University of Iowa Athletics

Elise Borja

Class Sr.
Hometown Waukesha, Wis.
High School Waukesha South
Elise Borja - Women's Swim & Dive - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item — Ranks second all-time in the 50-free (22.96) and fourth in the 100-free (50.45)… member of the record setting 200-medley relay (1:40.12) and 400-free relay (3:21.07)… swam on 200-free relay that has the third, fifth, and sixth-fastest times in the UI record books.

2013-14 — Posted a time in the 50-free (22.96) that ranks second all-time and a time in the 100-free (50.45) that ranks as the fourth-fastest in program history at Big Ten Championships… was a member of the 200-medley relay (1:40.12) and 400-free relay (3:21.07) that swam to school records… was a member of the team leading 200-free relay… swam a collegiate-best time in the 100-fly (57.70) at Big Ten Championships… posted a season-best time in the 200-free (1:57.35) at the Hawkeye Invitational… registered four top-five finishes… recipient of the Allison Pennington Strength of Character Award… academic All-Big Ten… received the Robert F. Ray Faculty Representative Award… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Posted a collegiate-best time in 100 free (51.78) in the dual vs. Iowa State… swam season best times in 50 (23.78) and 200 (1:56.42) free at the Hawkeye Invitational… posted five top-five finishes… named Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to UI Dean’s List… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Swam collegiate best times in the 100 (52.19) and 200 (1:54.32) free at the Big Ten Championships… named academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2010-11 — Swam collegiate best times in the 100 free (52.81) and 100 fly (59.89) at the Big Ten Championships… also swam collegiate bests in the 50 free (23.74) and 200 free (1:57.74)… recorded nine top-three finishes…swam on seven winning relays… letterwinner.

High School — Earned 10 all-conference honors and six all-state laurels… team MVP freshman year after finishing first in the 50 free (24.19) and 100 free (52.68) at conference meet… swam for Waskesha Express swim club.

Personal — Born April 20, 1992… daughter of John and Jackie Borja… sister, Lauren, swam at the University of Wisconsin… major undecided.

Borja’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 22.96 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/14
100 Free 50.45 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/14
200 Free 1:54.32 Big Ten Championships 2/17/12
100 Fly 57.70 at Big Ten Championships 2/21/14