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Elaine C. Pitsas
Position: Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Munster, Ind.
High School: Munster
Major: Psychology
Experience: 3 Letters
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Elaine Pitsas
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 10/23/2011

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.

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.