Georgetown Men Announce Addition of Nine Freshmen For Upcoming Season

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August 02nd, 2020 College, College Recruiting

Courtesy: Georgetown Athletics

WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University swimming & diving team will add nine incoming freshmen to the men’s program, Head Coach Jack Leavitt announced. The newcomers, who are all part of the Georgetown Class of 2024, hail from seven different states and will join the Hoyas for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

Shwan Ahn
Free / IM
Duluth, Ga. / Peachtree Ridge
Prior to Georgetown: Four-year member of the Peachtree Ridge High School swimming & diving team, serving as a team captain as a junior and senior … Named a 2018 All-American … Finished third in the 500-yard freestyle at the 2018 GHSA 6-7A State Championship and placed fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard IM in 2019 … Swam for SwimAtlanta.

William Connolly
Free / Back
Palo Alto, Calif. / Sacred Heart Prep
Prior to Georgetown: Four-year member of the Sacred Heart Preparatory School swimming & diving team, serving as a team captain as a junior and senior … Runner-up in the 2019 CCS 400-yard freestyle relay … Earned 2019 All-American consideration … Named all-league first team as a sophomore and junior (senior season cancelled due to COVID-19) … Helped lead Sacred Heart to a second-place finish at CCS Championships … Swam for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA) … In the classroom, was Sacred Heart’s Honors Convocation Award winner

Sergio Coury
Fly / Free / Breast
Los Angeles, Calif. / Harvard-Westlake
Prior to Georgetown: Three-year member of the Harvard-Westlake Upper School swimming & diving team, serving as a team captain as a senior … Helped lead Harvard-Westlake to a ninth-place finish in 2018 and a third-place finish in 2019 at the CIF-SS Championships, the program’s first top-10 finishes in history … Placed second at league championships in 2018 and 2019 … Part of school-record 200-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard medley relay teams … Finished sixth at the 2019 state championships in the 200 medley relay and earned All-America honors in 2018 and 2019 … Swam for Los Angeles Swim Club … In the classroom, was an honor roll student and a member of the National Spanish Honor Society.

Simon Davies
Back / IM
Fishers, Ind. / Hamilton Southeastern
Prior to Georgetown: Swam for Fishers Area Swimming Tigers (2018-20) … Qualified for the summer and winter junior nationals in the 200-yard backstroke, as well as winter junior nationals in the 400-yard IM … Futures qualifier in the 100-yard backstroke in 2019 … Holds the club record in the 200 back … In the classroom, was an Academic All-American.

Hayes Goetcheus
Free / Fly
Kensington, Md. / Gonzaga
Prior to Georgetown: Four-year member of the Gonzaga College High School swimming & diving team, serving as a team captain as a junior and senior … Helped lead Gonzaga to four-straight WMPSSDL and WCAC Championships as well as the 2017 and 2020 metro championships and the 2017 and 2020 National Catholic Championships … Recipient of the 2017 Coaches Award … School record holder in the 200-yard medley relay … Won the 2019 National Catholic 100-yard freestyle … Swam for Nation’s Capital Swim Club … Sister, Grace, was a member of the swimming & diving program at Tufts University … In the classroom, graduated with honors and was a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.

Jordan Gross
Fly / Back / Breast
Potomac, Md. / Bullis
Prior to Georgetown: Four-year member of the Bullis School swimming & diving team, serving as a team captain as a junior and senior … Named All-IAC and Washington Post All-Met as a senior … Two-time team MVP … Holds the school record in the 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard free relay and 400-yard free relay … Swam for All Star Aquatics and holds the Montgomery County record in the 200 medley relay … In the classroom, member of the National Honor Society and a National AP Scholar.

Nathan Lamers
Sprint Free / Fly
Middleton, Wisc. / Middleton
Prior to Georgetown: Four-year member of the Middleton High School swimming & diving team, serving as a team captain as a senior … Helped lead Middleton to a state championship in 2020 and runner-up finishes in 2018 and 2019 … Holds the school record in the 50-yard freestyle … Swam for Badger Aquatics Club … In the classroom, was an honor roll student.

Kyle Maziarz
Dive
Mars, Pa. / North Catholic
Prior to Georgetown: Three-year member of the North Catholic High School swimming & diving team, serving as a team captain as a senior … Two-time individual state champion in the 1-meter dive (2018-19) … Two-time WPIAL 1-meter champion (2018, 2020) … Holds the Western Pennsylvania 1-meter dive record (558.05) … Dove for the Pitt Diving Club … In the classroom, was a high honors student and named a 2018 Academic All-American.

John McEachern
Back / IM
Newton, Mass. / Newton North
Prior to Georgetown: Swam for Newton North High School … Set the school record in the 200-yard backstroke at the regional championships … Also a member of the tennis team … Swam for Crimson Aquatics … Father, Duncan, played soccer at Penn State and mother, Catharine, was a member of the swimming & diving team at Bucknell … In the classroom, was a two-time Scholastic All-American.

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