Utah Gains Verbal From Backstroker Amber Gardner For Fall of 2020

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Amber Gardner of the Crow Canyon Country Club Sharks has made her verbal commitment to swim for the University of Utah in the fall of 2020. A backstroker and freestyler, Gardner will make the move to Utah looking for a breakout season; many of her career-best times are from when she was 14.

At the 2019 California CIF North Coast Section Championship, Gardner finished in 8th place in both the 200 and 500-yard freestyles (1:53.26 and 5:05.87 respectively). Over the summer at the 2019 PC Far Western LCM Championships, she took 5th place in the 400 LCM IM (5:19.20), 6th place in the 100 LCM butterfly (1:05.21), and 7th place in the 200 LCM backstroke (2:24.40).

Best Times in Yards:

  • 50 free – 24.09
  • 100 free – 52.49
  • 200 free – 1:51.57
  • 100 back – 58.67
  • 200 back – 2:03.67

Gardner will get two years to train with the Utes number one backstroker from the 2018-2019 season, Audrey Reimer. She will join breaststroker Sadie Edwards and sprint freestyler Reagan Cathcart as members of the class of 2024.

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