Ella Eastin’s Thoughts After Her New 200 IM NAG Record (VIDEO)

Karl Ortegon
by Karl Ortegon 1

February 26th, 2016 News, Pac-12, Video


Last night, Stanford freshman Ella Eastin turned in one of the fastest 200 IM times ever (1:52.77) en route to her first Pac-12 title ever. She just touched out another first-year, Cal’s Kathleen Baker by three hundredths.

Not only was this the 7th fastest time ever, but Eastin also broke Katie Hoff‘s 17-18 NAG record. She actually was under that record with her 1:53.33 in prelims, and then was pushed by Baker in finals, taking the NAG record down by a full second.

Eastin swam a 4:03.82 in the 400 IM in prelims today, and she’ll be the top seed going into finals by nearly five seconds. She’s set herself up to be a serious contender in both IMs at NCAAs with her performances thus far in the season.

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4 years ago

Amazing swim and incredible talent.

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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