College Recruiting

Free/IM Specialist Ashley Bengtson (2020) Sends Verbal Commitment to Iowa State

Ashley Bengtson from Waves Bloomington/Normal Y Swim Team has verbally committed to Iowa State Cyclones for 2020-21.

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Summer Juniors Qualifier Maggie Graves (2021) Verbally Commits to Notre Dame

Barrington Swim Club’s Maggie Graves has verbally committed to Notre Dame for 2021-22.

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LSU Picks Up Verbal Commitment from Swedish Nat’l Junior Teamer Emil Hassling

Swedish IMer Emil Hassling has announced his verbal commitment to LSU for the 2020-21 season and beyond.

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Virginia Nabs Verbal from Eagle Swim Team IMer/Backstroker Colin Bitz

This summer, Bitz finished in the top 10 in the 100 back, 200 back, 200 fly, and 200 IM at the 2019 NCSA Summer Championships.

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Illinois’ Top Breaststroker in Class of 2021 Max Iida Verbally Commits to UVA

Max Iida from Glenview, Illinois has verbally committed to the University of Virginia as part of the high school class of 2021.

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#10 Luke Barr (2021) Announces Verbal Commitment to Indiana

Luke Barr from Papillion, Nebraska’s Papillion-La Vista Senior High School and Sarpy County Swim Club has verbally committed to Indiana for 2021-22.


Cael McLaren Joins Brother Ty McLaren to Swim for D1 Davidson College

IM’er and breaststroker Cael McLaren has committed to swim for D1 Davidson College beginning fall 2020.

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FINA Junior Worlds Qualifier Kai Crews Makes Verbal Commitment to Cal

High school junior Kai Crews of Truckee-Tahoe Swim Team has announced his intention to swim for Cal in 2021-22.


Texas State Champion Tyler Hulet Makes Verbal Commitment To Texas A&M For 2021

After dropping over 4 seconds in the 100 back between his freshman and sophomore year state meets, Hulet will look to become the Aggies’ next big backstroker.


Wisconsin State Record Holder Abby Carlson Commits to Wisconsin For 2021

Carlson was a three-event Wisconsin LSC State Champion and is the Division 1 high school top returner in the 500-yard freestyle.

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Sprinter Raquelle Roesch Delivers Verbal Commit To Air Force For Fall of 2020

Roesch joins a sprint heavy recruiting class that feature many times that would be the fastest on the 2018-2019 roster.

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Ben Kimmel from Academy Bullets Verbally Commits to IUPUI

Ben Kimmel, a back/fly/IM specialist out of Academy Bullets in Illinois, has verbally committed to IUPUI for 2020-21.


California HS Runner-up Jacob Soderlund (2021) Verbally Commits to Cal

Concord, CA breaststroker Jacob Soderlund, who is improving in leaps and bounds, has verbally committed to Cal for 2021-22.


Nate Stoffle (2021) Verbally Commits to Join Brother Aidan at Auburn

Nate Stoffle has verbally committed to Auburn’s class of 2025. He will overlap two years with his brother, Aidan Stoffle.

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22.6/49.5 Sprinter and IHSA Runner-Up McKenna Stone Verbals to Cal

At the 2018 IHSA Girls State Championships, as a sophomore, Stone raced to second-place finishes in both the 50 and 100 free.


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