Matthew Jerden (2017) To Stay In State; Gives Verbal to Indiana

Matthew Jerden, a junior at Bloomington South High School, has opted to swim for Indiana University beginning with the 2017-18 season.

“I’m proud to announce my verbal commitment to swim for Indiana University following my high school career. I want to thank my family, friends, and all the coaches for getting me here. I am truly excited for what Ray and the rest of the coaches have planned for me, and to be a part of an amazing team. Once a hoosier always a hoosier!”

Jerden placed third in the 100 fly (49.16) and was runner-up in the 500 free (4:32.93) at the 2016 IHSAA Boys Swimming/Diving Championships in February. He also swam fly (21.84) on the 200 medley relay and anchored the 400 free relay (45.93).

Jerden swims year-round for the Indiana Swim Team, where he has achieved national-level standards in the 100/200 fly in SCY, and 400 free, 200 fly, and 200/400 IM in LCM. His top times include:

500/400 free 4:32.82 4:06.02
100 fly 48.97 57.07
200 fly 1:51.04 2:05.75
200 IM 1:53.56 2:10.36
400 IM 4:02.79 4:33.63


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Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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