In-State Backstroker John Healy Verbally Commits to NC State

John Healy of Cary, North Carolina has announced on Twitter that he has made a verbal commitment to swim for the North Carolina State Wolfpack beginning with the 2018-19 season.

“Proud to announce my verbal commitment to swim for NC State! Grateful for all the support along the way? #gopack”

Healy will be a senior at Cary’s Green Hope High School in the fall. He was runner-up in the 100 back (50.39) at the 2017 NCHSAA 4A State Championships. He also led off the Green Hope medley relay (23.70). Swimming for his club team, Marlins of Raleigh, Healy competed at U.S. Nationals and World Championship Trials in June, swimming in the 200 back (20th), 100 back, and 100 fly. At 2016 Winter Juniors East, he placed 15th in the 100 back and 13th in the 200 back, and also competed in the 200 fly and 200/400 IM.

His top SCY times are:

  • 200 back – 1:46.38
  • 100 back – 49.38
  • 50 back – 23.53
  • 100 fly – 49.84
  • 200 fly – 1:50.74
  • 200 IM – 1:52.03
  • 400 IM – 3:58.69

Also verbally committed to the Wolfpack’s class of 2022 are Jack Franzman and Nate Mullens.

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 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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