South Carolina Secures Verbal Commitment from HS Junior Mari Kraus

Oswego, Illinois’ Mari Kraus has given a verbal commitment to the University of South Carolina for the fall of 2018. Kraus is a junior at Oswego East High School, where she is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. At the IHSA Girls State Championships in November, Kraus took third in the 200 IM (2:02.64) and 15th in the 100 back (57.16).

Swimming for her club team, Delta Aquatics, Kraus had a successful NCSA Spring Championship this past March, obtaining best times in multiple events. Since the start of junior year she has updated her times in the SCY 100/200/500 free, 50/100/200 back, 200 breast, 100 fly, and 200/400 IM.

Her best SCY times are:

  • 200 back – 1:57.86
  • 100 back – 56.81
  • 50 back – 26.59
  • 200 IM – 2:01.70
  • 50 free – 23.83
  • 100 free – 51.63
  • 200 free – 1:50.80

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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