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Livermore, California, native Caroline Eckel has committed to swim for Pepperdine beginning this fall.
Eckel was third in the 100 back (56.11) at the California CIF North Coast Section Championships as a senior at Granada High School.
In 2018, Eckel was a part of the 17th place 200 medley relay at the CIF California Swimming and Diving Championships. She swam the 50 free (36th, 25.41) and 100 back (28th, 1:01.00) at the North Coast Section Championships.
In 2017, she was 30th in the 100 back (57.58) at the California High School state meet.
“I am so excited to announce my verbal commitment to Pepperdine University,” Eckel said. “The combination of incredible academic opportunities and the amazing swim team makes Pepperdine really special. I could not have done it without my family, friends and coaches! Go Waves!”
- 50 Back – 26.13
- 100 Back – 56.11 (Winter Juniors)
- 200 Back – 2:11.02
Eckel’s top 100 back time (56.11) would have been good enough for second place at the Pacific Collegiate Swim Conference championships in 2018-19. Her best 200 back time would have ranked sixth on the Pepperdine roster.
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