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Mary Sweetman of Dowling Catholic High School and the Dowling Catholic Riptide has verbally committed to Xavier University for fall 2021.
I am so eXcited to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at Xavier University. I am blessed to have had the very best teammates, coaches, friends and family supporting me along the way. I cannot wait to be a part of such an incredible team!! LETS GO X🙅🏽
TOP TIMES (SCY)
- 50 free – 24.28
- 100 free – 52.20
- 200 free – 1:52.60
- 500 free – 5:07.89
Sweetman is a sprint freestyler, with the 100/200 free being her best events. At the last two Iowa HS State Championships, Sweetman finished top 5 in the 100 free and 200 free, and at the 2020 meet this past December, she finished third in the 100. At that meet, she also split a 23.67 on Dowling Catholic’s 200 free relay and a 51.43 on their 400 free relay.
Xavier just graduated their top sprinter, Emily Conners, who led the team in the 50/100/200 free last year (22.9/50.1/1:49.7). At the 2020 Big East Championships, Sweetman would’ve made B-finals in both the 100 and 200 free, and she’s just off of scoring speed in the 50 and 500 free.
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