Former UF swimmer to compete on ‘Survivor’

Elizabeth Beisel
Elizabeth Beisel, a former UF standout, is helpingTeam USA at another world championships. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

By Brendan Farrell, Correspondent

Former University of Florida swimmer Elizabeth Beisel will likely put her aquatic talents to use on the next season of the reality television series “Survivor,” according to

Beisel, 26, is a 12-time All-American who won NCAA championships in the 200-yard backstroke in 2012 and the 400-yard individual medley in 2013. She was also named SEC Freshman of the Year in 2012 during her four years as a Gator.

The Rhode Island native also competed at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics, winning a silver medal in the 400-meter individual medley and a bronze medal in the 200-meter backstroke at the 2012 Games.

The next season of “Survivor” will be its 39th and will air this fall on CBS.