Kaitlyn Barth of Madison, Wisconsin has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Nebraska women’s swimming and diving team. Barth is a junior at Edgewood High School in Madison; she swims year-round for Madison Aquatic Club.
“I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and swimming careers at the University of Nebraska. I want to thank Coach Pablo and Coach Patrick for this amazing opportunity to reach my goals. I was so impressed with the team culture and values, campus, and student-athlete support. I cannot wait to join the Husker family. Go Big Red!”
In her junior season, Barth won a state title as part of the Edgewood 200 free relay at the 2017 WIAA Girls Division 2 State Meet in November. Individually she finished second in the 100 free and third in the 50 free. The year before, she contributed to the Crusaders’ first-place 200 free relay and 400 yard free relay, the latter of which broke the state record.
In club swimming, Barth competed at NCSA Spring Championship in the 50/100 free, 50/100 back, and 50/100 fly. At the 2018 Wisconsin Swimming 13 & Over Short Course State Championships, she was an A-finalist in the 50 free and 100 fly, and a B-finalist in 100/200 free, 100 back, and 100 IM.
Top SCY times:
- 50 free – 23.62
- 100 free – 51.69
- 50 back – 26.02
- 100 back – 57.76
- 50 fly – 25.44
- 100 fly – 56.79
I am excited to announce my commitment to school and swim at the University of Nebraska. Thank you to Coach Pablo and Coach Patrick for this amazing opportunity to reach my goals. I was impressed with the team culture and values, campus, and student-athlete support. Go Big Red! pic.twitter.com/GVzaZ7o1p4
— Kaitlyn Barth (@kaitbarth) May 13, 2018
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