Ella Platek - Women's Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Ella Platek

Class Sophomore
Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
High School John Pope II
Major Undeclared

Career Honors
• 2020-21 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Freshman (2020-21)
• First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Competed in every meet
• Placed 45th overall in the 100 breast at the SEC Championships (Feb. 17-20)
• Clocked a season-best 100 free (57.47) against Georgia Tech (Jan. 23)
• Quickest 50 breast (30.46) came at Miami (Fla.) [Nov. 18-20]
• Swam to a fourth place finish (1:06.41) in the 100 breast in her Commodore debut against Kentucky (Oct. 16)

The Platek File
• Captain of high school swim team for two years
• Fours year on the state team
• Fours years on the region team
• Winter Junior Nationals Cut
• Member of futures team
• Earned four varsity letters in swim, two in cross country and two in track
• Member of National Honor Society
• Plans to major in pre-med at Vanderbilt
• “I decided to come to Vanderbilt because the team is so welcoming and fun. The girls are super sweet and everybody is trying to help each other get to their specific goals. The academics is also super challenging but everyone is pushing for you to succeed and there’s an amazing amount of support. I am looking forward to the next four years and making new friends!”