During the long course season, Steward was a championship finalist at the 2016 NCSA Summer Championships. There, he placed 7th in a personal best 2:23.67.
Daniels will add depth tho the LSU roster in the distance events, while Hanley will contribute in the sprint races.
Ben Barden has given his verbal commitment to join the ECU men, while Jaylyn Forrest has announced her verbal commitment to the women.
Julia Moran of Cincinnati, Ohio has given a verbal commitment to Kenyon College for 2017-18, joining her brother, Liam, who is a sophomore swimmer for the Lords.
Sullivan should be an immediate factor for Colgate at the Patriot League Championship meet, as her 50 free time would’ve been fast enough to score in the B-final at last season’s conference meet.
The LSU women have picked up 3 backstrokers to add to their roster next season, as Katie Smith, Ellie Baldwin, and Grace Horton have verbally committed to join the Tigers next fall.
Jackson Kent will be representing the Tigers next season, as he’s just given his verbal commitment to join the University of Missouri men next fall.
University of the Pacific has kept a versatile recruit in-state with the verbal commitment of Kathleen Gani.
Katie Higgins of Veritas Preparatory Academy and Phoenix Swim Club has verbally committed to University of Houston for 2017-18.
Gu of Suffern High School and Condors Swim Club has verbally committed to the application process at Brown.
Gage Hamill of Springfield YMCA Swim Team and Springfield High School has verbally committed to swim for Indiana University in 2017-18.
Defore is within tenths of the time it took to score in the 100 back at last season’s ACC Championships, so he has a shot at scoring as a freshman at the conference meet.
Gabby Higgins of East Grand Rapids, Michigan has made a verbal commitment to the University of Wisconsin-Madison beginning next fall.
Lucy Pearce of Greensboro, North Carolina (pictured above) and Vicky Wong of Los Altos, California (pictured below) have each made a verbal commitment to the application process at the University of Pennsylvania.
Freestylers Katelyn Blattner and Gabrielle Limon have committed to Wyoming’s class of 2021.