College Recruiting

YNats National Champ Mia Sunseri (2021) Makes Verbal Commitment to Pitt

Class of 2021’s Mia Sunseri has made an early commitment to the University of Pittsburgh for 2021-22.

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1:00 Breaststroker Sophia Zhang Verbally Commits to Harvard for 2020

Zhang, at 1:00.73, is already over a full second faster than Harvard’s best 100 breaststroker was at the end of last season.

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York YMCA Freestyler Logan McFadden Verbally Commits to West Virginia

Logan McFaddon from Susquehannock High School and York YMCA has verbally committed to West Virginia University’s class of 2024.

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2019 Speedo Junior Nat’l Champion Dylan Rhee Sends Verbal to Harvard for 2020

Dylan Rhee comes in with a time of 1:57.14 in the 200 breast which would’ve made the Ivy League Champs A-final last season.

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Auburn Reels in Another Commitment with Class of 2021’s Rebekah Hamilton

Auburn continues to pick up commitments from high school juniors, as in-state freestyler Rebekah Hamilton announced she’ll be joining the Tigers in 2021.


Florida State Reels in Verbal Commitment from Double Legacy Ashley Zettle

Double-legacy Ashley Zettle of Southlake, Texas has made a verbal commitment to Florida State University for 2020-21.

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OT Qualifier Lauren Barakey Makes Verbal Commitment to Tennessee

Lauren Barakey of TIDE Swimming has announced her intention to attend the University of Tennessee next fall.

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Washington State HS Record-holder Andrew Witty Verbally Commits to Purdue

Andrew Witty, a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American from Bainbridge High School and Bainbridge Island Swim Club, has verbally committed to Purdue.

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UCSB Secures Verbal Commitment from SMST’s Hannah Joseph

Hannah Joseph of Folsom High School and Sierra Marlins Swim Team has verbally committed to the University of California, Santa Barbara for 2020-21.

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5x Iowa High School State Champion Charlie Bunn Sends Verbal to Mizzou

NISCA All-American sprinter Charlie Bunn has verbally committed to the University of Missouri for 2020-21.


WI High School State Champ Nate Frucht Sends Verbal to Boston University

Nate Frucht of Madison Edgewood High School and Badger Aquatics Club has verbally committed to Boston University for 2020-21.

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U.S. National Team-er, Top 20 HM Arik Katz Sends Verbal to Harvard for 2020

Arik Katz, who finished 5th in the mile at the 2019 World Junior Championships, is the fourth Katz sibling to commit to a D1 school for swimming.


KS Record-holder Astrid Dirkzwager Makes Verbal Commitment to Georgia Tech

Wichita, Kansas backstroker Astrid Dirkzwager has announced she plans to swim at Georgia Tech in the class of 2024.

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Class of 2021 #10 Recruit Ellie Waldrep Gives Verbal to Auburn Tigers

Waldrep is SwimSwam’s 10th-ranked recruit from the ‘way too early recruit ranks’ for the class of 2021, published in May of this year.


Local Swimmer Jonathan Affeld Verbally Commits to Stanford

Jonathan Affeld is a crucial recruit for new Stanford head coach Dan Schemmel, as his versatility gives him the opportunity to fill a lot of roles.


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