Morgan Despres Sends Verbal Commitment to East Carolina

Greenville, North Carolina’s Morgan Despres has announced her verbal commitment to East Carolina University for the 2018-19 school year. She adds her name to a future class of 2022 that also comprises Chelsea Marstellar and Kathryn Morrison. Despres is a senior at D. H. Conley High School and recently finished fourth in both the 100 free and 200 free at the 2018 3A State NCHSAA Championships in March.

“Super excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and swimming career at East Carolina University! A big thank you to everyone who has supported me along the way and in this decision. Can’t wait to be a Pirate!!!??☠️”

Despres swims year-round for East Carolina Aquatics where she concentrates mostly on free and breast. She competed at Winter Juniors East, leading off ECA’s 200 and 400 free relays, and time-trialing the 200 fee and 100 breast. At Greensboro Sectionals she finaled in the 50 free (19th), 100 free (13th), 200 free (8th), and 100 breast (14th), taking home a new PB in the 200 free.

Top SCY times:

  • 50 free – 23.86
  • 100 free – 51.66
  • 200 free – 1:52.23
  • 50 breast – 31.23
  • 100 breast – 1:06.07
  • 200 IM – 2:09.90

If you have a commitment to report, please send an email with a photo (landscape, or horizontal, looks best) and a quote to [email protected].


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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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