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“I am extremely excited to announce my verbal commitment to the University of Louisville to continue my academic and athletic career! A big thanks to my family, coaches, friends, and teammates who have supported me through this journey. I’m thrilled to be able to start this new chapter of my life with an energetic coaching staff and my future teammates. GO CARDS!!!”
Orbe is a senior at Saint Peter’s Prep and he swims club for Scarlet Aquatics. He punched his ticket to 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha in May with a 2:00.47 for 9th place in the 200m fly at Bloomington Sectionals. He also went best times in the 100m fly (55.67) and 50m fly (25.59) this past spring. Over the summer he lowered his lifetime bests in the 200m free (2:00.34), 100m back (1:03.64), and 200m back (2:10.90) and he kicked off the fall with a new time in the 100m free (56.09).
In March, Orbe notched a PB in the 100y fly (50.08) at New Jersey’s High School Meet of Champions. He placed 3rd in the 100 fly and 27th in the 200 IM. In January he was 3rd in the 100 fly (50.42) and 6th in the 200 IM (1:55.98) at the National Catholic School Championship.
Orbe will join a Louisville butterfly group that has produced such names as American record-holder Kelsi Dahlia. He will overlap one year with Nicolas Albiero, two with Mitchell Whyte, Kyle Worrell, Haridi Sameh Kamel, and Tanner Cummings, and three with Greyson Alarcón and Neal Morsi
- 200 fly – 1:48.97
- 100 fly – 50.08
- 200 back – 1:50.69
- 400 IM – 4:04.28
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