Michigan Swimming Announces Recruiting Class of 12


The University of Michigan swimming and jumping program reported the signings of 12 prep champions to National Letters of Intent for the 2019-20 season. The most current Wolverines incorporate swimmers Christian Farricker (Cos Cob, Connecticut), Megan Glass (Cincinnati, Ohio), Sophia Kudryashova (New Providence, N.J.), Cam Peel (Spring Lake, Michigan), Kaitlynn Sims (Montgomery, Texas), Katii Tang (Hong Kong), Andrew Trepanier (Lakeville, Minnesota), River Wright (Attleboro, Massachusetts) and Noah Yarian (Fort Wayne, Indiana), and jumpers Lauren Cheetham (Lewis Center, Ohio), Anna Hansen (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and Lucy Hogan (Evanston, Ill.).

Lauren Cheetham | Diving | Lewis Center, Ohio (Olentangy Orange/Ohio State Diving Club)

Cheetham practices on the one-and three-meter springboard occasions. She’s met all requirements for three successive USA Diving National Championships, making the last on one-meter in 2016 (14-15 Girls). At the 2018 USA Diving Zone C Championships, she made the last on the two springboards, completing seventh on one-meter (16-18 Girls).

Christian Farricker | Freestyle/IM | Cos Cob, Conn. (Brunswick School/Greenwich YMCA Marlins)


Farricker is a mid-remove swimmer who represents considerable authority in the free-form and individual mixture occasions. He was second in both the 200-yard free-form and 500-yard free-form at the 2018 New England Prep School Championships, and he was third in the 500-yard free-form and fourth in the 200-yard butterfly at the YMCA Short Course National Championships. In long course, Farricker made five finals at the YMCA National Championships, completing second in the 400-meter IM.

TOP TIMES (SCY): 200 FR (1:40.04), 500 FR (4:25.12), 100 FL (49.83), 200 FL (1:49.21), 200 IM (1:51.97), 400 IM (3:53.89)

Megan Glass | Butterfly | Cincinnati, Ohio (Ursuline Academy/Blue Ash YMCA Swim Team)

Glass will add profundity to an effectively stacked butterfly preparing gathering. She is the Ohio High School Division I record-holder in the 100-yard butterfly, winning consecutive state titles in 2017 and 2018. At the 2018 YMCA Short Course National Championships, Glass won both the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard butterfly, was third in the 200-yard free-form and seventh in the 200-yard IM. In long course, Glass won the 50-meter butterfly, 100-meter butterfly and was second in both the 200-meter butterfly and 200-meter free-form at the YMCA Long Course National Championships.

TOP TIMES (SCY): 100 FL (53.34), 200 FL (1:58.05), 200 IM (2:03.61), 200 FR (1:48.06)

Anna Hansen | Diving | Grand Rapids, Mich. (Woodland Hills Central/RipFest)

Hansen likewise basically has some expertise in the springboard occasions. She qualified on one-meter for the 2018 USA Diving Junior National Championships, completing sixteenth (16-18 Girls) and was a finalist on both one-and three-meter at the 2018 USA Diving Zone C Championships (16-18 Girls). Hansen completed fourth on both one-meter and three-meter (16-18 Girls) and won synchronized three-meter (14-18 Girls) at the 2018 USA Diving Junior Region 6 Championships.

Lucy Hogan | Diving | Evanston, Ill. (Evanston Township/Chicago Diving Club)

Hogan is the stage jumper of the class. She made the last on stage in consecutive years at the USA Diving National Championships, completing tenth in 2016 (14-15 Girls) and eleventh in 2017 (16-18 Girls). At the 2018 USA Diving Junior World Championships Trials, she was a finalist in three occasions: completing tenth on both stage and three-meter, and completing fifth in synchronized three-meter. Hogan additionally won three-meter and stage at the 2018 USA Diving Junior Region 8 Championships.

Sophia Kudryashova | Freestyle | New Providence, N.J. (New Providence/Berkeley Aquatic Club)

Kudryashova is a quick enhancing free-form swimmer. As a sophomore, Kudryashova was second in the 100-yard free-form and third in the 200-yard free-form at the 2017 NJSIAA State Swimming and Diving Championships. She’s dropped time in long-course swimming, setting second in both the 200-meter free-form and 400-meter free-form at the 2018 USA Swimming Futures Championship in Richmond, and won the 200-meter free-form, finaling in three different occasions at the 2018 Speedo Champions Series – North (Buffalo).

