Lizzie Welzien
Lizzie  Welzien

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Ramon, Calif.

2017 Junior Season Highlights

  • Competed in 4 team events, with a season-best score of 83.1250
  • Placed 2nd in her 3 team events at Richmond, William & Mary, and Michigan
  • On OSU's team that won the US Collegiate Championships  
  • Was an OSU Scholar-Athlete
2015 Freshman Season Highlights 
  • Earned the team’s Jessica Beck Award for her respect and representation of the team
  • Swam on the Buckeye squad that competed at the William & Mary and Richmond meets
  • Finished second in both meets with a score of 85.7667 at W&M and 84.3400 at Richmond
Prior to Ohio State:
  • Member of the team that earned 3 victories at West Zones 2008, 2010, 2011
  • 2012 - Junior West Zones placed 2nd in team, Junior nationals placed 3rd in team, US Open notched two first place finishes in combo and trio
  • 2013 - PASS Meet got 7th in figures and 3rd in duet, Junior Nationals earned a 2nd place finish in team and 8th in duet, US Open claimed a first place finish in combo
  • 2014 - West Zones placed 1st in Jr. team, Junior Nationals earned two first place victories in team and combo
  • West Zone Athletes' Representative in 2012 and 2013

Personal: 

  • Daughter of Dirk and Glenis Welzien
  • After graduation, hopes to start a career as a nurse and travel to underprivileged countries to help assist them
  • Enjoys shopping, traveling and watching all sporting events
  • Lists greatest sports thrills as representing USA at the Comen Cup in 2009 and taking first place at the 2014 Junior Nationals in team and combo