Highly Versatile Angie Coe Makes Verbal Commitment to Texas for 2023-24

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Angie Coe, a high school junior from Charleston, Illinois, has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Texas for the 2023-24 school year, saying, “Feels like home.” She will join Campbell Stoll (#8), Erin Gemmell (#10), Berit Berglund (#12), Alexa Fulton (“Honorable Mention”), and Emma Kern in the Longhorns’ class of 2027.

Coe attends Charleston High School and swims year-round with Champaign County YMCA Heat. She has an unbelievable range of events, with national-level times in truly everything except the 200 free and 200 breast.

In high school swimming, Coe has focused on fly and IM. At this weekend’s Illinois IHSA Girls State Championships, she placed third in the 200 IM (2:02.00) and third in the 100 fly (54.53). Her best times in those events (1:59.81 and 53.00, respectively) come from the YMCA Virtual Swimming Festival in April. There, she won the 100 free, 100 fly, and 200 IM and was runner-up in the 100 breast. All four times were personal bests. She also went a lifetime-best time of 22.52 leading off the 200 free relay. Three weeks earlier she had swum best times in the SCY 100 back, LCM 100 back (1:04.22) and LCM 100 fly (1:01.64) at the Illinois Winter Invite.

Best SCY times:

  • 50 free – 23.28 (22.52 relay start)
  • 100 free – 49.45 (48.68 relay start)
  • 200 free – 1:49.49
  • 500 free – 4:49.67
  • 100 back – 55.33
  • 200 back – 1:59.74
  • 100 breast – 1:01.25
  • 200 breast – 2:26.35
  • 100 fly – 53.00
  • 200 fly – 2:00.90
  • 200 IM – 1:59.18
  • 400 IM – 4:20.46

Texas has a number of options for Coe. With Lydia Jacoby a freshman, Ellie Andrews a sophomore, and Anna Elendt a junior when Coe arrives, her talents might not be needed in the breaststroke group. A little improvement in her 200 fly could put her in with Emma Sticklen and Olivia Bray. Alternatively, she could focus on mid-distance freestyle and train with Erica Sullivan.

Whichever way she develops, Coe will be an immediate impact player for the Longhorns.

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Big mac #1
2 months ago

Wow, such versatility. Those times are something. I feel like the 200 fly and breast will probably get faster based on those 100s. Hook em’

matt
2 months ago

great swimmer

Last edited 2 months ago by matt
Mnswim
2 months ago

Congratulations! Massive time drop coming in the 400 IM!

jeff
2 months ago

is she not ranked at all, not even honorable mention? These times seem really good

JeahBrah
Reply to  jeff
2 months ago

I think they must have missed her. Just comparing articles published the same day, her times are faster than those of the #20 recruit that committed to UVA.

VFL
Reply to  JeahBrah
2 months ago

Rankings were done a while ago based on sophomore (or younger) times. They always end up changing a bit!

JeahBrah
Reply to  VFL
2 months ago

They were done in June, and her best times are from April.

jeff
Reply to  JeahBrah
2 months ago

thats what I saw too, her 200s are a little slower but her versatility in the 100s looks insane

Horninco
2 months ago

Wouldn’t that 50 free make her tops in the class (according to the times listed, I’m sure someone has swim faster since it was published)

Mr. Sir
Reply to  Horninco
2 months ago

Spink was 22.38 last month. So second as far as I can tell.

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