San Jose State Receives Commitment From Ellie Shorten

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Ellie Shorten, a current high school senior from Agoura Hills, California, has committed to swim for Division I San Jose State University. Shorten will graduate from Agoura High School in spring 2021 join the Spartans’ class of 2025.

Shorten currently swims for Class Aquatics where she is a Sectionals qualifier. At the 2019 California CIF Southern – Division 2 Section Championship, she placed 4th in the 100 freestyle (52.44) and 6th in the 200 freestyle (1:52.89).

“I’m so excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my athletic and academic career at San José State University!! I want to thank my family, friends, and coaches for supporting me through this decision! Go Spartan’s💙💛 #SpartanUp”

Top SCY Times

  • 50 freestyle – 24.51
  • 100 freestyle – 52.44
  • 200 freestyle – 1:52.62
  • 500 freestyle – 5:06.33
  • 100 backstroke – 58.73
  • 200 backstroke – 2:06.51

At the 2020 Mountain West Conference Championships with the Spartans, Shorten would have placed 22nd in the 200 freestyle with her current best time of 1:52.62.

At the MW Championships, San Jose placed 9th as a team and were given Scholar All-American status for the 14th consecutive semester. Additionally, four team members were given All-MW honors.

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