College Recruiting

Pennsylvania 3A Runner-Up Shelby Kahn Stays Local with Penn State Verbal

At the 2020 Pennsylvania 3A State Champs, just before COVID-19 shutdown swimming as we knew it, Kahn was the 200 free runner-up with a lifetime best 1:50.36.

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Georgia Tech Picks Up NJ Breaststroker Clarissa Sabin for Fall 2021

At the 2019 Speedo Junior Nationals last summer, Sabin reached finals in the 100 breast and 200 IM representing Berkeley Aquatic Club.


Wisconsin Nabs MN AA State Champion Evan Bock for Fall 2021

Bock is the defending Minnesota AA Champion in the 100 fly (48.86). He was also runner-up at that meet in the 50 free (20.91).


Breaststroker Julia Nappi Sends Verbal Commitment to Virginia Tech for 2021-22

Breaststroker Julia Nappi from YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has announced her intention to swim at Virginia Tech beginning in the 2021-22 season.


Louisville Lands Brazilian Youth Record-Holder Gustavo Saldo for Fall 2021

At the 2019 World Junior Champs, Saldo competed in the 400 free, 800 free and 200 fly. He placed 11th in the 200 fly with a near-best of 1:59.49.


Stanford Men Kick Off Class of 2025 Recruiting with Verbal from Gabe Machado

At the 2019 YMCA SC Nationals last April, Machado’s top swim came in the 1650 free, where he claimed third place with a lifetime best 15:32.54.


2:00 200 LCM Butterflier Tommy Bried Sends Verbal to Louisville

Ace Aquatic Club’s Tommy Bried has verbally committed to the Louisville Cardinals for fall 2021. He is a rising senior at Hillgrove High School in Georgia.


NCAA Division 1 Council to Adopt New Transfer Rules by January 2021

The NCAA Division 1 Council has committed to adopt a uniform transfer rule by January 2021, which will allow for more flexibility for student-athletes.


Auburn Picks Up In-State Distance Freestyler Mason Mathias for Fall 2021

At the 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Champs – East, Mathias scored in the 200 free (23rd), 500 free (24th) and mile (12th).

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Jamie Kolar Will Transfer from Illinois to Cincinnati for Final Season

Jamie Kolar has finished her undergraduate studies at Illinois and will use her final year of eligibility at Cincinnati while attending grad school.


CSCAA Asks NCAA to Extend Recruiting Restrictions until April 2021

The industry group that represents collegiate swim coaches says they have around 87% support for their request to the NCAA to extend recruiting restrictions.


Ellesmere Breaststroker Maia Hall Sends Verbal to Nebraska for 2021

At the 2019 Scottish SC Nationals in December, Hall finished in fourth place at all three breaststroke distances. 

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UCLA Receives Verbal Commitment from New York HS State Runner-Up Joanie Cash

At the 2019 New York HS state champs, Cash clocked a 23.15 to finish second in the 50 free final. She was also 50.95 to finish third in the 100 free

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Two-Time Utah 5A Champion Elliott Howe Verbals to Kansas for Fall 2021

Howe has won the last two Utah 5A state titles in the 100 back. Representing Bountiful High School, she was also the 2020 runner-up in the 50 free.


California CIF Central Section Champ Tara Goertzen Commits to Idaho

Clovis Swim Club’s Tara Goertzen has committed to swim for DI University of Idaho beginning fall 2020. She will be joining the Vandal’s class of 2024.

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