Isabella Korbly Continues Family Legacy with 2021 Verbal Commitment to Princeton

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NEW COMMIT: Acton, Mass. native Isabella Korbly has announced her verbal commitment* to Princeton University and will arrive on campus in the fall of 2021.

She will follow her family’s legacy as a Tiger as both of her parents swam for Princeton.

She told Swimming World:

“I am so excited to announce my commitment to the admissions process at Princeton! I will be honored to have the opportunity to continue my studies at Princeton and look forward to being a part of the Princeton Women’s Swim and Dive team led by Coach Bret and Coach Robin. Thank you to everyone who has supported me throughout this process. I can’t wait to be a Tiger!!”

A talented backstroker, Korbly swims year-round with United Swim Club and owns the Junior National standards in both the 100 and 200 back. She most recently won the 100 back with four additional top-6 finishes at the New England 15-18 Age Group Championships after earning silver in the 50 back and bronze in the 100 back at New England Seniors. She also raced at Juniors East and the U.S. Open.

Last summer, she picked up five best times at New England LCM Seniors before going on to secure the runner-up position in the 100m back at Geneva Futures. She also competed in the 100m/200m back combo at Junior Nationals.

Her best times include:

  • 50 back – 25.80
  • 100 back – 55.21
  • 200 back – 1:58.88
  • 200 IM – 2:04.48

A rising senior at Acton-Boxboro Regional High School, Korbly will serve as team captain this upcoming season. The USA Swimming Scholastic All-American won the 100 back and took third in the 200 IM during her freshman and sophomore seasons.

*IVY LEAGUE DISCLAIMER:* A “verbal commitment” does not guarantee admission. An Ivy League coach cannot guarantee admission but can only commit support in the admissions process.

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