SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Roundup – 10/12/15 to 10/18/15

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The countdown has begun; just three and a half weeks until National Letter of Intent Signing Period (November 11-18, 2015).

  • Greg Brocato – North Carolina – Brocato is our Number 8 boys recruit in the high school class of 2016, and the lone Tar Heel commit among the top 20. One of the top sprinters in his class, Brocato should add significant firepower to the UNC lineup, especially in relays.
  • Shane Forker and Courtney Mykkanen – Cal – The Golden Bears had another great week, this time keeping two of California’s talented high schoolers in state. Cal men have landed a tremendous class so far, reeling in 5 members of our Top 20: Albert Gwo, Andrea Vergani, Ethan Young, Jack Xie, and Michael Jensen.
  • James Murphy – Stanford – Murphy (19) became the third Top 20 verbal commit for the Stanford men’s team, as they try to keep up with their cross-bay rivals in Berkeley.
  • Braga Verhage – Tennessee – Although not ranked on our Top 20 list (which, because of uncertainty of intention does not include foreign athletes), Verhage is one of the most talented sprinters in the class. The Australian junior national champion will add to the Vols’ short game, as well as to their relays.

Here are the commitments we wrote about during the week of October 12-18, 2015:

Air Force Tianna Jorgenson CA 10/15/15
Arizona Taylor Nations AZ 10/17/15
Arizona State James Scott WA 10/15/15
Arizona State Katherine Wagner CA 10/15/15
Army West Point Serica Hallstead NY 10/14/15
Army West Point Johnny Ellery CA 10/16/15
Auburn Caroline Schirmer FL 10/12/15
Brown Kelley Tackett MO 10/14/15
Buffalo Anna Vitolins NY 10/15/15
Cal Shane Forker CA 10/14/15
Cal Courtney Mykkanen CA 10/16/15
CCSU Keelin Kendall NH 10/14/15
Cincinnati Sarah Laabs WI 10/13/15
Cincinnati Din Selmanovic Canada 10/15/15
Colgate Jinwon Bailar UT 10/13/15
Emory Maria Turcanu NC 10/16/15
Evansville Isaac Devaney AL 10/13/15
Fairfield Katherine (Katia) Young CA 10/12/15
FGCU Elizabeth Zeiger RI 10/16/15
Florida Maddie Conway FL 10/17/15
Florida State Tayla Lovemore South Africa 10/13/15
Fordham Greg Lombana NC 10/16/15
Georgia Southern Riha Moss GA 10/17/15
Georgia Tech Austin Whalen TX 10/14/15
Georgia Tech Daniel Yos CA 10/14/15
Georgia Tech Caroline Lee VA 10/14/15
Georgia Tech Clay Hering NC 10/18/15
Harvard Jerrica Li MA 10/15/15
Harvard Matti Harrison AZ 10/15/15
Houston Sydney Larson CA 10/12/15
Houston Emily Longfellow CA 10/17/15
Houston Hanna Blewett PA 10/17/15
Illinois Jamie Kolar IL 10/14/15
Illinois Haley Nelson IL 10/17/15
Illinois State Rachel Rymer OH 10/18/15
Indiana Chris Quarin OH 10/12/15
Indiana Shelby Koontz NV 10/15/15
Iona Jakub Korek FL 10/12/15
Iowa Weston Credit IL 10/15/15
Kentucky Alex Nelson MI 10/16/15
Kenyon Paige Haden IL 10/16/15
Louisville Hannah Whiteley OH 10/14/15
LSU Helen Grossman NJ 10/12/15
Marshall Madison Young PA 10/14/15
Mary Washington Carsen Mumford VA 10/14/15
Miami (Ohio) Carolyn Jungers WI 10/18/15
Middlebury Celia Ripple WI 10/15/15
Minnesota Brianna ‘Rina’ Krupsky WI 10/12/15
Missouri Azra Avdic IL 10/13/15
Missouri Sam Coloma CA 10/13/15
North Carolina Greg Brocato PA 10/12/15
North Carolina Brooke Bauer KY 10/13/15
Notre Dame Aaron Schultz VA 10/13/15
Notre Dame Joe Turk MA 10/14/15
Notre Dame Kelly Jacob WI 10/17/15
Ohio State Katie Wright PA 10/13/15
Ohio State Marianne Kahmann OH 10/13/15
Ohio State Jack Kushner PA 10/18/15
Pacific Erin Oliphant IL 10/15/15
Penn Matt Haigh PA 10/13/15
Penn Alec Hsing CA 10/14/15
Penn Claire Kercheval-Roig FL 10/15/15
Penn Mollie Westrick RI 10/15/15
Penn State Annalee Johnson VA 10/12/15
Penn State Wiley Watson FL 10/14/15
Penn State Amber Glenn NJ 10/14/15
Purdue Nicholas McDowell NV 10/16/15
Rice Claire Therien CA 10/17/15
Rutgers Clare Lawlor IL 10/12/15
Sacred Heart Bryana Cielo NJ 10/15/15
Sacred Heart Meredith Bertoni MA 10/15/15
Sacred Heart Sarah Hensal NJ 10/15/15
SDSU Morganne McKennan CA 10/17/15
St. Bonaventure Elena Rohr NY 10/14/15
Stanford James Murphy VA 10/12/15
Stanford Hannah Boyd IL 10/12/15
TCU Nicqueline Rettberg CA 10/17/15
Tennessee Spence Atkins FL 10/15/15
Tennessee Braga Verhage Australia 10/18/15
Texas Braxton Flowers TX 10/15/15
Texas Sam Kline TX 10/15/15
Tulane Jordan Morling IL 10/13/15
UBC Hillary Metcalfe Canada 10/15/15
UCLA Lisa Kaunitz OR 10/17/15
UConn Karl Bishop CT 10/16/15
UCSB Jake Rollo CA 10/15/15
UCSB Emily Boggess CA 10/18/15
Virginia Maddy Vonderhaar KY 10/15/15
Virginia Tech Simon Shi VA 10/14/15
Virginia Tech Brandon Fabian VA 10/15/15
Wisconsin Eric Geunes FL 10/12/15
Wisconsin-Milwaukee Carolina Matamoros IL 10/18/15
Yale Kendall Brent FL 10/15/15
Yale Chris Miller NV 10/18/15

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