Ellie Kight
Ellie Kight
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Carmel, Ind.
High School: Carmel
Position: Free / Back

AU TOP 16s - 200 Free (14th, 1:54.51), 500 Free (9th, 5:02.99), 1,000 Free (12th, 10.38.66), 1,650 Free (8th, 17:28.58), 400 Free Relay (15th, 3:33.19) and 800 Free Relay (2nd, 7:36.87 and 15th, 7:46.58).

2017-18 (Freshman) - Scored 1 individual point for the Eagles at the 2018 Patriot League Championship at Navy … finished 16th in the 1,650 free at the PLs with season best time of 17:28.58 … competed in the 200 free (1:55.21) at the PLs … posted best time of the season at the Mason Invitational (1:54.51) … placed 24th in the 500 free (5:04.57) at PLs … notched best time of the season at the Mason Invitational (5:02.99) … member of the 800 Free Relay (7:36.87) at PLs, top time of the season … swam fastest time in the 100 free (53.67) at Mason Invitational, as part of relay … swam fastest 1,000 free (10:38.66) of the season at the Mason Invitational … finished the 200 IM (2:13.47) at the ECAC Winter Championships … competed in other events over the season: 50 Free (25.26), 100 Back (1:01.48), 200 Back (2:13.14), 100 Breast (1:12.51), and 100 Fly (59.89).  

BEFORE AU - Varsity student-athlete during high school... Received the Academic All Conference Award all four years of high school... Captain of the Carmel HS Swim and Dive team for the 2016-17 season... State Team participant for the 2016-17 season... Received the Outstanding Teammate Award for the Carmel Swim Club... Was a Speedo Sectional qualifier in 2016-17, and a Senior State qualifier from 2014-17... International Baccalaureate Diploma Recipient.

PERSONAL - Daughter of Megan and Andrew Kight… Has two siblings, Sammy and Calvin… Majoring in public health with a minor in Spanish… Raised money for a family affected by tornadoes.