Norway’s Mats Kamnes Commits to University of the Cumberlands

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Mats Kamnes, a graduate of Lørenskog Videregående Skole in Lørenskog, Norway, has announced his commitment to swim for NAIA D1 University of the Cumberlands. Kamnes will join U of C’s class of 2023.

Kamnes, who swims for the club swim team SK Speed in Norway, with be joining U of C’s Patriots under Coach Eric Skelly beginning fall 2019. At U of C, Kamnes will be swimming freestyle and breaststroke events.

This year at U of C’s Mid-South Conference, the men’s swim team went from being ranked 3rd to being crowned MSC’S Champions. This was only the second time the team has won a conference title and it is the first title since 2015.

In addition, 18 Patriots were awarded CSCAA Scholar All-American Recognition.

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  • 400 meter freestyle (4:39.71)
  • 100 meter breaststroke (1:05.34)
  • 200 meter breaststroke (2:28.98)

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