Brecken Merkel

2021 Mizzou Invite Day 1 Finals: Sarah Thompson Drops 21.8 50 Free

Sarah Thompson, Rémi Fabiani, and Danny Kovac all posted impressive swims during the Day 1 finals, which were filled with top-in-the-country performances.

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Ranking The 2021 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: Honorable Mentions

Northwestern’s Ashley Strouse is capable of coming in and scoring at the NCAA level right away with elite best times in the freestyle events.

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Brecken Merkel De-Commits from Iowa, Chooses Mizzou for 2021

Merkel was a double A-finalist at the 2019 Minnesota AA HS State Championships, placing third in the 200 IM (2:04.26) and sixth in the 100 fly (56.19).

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Iowa Picks Up 2021 Verbal Commitment from Canada’s Catherine Minic

Canadian butterfly specialist Catherine Minic has committed to the Hawkeyes for 2021-22 and beyond.

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Minnesota Native Brecken Merkel Commits to the University of Iowa (2021)

The University of Iowa has picked up their first verbal commitment from the class of 2021, Minnesota native Brecken Merkel.

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