MOR Butterflyer Rebecca Ssengonzi Opts to Swim at Johns Hopkins

Cary, North Carolina’s Rebecca Ssengonzi has announced her decision to swim for Johns Hopkins University beginning in the 2018-19 season.

“I am so excited to announce my commitment to Johns Hopkins! This school has everything that I am looking for both academically and athletically. Big thanks to my coaches, friends and family who have supported me along the way. Looking forward to being a Blue Jay!”

Ssengonzi will be the second of four siblings to swim collegiately; her older brother Jethro Ssengonzi is a sophomore on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s men’s swimming and diving team. Ssengonzi is a senior at Cary’s Green Hope High School. She placed 8th in the 100 fly (57.55) and 12th in the 200 IM (2:08.97) at the 2017 NCHSAA 4A State Championships in February. She also contributed to Green Hope’s fifth-place 200 free relay (25.06) and sixth-place 200 medley relay (25.38 butterfly leg).

Swimming year-round for Marlins of Raleigh, Ssengonzi had a strong junior season. From the October 2016 through August 2017, she improved her times in the SCY 500/1000/1650 free, 200 breast, 50/100/200 fly, and 200/400 IM, and the LCM 400 free, 200 back, 100/200 breast, 200 fly, and 200/400 IM.

Ssengonzi competed at NCSA Spring Championship in the 100 breast, 50/100/200 fly, and 200 IM. Her top SCY times include:

  • 50 fly – 25.76
  • 100 fly – 56.05
  • 200 fly – 2:04.91
  • 200 IM – 2:08.07
  • 400 IM – 4:33.55

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nassolo hellen martha
3 years ago

rebbecca is a smart and well raised young lady and i have known her for her very good swimming skill
she is the best choice ever for johns hopkins am sure she will get the best of the best results

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