Amalie Fackenthal Adds Verbal Commitment to Stanford Class of 2022

Photo Courtesy: Amalie Fackenthal (Twitter)

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NEW COMMIT: Stanford University is putting together another wildly impressive recruiting class. The defending NCAA Champions have added a verbal commitment from sprinter Amalie Fackenthal. The Cardinal Class of 2022 now has verbal commitments from Allie RaabAnya GoedersTaylor Ruck, and Zoe Bartel.

Fackenthal, a rising senior at Sacramento Day School, is a two time defending California high school state champion. She won both the 50 and 100 freestyle events this year. She’s a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American who trains with the Davis Aquadarts Racing Team.

Fackenthal could be a key sprint piece for Stanford, with range from freestyle to butterfly. Her top times are:

  • 50 Free 22.38
  • 100 Free 48.62
  • 200 Free 1:49.10
  • 50 Fly 24.24
  • 100 Fly 52.78

In her announcement made on Twitter she wrote,

“I’m incredibly blessed and excited to announce my commitment to swim and study at Stanford University!! Class of 2022”


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    Congrats Amalie! Welcome to the Farm!

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    Patricia Fels

    The correct name of the school at which Amalie is a rising senior is Sacramento COUNTRY Day School. Come on, Swimming World! Get it right!