Elina Hu
Elina Hu
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oshkosh, Wis.
High School: Oshkosh West
Position: Free-SP, Back
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2012-13: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (50 Free) … All-American (200 Free Relay) … Honorable Mention All-American (400 Free Relay) … College Swim Coaches Association (CSCA) Academic All-American … CSCAA Scholar All-American First Team ... at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), she was part of the 200 Free Relay that came first in 1:33.60, breaking the NEWMAC Open record, NEWMAC Meet record and the MIT record … came 11th in the 200 Medley Relay in 1:47.36 … was part of the 400 Free Relay that was first in 3:27.63, breaking the NEWMAC Open record, NEWMAC Meet record and the MIT record… finished second in the 50 free in 23.82, easily earning the NCAA B cut and a personal best time … came sixth in the 100 fly in 58.66 and third in the 100 free in a new best time and a B cut of 52.17 … at the NCAA Championships (3/20-23), she was part of the 400 Free Relay that broke the MIT record in prelims with a time of 3:27.46, going 3:29.75 at finals to take 15th … was also part of the 200 Free Relay that took fifth in 1:34.60 … came 32nd in the 50 free in 24.06 and 39th in the 100 free with a time of 52.83.

2011-12: Honorable mention All-American (200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC second team All-Conference (200 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … won the 50 free at Wellesley (11/16) … doubled to win the 100 free at the same meet … second in the 100 free at Bowdoin (11/19) … started the NEWMAC Championships with the third leg of the second-place 200 free relay team … sixth in the 50 free … swam the anchor leg on the winning 400 medley relay squad … fifth in the 100 fly with a personal best mark of 58.21 … also PRd in the 100 free with a 52.94 that was good for fifth … finished off the meet by swimming the third leg of the victorious 400 free relay team … swam at the NCAA Championships on both the 200 and 400 free relays.

2010-11: Three-time All-American … first team All-NEWMAC in the 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay … anchored the 400 medley squad that won the NEWMAC championship and set a school record of 3:52.30 at the NCAA Championships … also anchored the NEWMAC champion 200 medley relay squad … that team set a new school record as well, posting a 1:45.36 at the conference meet in the prelims … second team All-NEWMAC in the 200 free relay and 400 free relay … CSCAA Scholar All-America … part of three honorable mention All-America relays at the NCAA Championships (11th in the 200 medley, 11th in the 400 medley and 14th in the 400 free) … won the 100 free against Babson/Bowdoin (11/20) in 54.73 … eighth in the 50 free at the NEWMAC Championships … seventh in the 100 back … fifth in the 100 free in a season-best 53.30

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … held internships with Oshkosh Corporation, edX and Powertrain Technologies … researched in MIT’s Early Childhood Cognition Lab and the Ideation Lab … second year captain of the swimming and diving team … Public Relations chair of Amphibious Achievement … apparel chair for Kappa Alpha Theta … Class of 2013 Ring Committee

High School: A 2009 graduate of Oshkosh West High School.