May 31, 2006
Swimming announces 11 commitments for 2006-07
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College swim coach, Betsy Graham, has announced several commitments for the 2006-07 season. Eight have signed for the initial men’s season, while three will join the women’s team. The student-athletes who have signed for the men’s team are Shane Alexander, of Monroe, NC, Michael Biehl, of Waxhaw, NC, Chad Collins, of Rockwell, NC, Kevin Flebbe of Vineland, FL, Grant Gibson, of Owen Sound, Ontario, CANADA, William Hoffman of Weddington, NC, Conor Real of Wilmington, NC, and Justin Weller of Hubert, NC. The newcomers for the women are Dana Jaremko, of Willow Springs, NC, Kahla Jenkins, of Concord, NC, and Ashley Iselborn, of Jacksonville, FL.
Alexander swam at Sun Valley High School where he was team captain and all-conference in 2006. He also swims for Union County Aquatics Club and will help in fly, back and middle distance events.
Biehl swam four years at Weddington High School. He was a three-time all-conference selection. He swims freestyle and backstroke events.
Collins was a three-year swimmer at East Rowan High School. He was twice named all-conference and all-county. Collins qualified for regionals three years and went to states one year. He is an all-around freestyler, swimming sprints as well as distance events.
Flebbe earned four letters at Vineland High School. Helped Vineland qualify for state meet and was second at the CAL meet in the 100 butterfly.
Gibson swam at West Hills Secondary School. He was named Ontario’s Men’s “Ironman” in 2004. He won the OSAC Freestyle Award five times and will swim distance events.
Hoffman swam at Weddington High School and will help in freestyle events, while Real swam two years at New Hanover High School.
Weller is from Swansboro High School and swam short distance events, competing in the 100 fly ad 200 free. He also swam the butterfly leg in the 200 medley relay and was a member of the 200 free relay team.
Jaremko of Wake Christian Academy, swam for HCAC Club. She played soccer at Wake Academy and helped the squad to four state titles. She will swim back, free and fly events.
Jenkins was a four-year letter-winner at Mt. Pleasant High School. She was a four-time all-conference performer and was Swimmer of the Year as a senior, helping the team to a conference championship. She will swim back, fly and medley events.
Iselborn earned four letters at The Bolles School. She helped the team to a state title each year and the 2003 National Girls Championship. She swims 200 fly and 200 back events.
|No events scheduled until August 24|