College Recruiting

Odds and Ends on Early Signing

After you sign an NLI a school can upgrade your scholarship before you start school, but they cannot downgrade your scholarship before you start school.

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Salukis Sign Velocity Swim Club’s Laura Carver

Velocity’s Laura Carver will contribute to Southern Illinois in the breaststroke and IM events, making an impact immediately for the Salukis.

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Distance Standout Robert Wylie Picks West Virginia

Athens Bulldog Swim Club’s distance standout, Robert Wylie, has elected to swim for the West Virginia Mountaineers in the fall of 2016.

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Luxembourg Sprint Record Holder Julie Meynen Headed to Auburn

Luxembourg National Record Holder Julie Meynen has given her verbal commitment to the Auburn Tigers, bringing world-class sprint freestyles to an already top-notch group.

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Pitt Adds Verbal from Backstroker Shannon Hochkeppel

Shannon Hochkeppel, from Elllicott City, Maryland, has committed to swim for the University of Pittsburgh class of 2020

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Allie Engstrom, Cori Taylor Added To Indiana State’s Inaugural Roster

Allie Engstrom and Cori Taylor are the newest verbal commitments to the Indiana State Sycamores’ inaugural roster for 2016.

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Colorado State Finalist Adee Weller Commits to the UNCA Bulldogs

Adee Weller of the Boulder Swim Team has verbally committed to the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

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Last of SwimSwam’s Top 20 Commits; #4 True Sweetser Announces Decision

Nicholas “True” Sweetser (shown here with his idol, a young Arnold Schwarzenegger), number 4 on SwimSwam’s top 20 list for the high school class of 2016, and the last to announce his intention, has made a verbal commitment to Stanford University for 2016-17.


Freestyle Specialist Hannah Baker Will Swim For Liberty

Hannah Baker of Machine Aquatics gives her verbal commitment to the Liberty University Flames for the class of 2020.

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Winter Juniors Qualifier Macon Graves Will Join Cincinnati

Graves is a fast-developing breaststroker heading north to join the Bearcats

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Diving Round Up: Duke, St. Bonaventure, UNC-W and Cincinnati

Jaina Gaudette, one of the top diving recruits in the country, will join the storied Duke program.

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DART Teammates Kozlowski and Mitchell Opt for In-State LMU and CSU Eas

DART teammates Lanna Kozlowski (Loyola Marymount University) and Abby Mitchell (Cal State University East Bay) have given verbal commitments this week.

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Polyvalent Tristan Furnary Verbally Commits to Yale

Tristan Furnary, who swims for Multnomah Athletic Club and the Catlin Gabel School in Portland, Oregon, has verbally committed to swim for Yale University.


Brown Picks Up Verbal from Rapidly-Improving Amelia Gilchrist

Swim GSA’s Amelia Gilchrist is headed to Providence, Rhode Island, to swim for Brown next year.

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ACC Recruiting Tip: How To Tell College Coaches You’re Not Interested

Having to tell college coaches that you are not interested in their program and school is a nice problem to have, but it is a problem.