University of Arizona All-American David Schlicht Enters NCAA Transfer Portal


After two seasons with the College of Arizona Wildcats, All-American David Schlicht has entered the NCAA switch portal. Schlicht, a breaststroker and IM’er from Australia, raced for the Wildcats on the 2019 and 2021 NCAA Championships and has been a prime contributor for this system.

Since this previous season gained’t rely towards eligibility for student-athletes, Schlicht seems to have three years of eligibility remaining. His 2021 NCAA meet was his nationwide championship return after redshirting the 2019-20 season for the Olympics (which have been pushed to 2021).


  • 200 IM – 1:41.82
  • 400 IM – 3:39.59
  • 100 breast – 53.53
  • 200 breast – 1:52.33
  • 100 again – 48.30

Schlicht’s lifetime bests in each IMs, the 100 breast and the 100 again all got here from the 2020-21 season, whereas his 200 breast PR is from 2019.

His 2021 NCAA efficiency was his most spectacular meet thus far, the place he positioned fourth within the 400 IM (3:39.89) and sixth within the 200 IM (1:41.82) to contribute 28 factors for the Wildcats. He made the 400 IM A-final in 2019, too, clocking a 3:41.77 to take sixth general. At Pac-12s in each 2019 and 2021, he was runner-up in each IM occasions and took third within the 200 breast.

Being one of many prime returning IM’ers within the nation, Schlicht shall be a serious addition to no matter program he joins subsequent.


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