Texas A&M's Top 100 Backstroker, Emma Carlton, Announces Transfer to Tennessee
Was Texas A&M's Top 100 backstroker...
Jan. 22, 2021—
After two seasons and one semester with Texas A&M, Emma Carlton is transferring to the University of Tennessee. She’s currently back home in Washington state, where she’ll remain through the summer to train for the Olympic Trials. Due to COVID-19, Carlton should have two years of eligibility remaining with Tennessee. It’s not yet clear if the SEC will waive the one-year competition penalty for an intra-conference transfer, though they have recently done so on a case-by-case basis , with football players in particular. Below is Carlton’s full statement she posted to social media about ...
Natalie Schick Verbally Commits to Join Rutgers' Backstroke Tradition
Sept. 2, 2020—
Wisconsin native Natalie Schick has verbally committed to Rutgers University as part of their class of 2025. Schick swims for the Badger Aquatic Club and West High School in Madison, Wisconsin. Last season, as a junior, Schick won the 100-yard backstroke at the Wisconsin High School Sectional Championships in Beloit – the top sub-state level in Wisconsin high school swimming.
Will Kearsey Ended His UConn Career on Top
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT ATHLETICS
April 1, 2020—
Will Kearsey will go down as one of the greatest swimmers to ever compete for UConn. Over the course of his four-year career, he set numerous school records, won a bunch of medals and qualified for the NCAA Championships as a senior, the most distinguished accomplishment in the sport.
Ames Cyclone Backstroker Annie Galvin Delivers Verbal To Kentucky for 2021
March 14, 2020—
Annie Galvin , a junior at Ames Senior High School and a member of Ames Cyclone Aquatic Club in Iowa, has made her verbal commitment to swim for the University of Kentucky in the fall of 2021. A backstroker and butterflier, Galvin will be joining a Wildcats team that specializes in producing top-notch backstrokers, including 2019 backstroke First Team All-Americans and current team members Asia Seidt and Ali Gayler . There will be no collegiate crossover (barring an NCAA relief for winter sport athletes who had their championship meets cancelled extending eligibility).
SwimMAC Backstroker Kylie Yoder Stays In State With North Carolina Commitment
March 14, 2020—
Kylie Yoder , a junior at Weddington High School and a member of SwimMAC Carolina, has made her verbal commitment to swim for the University of North Carolina beginning in the fall of 2021. A backstroker and butterflier, Yoder looks to join a Tar Heels team that finished in 4th place at the 2020 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships after finishing in 7th as a team in 2019. At the 2020 North Carolina 3A High School State Championship meet, Yoder finished in 7th place in the 100-yard butterfly (57.19) and walked away with a bronze medal in the 200-yard freestyle (1:51.83). Over the ...