Ellie Skinner
Ellie Skinner

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
The Bolles School

Height:
5-6

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly


2011-12 - Swam in three regular season meets...Provided depth in the backstroke and butterfly events...Posted season best times at the Nike Cup Invitational in the 100 backstroke (1:00.03), 200 backstroke (2:08.14) and 200 butterfly (2:12.16)...Had a season best time of 59.69 in the 100 butterfly against Georgia Tech.

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from The Bolles School...Top nationally ranked team in 2009...Finished second nationally in 2009 as a team...Candidate for All-American...State finalist...Member of The Bolles Sharks club team...Gold and silver medalist club...Competed in winter junior nationals in 2008...Girls team finished No. 1 in 2008 and No. 2 in 2009...Junior nationals competitor in 2008, 2009 and 2010...Earned Second Honors academically.

PERSONAL - Full name is Mariah Elliott Skinner...Born July 15, 1992...Parents are Christopher and Lacey Skinner...Has two sisters, Peyton and Virginia...Father played baseball at Vanderbilt...Grandfather, Robert Waits, played baseball and basketball at Florida State...Grandfather, Chester Skinner, played football and wrestled at Georgia Tech...Chose South Carolina because of academic programs and success of the athletic programs...Majoring in hospitality.

Skinner's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
100 backstroke 1:00.03 11/18/11 Nike Cup Chapel Hill, N.C.
200 backstroke 2:08.14 11/19/11 Nike Cup Chapel Hill, N.C.
100 butterfly 59.69 10/22/11 Georgia Tech Columbia, S.C.
200 butterfly 2:12.16 11/19/11 Nike Cup Chapel Hill, N.C.