Versatile Spencer Lehman Stays In-State, Commits to IU Hoosiers

Northridge Area Swimming Association’s (NASA) Spencer Lehman has chosen to take his talents close to home, opting to swim for the Indiana Hoosiers in the class of 2021.

Lehman is versatile, with 2016 Olympic Trials cuts in the 200 back and the 400 IM. He’s also very strong in mid-distance freestyle– Lehman won the 500 free at the 2016 IHSAA State Championships. On top of that, he brings speed, having split a 20.67 and 45.67 on Northridge free relays.

Top Times (SCY/LCM)

  • 200 free – 1:39.59/1:55.41
  • 500 free – 4:25.60/4:04.72
  • 200 IM – 1:48.42/2:05.82
  • 400 IM – 3:52.29/4:26.57
  • 200 back – 1:47.38/2:03.79

Lehman could go a number of ways in terms of what events he could specialize in, but he’s quick enough to score in Big Ten C finals in the 400 IM and 500 free. He’s additionally fairly close to scoring times in the 200 IM and 200 back.

Lehman joins Bahamian National Teamer Jared Fitzgerald in IU‘s class of 2021 on the boys’ side.

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Crash
4 years ago

boys’ side? (last line)

Saturday\'s are for the Hoosiers
4 years ago

Damn the Hoosiers are really good, they easily have the finese, skill, depth, and talent to beat any team in the country

Facts
Reply to  Saturday\'s are for the Hoosiers
4 years ago

Cal? Texas? lol

swimdawg
Reply to  Facts
4 years ago

Also UF and NC STATE? Lol

Hoosierdaddy
Reply to  Saturday\'s are for the Hoosiers
4 years ago

They are certainly on the rise and will be a team to watch out for in the future

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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