SwimMAC’s Maddy Flickinger Hands Verbal Commitment to NC State

Maddy Flickinger of Matthews, North Carolina has announced her verbal commitment to North Carolina State University’s class of 2023.

“I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim at NC State!!! NC State is the perfect fit, with great coaches, an enthusiastic and passionate team culture, and highly ranked programs in the STEM field. Huge thanks to all of my family, friends, coaches and teammates that have supported me along the way. I can’t wait to get to Raleigh. GO PACK!??❤️”

A junior at Weddington High School, Flickinger is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, a NISCA All-American and a six-time NCHSAA 3A finalist. She won the 100 back as a sophomore and was runner-up as both a freshman and a junior. After finishing fifth in the 200 IM as a freshman, she was runner-up in each of the last two years.

Flickinger swims year-round at SwimMAC Carolina, where she specializes mainly in backstroke, IM, and freestyle. She finished fourth in the 200 back at 2017 Winter Juniors East (). She also placed 11th in the 100 back, 18th in the 50 free, and 22nd in the 200 IM. She also competed in the 100 free and 100 breast, split 22.86 on MAC’s second-place 200 free relay, led off the third-place 400 free relay (49.81) and the 8th-place 200 medley relay (25.42), and anchored the-6th place 100 medley relay (49.70). Flickinger left the meet with new PBs in the 50/100 free, 50/200 back, and 200 IM. This spring she has already achieved best times in the 50/100m free, 100y fly, and 200y free.

Best times:

  • 50Y Free 23.06
  • 100Y Free 49.81
  • 50Y Back 25.42
  • 100Y Back 54.27
  • 200Y Back 1:56.98
  • 100Y Fly 55.89
  • 200Y IM 2:01.69

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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Janice Blakeney
4 years ago

Congrats Maddy

ACC fan
4 years ago

CONGRATULATIONS Maddie! Great choice!!

Teddy Perelli
4 years ago

Congrats Maddy!!! You deserve it!

4 years ago

Great in-state get for the Wolfpack women! Racking up a lot of strong backstrokers!

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