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Elliott Howe of South Davis Aquatics Team in Utah has verbally committed to the University of Kansas for fall 2021.
I chose KU because it felt like it was the perfect fit for me. It was somewhere I could see myself growing individually while contributing to the team. I love how friendly the coaches and swimmers are. It is a beautiful campus and it gave me the feeling of a home away from home.I am so blessed to be an athlete in college and all the support and resources offered to me. I am beyond excited to see where this journey will take me!
TOP TIMES (SCY)
- 50 free – 23.83
- 100 free – 52.82
- 50 back – 25.69
- 100 back – 54.69
- 200 back – 1:58.57
- 100 fly – 56.29
- 200 IM – 2:07.41
Howe, primarily a backstroker, has won the last two Utah 5A state titles in the 100 back. Representing Bountiful High School, she was also the 2020 runner-up in the 50 free and was third in that race in 2019. Last summer, Howe was also the Utah LSC champion in the 100m back (1:05.31).
Last year in the Big 12, Kansas finished second overall at the conference champs. The Jayhawks return 52.4/1:54 backstroker Dewi Blose for the upcoming season; a rising junior, she’ll get a year of overlap with Howe. Blose was the 200 back Big 12 runner-up, and she touched third in the 100 back a that meet in February.
Howe joins Karla Lessing and Claire Hyatt in Kansas’s class of 2025.
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