UConn Receives Commitment from Junior Nationals Qualifier Angela Gambardella

by Jack McCormick 0

November 14th, 2019 AAC, College, College Recruiting, News

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Angela Gambardella from New Haven, Connecticut has announced her verbal commitment to swim for the University of Connecticut beginning in the fall of 2020. She will be joined by Kayla Mendonca, Nicole Burg, Melissa Lowry, and Niamh Hofland as members of the UConn class of 2024.

I am proud to announce my verbal commitment to study and swim at the University of Connecticut. A big thank you to my parents and coaches for the support. Go Huskies!

Gambardella is a senior at North Haven High School in North Haven, Connecticut. A three-time all state swimmer, she took third in the 200 IM (2:06.46) and second in the 100 breast (1:03.63) at the 2018 Connecticut High School Open. Gambardella also competes for the SOCO Aquatics Club. At the 2019 Futures Championships in Geneva, Ohio. she made finals in both the 100 and 200 breast, winning the 200 in a Jr. Nationals qualifying time of 2:36.25.

Top Short Course Times

  • 100 breast – 1:03.34
  • 200 breast – 2:18.65
  • 200 IM – 2:06.59
  • 400 IM – 4:31.63

Gambardella’s best times would have put her in the B final of the 100 and 200 breast as well as the 400 IM at the 2019 American Athletic Conference Championships. She will join a breaststroke group led by current sophomore Katelyn Walsh who was an A finalist in the 100 breaststroke at last year’s AAC’s, as well as a B finalist in the 200 breaststroke.

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