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Connor Haigh of Kennesaw, Georgia has announced his verbal commitment to swim for the University of Georgia beginning in the fall of 2020. Haigh is a senior at Kennesaw Mountain High School and a member of Tidal Wave Swimming.
A breaststroke and IM specialist, Haigh has seen rapid improvements over the last year. This summer he competed at the Georgia Senior State Long Course Championships, winning the 200 breaststroke (2:19.65) as well as taking second in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.55) and fourth in the 200 IM (2:09.19). At this same meet last year Haigh was a 1:10.25 and 2:27.57 in the 100 and 200 breast, respectively. Last spring at the 2019 NCSA Spring Championships he qualified for finals in the 200 breaststroke, finishing 29th in a Winter Juniors qualifying time of 2:04.12.
Top SCY Times
- 100 breast – 57.23
- 200 breast – 2:03.71
- 200 IM – 1:51.03
- 400 IM – 4:04.27
With his best times Haigh would have been just short of scoring at the 2019 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championships. It took a 54.08/1:58.19 to qualify for the C-final in the 100 and 200 breast, as well as 1:46.47/3:50.06 in the 200 and 400 IM. After arriving on campus Haigh will have one year of overlap with junior Jack Dalmolin who currently leads Georgia’s breaststroke group.
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I am very excited and honored to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at the University of Georgia! Thank you to my coaches, parents, teammates, and friends for all their support and encouragement along the way. I can’t wait for these next 4 years! GO DAWGS!!!!!
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