Elise Norwood

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Elise Norwood

Elise Simone Ashton (née Norwood) (born 18 June 1981 in Sydney) is a former captain of the Australian Women's Water Polo team. She is a right-handed utility and played her 100th international game on 20 August 2005 against the Netherlands during the FINA World League Final series in Kirishi, Russia.

Ashton has played for Sydney University teams since she was 13 years old, but is now retired, and is currently enjoying working and surfing in Australia. She was a member of national and New South Wales junior teams before being selected for the senior team in 2001. Her achievements include a gold medal at the 2002 Commonwealth Championships, Manchester, England and 4th place at the 2004 Olympic Games, Athens, Greece. She was married in 2005 to Chris Ashton.