IRVINE, Calif, November 14. JOHN Foster, 16, who relocated from Boulder City, NV to Southern California this summer, will be signing a National Letter of Intent to the University of California at Berkeley. Foster who swims on Dave Salo's Irvine Novaquatics is a Senior National qualifier in the 400 and 800 meter freestyle, as well as the 1000 yard freestyle, a 11-time NISCA All-American, and helped lead Boulder City High School to two consecutive State Championships the past two years.
John will graduate from Villa Park High School, has a 4.2 GPA, and is a two-time Scholastic All-American. "I really felt at home with the guys up there, I have the same goals and expectations as they do," Foster said. "I am looking forward to working with Nort, and becoming a student of the sport, his knowledge and creativeness is unlike any that I have seen," Foster added. Other schools Foster considered were USC, Notre Dame, and the University of Arizona.