Elizabeth, aka Lizzie, was born in Louisville, Kentucky but was raised in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. She swam for Mission Viejo Nadadores in California, and was later a part of her high school swim team at Santa Margarita Catholic. During high school, Lizzie was not only an All-American swimmer, but was also an Academic All-American while at Santa Margarita Catholic.
Lizzie swam club for Mission Viejo Nadadores under Bill Rose where she qualified for Junior Nationals.
Lizzie plans to major in Public Policy while receiving a Markets and Management certificate.