Sophie Hampson to Join Sister Chloe at Florida International

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Orlando, Florida’s Sophie Hampson has verbally committed to Florida International University’s class of 2024. She will spend two years with her sister Chloe Hampson, currently a sophomore on the team.

“I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to further my academic and swimming careers at FIU next fall. I am beyond grateful for all the support I have had throughout the years from my coaches, family and teammates, and am looking forward to have the opportunity to share this experience with my sister, Chloe #GOPANTHERS 🐾”

Sophie Hampson is a senior at Oviedo High School. Last fall at the FHSAA Class 4A (largest schools) State Swimming and Diving Meet, Hampson made finals in the 500 free and finished 16th with 5:05.50 (after going a PB of 5:00.78 in prelims). She represents Blue Dolfins in club swimming and is coming off a strong long-course season that saw her improve her lifetime bests in the 50/100/200/400/800/1500 free, 50/200 back, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 200 IM. She placed 11th in the 800 free and finaled in the 400 free and 200/400 IM at Gainesville Sectionals. She also competed at Greensboro Futures where she went best times in the 800/1500 free.

Hampson will be an immediate scorer for the Panthers at Conference-USA Championships. Her best 1650 time would have placed 10th at last season’s conference meet while her 500 free and 400 IM times would have made the B finals. She would have swum in the C finals of the 200 back and 200 fly but she is just a tick outside scoring range for the 200 IM (it took 2:09.64 to final).

Top SCY times:

  • 1650 free – 17:13.05
  • 1000 free – 10:19.71
  • 500 free – 5:00.78
  • 400 IM – 4:34.47
  • 200 IM – 2:10.59
  • 200 back – 2:09.18
  • 200 fly – 2:11.79

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4 years ago

Who read this as Sophie Hansson and freaked out a little?

Reply to  RandomSwimNerd
4 years ago

I did lol

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