Oak Hill, Virginia-native Daniel Gyenis has verbally committed to swim at University of Virginia starting in the fall of 2019. He will join Henry Schutte, Jack Walker, Jack Wright, Max Edwards, and Sean Conway in the class of 2023.
“Thrilled to announce my verbal commitment to swim at The University of Virginia! Very grateful for my family, coaches, and teammates who have helped me on this journey. The best is yet to come. Go Hoos!”
A NISCA All-American and USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, Gyenis is a junior at Oakton High School and swims for Machine Aquatics. He is the VHSL 6A Northern Region champion in the 200 free (1:38.42, a school record), 500 free (4:27.00) and 200 medley relay (22.19 fly split), and the VHSL 6A state champ in the 200 medley relay. In addition to the medley relay win at the 2018 VHSL Class 6 Swim & Dive Championships in February, he was runner-up in the 500 free, took third in the 200 free and led off the fourth-place 400 free relay (46.05).
In club swimming, Gyenis won the Fran Crippen Memorial Mile (15:26.45) at the NCAP Tom Dolan Invitational in December. He competed at the 2018 NCSA Spring Championship in March, placing 7th in the 1000 free with a PB of 9:13.85; he was 16th in the 500 free and 24th in the 200 free.
- 100 free – 46.05
- 200 free – 1:38.42
- 500 free – 4:27.00
- 1000 free – 9:13.85
- 1650 free – 15:26.45
- 200 IM – 1:51.97
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