Justine Elgas

Justine  Elgas


San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Granite Hills HS





Briefly... Justine Elgas is in her fourth season with LMU swimming...

At LMU... 2008... selected to the PCSC All-Academic team for her cumulative 3.97 GPA... added team leadership and depth to the Lions squad in breaststroke events scoring valuable points in victories over USD and CSUN... served as secretary of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee... 2007... improved 200 breaststroke time throughout the season swimming a personal best time of 2:33.94 at the PCSC Championships and scoring in dual meets against Pepperdine and Cal Poly... voted the "Most Team Spirit" award and "Best Student" award by teammates... 2006... breaststroke specialist who added depth to LMU's breaststroke events... placed third in a 1-2-3 LMU sweep of the 100 breaststroke in the Lion's second straight dual meet victory over Pepperdine... also contributed valuable points in dual meets against Cal Poly and Northern Colorado... voted "Best Student" award by her teammates for her team-high GPA...

High School... a 2005 graduate of Granite Hills High School in El Cajon, CA... a four-year letterwinner in swimming for coaches Cathy Elgas and Rhett Gaeir and a three-year letterwinner in water polo... was a four-time All-CIF and All-Grossmont South selection... on the Grossmont Conference record-setting 200 medley relay team... was named Granite Hills Female Athlete of the Year all four years...

Personal... Justine Kandelin Elgas was born February 7, 1987, in San Diego, CA... daughter of Cathy and Gary Elgas... mother was a swimmer at San Diego State and coaches at Granite Hills High School... has one sister, Ashley, who swims for UC Davis, and one brother, Alex... chose LMU for its small class size, academic reputation and the swim program... a communication studies major.


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