INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, March 22. GOOGLE searches on Ellese Zalewski probably grew exponentially today, as the Florida junior came from obscurity to take the top seed in the 100 fly at the women's NCAA swimming and diving championships. In this video interview the Australian discusses how she was able to drop so much time in the event and put herself in contention for the title.
Zalewski decided to sit out last season to prepare for the Australian Olympic Trials, where she placed 11th in the 100 fly. She talks about how hard the decision was to not swim for Florida and help them on relay duty.
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