Eliana is from Mission Viejo, California. She swam nine years for the Mission Viejo Nadadores, reaching their senior level national team. She then moved to Texas to swim for the SMU Mustangs for all four years of college. She was the SMU Women's Team Captain and scored at the AAC Championships every year. She currently holds top ten all-time at SMU in the 1650 yard swim. Eliana started coaching for DAM in 2019.