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Team Accomplishments

Collegiate Swimmers

The Hilltoppers program strives to prepare our athletes for the opportunity to compete in collegiate swimming. More than 95 percent of our Elite group graduates continue to compete in college.

Below is a summary of our alumni and active swimmers currently competing in collegiate programs.

2013-14

The following swimmers have signed National Letters of Intent to swim in college beginning with the 2013-14 season:

  • Lauren Abruzzo, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.
  • Nicole Cassou, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.
  • Megan Grier, United States Military Academy at West Point, West Point, N.Y.
  • Carter Griffin, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
  • Makenna Wilson, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.

2012-13

  • Cristina Bassani, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.*
  • Maggie Burkhardt, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas*
  • Kelly Naze, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.*
  • Shelly Patton, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.*
  • Chris Wickwire, Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

*Athletic scholarship offered

2011-12
  • Darian Brunetti, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.
  • Kellyn Craig, St. Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, Minn.*
  • Estee Dilli, University of Vermont, Burlington, Va.*
  • Sawyer Franz, University of Connecticut, Storrs-Mansfield, Conn.*
  • Rachel Hoffer, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich.*
  • Benjamin Holston, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.*
  • Mike McCormick, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.*
  • Bridgette McNally, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.*
  • Kara Schweitzer, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, N.M.*
  • Mackenzie Stein, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.*
  • PJ Wickwire, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

*Athletic scholarship offered


2010-11
  • Ellen Downing, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
  • Dan Jurgs, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.*
  • Kyle Milberg, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.*
  • Paige Newell, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Kyle Noser, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa*
  • Jake Witter, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J.

*Athletic scholarship offered


2009-10
  • Jordyn Ambrosich, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.
  • Jessy Badaracco, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.*
  • Mark Maguire, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.*
  • Kirsten Milberg, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.*
  • Brian Krump, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif
  • Scott Symonds, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.
  • Tia Totura, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.*
  • Cole Worsley, University of Denver, Denver, Colo.*

*Athletic scholarship offered


2008-09
  • Rob Newell, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Caroline Shea, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.*
  • Matt Smith, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas*

*Athletic scholarship offered


2007-08
  • Fabian Brunetti, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
  • Ellie Freeman, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.*
  • Nathan Young, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minn.
  • Carolyn Pasque, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Sergey Piletski, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo.*

*Athletic scholarship offered


2006-07
  • Caroline Curtiss, Davidson College, Davidson, N.C.
  • Martin Erzinger, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • Jessica Fruhwirth, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.*
  • Danielle Gonzales, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.*
  • Max Laney, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.*
  • Mari Anna Loftness, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.*
  • Shauna Nelson, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.
  • Chris Wiggin, University of California-Santa Barbara, Goleta, Calif.*
  • Leslie Wyatt, Centenary College, Hackettstown, N.J.

*Athletic scholarship offered