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    Ellen Stello
    Ellen Stello

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Shorewood, Wis.

    High School:
    Shorewood

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Fly/Free



    02/16/2014

    `Cats Rested and Primed for Big Ten Championships

    Northwestern heads to Minnesota Feb. 19-22

    11/15/2013

    Badgers Thwart Wildcats Comeback Surge, 162-136

    Northwestern pulls to within seven points late courtesy of a dominant 500 freestyle

    2013-14: Key part of young `Cats incoming freshman class... Ranked on Northwestern's top times list in four different events, three individuals and one relay, including 100 fly, 200 fly, 400 IM and part of 400 medley relay team...Posted No. 2 best time for NU in 100 fly with 56.87 time at TYR Invite (11/23)...Led NU with the school's best time in 200 fly, posting 2:01.74 time vs. Wisconsin (11/15)...Ranked No. 3 for NU in 400 time, swimming 4:19.85 at US Winter National Championships (12/7)... Swam for NU's top 400 medley relay team, which posted 3:43.96 time at Big Tens...Competed at US Winter National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. from Dec. 4-6...Reached finals of 400 IM at Winter Nationals and finished No. 14...Finished No. 35 in 200 fly...Part of NU's 4x100 medley and 4x50 medley relay teams...Also swam in 200 IM and 50 fly for NU...Reached bonus final of 400 IM, with No. 24 finish in bonus swim...Made college debut finishing No. 2 vs. Illinois/E. Mich. In both 100 fly and 200 fly...Won 200 fly vs. WKU (10/25)...Won 200 fly vs. UIC/Wyoming (11/9)...Reached finals at TYR Invite of 200 IM, 400 IM, 100 fly, 50 fly and 200 fly...Finished No. 2 in 200 fly (1/11) with Notre Dame/Michigan/Rutgers...Swam in 200 fly and 400 IM at Shamrock Invite.

    High School: 2012 Wisconsin state champion in the 500 free and runner-up in the 200 IM ... Led school to the 2012 Wisconsin Division Two championship one year after finishing runner-up ... Four-year Woodland Conference champion in the 100 fly and three year titlist in the 500 free ... Earned three sectional wins, capturing the 100 fly in 2010 and the 200 IM and 500 free in 2012 ... All-American in 2011, two-time All-State winner and 2011 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel All-Area Team choice ... Team MVP ... Rated as the No. 8 overall recruit in the state of Wisconsin by Collegeswimming.com ... Competed seven seasons with Shorewood Swim Club ... Speedo Junior National Championships qualifier in the spring and summer of 2012 ... Four-year high honor roll member ... National Honor Society ... 2011-12 Scholastic All-American.

    Personal: Born Ellen Frances Stello ... Daughter of Michael and Christine Stello ... Chose Northwestern over Notre Dame and Rice ... Anticipated major is undecided.

    STELLO'S CAREER BESTS

    Event Career Best
    50 butterfly 26.02
    100 butterfly 56.87
    200 butterfly 2:01.74
    200 IM 2:06.37
    400 IM 4:19.85