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Elizabeth Kleiner
Position: Middle Distance/Butterfly/IM
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lakeville, Minn.
High School: Lakeville North
Major: Microbiology and Psychology
Experience: 2 Years
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Kleiner Photos
Elizabeth Kleiner
Courtesy: cyclones.com
Release: 06/20/2011

Awards and Honors

Academic All-Big 12 first team (2012-13, 2013-14)...ISU's Newcomer of the Year (11-12) ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (F11)

2013-14 (Junior)

Competed in the 800 freestyle relay (3rd, 7:18.24), 500 freestyle (15th, 4:56.48), 100 butterfly (prelims, 57.29), 200 freestyle (SCR), 1650 freestyle (9th, 16:55.30), and 200 butterfly (13th, 2:07.69) at the Big 12 Championships…tallied six top-five finishes this season including the 500 freestyle (Big 12s, 4:54.59), 1650 freestyle (Big 12s, 17:07.30), and 800 free relay (Big 12s, 7:18.24) for the Cyclones…posted 33 top-five performances (19 individual and 14 relay) including first-place against SDSU in the 1000 freestyle, 500 freestyle, and 400 freestyle relay…recorded two all-time top times in the 1000 freestyle (9th, 10:13.90) and 1650 freestyle (6th, 16:55.30) this season.

2012-13 (Sophomore)

Competed in the 500 freestyle (18th, 4:58.20), 200 medley relay (Exh., 1:45.89) 200 butterfly (15th, 2:08.43) and 1650 free (13th, 17:22.80) at the Big 12 Championships…took fifth in the 50 free (24.90) at the Last Chance meet…finished second in the 500 freestyle at Kansas and Minnesota…finished first in the 1000 free against Nebraska-Omaha…took third at the Kansas Classic in the 1650 free…was first for the Cyclones in the 500 freestyle and 200 fly and second in the 1000 and 1650 free.

2011-12 (Freshman)

Posted Iowa State’s top time in the 500 free and 200 fly and ranked second in the 1000 and 1650 free … did not compete at the Big 12 Championships due to illness … became the third swimmer in Iowa State history to post a 200 fly time below 2:03 with her 2:02.94 against Iowa … earned eight first place finishes (five individual, three relay) … posted three event wins against Nebraska-Omaha and South Dakota State … earned two wins at South Dakota … earned a trio of second-place finishes against Iowa … took sixth in the 1650 free at TYR Invitational … finished season with 19 top-three finishes.

High School

Swam at Lakeville North High School for coach Dan Schneider … three-time team MVP and team captain … five-time All-Conference honoree and four-time All-State recipient … finished sixth in the 200 free and seventh in the 500 free at 2010 high school state championships, helping the Panthers to a seventh-place effort in the team standings … finished fourth in the 200 medley relay, eighth in the 500 free, 11th in the 400 free relay and 14th in the 200 free at 2009 state championships … finished fourth in the 500 free, sixth in the 200 free, 11th in the 200 medley relay and 12th in the 400 free relay at the 2008 state championships … time in the 200 and 500 free earned All-American honors … placed sixth in 200 medley relay, eighth in 200 free, 11th in 500 free and 13th in 400 free relay at 2007 state championships, as a freshman … qualified for state championships as a freshman in the 200 and 500 free and 400 free relay … swam club for the South Metro Storm under coach Phil Smith … holds or is part of 54 club team records across all age divisions … 2011 short course state champion in the 200 fly … finished second in the 500 free and 200 back, third in the 400 IM, fourth in the 100 fly, sixth in the 100 back, seventh in the 200 IM was second in points scored among 17 and open swimmers at 2010 Minnesota Swim Championships, earning top 16 finishes in seven events.


Microbiology and psychology major ... born Feb. 23, 1993 ... daughter of Tom and Maria Kleiner.

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