Louisville Adds to Class of 2025 with Verbal from SOLO’s Ryan Hogan

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Distance specialist Ryan Hogan of SOLO Aquatics in New England has verbally committed to Louisville for fall 2021.

I am beyond excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my athletic and academic careers at the University of Louisville! A big thank you to my family, coaches, friends and teammates that have helped me along the way. GO CARDS!!


  • 200 free – 1:42.17
  • 500 free – 4:31.29
  • 1000 free – 9:24.07
  • 1650 free – 15:45.38
  • 100 back – 50.82
  • 200 back – 1:48.58
  • 200 breast – 2:04.83
  • 200 IM – 1:51.01
  • 400 IM – 3:55.13

Hogan holds SOLO Aquatics team records in the 1000/1650 free, 200 back and 400 IM. At the 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East, Hogan scored in the 400 IM C-final and finished 23rd overall. He hit best times in almost all of his events at that meet, where he also placed 25th in the mile. Last summer, at the 2019 Speedo Junior Nationals, he clocked a 4:27.89 to take 11th overall in the 400 IM. He also finished top four in the 400 free, 800 free, 1500 free and 200 back at the 2019 New England LC Championships last summer.

Louisville had three men between 4:16 and 4:20 last season in the 500 free, and two who were just under 15:00 in the mile. They won’t lose anyone to graduations going into next season. Mitchell Whyte led the Cardinals in the 200 back last year at 1:39.46 from his ACC Champs runner-up performance, while Daniel Sos led them in the 400 IM (3:45.1). Those two events are Hogan’s strongest non-free races, and Sos will graduate after next year while Whyte has two seasons left.

Hogan joins Louisville’s class of 2025, which already includes verbal commitments from Eli Shoyat, John BosslerLuke ShourdsMurilo Sartori, and Owen Taylor.

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6 months ago

Congratulations to Ryan! Very lucky team to land this young man. SOLO has done a tremendous job preparing their swimmers to continue their achievements into the next level!

6 months ago

He seems super versatile, that 400IM LC is going to do wonders for him. I wouldn’t be shocked if Albiero turns this kid into another diamond in the rough type.

6 months ago

The hand gestures are still dumb

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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