FSU Mines Another Swedish Standout with 2022 Verbal from Julia Månsson

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Florida State has landed their second Swedish junior standout in the last week: breaststroker Julia Månsson. She’ll join the Seminoles in fall 2022; last week, butterflier/IMer Edith Jernstedt of Sweden verbally committed to their class of 2025.

“So excited to announce my verbal commitment to further my athletic and academic career at Florida State University🌟!!! I am very grateful for having this opportunity and beyond excited to be part of this amazing team of FSU Swim and dive. I would like to give a huge thanks to everyone who has helped me throughout this journey, especially my family, friends and coaches💛❤️”


  • 50m breast – 31.92 / 28.44
  • 100m breast – 1:10.46 / 1:01.18
  • 200m breast – 2:30.33 / 2:11.36

Månsson is a two-time European Junior Championships semifinalist in long course. In 2018, she made the 200 breast semis, placing 14th overall (2:31.59). Last summer, she made the 50 breast semis, going 32.34 for 12th.

The Florida State breaststroke group is currently led by junior Nina Kucheran, who holds lifetime bests of 59.6/2:08.7 from her freshman season in 2018-19. Kucheran was an NCAA qualifier in both 2019 and 2020. Finnish star Ida Hulkko also trained with FSU for the 2018-19 season; she was an All-American that year in the 100 breast after finishing fifth in the 100 breast at NCAAs, though she’s finished her time with FSU.

With her converted times, Månsson would’ve made B-finals of both breaststroke events at the 2020 ACC Championships.

Månsson is the third verbal for FSU’s class of 2022 on the women’s side, joining Julia Brzozowski and Sarah Evans.

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Coach Cwik
11 months ago

The Noles are going to have the biggest team in the ACC. it seems everyday someone else picks the Noles for College.

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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