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Ellis Bohon of Chaparral High School and Scottsdale Aquatic Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, has announced his verbal commitment to swim for Grand Canyon University in the fall of 2020. A distance freestyler and IMer, Bohon has career fastest times in the 500-yard freestyle, 400 yard IM, and 1,650-yard freestyle that would have qualified him for the ‘A’ final in all three events.
At the Speedo Sectionals meet in Phoenix back in March, Bohon won the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:16.03) while taking 3rd place in the 500-yard freestyle (4:29.07) and 4th place in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:50.24). During his high school season, the junior won the 500-yard freestyle (4:35.33) and took 6th place in the 200 yard IM (1:56.20) at the Arizona Division II State Championship meet.
Best Times in Yards:
- 500 free – 4:29.07
- 1650 free – 15:33.78
- 400 IM – 3:56.93
- 200 breast – 2:05.45
Bohon’s times would have been the second-fastest time on the team in the 500-yard freestyle behind then senior Daniil Antipov as well as the second-fastest time on the team in the 400 yard IM and 1,650-yard freestyle. Bohon is the first confirmed commit for the Antelopes’ class of 2024.
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