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Ella Swigler

Ella Swigler - Women's Track & Field - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated July 2021)
Lynn Haven, Fla.
high school

Top Times

Cross Country Indoor T&F Outdoor T&F
5k 17:22.5 3000m 9:53.83 1500m 4:48.51
6k 21:16.0 5000m 16:43.67 5000m 17:27.33





Cross Country: Recorded an 88th place finish at the FSU Open with a 6k time of 23:19.4… finished 11th at the Alexander Asics Invitational in the 5k with a time of 18:35.83… placed 54th in the Open 6k at the FSU Pre-Nationals meet with a time of 22:14.9.


Cross Country: Finished 6th overall at the Mountain Dew Invitational with a 6k personal-best time (21:15.97)…finished 12th overall at the FSU Invitational with a 5k personal-best time (17:22.5)…did not participate at the UAB Blazer Classic.


Cross Country: Trained with the squad but sat out of competition as a redshirt…competing unattached at the FSU Invitational, finished third overall behind a pair of All-Americans, closing in a huge 5k personal-best of 17:46.9. Indoor: Saw the first indoor action of her career, competing in four meets…improved on Vanderbilt season-opener with a 3000m PB a the Bob Pollock Invitational (9:53.83)…followed up with a breakthrough 5000m PB (16:43.67) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational…competed at the ACC Indoor Championships in the 5000, placing 18th (16:47.89) out of the first section.




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.


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.