AZ DII Girls State Finalist Ashley Outtrim Sends Verbal to Northern Arizona

by Madeleine Lepesant 0

November 18th, 2020 News

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Butterfly specialist Ashley Outtrim has announced her decision to swim for Northern Arizona University’s class of 2025.

Ashley Outtrim of Fountain Hills, AZ has announced her decision to remain in-state with a verbal commitment to Northern Arizona University for the 2021-2022 season. She is a senior at Desert Mountain High School and she swims club at Phoenix Swim Club.

I’m so excited to announce my verbal commitment to Northern Arizona University to further my academic and athletic career. I’d like to thank my family, friends, and coaches who have supported me on this journey. GO JACKS!

Last November, the Desert Mountain High School junior competed at the Arizona Division II Girls State Championships. She swam the 200 free and the 100 fly, placing within the top 8 in prelims to earn a spot in finals for each. Her prelims 200 free time of 1:55.75 placed her 7th while her 58.46 100 fly seeded her 8th. She dropped 2.09 seconds in the finals heats of the 200 free, moving up to 4th, and she went a 57.76 in the 100 fly, remaining 8th. Both were personal best times for Outtrim.

Outtrim anchored Desert Mountain High School’s 400 free relay in finals. She clocked in at 53.35 in the 100 free for an 8th place finish. Kylie NeyCarly Johnson, and Molly Wert were also members of the championship relay. Outtrim led off the team’s 200 free relay in a time of 25.05, and was followed by Wert, Johnson, and Ney for another 8th place finish.

She most recently competed at the Arizona Senior Open Championships at the end of February. She swam the 100 and 200 free, the 100 and 200 fly, and the 200 IM, making it back to finals in each event. Outtrim ended the meet with personal best times in the  200 fly and the 200 IM.

Top SCY Times:

  • 100 fly – 57.76
  • 200 fly – 2:06.06
  • 100 free – 53.16
  • 200 free – 1:53.66
  • 200 IM – 2:09.67

Outtrim will become a Northern Arizona Lumberjack beginning in the 2021-2022 season. The Northern Arizona women won their 7th Western Athletic Conference Championship title in February.

Casey Craffey of Illinois and Rachel Lytle of Arizona have also committed to swim for Northern Arizona University’s class of 2025.

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