Dynamo’s Andrew Simmons (2021) Makes Verbal Commitment to Auburn

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Andrew Simmons from Johns Creek, Georgia has announced his verbal commitment to Auburn University for 2021-22. He will join Fletcher Hayes, Grant Davis, and Nate Stoffle in the class of 2025.

“I am honored and excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim and further my studies at Auburn University! Thank you to my family, friends, and coaches who have helped me along the way. War Eagle! #WDE”

Simmons is a junior at Johns Creek High School where he is a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. He was runner-up in the 200 IM (1:52.57) and placed 4th in the 100 back (53.37) as a sophomore at the 2019 Georgia High School 6-7A State Championships. He led off the state-champion 200 medley relay (23.80) and swam a leg (47.29) on the winning 400 free relay.

Simmons does his club swimming with Dynamo Swim Club. He is a 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials qualifier in the 200m backstroke, having gone 2:02.69 in prelims at 2019 U.S. Open to make finals (he finished 16th overall). He also went a lifetime best in the 100m back (56.94). At Winter Juniors East, he finished 14th in the 200y back and went best times in the 50 free, 50/100/200 back and 200/400 IM.

Simmons is just shy of scoring at SEC Championships, but not far off the mark. It took 47.71/1:44.31 in the backstroke events and 1:46.47/3:50.06 in the IMs to get a second swim at the 2019 conference meet.

Top SCY times:

  • 200 back – 1:46.76
  • 100 back – 48.77
  • 50 back – 23.01
  • 400 IM – 3:55.61
  • 200 IM – 1:49.70
  • 50 free – 21.21

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