It’s an SEC-heavy start to our men’s NCAA swimming recruiting class ranks, including some deep sprint classes and one elite international butterflyer.
Interestingly, Alex Walsh’s new State Record broke the former mark held by her younger sister. Gretchen’s old record was a 51.57 from last season’s TISCA.
The Walsh sisters got off to a fast start. In the 200 medley relay, Alex popped a 26.57 breast split, while Gretchen anchored in 21.20.
Gretchen Walsh has switched to the 50 and 100 frees to chase national high school records. Baylor looks to repeat 2019’s massive upset of Harpeth Hall.
Greater Philadelphia distance freestyler Jake Narvid has verbally committed to Tennessee for 2020-21.
TNAQ’s Thomas Horne has announced his verbal commitment to the hometown University of Tennessee Volunteers for the fall of 2020.
Rafael Ponce de León, a Peruvian native who attends The Bolles School, has verbally committed to swim for the University of Tennessee in the fall of 2020.
McCallie School and McCallie / GPS Aquatics freestyler Will Jackson has verbally committed to Tennessee for 2020-21.
4-time 2019 6A Utah champion Jordan Tiffany verbally commits to swim for the University of Tennessee beginning in the fall of 2020.
Excel Aquatics’ Joseph Jordan has verbally committed to the University of Tennessee for 2020-21.
Check out our Weekly Wonders from the weekend of February 22nd-24th, 2019.