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Kyle Lehr of Cameron Park, California has announced his verbal commitment to join Southern Illinois University as a member of the class of 2024. Lehr attends Ponderosa High School and swims for Aquasol Swim Club.
Last spring, at the California CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Championships Lehr finished sixth in the 200 freestyle (1:41.42) and fourth in the 500 freestyle (4:37.12). He was also a finalist at the Champions Series-Carlsbad, finishing 23rd in the 200 free in a time of 1:42.01. At the 2019 Futures Championships (Mount Hood) this summer he finished 15th in the 100 meter free (52.90) and 23rd in the 200 meter free (1:57.29).
Top SCY Times
- 50 free – 22.04
- 100 free – 47.13
- 200 free – 1:41.42
- 500 free – 4:37.12
- 100 back – 52.92
With his best times, Lehr would have been on the cusp of scoring in the B-final of the 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, and 100 back at the 2019 Mid-American Conference Championships. Southern Illinois is in it’s first season under new head coach Geoff Hanson.
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