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ELLA SWIGLER

Player profile

year
Sophomore
hometown
Lynn Haven, Fla.
high school
Mosley

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Flourished in her first season of running full-time as a freshman, which earned an invitation to cross country preseason camp…building off strong outdoor track effort, is one of the reasons the Noles will have the deepest cross country roster in program history…continuing that arc will put her in contention for a spot on the ACC Championship roster.

2018-19

Cross Country: Competed in two events, flashing promise…was 36th overall at the Mountain Dew Invitational (18:39.7)…placed sixth overall at the Bobcat Invitational in her first 6k race (22:487). Indoor: did not compete. Outdoor: toed the starting line in four meets…whacked nine seconds off her opening 1500 at FAMU Relays when she ran 4:48.51 at FSU Relays…opened eyes in her 5000m debut at the Florida Relays when she ran 17:27.33…capped season with a third-place 5000 finish at Crimson Tide Invitational.

PERSONAL:

As a senior at Mosley High was a first-time 3A FHSAA state qualifier on the track in the 800 and 1600 in 2018…also selected to represent the North squad at the FACA Senior All-Star Cross Country Classic…established new personal-bests of 19:26.00 (5k, XC), 5:14.10 (1600) and 2:19.17 (800) in final season…served as Fellowship of Christian Athletes president…graduated top 10 from her class with a weighted GPA of 4.62…daughter of Alan and Jeanette Swigler…majoring in environmental science at FSU…born April 12, 2000.