Bellarmine Coach John Brucato announced a pair of signees to both the men’s and women’s swimming programs.
Joining the Knights women’s team will be Caroline Cross and Haley Todd, while Wilken Savery and Ty Grubb will be new members of the men’s squad.
Here’s a look at each:
Hometown: Fishers, Indiana
High School: Hamilton Southeastern coached by Andy Pederson
Club: Southeastern Swim Club coached by Andy Pederson
Top events: 100 breaststroke and 100 freestyle
Brucato on Cross: “Caroline comes from one of the top programs in Indiana, so I know her coaching and guidance under Coach Pederson is excellent. Her interest in our nursing program and the opportunity to be a part of our growing program is what brought her to Bellarmine University.”
Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
High School: Lafayette High School coached by Clay Sutherland
Club: Lexington Dolphins coached by Dave Doolin
Top events: 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke
Brucato on Todd: “Haley is an extremely hard worker in the pool and classroom. She has demonstrated a thirst for knowledge and competitiveness, which is the type of student-athlete I want on our women’s team.”
Hometown: Zionsville, Indiana
High School: Zionsville Community High School coached by Scott Kubly
Club: Zionsville Swim Club coached by Eric Meyer
Top events: 100 and 200 breaststroke and 100 butterfly; ranked 53rd in Indiana
Brucato on Savery: “Wilken will be a great addition to our men’s team and will help fill some key positions in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes and 100 butterfly.”
Hometown: Taylor Mill, Kentucky
High School: Scott High School coached by William Schwartz
Club: Cincinnati Marlins coached by Monty Hopkins
Top events: 100 breaststroke, 200 individual medley
Brucato on Grubb: “Placing third in the Kentucky High School championships in the 100 breaststroke with a very competitive time is why Ty is the sixth-ranked swimmer in Kentucky in the 2016 graduating class.”
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