Elizabeth Sargent commits to Seton Hall for swim

Elizabeth Sargent, the defending Class M state champion in the 200 intermediate relay. has given her verbal commitment to attend Seton Hall next fall.

She resides in Trumbull and competes for The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy Lauralton Hall, coached by Fran Pfeiffer, and the Westport-Weston Family YMCA Water Rat swim team, where she is coached by Ellen Johnston.

While at Lauralton Hall, the team won the Class S state title in her freshman year and a Class M state title in her junior year, with Sargent placing in both individual and relay events.

She is a two-time All-Conference swimmer, two-time All Area swimmer, two-time competitor at the State Open meet and a four-time YMCA Nationals finalist.

Sargent recently placed sixth in the 400 IM at the 2015 YMCA National Long Course Championships. A very versatile swimmer, Sargent most often races the 400 IM, 200 IM, 200 butterfly, 100 fly and 200 backstroke.

A member of the National Honor Society, Sargent is also a two-time Connecticut Swimming Scholar Athlete and a 2014-15 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.