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Elizabeth Petty
Elizabeth  Petty

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Santa Rosa, CA

High School:
Maria Carillo High School

Height:
5-10

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
10/29/1997


01/16/2016

Toreros take second in Beach Cup

Bri Jurries earned two first place finishes on the final day of competition

11/07/2015

Toreros rush past the Lions

USD won 14 of 16 events on Saturday against LMU

10/17/2015

Toreros battle against a tough UCLA team

Dani Taylor impresses for the second straight day

10/16/2015

Taylor sisters lead Toreros to tri-meet victory

USD tops Vanderbilt and Oregon State in first meet of the season

01/29/2016

2016 Beach Cup

USD Swim & Dive team at the 2016 Beach Cup

SOPHOMORE (2016-17) 

  • Did not compete
FRESHMAN (2015-16) 
  • Had season best score of 171.22 at the USD-LMU Dual Meet (11/7/15)
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
  • Attended Maria Carillo High School where she earned four varsity letters
  • Took first place in the North Bay League her senior and junior year
  • Took second place in NBL her sophomore and freshman year
  • Helped her team win the NBL championship her senior year
  • Competed for the Santa Rosa Dive Team as well

PERSONAL

  • Born October 29, 1997 in Santa Rosa, California to Joy and Alan Petty
  • Chose USD for the indvidual academic attention and the atmosphere

What is your most memorable swimming/diving moment? Why?
Being able to go to North Coast Sections as a Senior because I qualified by less than a point.

Describe yourself as an athlete and as a student. 
I believe I am diligent in both academics and athletics. I try to focus on myself in being a better person than I was yesterday.


What piece of coaching and/or personal advice has stuck with you over the years? 
In 6th grade my diving coach gave me a key chain that said “Greatness isn’t how many times you compete a great dive, but how many times it goes wrong and you get back on the board.”

What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?
I hope to be working for doctors without borders or red cross as a doctor in another country.

QUICK HITS

Favorite TV show: Big Bang Theory
Favorite movie: Forrest Gump
Favorite food: Creme Brulee
Favorite place to spend time: The beach
Favorite Song: Radioactive by Imagine Dragons

MAJOR: Biochemistry

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