RaeLeigh Stansbery, a senior at Bosque School in Cedar Crest, New Mexico, has verbally committed to the University of the Cumberlands for the 2017-18 school year.
“I am so excited to have signed with the University of the Cumberlands. There are many reasons why I signed with the University of the Cumberlands such as the incredible coaching staff and the warm family feeling of the swimmers.When I went on a visit I meet with a professor and he was very nice and welcoming. Overall the deciding factors were the Coaching staff and the swimmers. When I went there I was immediately accepted like I was a part of the team. I am so excited to go swim for Coach Skelly and Coach Spanjers at the University of the Cumberlands. “
Stansbery swims year-round for Tom Cyprus at Charger Aquatics. She specializes mainly in distance freestyle and in breaststroke. At the 2015 NMAA State Championships she placed third in the 500 free (5:17.47) and 14th in the 100 breast (1:11.98). During the 2015-16 club season she improved in numerous events, in both short course yards and long course meters.
Her best SCY times are:
- 1650 free: 18:04.79
- 500 free: 5:16.39
- 1000 free: 10:49.58
- 100 breast: 1:10.73
- 200 breast: 2:29.51
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