Jodie Ellis Athlete Profile

Jodie Ellis

Jodie Ellis
Positions: Butterfly, Breaststroke Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2008-2012 Hometown: Hillsboro, OR Last School: Hillsboro High School

Personal

  • Parents are Robert and Karen Ellis
  • Has two brothers and one sister
  • Her uncle, Jeff Ellis, played football for BYU from 1994-98
  • Water polo letterwinner and top three point scorer
  • Scholastic All-American in 2006, 2007 and 2008

Before BYU

  • MVP in 2007 and 2008
  • Outstanding Achievement in 2006
  • Rookie of the Year in 2005
  • High school record holder in three events (100 breast, 100 fly and 500 free)
  • Northwest Oregon Conference Team League Champions in 2007 and second in 2008
  • Three-time individual region title in the 100 breast
  • Two-time individual region title in the 100 fly
  • Qualified for state all four years in the 100 breast
  • Qualified for the 500 free one year at the state level two-year state qualifier in the 100 fly
  • Two-time state champion and record holder in the 100 fly
  • Finished second twice in the 100 breast at the state level
  • Most Inspirational Swimmer in 2008 on her club team
  • Heat Club Team record holder in seven individual events and 27 relay records
  • Finished in the top five in at least one individual event from 2004-08
  • Qualified for the Oregon Sectional Training Camp
  • Scholastic All-American in 2008
  • High school top times: 100 breast (1:06.31), 200 breast (2:21.78), 100 fly (57.81), 200 fly (2:06.77), 1000 free (10:34.28) and 500 free (5:05.22)


2008-2009 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in all nine dual meets for the Cougars
  • Finished 16th in the 100 fly at Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 57.14
  • Finished 11th in the 200 breaststroke at MWCC with a final time of 2:21.38 and a preliminary time of 2:21.04, a personal best
  • Tallied her first win of the season against Air Force in the 100 fly with a time of 59.02
  • Won the 200 fly against New Mexico and NAU with a time of 2:06.86
  • Ranked first for BYU on the season in the 200 breaststroke for her time achieved at MWCC (2:21.04)
  • Ranked fourth in the 100 breast for the Cougars on the season
  • Ranked fourth in the 100 fly on the season
  • Ranked second in the 200 fly with a personal-best time of 2:02.70, achieved at Senior Sectionals
  • 2008-09 season top times: 100 breaststroke (1:05.31), 200 breaststroke (2:21.04), 100 fly (57.14), 200 fly (2:02.70)

2009-2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in ten dual meets for the Cougars
  • Ranked second on the team in the 200 fly (2:06.68), achieved at the Pacific Invitational
  • Ranked second on the team in the 200 breast with a time of 2:20.10, achieved at the MWCC
  • Ranked seventh on the team in the 100 breast with a time of 1:05.38 (MWCC)
  • Ranked sixth in the 100 fly with a time of 57.33, achieved at the Mountain West Conference Championships
  • Ranked 11th on the team in the 50 free (25.16 Nike Cup)
  • Ranked 12th in the 200 free (1:57.05) and ninth in the 500 free (5:14.08) for the Cougars

2010-2011 | Junior Year

  • Competed in all ten dual meets for the Cougars
  • Recorded two first-place finishes in the 200 fly and 200 breast against Air Force
  • At the MWCC, placed 13th in the 200 breast (2:20.83) and 16th in the 200 fly (2:05.18)
  • Ranked fifth in the conference for the 200 butterfly as well as 19th in the 200 breast
  • Ranked second for the Cougars in the 200 fly and fourth in the 200 breast