2x VHSL All-American Noah Desman Verbally Commits to ASU

Arizona State University men’s swimming and diving team has added yet another verbal commitment to what it turning out to be a stellar class of 2022: two-time VHSL All-American Noah Desman from Clifton, Virginia will join Cody Bybee, Cole Kilburn, Eddie Michael, Elijah Warren, Ethan Luc, Gage Kohner, Jack Edgemond, Jack Kucharczyk, Jack Little, Jackson Etter, Jakob Icimsoy, Khalil Fonder, Liam Bresette, and Noah Henry in Tempe next fall.

“I chose Arizona State because I felt that it offered the best fit of academics and athletics based on my goals. I am excited to work with Coach Bowman and the amazing team he is building!”

Desman is a versatile swimmer who specializes mainly in free, fly, and IM. As a senior from Centreville High School, he placed second in the 200 free (1:38.61) at the 2018 Virginia State High School Class 6 State Championships. He also took sixth in the 100 free (46.29 in prelims) and anchored both the 200 free and 200 medley relays (fastest anchor was 21.01).

He has been with his club team Machine Aquatics for the past 8 years. Last summer he competed in the 100/200 free, 100 fly, and 200 IM at NCSA Summer Championship, earning best times in all his events. Since then, he has spent his senior year updating his SCY times in the 50/100/200/500 free, 200 back, 200 breast, 100/200 fly, and 100/200 IM.

Top SCY times:

  • 200 free – 1:38.61
  • 100 free – 45.84
  • 200 fly – 1:52.09
  • 100 fly – 51.00
  • 200 IM – 1:54.44

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Sun Devil Swim Fan
3 years ago

Congratulations & terrific choice Noah. Welcome to the Sun Devil Family!

3 years ago

congrats, but 16 swimmers? is that an all-time high?

Reply to  paloozas
3 years ago

Nope. Michigan had at least 18 freshmen in the 2010-2011 season (can’t recall if they had more that might not have showed up or finished the season or otherwise might not be reflected in the archives – for some reason the number 21 stands out to me).

Not sure what the all-time high is, but 16 definitely isn’t it.

A non-e mouse
Reply to  Braden Keith
3 years ago

Highest I know of is 23 to start a season

Reply to  Braden Keith
3 years ago

Doesnt FL have 20 incoming or is that combined

Reply to  Remiws
3 years ago

They signed 23 combined in the early signing period: http://floridagators.com/news/2017/11/16/mens-swimming-diving-gators-ink-23-signees-during-early-signing-period.aspx

I’m sure that’s a few short of how many are actually coming in, not sure if there’s 7 more men or not, though it seems unlikely. This year’s graduating senior class probablyf reed up a ton of scholarship money.

Huanga Ling
3 years ago

How does ASU make their decisions as to who to go to conferences

Reply to  Huanga Ling
3 years ago

I would assume based on who is going to score them the most points, which is not always hard-and-fast fact.

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