively.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Terry Specyal at Munster High School … four-year letterwinner … four-year All-American and scholar athlete, sectional champions … as a senior, she finished among the top-eight in state (relay) … earned academic all-conference, was a state qualifier and posted a top-eight finish (3rd) as a junior … qualified for state as a sophomore … earned academic all-conference and Core-40 Academic honors.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Nick and Marylin Pitsas ... has two brothers, Johhny and Demetrios and one sister, Alexia ... born July 5, 1992 in Blue Island, Ill. ... full name is Elanie Crucita Pitsas ... majoring in psychology.


Position: Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Munster, Ind.
High School: Munster
Major: Psychology
Experience: 3 Letters
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