|High School:||Thomas Downey High School|
During her first season in orange and black, Ellen had the Tigers fourth fastest times in the 1000 Free (10:43.85) and 1650 Free (17.57.48), which she set that the Big West Championships.
Ellen swam for UC Davis during her freshman year.
Ellen attended Thomas Downey High School in Modesto, Calif. She lettered in cheerleading during her junior and senior years and all four years in swimming. She earned the MVP award during her freshman year for swimming. For her senior year, she earned the coach's award as well as the most improved award.
Ellen Barton was born in Modesto, Calif. She is the daughter of Jim and Paula Barton and has a younger brother RJ, who is a sophomore on the men's swim team. Ellen is a sports science major during her junior year at Pacific. During her free time she enjoys watching movies and reading.