High School junior Emma Feltzer has committed to swim for Division I Illinois State beginning fall 2021. She will be joining the Redbirds’ class of 2025.
Collectively, Illinois State came out victorious in 12 of 16 events, while Hannah Pugh led Butler by securing three first-place finishes.
Missouri State has been unanimously selected by the league coaches as the favorite to win the Missouri Valley Conference women’s swimming and diving title.
Fox Valley Swim Team’s Izzy Harder has verbally committed to Illinois State University for 2020-21.
Six Division I head coach positions remain open as the wild NCAA offseason finally starts to slow down.
Illinois State head swimming coach Caitlin Hamilton has made her first addition to the Redbird program, as she announced the hiring of assistant coach Joshua Lercel.
Gabhart is the second Indiana freshman from Bloomington South High School to seek a transfer.
Chitwood, best known for his success with Olympic distance swimmer Leah Smith, will join Ray Looze’s staff in Bloomington.
After a slow start to the NCAA offseason, we’ve seen an influx of hires in the last week.
Skinner, current Alabama senior associate head coach, will take the new Alabama head coach Stickel’s old job at Indiana University.
Another coaching domino has fallen with even more ripple effects elsewhere in the NCAA: Illinois State has hired Indiana University assistant Caitlin Hamilton as the new head coach of their women’s swimming & diving program. That move also leaves Indiana down three assistants from last year’s staff.
Coley Stickels was announced as the new head coach at Alabama last week – check out the remaining DI vacancies here.
“We are very excited to add Caitlin to our coaching staff. Caitlin brings a lot of knowledge as an outstanding swimmer in her own right, and she has spent the past couple of years on the pool deck learning from some great coaches,” Bos said.