Riverwoods, Illinois’ Margaret Guanci has verbally committed to the University of Wisconsin for 2018-19.
“The first time I visited Wisconsin it was a cold day in January and no students were on campus. I still fell in love with with the school and the city. Two more visits and and I was ready to commit. I love the girls I met, the coaches and the team environment. Go Badgers! On Wisconsin!”
The Loyola Academy junior contributed to the Ramblers’ second-place team finish at the 2016 IHSA Girls State Championship last November with a fourth in the 100 back (56.59) and legs on Loyola’s second-place 400 free relay, third-place 200 free relay and tenth-place 200 medley relay. Guanci is a USA Swimming All-America Team member.
Guanci swims year-round with New Trier Swim Club, where she has achieved Junior Nationals time standards in the 100/200 backstrokes. She swam both events at 2016 Summer Junior National Championships, then repeated the program at Winter Nationals last December, where she made the C final in the 200 back.
Her top SCY times are:
- 200 back – 1:59.07
- 100 back – 55.93
- 50 back – 27.00
- 100 fly – 56.84
- 200 fly – 2:06.28
- 100 free – 52.44
- 50 free – 24.40
— New Trier Swim Club (@swimntsc) May 19, 2017
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