College Recruiting

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.


OT Qualifier Sam Baron Verbally Commits to UCLA for 2020-21

Sam Baron has punched her ticket to Omaha in the 100m butterfly with 1:00.52.

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YOTA’s Jared Carter Announces Verbal Commitment to West Virginia

YOTA’s Jared Carter has announced his verbal commitment to West Virginia University for the 2020-21 season and beyond.

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Winter Juniors Finalist Chloe Harris Sends Verbal to Liberty for 2020-21

SwimMAC Carolina’s Chloe Harris has verbally committed to swim for Liberty University in 2020-21.

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Breaststroker Christiana Williams Verbally Commits to Tulane

Christiana Williams, a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American from Tucson, has announced her intention to swim at Tulane University in the class of 2024.

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#17 Arsenio Bustos Sends Verbal to NC State Class of 2025

Bustos is the first known U.S.-based verbal commit for the class of 2025 on the boys’ side. He was an A-finalist in the 100 fly and 200 IM at Speedo Juniors.


Winter Juniors Qualifier Kate Lair Sends Verbal Commitment to Xavier

Kate Lair of Dayton Raiders has announced her verbal commitment to Xavier University for 2020-21.

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Arkansas Secures Verbal From Florida Based Lizzy Linartas For 2020

Linartas has dropped a great deal of time in the butterfly races since 2017 and will look to continue to do so in Fayetteville.

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Australian Sprinter Tyson Upton Sends Verbal to Florida for 2021

In April of 2019, Upton finished in the top ten of the 50/100/200/400 free in the 16-year-old group at the 2019 Australian Age Group Championships.


USC Adds Verbal from Greek Nat’l Champ Vaggelis Makrygiannis to Class of 2024

Vaggelis Makrygiannis of Athens, Greece has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Southern California’s class of 2024.


Futures Champion Lauren Aylmer Makes Verbal Commitment to James Madison

Geneva Futures 200 backstroke champion Lauren Aylmer from NYS Aquatics has verbally committed to James Madison for 2020-21.

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Oregon High School State Champion Tia Lindsay Verbals to Arizona for 2020

Lindsay will come to Tucson 1.04 seconds off of the ‘B’ cut in the 100 back and 1.21 seconds off the 200 back ‘B’ cut with one more year for improvement.


Slovenian Breaststroker Tina Celik Makes Commitment To Rutgers For 2020

Celik will make an immediate impact when she arrives at Rutgers; she is within close range of the school record in the 100 breast and the top 5 in the 200.

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How to Separate Yourself from Other Recruits in Less than a Minute

It is estimated there are 35,000 to 45,000 swimmers who want to swim in college in the U.S every year, while only approximately 2000 spots are available.


#3 from Class of 2021 Grace Sheble Gives Verbal Commitment to NC State

Grace Sheble from NOVA of Virginia has verbally committed to North Carolina State University’s class of 2025.


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