I would estimate that only about 25% of the high school senior swimming recruits sign during the early signing period each year. The rest have to wait until April.
The FIU Panthers scored verbal commitments from three more international athletes this week: Kelsie Campbell, Rachel Foord and Victoria Cantu.
Kailey DeLozier from Minneapolis, Minnesota, has announced her intention to swim for Seattle University.
Mary Traylor of Round Rock High School and Nitro Swimming in Austin, Texas has verbally committed to swim for Gardner-Webb University.
Mark Theall of Friendswood High School and Aquastar in Houston has verbally committed to swim at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the fall.
New Jersey-based sprinter Ann Foley will be making the move to Pennsylvania next season, as she’s given her commitment to join the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks.
Garrett Kemp of North Texas Nadadores has committed to swim at Western Illinois University for 2017-18 and beyond.
Michaela Rogers, of Dorman High School in Roebuck, South Carolina, and Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club, has committed to swim for Boston University beginning in the fall of 2017.
Gabbie Brown of Aliso Niguel High School and Aquazot Swim Club in Irvine, California has given a verbal commitment to University of California, San Diego, for 2017-18.
Delaware, Ohio’s Kristen Puthoff has verbally committed to swim for the Wright State University Raiders for the 2017-18 season.
The Early Signing Period for the high school class of 2017 opened today. Check out where the swimmers and divers about whom we’ve written articles have committed in our interactive, sortable index.
On this National Signing Day, take a look at some of our best commitment pictures, including this one from Michigan commit Alex Hughes.
The Clarion women have a new addition to their recruiting class, as Kelly Harvey has given her commitment to join the women next fall.
The Hawkeye women will be keeping some top talent in-state next season, as Iowa state champion Lexi Horner has committed to join them next season.
Victoria Sananikone of Cedar Park High School and Lost Creek Aquatics has verbally committed to swim for McKendree University in the class of 2021.