College Recruiting

#15 Zoe Skirboll Adds Verbal Commitment to Virginia’s Class of 2026

With Zoe Skirboll’s verbal commitment, UVA has snagged 2 high-level recruits from the high school class of 2022 in as many days.


U.S. Open Qualifier Jane Umhofer Sends Verbal to Illinois for 2021

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).

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UVA Women Jump Into ’22 Recruiting with Verbal Commitment from #4 Claire Tuggle

Claire Tuggle, the #4 recruit from the class of 2022, has announced her verbal commitment to UVA for 2022-23.


Auburn Starts 2022 Recruiting Push with Verbal from In-State Drew Jordan

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 Jumps on 2022 Recruiting with Verbal from Mya Dewitt

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.


Nebraska High School State Finalist Sean McElmeel Commits to Long Island

Free and back specialist Sean McElmeel has announced his decision to swim for Long Island University beginning in the fall of 2020.

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ECAC Butterfly Finalist Orry Zayit Transfers from UConn to Marist College

Butterfly and backstroke specialist Orry Zayit will transfer from UConn to Marist College beginning in the 2020-2021 season.

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Audrey Bibb Commits to Wilmington College’s Class of 2024

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.

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Caitlin Beery Commits to UNM for 2021

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.

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Distance Freestyler Molly Kennedy Commits to DII Florida Southern

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.

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Futures Runner-Up Jack Donovan Verbally Commits to Arizona (2021)

Donovan, a sprint freestyler and backstroker, finished 2nd at the 2019 Mount Hood Futures Championships in the 100 meter backstroke.


Fast-Improving William Bansberg Verbals to Ohio State ’25 After Big Intrasquad

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.


Winter Juniors Qualifier Mac Russell Verbally Commits To Kentucky

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.

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Futures Qualifier Casey Craffey Sends Verbal to Northern Arizona

Casey Craffey will be an immediate-impact swimmer when she arrives at Northern Arizona University in the fall of 2021.

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NCAA Division II Recruiting Quiet Period To End August 31

The quiet period, which disallows coaches from watching student-athletes compete, will end Aug.31, with normal recruiting calendars resuming Sept.1 for DII.

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