Colorado Mesa Announces 2014-15 Recruiting Class

GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado, August 3. COLORADO Mesa University head swimming and diving coach Ron Allenhas announced that 11 women and nine men will join the Mavericks for the 2014-15 season. The 20 student-athletes come from seven different countries and two foreign countries.

Women
Taylor Browns
 – Evantson, Wyoming (Evanston)
Diving – 3rd at Wyoming State 4A Championships

Hannah Brockie – Colorado Springs, Colo. (Air Academy)
Distance Free

Haley Fellows – Beaverton, Ore. (Sunset)
Breaststroke, Individual Medley – 2012 NW Sectional Champion 200 Breaststroke

Hailey Gerze - Littleton, Colo. (Chatfield)
Sprint Freestyle – First Team All-League

Olivia Hudson – Fairhope, Ala. (Fairhope)
Backstroke, Individual Medley – 3rd in 100 Back and 200 IM at Alabama State Championships

Samantha Lenzmeier – Colorado Springs, Colo. (Liberty)
Individual Medley and Breaststroke – Senior Zones 2012, 2013

Hannah Mabile – Frisco, Texas (Lone Star)
Sprint Free and Backstroke – Texas All-State Team in 50 Free and 100 Back

Abbie Porter – Flower Mound, Texas (Flower Mound)
Distance Free and Individual Medley

Mary Saiz – Pueblo, Colo. (University of Utah)
Backstroke and Sprint Freestyle – Five-Time Colorado State High School Champion, 12 at Junior Nationals in 200 Backstroke

Katelin Staab – Folsom, Calif. (Vista del Lago)
Butterfly and Individual Medley – San Joaquin Section Qualifier

Kendall Wingfield – Broomfield, Colo. (Broomfield)
Sprint Free – Top-16 at Colorado State Meet in 50 and 100 Free, Academic All-State

Men
Joshua Bedford
 – Aurora, Colo. (Cherokee Trail)
Breaststroke and Individual Medley – 2nd at Colorado 5A State Meet in 100 Breaststroke

Riccardo Caldeira – Polokwane, South Africa (Indian River State College)
Butterfly and Individual Medley

Sage D’Ambrosia – Loveland, Colo. (Thompson Valley)
Diving

Jason Hicks – Fort Collins, Colo. (Poudre)
Sprint Free – 7th at 5A Colorado State Championships in 100 Free

Skyler Hirsch – Lahaina, Hawaii
Sprint Free and Butterfly – Hawaii State Champion in 50 Free and 5th at Western Sectionals in 50 Free, Academic All-American, Captain National Honor Society

Kristopher Kolde – Southlake, Texas (Southlake)
Sprint Free and Backstroke

Nicolas Pinto – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Ensino Medio)
Breaststroke, Individual Medley

Justin Ortiz – Fort Pierce, Fla. (Indian River State College)
Sprint Freestyle and Butterfly

Wesley Stutzman – Windsor, Colo. (Fossil Ridge)
Mid.-Distance Free, Backstroke

The Mavericks will open the 2014-15 season with the Maroon and Black Intersquad/Alumni Meet on Sept. 27. The team will host the Intermountain Shootout Oct. 3-4 and the CMU Invitational on Dec. 4-6. Colorado Mesa will host the Bill and Peggy Foster Duals January 23-24 and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships Feb. 11-14. The complete schedule can be found here (men) (women). 

The above article is a press release submitted to Swimming World. To reach our audience, contact us at newsmaster@swimmingworldmagazine.com.

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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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