Breast/IMer Gabrielle Baratta Verbally Commits to Nebraska

Gabrielle Baratta, a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American from Northern Valley Old Tappan High School in Old Tappan, New Jersey, has verbally committed to swim at the University of Nebraska in 2017-18.

“I am super excited to announce my verbal commitment to the University of Nebraska.  I can’t wait to contribute to the team and am looking forward to the family atmosphere I felt on my trip.  Thank you to my parents, my family, friends and teammates for supporting me in this important decision.”

Baratta swims year-round with Scarlet Aquatics and specializes in breaststroke and IM. She finished fifth in the 100 breast at the 2016 NJSIAA Girls Swimming Meet of Champions, going 1:04.85. She was also a finalist in both the 100/200m breaststrokes at Buffalo Sectionals in March, and a finalist in the 200m breast at the Southern Zone Sectional meet in July, where she first made her Summer Juniors cut (2:38.69).

Her top times (SCY/LCM) are:

  • 100 breast – 1:04.74 / 1:13.84
  • 200 breast – 2:16.66 / 2:38.69
  • 200 IM – 2:08.06 / 2:28.32
  • 100 back – 59.40 / 1:08.37

Nebraska has gathered together a stellar class of 2021. In addition to Baratta, it will include verbal commits Ali Kopas, Autumn Haebig, Clara Walstad, Izzie Murray, Jessica Pentlarge, Madison Coughlen, Rachel Powers, and Sutton Marvin.

If you have a commitment to report, please send an email to [email protected]

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Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swim/swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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