Alabama Adds Verbal Commitment from Freestyler Ashley Slayton

Ashley Slayton, who hails from Winchester, Tennessee, has verbally committed to swim at the University of Alabama where she hopes to study electrical engineering in the class of 2023. Jocelyn Fisher will also head to Tuscaloosa in the fall of 2019.

“So so so blessed and excited to announce my commitment to swim and study at the University of Alabama! Thank you SO much to my parents, coaches, teammates, and friends for all the support! Roll tide!! ❤️”

Slayton is a senior at Franklin County High School and swims club for Manchester Makos Swim Team. She specializes mainly in mid-distance freestyle and finaled in both events at the 2018 TISCA Tennessee High School Championships. She took 5th place in the 500 free (5:00.67) and 6th in the 200 free (1:51.92) and anchored the 200 free relay (24.03).

In club swimming, Slayton competed at 2018 NCSA Summer Championship in the 100/200/400 free and 400 IM; she went best times in the 100 free and 400 free. Two weeks prior, at the Southeastern Swimming LC Championships, she had updated her PBs in the 50/200 free and 400 IM, finaling in the 100/200/400 free and 400 IM.

Best SCY times:

  • 500 free – 4:58.54
  • 200 free – 1:50.96
  • 100 free – 52.41
  • 400 IM – 4:27.94
  • 200 IM – 2:08.00
  • 200 back – 2:06.01

If you have a commitment to report, please send an email with a photo (landscape, or horizontal, looks best) and a quote to [email protected].

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Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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