Crean Lutheran

CIF-SS D2’s Eva Merrell: “I just wanted to see how close I could get to my best in-season times”

SwimSwam caught up with Crean Lutheran junior Eva Merrell, who was part of four CIF-Southern Section D2 records in her first outing as a Saint.


Merrell and Garcia Lead Crean Lutheran Girls to CIF-SS D2 Title

Merrell and Garcia were huge in helping Crean Lutheran take the girls’ D2 title.

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Ella Eastin Break National Independent High School Record in 200 Yard IM

Ella Eastin moved to 13th place on the all-time list in the 200 yard IM on Saturday at Riverside College, and into 2nd on the all-time high school rankings.

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Crean Lutheran Coach Craig Brown: From No Pool, No Team to CIF-SS D3 Champions

Crean Lutheran coach Craig Brown explains to SwimSwam’s Anne Lepesant how his school has been able to build a championship team in just four years.

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Photo Vault: CIF-SS D3

Crean Lutheran and JW North repeated as CIF-SS D3 girls and boys champions, respectively, on May 15, 2014 at Riverside…

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Crean Lutheran Girls Wins Third Straight California Academy League Championship

Lindsey Engel picks up two individual wins to help her team win their third consecutive California Academy League Championship.


Lindsey Engel Verbally Commits to Stanford

Lindsey Engel from Crean Lutheran has verbally committed to swim at Stanford. (Photo Courtesy: Anne Lepesant)


Eastin Breaks 200 IM National Record; JW North Boys Win in CIFSS Division 3

The Crean Lutheran Swim Team takes coach Craig Brown for a plunge after winning the CIF Southern Section Division 3 Championships. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)


California Southern Sectional HS Championship Preview

The depth and star-factor of the CIF Southern Sectionals championship weekend are unparalleled by any high school meet in the country. (Photo of Ella Eastin: Tim Binning/


Ella Eastin Breaks Two D3 Records at CIFSS

Ella Eastin and Crean Lutheran won 7 total events, but didn’t pull off the team title in Division 3. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Freshman Eastin Dominates D-3 Prelims at Cali SS Championships

She may be young, but she’s still stealing the show in SoCal. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


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