Junior Worlds Finalist Natalie Mannion Sends Verbal Commitment to Stanford For Fall of 2022


World Junior Championships 200m Again Finalist Natalie Mannion Sends 2022 Verbal to Stanford

NEW COMMIT: U.S. Nationwide Junior Workforce member Natalie Mannion of Boston, Mass. and Sarasota, Fla. has introduced her verbal dedication to Stanford College for the autumn of 2022.

Mannion, who trains with the Sarasota Sharks beneath coach Brent Arckey, swam on the current U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha the place she was nineteenth within the 200 again and 52nd within the 100 again.

Mannion’s specialty is lengthy course the place she has a finest of two:11.25 within the 200 backstroke from the 2019 Nationals, which earned herself a spot on the US Nationwide Junior Workforce and the World Junior group for Budapest. In Hungary, she positioned sixth in that occasion after qualifying third throughout finals – swimming as quick as a 2:11.56 within the heats. Mannion has additionally been as quick as a 1:01.87 within the 100 again from the summer time of 2019 when she was swimming for the Commonwealth Present in Boston.

Her finest occasions in yards embrace:

  • 50 again – 25.31
  • 100 again – 53.07
  • 100 free – 49.70
  • 200 free – 1:46.83
  • 500 free – 4:45.93
  • 200 IM – 1:59.95
  • 400 IM – 4:19.04
  • 200 again – 1:54.24
  • 100 fly – 54.57
  • 200 fly – 1:59.68

Natalie Mannion finaled within the 200m again on the Toyota U.S. Open in December earlier than occurring to win six occasions at New England Seniors. She earned three gold medals on the New England 15-18 Age Group Championships in March and added 5 extra wins at New England LCM Seniors in July 2019.

Along with breaking Elizabeth Beisel’s 13-14 200m again New England Open in 2018, she owns seven further New England LSC information. Mannion has additionally earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-American honors and was Swimming World’s featured age group swimmer of the month in April 2019.

This previous school season, Stanford’s finest 100 backstroker was Janelle Rudolph (51.97) whereas Alex Crisera (1:53.67) had the highest time on the group within the 200. Though Stanford was hit laborious by the COVID pandemic this previous season, the Cardinal look to be one of many high groups within the nation this upcoming season as soon as the group will get again to full power.

In 2021, Stanford was ninth on the NCAA Championships, whereas it took a 1:53.67 to attain in Mannion’s finest occasion – the 200 backstroke. Mannion seems to be a nationwide contributor straight away if she will be able to translate her sturdy lengthy course occasions to the brief course venue. Within the 100 again, a 52.26 received a second swim at NCAAs so Mannion’s finest occasions from sophomore yr are proper on the cusp of scoring at NCAAs.

Natalie Mannion will be part of Lucy Bell, Sophie Duncan, Gigi Johnson, Kristi McEnroe and Kayla Wilson in Stanford’s freshman class for the autumn of 2022.

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