Hannah Cech is the latest transfer out from the University of Arkansas women’s swimming and diving team. 14 Razorbacks have made their way into the NCAA transfer database this season. Cech will head to West Virginia University in the fall.
“i’m super excited to announce i will be continuing my swimming and academic career at West Virginia University!! i’m thankful for everyone that’s supported me and i’m looking forward to this new adventure! Go Mountaineers💙💛”
Cech hails from West Chester, Ohio. She attended Lakota East High School and was a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. She won the 800 free and 400 IM at 2018 YMCA Long Course National Championships and was runner-up in both events the following summer. Also, at 2019 YNats, she placed 5th in the 200 fly, 12th in the 200 IM, and 17th in the 400 free. The 2019 times remain her LCM best:
- 400 free – 4:25.91
- 800 free – 9:12.13
- 200 fly – 2:19.45
- 400 IM – 4:56.66
In SCY, Cech improved her times in the 500/1000/1650 free and 400 IM in her first-year season at Arkansas.
- 1650 free – 16:48.28
- 1000 free – 10:04.30
- 500 free – 4:53.92
- 400 IM – 4:21.16
She competed at 2021 SEC Championships in the 500 free, 1650 free, and 400 IM and scored a PB in the mile.