TOP TIMES (SCY): 50 FR (23.60), 100 FR (50.23), 200 FR (1:47.47)

Cam Peel | Freestyle | Spring Lake, Mich. (Spring Lake/Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics)

Strip is a cutting-edge sprinter and the main in-state endorser of the class. Swimming with Spring Lake High School, Peel is an eight-time all-state determination and holds four MHSAA Division 3 state records. A year ago as a lesser, he progressed toward becoming state champion in the 100-yard free-form and took third in the 50-yard free-form. In long course, he set individual best occasions in the 100-meter free-form and 200-meter free-form at the Speedo Champions Series (Akron) back in March.

TOP TIMES (SCY): 50 FR (20.56), 100 FR (44.84), 200 FR (1:39.30)

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Kaitlynn Sims | Distance | Montgomery, Texas (Montgomery/Magnolia Aquatic Club)

Sims is extraordinary compared to other separation free-form swimmers in the whole class. An individual from the 2018-19 U.S. Junior National Team, she spoke to the United States at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in October, and completed fifth in the 400-meter free-form and seventh in the 800-meter free-form. Sims is the consecutive UIL Texas 6A State champion in the 500-yard free-form. Broadly, she was third in the 400-meter free-form, fifth in the 400-meter IM and seventh in the 200-meter free-form at the 2018 Speedo Junior National Championships.

TOP TIMES (SCY): 200 FR (1:49.69), 500 FR (4:42.38), 1650 FR (16:10.94), 200 IM (2:01.96), 400 IM (4:16.40)

Katii Tang | Freestyle | Hong Kong (Victoria Shanghai Academy/Happy Valley Athletic Association HK)

Tang follows in the strides of individual Hong Kong locals Siobhán Haughey and Jamie Yeung, both of whom will graduate after this year. Tang is a flexible free-form swimmer, however has practical experience in the separation and mid-remove occasions. At this past summer’s Asian Games in Indonesia, Tang won a bronze award as a major aspect of Hong Kong’s 4×200-meter free-form transfer, while setting seventh in the 1,500-meter free-form and eighth in the 400-meter free-form. She’s spoken to Hong Kong on the worldwide stage since her first appearance at the 2015 FINA Junior World Championships.

TOP TIMES (SCY; changed over from LCM): 100 FR (50.45), 200 FR (1:46.73), 500 FR (4:51.02), 1650 FR (16:47.57)

Andrew Trepanier | Freestyle | Lakeville, Minn. (Lakeville North/South Metro Storm)

Trepanier includes more speed and will probably opening into the run gathering. He is a two-time MSHSL Boys AA state champion, winning the 50-and 100-yard freestyles a year ago as a lesser. As a sophomore, he was state sprinter up in the 50-yard free-form and took third in the 100-yard butterfly. In long course, he was eleventh in the 50-meter free-form and 22nd in the 100-meter free-form at the 2017 Summer Junior National Championships.

TOP TIMES (SCY): 50 FR (20.26), 100 FR (44.47), 100 BK (49.10), 100 FL (49.16)

Waterway Wright | Butterfly/IM | Attleboro, Mass. (Attleboro/Bluefish Swim Club)

Wright is the most adaptable swimmer in the class. As a rookie at Attleboro High School, he was second in the 100-yard backstroke and fourth in the 200-yard IM at the Massachusetts D-I State Championships. Wright met all requirements for the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships in five occasions, completing as high as 23rd in the 200-meter IM and making the 18-and-under last in the 200-meter butterfly. The next week at the Speedo Junior National Championships, he was third in the 100-meter butterfly.

TOP TIMES (SCY): 200 IM (1:48.41), 100 FL (47.63), 200 FL (1:47.97), 200 FR (1:37.63), 100 BR (55.97)

Noah Yarian | Backstroke | Fort Wayne, Ind. (Carroll/Fort Wayne Swim Team)

The backstroker of the class, Yarian was the IHSAA Boys Swimming/Diving Championships sprinter up in the 100-yard backstroke a year ago as a lesser. He additionally took fourth in the 100-yard butterfly and contributed legs for Carroll’s 200-yard variety hand-off and 400-yard free-form transfer. He was eighth in the 100-meter backstroke at the 2018 Speedo Junior National Championships.

TOP TIMES (SCY): 50 BK (22.28), 100 BK (47.60), 200 BK (1:47.01), 100 FL (49.27).

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