Four-Time TAPPS DI State Champion Stella Todd Verbally Commits to Kentucky for 2022

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Photo Courtesy: Stella Todd

NEW COMMIT: The University of Kentucky has received their seventh verbal commitment for the 2022-23 season and beyond from Junior National qualifier Stella Todd of Richardson, Texas.

She will join Lucy Reber, Lydia HanlonGrace FrericksMarin McKeeJordan Agliano and Breckin Gormley in Lexington as a member of the Wildcats’ Class of 2026.

Regarding her commitment, she said:

I am super excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at the University of Kentucky!!! I couldn’t have done it without my friends, family, and coaches. GO CATS??!!”

A versatile swimmer, Todd does her club swimming with City of Richardson Swim Team and finaled in six events at the 18&U Winter Championships last month where her highest finish was a sixth-place showing in the 100 fly. In 2019, she was a three-time NCSA finalist and earned a pair of best times at Austin Sectionals.

Her best times include:

  • 100 fly – 54.96
  • 200 fly – 2:02.26
  • 20 IM – 2:03.21
  • 400 IM – 4:22.48
  • 200 free – 1:51.84
  • 500 free – 4:55.75

Currently a junior at Bishop Lynch High School, Todd is already a four-time individual TAPPS DI State Championship gold medallist. She won the 200 IM and 500 free as a sophomore while winning the 100 fly and 200 IM during her freshman season.

She has also earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-American honors for her efforts in the pool and in the classroom.

Under head coach Lars Jorgensen, the Wildcats finished third at the 2020 SEC Championships.

If you have a commitment to share, please send a photo and quote via email to hs@swimmingworld.com.