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Alex Fu of First Colony Swim Team in Texas has verbally committed to the admissions process* at Penn for fall 2022. Fu is a junior at Clements High School.
I am extremely excited to announce my verbal commitment to the admissions process at the University of Pennsylvania! I’m incredibly blessed to be continuing my academic and athletic careers at a world-renowned institute. I’d like to thank my family, friends, and coaches that have supported me throughout this journey. Go Quakers!!
TOP TIMES (SCY)
- 100 breast – 55.74
- 200 breast – 2:00.26
- 100 fly – 48.96
- 50 free – 20.75
- 100 free – 45.28
- 200 free – 1:40.82
- 200 IM – 1:52.45
At the 2021 Texas HS 6A State Championships, Fu placed in the 100 fly A-final, going 49.58 for seventh overall. Nearly all of his lifetime bests have come in the last few months, with most of them happening at the Woodlands Swim Team Mid-Season Invite in early December.
Last season, Fu would’ve ranked #2 on the Penn roster in the 100 fly and #4 in both breaststrokes and the 100 free. At the 2020 Ivy League Championships, Fu would’ve scored in C-finals of the 50/100/200 free and 100/200 breast, while he would’ve tied for the last B-final spot in the 100 fly.
Fu is the first public commitment for the Quaker men for 2022.
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