Huge Get for Texas as No. 5 Nora McCullagh of SwimMAC Picks the Longhorns (Photo Gallery)

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, October 9. In one of the biggest commitments of the year, No. 5 recruit Nora McCullagh of SwimMAC has elected to compete at the University of Texas after her senior year at Charlotte Catholic High.

McCullagh, the top-ranked recruit in the State of North Carolina by CollegeSwimming.com, is a downright scary versatile option for head coach Carol Capitani.

Photo Courtesy: Nora McCullagh

Photo Courtesy: Nora McCullagh

McCullagh is an immediate point-scoring threat in a bunch of short course events, with some seriously fast times this past year.  She clocked a 49.07 in the 100-yard free, 1:46.22 in the 200-yard free, 53.59 in the 100-yard back and 4:10.33 in the 400-yard IM, all ranked in the 900s in power points.

McCullagh can also get after it in long course competition with a 25.72 in the 50-meter free and a 56.14 in the 100-meter free, now to mention a 2:01.45 in the 200-meter free.

McCullagh is also a National Age Group record holder in the 800-yard free relay as well as in the 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay, 200-yard free relay and 800-meter free relay as part of SwimMAC’s tremendous age group girls coached by David Marsh and Alan Pfau.

3 comments

  1. avatar

    If she went 59.07 for the 100 YARD free she must have done it as a 10-under.

    I suspect you meant 50.07 unless you meant 100 m free — but you said she was 56.1 there.

  2. avatar
    Duncan

    :49.07 per USA Swimming listings

  3. avatar

    Thanks for the typo catch guys! Fixed it!