With Zoe Skirboll’s verbal commitment, UVA has snagged 2 high-level recruits from the high school class of 2022 in as many days.
At the 2020 Maryland 4A/3A high school state champs, Umhofer tied for second in the 200 IM (2:06.14) and finished third in the 100 breast (1:04.86).
Claire Tuggle, the #4 recruit from the class of 2022, has announced her verbal commitment to UVA for 2022-23.
Jordan is the defending Alabama high school champion in the 200 free and 500 free, and he’s hit lifetime bests in all of his top events since December.
Indiana is in need of backstroke speed, and Dewitt is already fast enough to have scored in the 100 back B-final at the 2020 Big Ten Championships.
Free and back specialist Sean McElmeel has announced his decision to swim for Long Island University beginning in the fall of 2020.
Butterfly and backstroke specialist Orry Zayit will transfer from UConn to Marist College beginning in the 2020-2021 season.
From McNeil High School in Austin, Texas, Audrey Bibb has committed to swim for Wilmington College in Ohio as a member of the class of 2024.
Denver Hilltoppers’ Caitlin Beery has committed to swim for DI University of New Mexico beginning fall 2021. She will join the Lobos’ class of 2025.
High School senior Molly Kennedy has committed to swim for DII Florida Southern College beginning in fall 2021. She will join the Mocs’ class of 2025.
Donovan, a sprint freestyler and backstroker, finished 2nd at the 2019 Mount Hood Futures Championships in the 100 meter backstroke.
Bansberg recently took off big time in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly, 100 breast and 100 back at a Scottsdale Aquatic Club intrasquad.
Russell, who owns bests of 20.63 and 45.81 in the 50 and 100 free, is a key addition to a Wildcats team that graduated its top sprinters in 2019-20.
Casey Craffey will be an immediate-impact swimmer when she arrives at Northern Arizona University in the fall of 2021.
The quiet period, which disallows coaches from watching student-athletes compete, will end Aug.31, with normal recruiting calendars resuming Sept.1 for DII.