College Recruiting

Wisconsin HS Champion Michael Linnihan Sends Verbal to Northwestern for 2020

Linnihan won the 100 free and 200 free at the 2019 Wisconsin Division I State Championships and finished fourth in the 100 fly this summer at Speedo Juniors.


Northwestern Adds NCAP’s Erika Chen to Class of 2024

Chen is the two-time defending 200 free Washington DC Metro High School champion, while she won the 500 free in 2018 as a sophomore and placed fifth in 2019.

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Pennsylvania Sprinter Syd Paglia Commits to the Naval Academy for 2020

Paglia will join the 2019 Patriot League Champion Naval Academy team and is already fast enough to make multiple ‘A’ finals and contend for relay spots.

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Floridian Zach Brewer Has Committed To Penn State For 2020

Brewer has seen great improvement in the shorter distance events, dropping over 7 seconds in the 200 free and 19 seconds in the 500 free since 2017.

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Penn State Receives Verbal Commitment from Butterflyer Branko Kosanovich

Branko Kosanovich from North Allegheny Senior High School and Allegheny North Swim Club has verbally committed to swim for Penn State next fall.


Andrew Swenson Announces Verbal Pledge to Purdue for 2020-21

Andrew Swenson from Bedford North Lawrence High School and Lawrence County Aquatics has verbally committed to Purdue University for 2020-21.

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Winter Juniors Finalist Sarah Barton Announces Verbal to Nebraska

SwimMAC’s Sarah Barton has verbally committed to the University of Nebraska in Lincoln for the 2020-21 season.

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Ryan Perham Commits to Arizona, Following Footsteps of his Olympian Mom

Ryan Perham of Grapevine, Texas has made a verbal commitment to swim at the University of Arizona in the class of 2024. His mother swam at UA from 1988-1992.


Cypress, Texas Butterflyer Anna Ervin Verbally Commits to Arkansas

Summer Juniors qualifier Anna Ervin has verbally committed to the University of Arkansas for 2020-21.

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Winter Juniors Qualifier Kevin O’Dare Sends Verbal Commitment to Purdue

Kevin O’Dare of Upper Dublin Aquatic Club has verbally committed to Purdue University for the 2020-21 season.


Versatile Danielle Cramer Verbally Commits to Minnesota for 2020-21

Danielle Cramer of J-Hawk Aquatic Club has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota’s class of 2024.

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Breast/IM Specialist Namie Edge of Dayton Raiders Sends Verbal to Bowling Green

Namie Edge from Dayton Raiders has made a verbal commitment to the Bowling Green State University Falcons for 2020-21.

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54.6 100-Backstroker Marlee Rickert Sends Verbal to George Washington

Reading YMCA backstroker and sprint freestyler Marlee Rickert has verbally committed to George Washington University for 2020-21.

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All-American Kacper Stokowski Will Transfer to NC State After Olympic Redshirt

Stokowski, one of three transfers out of Florida this offseason, will start at NC State in the fall of 2020 after his Olympic redshirt year.


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