Auburn Snags Verbal Commitment from Futures Champ Elliott Jones for 2020-21

Elliott Jones, a junior at Cypress Christian School in Houston, Texas, has announced his verbal commitment to Auburn University for 2020-21.

“I’m excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and athletic career at Auburn University! I would like to thank my parents, coaches, and friends for supporting me through this journey!”

Jones swims year-round for Premier Aquatics of Klein (PACK) and is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. He won the 200 back at Rochester Futures this summer (2:06.13) and was runner-up in the 100 back (57.92) and 400 IM (4:35.71). He is coming off a particularly strong Winter Juniors West meet, in which he scored lifetime bests in the SCY 50 (PB by 1.3 seconds), 100 (PB by 2.1), 200 back (PB by 3.5), 200 IM (PB by 3.8), and 400 IM (PB by 6.2).

A U.S. Open qualifier in the 100/200 back and a Winter Juniors qualifier in the 400 IM, his best times include:

LCM:

  • 100 back – 57.91
  • 200 back – 2:05.47
  • 200 IM – 2:11.20
  • 400 IM – 4:35.71

SCY:

  • 50 back – 23.22
  • 100 back – 49.78
  • 200 back – 1:48.98
  • 200 IM – 1:53.56
  • 400 IM – 4:02.41

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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SWIMMERD
3 years ago

He’s an amazing swimmer and there isn’t much time in the long course season to make big drops but I can tell he will this summer and overall he’s an outstanding swimmer who deserves to be recognized

Really
3 years ago

2:11 LCM 200 IM? Umm….

And
Reply to  Really
3 years ago

And

swimmerTX
Reply to  Really
3 years ago

Are we really going to have a problem about his times?

Swammer
Reply to  Really
3 years ago

If u want to look at his times don’t look at LCM. Most swimmers only swim it during the summer which is a short period of time. Could have big drops this summer who knows.

Hswimmer
Reply to  Swammer
3 years ago

Exactly @swammer

SWIMMERD
Reply to  Really
3 years ago

He’s an exquisite athlete and the long course season doesn’t give you a lot of time for many changes but I can tell this summer will have big drops and overall he’s an outstanding swimmer who deserve to be recognized for his achievement.

SWIMMERD
Reply to  Really
3 years ago

He’s an exquisite athlete and the long course season is very short in the summer which doesn’t leave much room for changes but I have a feeling he’s gonna do amazing and overall he’s an outstanding swimmer who deserves to be recognized for his achievements.

PVSFree
Reply to  Really
3 years ago

According to SwimSwam’s converter, that’s right on par with his SCY times anyway. Who cares? College teams don’t care about long course times

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