Articles by Lucas Hetzel

Hinsdale Sprinter Cullen Cochlan Delivers Verbal To Pitt For Fall of 2020

After the explosion of now junior Blaise Vera, Cochlan becomes the third sprinter to commit to Pitt for 2020.

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Futures Record Holder Nathan Holty Commits to Ohio State For Fall of 2020

Holty joins a very large and diverse recruiting class for the Buckeyes, but his 400 IM time is what really jumps off the page amongst his class.

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Gabriel Jett Elects to Stay in State, Delivers Verbal To Cal For 2021

Gabriel is a bit of a trailblazer for the Jett family; both of his parents swam at Auburn in the 90s and his sister currently swims there too.


3x Vermont State Champion Miles Cochrane Delivers Verbal To Penn State For 2020

Cochrane has made huge strides in the 200 breast, including dropping over 3 seconds from his PR in the 11 day period between his LSC champs and JR Nationals.


Three Event Olympic Trials Qualifier Kate McCarville Verbals to Tennessee 2021

McCarville will look to continue the tradition of great female butterfliers at Tennessee, already fast enough for ‘B’ cuts in both distances.


US Junior National Team Member Jackson Carlile Commits To Indiana for 2021

The class’s first distance freestyler, Carlile made the US Junior National Team in the Open Water 10k after finishing 6th place at Open Water Nationals.

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Olympic Trials-Qualifying Backstroker Chris OConnor Commits to Alabama for 2024

O’Connor earned his first Olympic Trials cut in the 100-meter backstroke at Junior Nationals over the summer, which bodes well for his yards times this fall.


Chelsea Piers Junior Tyler Sicignano Delivers Verbal Commitment to Virginia

Sicignano’s range extends from the sprint freestyles to the 200 IM at the national level but has seen the most success as a butterflier.


Junior Nationals Finalist Keagan Casey Commits to Lehigh University for 2020

Casey will be joining a Mountain Hawks’ D-Squad that saw seven men swim the 1650 yard freestyle at the Patriot League Championship meet last year.

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Texas State Champion Tyler Hulet Makes Verbal Commitment To Texas A&M For 2021

After dropping over 4 seconds in the 100 back between his freshman and sophomore year state meets, Hulet will look to become the Aggies’ next big backstroker.


Wisconsin State Record Holder Abby Carlson Commits to Wisconsin For 2021

Carlson was a three-event Wisconsin LSC State Champion and is the Division 1 high school top returner in the 500-yard freestyle.

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Sprinter Raquelle Roesch Delivers Verbal Commit To Air Force For Fall of 2020

Roesch joins a sprint heavy recruiting class that feature many times that would be the fastest on the 2018-2019 roster.

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Junior Nationals Bronze Medalist Kendall Ewing Commits to UNC for 2020

Ewing’s 100-yard breaststroke is within striking distance of scoring at the ACC level when he arrives in Chapel Hill in 2020.


Chesterton IM Specialist Andrew Alders Stays In State With Purdue Verbal 2020

Alders is right on the cusp of qualifying for scoring finals in the IMs at the conference level and still has another year of high school and club swimming.

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Utah Gains Verbal From Backstroker Amber Gardner For Fall of 2020

Gardner is a middle distance finalist in the California CIF North Coast Section and will look to improve on her times in Salt Lake City.

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