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Eleanna Koutsouveli
Eleanna  Koutsouveli

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Athens, Greece

High School:
Ellinogermaniki Agogi SA

Event:
Back

Experience:
2L


» 2017-18 All-American Athletic Conference Team (200 Backstroke, 200 Individual Medley, 400 Individual Medley)
» 2017-18 American Athletic Conference Champion - 200 Individual Medley
» 2016-17 All-American Athletic Conference (100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Medley Relay)
» 2015-16 American Athletic Conference Champion - 100 Back and 200 Back
» 2015-16 All-American Athletic Conference (100 Back and 200 Back)

JUNIOR 2017-18

Posted three personal-best this season, inlcuding two program records... posted a program-record in the 200 IM to win the event at the 2018 American Athletic Conference Championships with a time of 1:58.68...earned All-Conference honors in the 200 Backstroke, 200 Individual Medley and 400 Individual Medley.

SOPHOMORE 2016-17

Named to the All-American Athletic Conference Team in three events...Competed in three individual and one relay events at American Athletic Conference Championships...Member of record setting 200-yard medley relay, 1:39.17, which placed second overall...Placed second overall in the 200-yard backstroke, 1:55.97, fastest time in program history...Rounded out the podium in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 53.74, a program best...Netted 48 points for the Cougars during conference championships...Koutsouveli captured first place in the 100-yard backstroke at the Missouri State Invitational on Oct.8...Finished first in the 200-yard backstroke, 2:04.61, at Incarnate Word dual meet on Jan. 11...Placed first in the 200-yard backstroke, 2:03.31, at the North Texas dual meet on Oct. 29...Notched 12 podium finishes during first season at Houston.

FRESHMAN 2015-16

Named to the All-American Athletic Conference Team in two events...Competed in three individual and two relay events at American Athletic Conference Championships...Swept backstroke events, winning 100-yard backstroke (54.32) and 200-yard backstroke (1:56.15)...Set program records in both 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke...Netted 56 points for the Cougars, the second most for any female athlete during conference championships...Koutsouveli won the 100- and 200-yard backstroke against SMU on Oct. 30...Won the 200-yard backstroke against North Texas on Oct. 31...Notched 14 podium finishes during freshman season.

PRIOR TO UH

Attended Ellinogermaniki Agogi in Athens, Greece... Ranked as one of the top junior swimmers in Greece in the backstroke.

PERSONAL

Daughter of Antonis and Maria Koutsouveli... Has a younger brother, Peter, who is also a highly-regarded youth swimmer... Plans to work as a nutritionist in an athletic department after graduating from UH... Enjoys playing the piano in her free time as well as writing and photography... Spends time volunteering with local youth organizations and homeless shelters.

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