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Ashton Ellzey
Ashton  Ellzey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
Baker

Event:
Freestyle

3x All-American
2x All-SEC Second Team (2015, 2017)
2016 Olympic Trials qualifier

Summer 2017:
Competed at the Phillips 66 National Championships ... Finished in a three-way tie for 17th of the 50 free in prelims in 25.70 ... Swam a 26.14 in the swim-off.

Junior Season (2016-17):
Earned All-America honors in the 200 and 400 free relays ... Held NCAA B cuts in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly ... Competed at SEC Championships in the 50 free (22.55/14th), 100 fly (54.74/24th) and 100 free (50.13/23rd), setting personal bests in the 100 fly (53.43) and 100 free (49.45) during prelims ... Al-SEC Second Team ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.


Sophomore Season (2015-16):
Competed at Olympic Trials in the 50 free (26.13/62nd) ... Swam at the NCAA Championships in the 50 free (22.45/t-29th) and the 100 free (50.40/58th) ... SEC point scorer in the 50 free (22.61/14th) ... Swam a 22.36 in prelims ... Anchored the 200 free, 400 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relays at SECs, all of which finished top-six ... Also competed in the 100 free (50.05/27th) and the 100 fly (54.72/37th) at the conference meet ... Won the 50 free in the Indiana (22.61) and Arkansas (22.90) dual meets ... Swam a personal-best 22.20 in the 50 free at the UGA Invite ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Season (2014-15):
Earned All-America first team honors by helping the 200 freestyle relay team to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships with a time of 1:27.88 ... Picked up a silver medal at the SEC Championships in the 200 free relay as third leg, posting a time of 1:28.05 to earn a NCAA automatic qualifying standard ... Placed 12th overall in the 50 free at the confernce meet with a 22.59 to earn a NCAA 'B' cut ... Took 35th in the 100 free at 50.26 and was 47th in the 100 fly at 56.57 ... Named All-SEC Second Team.

Pre-College:
Swam at Baker High School in Mobile ... Finished eighth in the 50 free at the 2014 USA Swimming Junior Nationals meet in Irvine, Calif., clocking a 26.33 ... Holds the Mobile County records in the 50 free and 100 free ... Won the AHSAA state title in the 50 free and took third in the 100 free ... Two-time winner of the Mobile County Aquatic League Female Swimmer of the Year ... NCSA Junior National Qualifer ... High school All-American in the 50 free in 2012.

Personal:
Parents are David and Kristy Ellzey ... Has two siblings, Amber and Andon ... Studying in the College of Education.

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