PHOENIX, Arizona, October 24. RECENTLY, Swimming World five-star prospect Santo Condorelli announced that he would be attending the University of Southern California after his senior season at Bolles School in Florida.
"In my opinion, Santo is a young swimmer with a lot of talent," Bolles head coach Sergio Lopez told Swimming World. "In college, he will be able to swim fly, back, breast, free and IM all at the NCAA level. He is learning how to train, and it is scary how fast he is adapting to the training. I think Dave Salo is going to have a lot of fun coaching him, and watching him go fast in short course and long course."
As Lopez said, Condorelli is a versatile swimmer who will give Salo and the Trojans yet another stud in the Class of 2013. Condorelli has swift long course times in the 50 free (22.90), 100 free (50.67), 200 free (1:52.79) and 100 fly (54.04).
Earlier this month, Condorelli was a member of the fastest 200 free and 400 free relays in high school history as the third leg for Bolles. Ryan Murphy, Joseph Schooling, Condorelli and Josh Booth blasted the records at the Florida Swimming Pool Association High School Invitational Swimming & Diving Meet.
The team posted a 1:20.88 in the 200-yard freestyle relay for its first record.
Video of 200 free relay courtesy of Bolles head coach Sergio Lopez
Then, returned with a 2:58.58 for its second record of the night to become the first high school repped squad under 2:59.
Video of 400 free relay courtesy of Bolles head coach Sergio Lopez
Condorelli is part of a stunning men's Class of 2013 for Salo and the Trojans. Condorelli, the second-ranked swimmer out of Florida and the 15th best in the nation by CollegeSwimming.com, joins seventh-ranked Steven Stumph, 10th-ranked Reed Malone and 11th-ranked Michael Domagala as commits headed to USC.
Condorelli's future teammate Stumph recently spoke with host Tiffany Elias on the Morning Swim Show about why he chose USC.
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