We’ve seen a bunch of transfer movements this NCAA off-season, and there are two more big ones that have taken place. Camryn Forbes, after her freshman season with Indiana, is transferring to Pitt. Meanwhile, Bailey Andison is heading to IU after finishing three seasons with Denver.
Forbes was a standout YMCA swimmer in high school, and she wound up scoring in the 200 back at the 2018 Big Ten Championships for IU. She also raced the 200 IM and 100 back at those championships, but her only lifetime best during her time at IU came in the 200 IM (2:00.23).
Forbes is from Butler, Pa., and Pitt is just about an hour’s drive south.
Already faster than the Pitt record in the 200 back, and within tenths of the program mark in the 100 back, Forbes could potentially have a very big impact on the program. Additionally, she’s a significant in-state pickup for Pitt.
- 100 back – 53.94
- 200 back – 1:54.83
- 100 fly – 55.25
- 200 IM – 2:00.23
- 50 free – 23.47
- 100 free – 50.07
- 200 free – 1:48.76
Andison is a very impactful addition to the IU program. It’s rare to see an athlete transfer with just one year of eligibility left, but Andison should nonetheless be a very big boost to the Hoosier lineup next season.
At Denver, Andison has been a prolific IM’er. The Canada native has scored in both IM’s at NCAAs in all three seasons she’s been at Denver, including a 5th place finish in the 400 IM in 2017 and an 8th place finish in the 200 IM in 2018.
Andison is already a full second ahead of the IU team record in the 200 IM, and she’ll bring immediate All-American talent to the roster next season.
- 200 IM – 1:54.38
- 400 IM – 4:03.09
- 100 breast – 1:00.65
- 200 breast – 2:10.83
- 100 free – 49.63
IU Swimming & Diving welcomes 6-time All-American and 3-time Summit League Women’s Swimmer of the Year Bailey Andison to the program as a transfer from the University of Denver! #NeverDaunted #GoIU ⚪️? pic.twitter.com/DtntuMhVci
— Indiana Swim & Dive (@IndianaSwimDive) April 19, 2018
Jack Kucharczyk and Jackson Etter both announced decisions to transfer from IU to ASU recently, too.