Susan Velte
Susan Velte
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mooresville, N.C.

High School:
Mooresville HS

Height:
5-5

Event:
Back/Fly

Birthdate:
07/21/1989

Experience:
2L

2009-10 (Junior): Posted career-best times in the 100 freestyle (57.21), 200 freestyle (2:11.75) and 50 freestyle (26.69)...season-best times: 100 backstroke (1:02.94) and 100 butterfly (1:02.28)...named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Recorded a personal season-best time of 1:03.06 in the 100 backstroke at a home meet against WVU, ECU and Xavier on Oct. 11, 2008.

2007-08 (Freshman): Recorded top-20 finishes at the Conference USA Championships in both the 100 and 200-yard butterfly events ... Swam lifetime-bests of 59.82 and 2:17.05 at the C-USA Championships in the 100 and 200-yard fly respectively ... Ranks in the top-10 in school history in both the 100 and 200 butterfly.

Prior to Marshall: Earned all-county and all-conference honors for four straight years at Mooresville High School ... Was named all-region for four years and all-state for two years ... Team won 2004 regional championship ... Named Iredell County Swimmer of the Year and Piedmont Conference Swimmer of the Year in 2006 and 2007 ... Was name team MVP for three consecutive years.

Personal: Full name is Susan Claire Velte ... Born July 21, 1989 ... Parents are John and Valarie Velte ... Has two siblings, Jessie and Ellen ... Majoring in Elementary Education ... Hobbies are shopping, scrap booking and going to the beach.