The 2018-2019 NCAA season is officially underway – catch up on all of our preseason coverage here.
After two weeks filled mostly with intrasquad, alumni and format meets, the college dual meet season will finally kick off in full force this weekend, headed a Power-5 clash between Alabama and Ohio State.
Verbal commitments for the high school class of 2019 are coming in fast and furious right now, so before things get too chaotic we thought we’d take a look at where we are so far, before the bulk of recruiting weekends take place this fall.
Elizabeth Richardson from Florida’s Vero Beach High School and Treasure Coast Swimming Conquistadores has verbally committed to the University of Houston for 2019-20.
Audrey McKinnon from Fayetteville, Arkansas has verbally committed to the University of Houston for 2019-20.
Lindsey Sanders of Knoxville, Tennessee’s L&N STEM Academy and Tennessee Aquatics has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Cincinnati for next fall.
Cooper Knapp, who won the 200 fly at 2018 NCAA Division III Championships, has transferred from SUNY New Paltz to the University of Connecticut.
Katherine Connolly of Hingham High School and Kingfish Swimming has announced her verbal commitment to swim for the University of Cincinnati beginning in the fall of 2019.
In its first full season at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium, SMU is slated to host four events.
College swim season begins before we know it – the first dual meet is scheduled for September 14, just over two weeks away – and we at SwimSwam have been cooking up a feast of pre-season coverage. Here’s what to watch for over the coming weeks:
Gabby Low, a USA Swimming Scholastic All American from Winthrop, Maine, has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Connecticut for 2019.
Swimming, diving, and water polo are among the collegiate sports that have the fewest number of female coaches coaching women’s teams.
Head Coach Ryan Wochomurka and the two-time American Athletic Conference Champion University of Houston Swimming & Diving team announced its 2018 competition schedule, including four home events.
Mexico’s Fernanda Jimenez Peon will swim for Southern Methodist University in the fall.