Freestyler Maggie Farrell Verbally Commits to Denison for 2020-21 Season

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, native Maggie Farrell is heading east to Ohio to continue her swimming career at NCAA Division III Denison University beginning in the fall of 2020.

“I am ecstatic to announce my verbal commitment to study and swim at Denison University,” Farrell said. “Each time that I visited the campus, I fell more in love with the school and soon realized that it is truly where I am meant to be. I cannot wait to be a part of such an outstanding program with such a wonderful legacy. I am so incredibly grateful for my family, friends, coaches, and teachers who tremendously helped me get to where I am today. I am so excited to see what the future has in store. Go Big Red!”

Farrell was a Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2 State finalist in the 200 free and 500 free, finishing third (1:53.16) and fourth (5:04.46) respectively in November 2018. She also was part of Portage Central High School’s state champion 400 free relay and earned a bronze medal with the 200 free relay team.

In 2017, Farrell finished 15th in the 200 free (1:57.48) and 16th in the 500 free (5:19.13). She also swam on Portage Central’s fourth place 400 free relay and 12th place 200 free relay teams.

As a rookie in 2016, Farrell was 15th in the 500 free (5:22.66) and 21st in the 200 free (1:59.66).

Farrell also competes for Southwest Y Michigan Swimming.

Top Times

  • 200 Free – 1:53.16
  • 500 Free – 5:04.46

Farrell’s top 200 free time would have ranked fifth on the 2018-19 Denison roster, behind sophomore Mia Chiappe (1:50.33), junior Hannah Rusinko (1:51.97), freshman Spencer Crawford (1:52.04) and junior Natalie Zaravella (1:52.85).

Her top 500 free time would have ranked third among the Big Red women, behind Rusinko (4:56.75) and junior Caroline Colville (4:57.85).

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Osd

I think you are looking at the map wrong if you have Ohio east of Michigan

Sccoach

I’m having a long day too, it’s ok

elyk

Who’s gonna tell him

Austinpoolboy

Kalamazoo is far western Michigan, so maybe like South east. Picky picky.

hookem91

*Denison University

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