Magnolia Aquatic Club’s Kaitlyn Weightman (2022) Sends Verbal to New Mexico

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High school junior Kaitlyn Weightman from Montgomery, Texas has announced her verbal commitment to the University of New Mexico for 2022-23. She wrote on social media:

“So excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim & study at the University of New Mexico. Huge thanks to my family, friends, teammates, teachers, and coaches for believing in me and supporting me through the years! Can’t wait to be in Albuquerque! #GoLobos 🐺”

Weightman swims for Magnolia Aquatic Club and Montgomery High School. She specializes in freestyle and backstroke and is a four-time individual qualifier for the Texas UIL 5A State Swimming and Diving Championships. At the 2021 state meet, she placed 6th in the 200 free (1:54.73) and anchored the 10th-place 200 free relay (24.45) and 12th-place 400 free relay (53.44).

Weightman had logged a number of best times in early 2020 before the pandemic closed pools. In her sophomore year high school season, she went best times in the 500 free at the UIL 5A State Meet (5:06.02) and in the 200 free at Regionals (1:54.04). At 2020 College Station Sectionals, she went lifetime bests in the SCY 50 free and 100/200 back and the LCM 100 free. Last fall, she improved her 100y free PB at a MAC dual meet.

  • 200 back – 2:08.66
  • 100 back – 1:00.02
  • 500 free – 5:06.02
  • 200 free – 1:54.04
  • 100 free – 53.83
  • 50 free – 25.02

The Lobos took a redshirt year for the entire team in 2020-21. The season before, they finished 8th of 10 teams at the 2020 Mountain West Conference Championships. UNM was returning six student-athletes who earned all-conference honors at the 2020 MWC Championships, and all are expected to be back for the 2021-22 season. Weightman plans to begin in the fall of 2022.

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TREE
2 months ago

Go Lobos! 🐺

NM Coach
2 months ago

Welcome to the Land of Enchantment!

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