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Madison Gupton of Briar Woods High School and Nations Capital Swim Club in Damascus, Maryland, has made her verbal commitment to swim for the University of North Florida beginning in the fall of 2019. North Florida swims in the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association where at their conference championship meet the finals are swum in heats of nine swimmers with the top 18 scoring points and the top 27 earning a second swim at night. Gupton will arrive in Jacksonville with a career-best time in the 1,650-yard freestyle that would have taken 18th place at the 2019 CCSA Championship meet, with her 500-yard freestyle and 400 yard IM times just outside the top 18.
— Briar Woods Swimming (@bwhs_swim) November 12, 2018
At the 2019 Virginia High School 5A State Championship meet, Gupton took 11th place in the 200-yard freestyle (1:55.60) and 8th place in the 500-yard freestyle (5:14.62). Three weeks later at the Potomac Valley Short Course Championships she took 11th place in the 100-yard backstroke (1:00.85) and 7th place in the 200 yard IM (2:14.57).
Best Times in Yards
- 200 free – 1:55.60
- 500 free – 5:08.16
- 1650 free – 17:57.46
- 100 fly – 59.12
- 200 fly – 2:10.87
- 400 IM – 4:38.48
Gupton will be joining Mary-Kate Wichlaonis, fellow distance swimmer Ashley Cozad, Elise Ballash, and Manuela Barres as members of the class of 2023.
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