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Ella Bathurst

Free/Back/IM
Position
Junior
Class
Tampa, Fla.
Hometown
Plant HS
High School
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ACC Champion
2022: 800 Free Relay

All-ACC
2022: 800 Free Relay

2023-24
• Finished second with a time of 2:01.17 in the 200 IM at UNC/NC meet
• Won the 200 back (1:54.08) at Tennessee Invite
• Placed second in the 400 IM (4:10.46) at Tennessee Invite
• Placed fourth in the 200 IM (1:57.03) at Tennessee Invite
• Finished third in the 200 back (1:56.21) against Texas

2022-23
• Placed fifth in the 400 IM at ACC Championships
• Finished fourth in the 200 IM against NC State and North Carolina
• Placed second in the 100 breast against Virginia Tech
• Placed sixth in the 200 IM at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed sixth in the 100 back at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed third in the 200 back against Texas
• ACC Academic Honor Roll
• SCAA Scholar All-America First Team

2021-22
• Competed in the 200 back, 200 free and 200 IM events at NCAA Championships
• Swam third leg on ACC Champion 800 free relay with meet record and second-fastest time in UVA history
• Finished seventh in the 200 back, 10th in the 200 free and 15th in the 200 IM with career-best times at ACC Championships
• Placed 3rd in the 200 free at the team’s meet against NC State
• Placed 2nd in the 400 medley relay and 200 back at the team’s meet against North Carolina
• Placed 3rd in the 200 back, and 4th in the 200 IM and 400 medley relay at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed 3rd in the 200 IM and 400 medley relay at the team’s meet against Texas
• Placed 2nd in the 200 free and 200 breast at the team’s meet against Army
• Placed 4th in the 200 IM and 200 medley relay at the team’s meet against California

BACKGROUND
• Six-time Florida State Medalist
• Eight-time Plant High School Record Holder
• Four-time Plant High School MVP
• Two-time Plant High School team captain
• Four-time Plant High School letter winner
• Scholastic All-American
• National Honor Society Member
• BETA Honor Society 

PERSONAL
• Parents are Devon and Ty Bathurst
• Has two brothers, Dane and Cole
• Mom, Devon, swam at University of Minnesota
• Dad, Ty, swam at University of Minnesota
• Moved eight times as a child
• Commerce major