A release from the school’s athletics department says the decision was a ‘mutual agreement between Moody and the athletics department.’
A number of National Team and Junior National Team swimmers made their debut on Friday, though it was South Carolina rookie Sammie Ai who outshone them all with a new lifetime best swim.
25-year-old Nathan Lile of the Gamecocks won two of the four sprint titles contested on the third night of the 2019 Charlotte Ultra Meet.
Freshman Claire Curzan took down a National Age Group Record in the girls’ meet, while two Virginia commits (including Jack Walker, above) took down records belonging to swimmers who would become Olympic gold medalists.
Brothers Carson (200 backstroke) and Jake Foster (200 breaststroke) of Mason Manta Rays each claimed top seeds on day 4 prelims in Greensboro.
Hanna Barton from Sunlake High School and Blue Wave Swimming has verbally committed to the University of South Carolina for 2019-20.
Janie Smith, a rising senior at Charlotte, North Carolina’s Myers Park High School, will swim for the University of South Carolina just after her brother, Jack Smith, wraps up his career with the Gamecocks.