Missouri Class 2 Record Holder Daniel Seabaugh Stays In State, Verbals to Mizzou Tigers

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NEW COMMIT: Cape Girardeau, Mo. native Daniel Seabaugh has opted to stay in-state next fall after verbally committing to the University of Missouri for the 2020-21 season and beyond.

Seabaugh, who owns five Winter Juniors cuts, does his club swimming with River City Aquatics. He’s coming off a great long course season where he was the 800m free runner-up at Des Moines Futures after winning both the 200m IM and 400m IM at Ozark Seniors. Last winter, he had a pair of top-5 finishes at Columbia Speedo Sectionals before going on to win the 100 breast at Florida Gold Coast Seniors en route to achieving six additional top-3 finishes.

Also competing for Cape Central High School, Seabaugh is a five-time Missouri Class 2 State Championship finalist. As a junior, he set a pair of Class 2 records while helping his team secure their third-straight overall title. He also earned silver in the 200 free and bronze in the 500 free during his sophomore season.

He told Swimming World:

“I’m very excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and athletic career at the University of Missouri! I felt at home with the team and loved the coaching staff. I’d like to thank my family, the amazing coaches that I’ve worked with, and everyone who has helped me get to this point in my life. Once a tiger always a tiger #ZOU”

His best times include:

  • 200 free – 1:39.14
  • 500 free – 4:29.83
  • 1000 free – 9:23.66
  • 50 back – 22.92
  • 100 back – 49.92
  • 400 IM – 3:58.96

Seabaugh’s versatility will be extremely beneficial when he suits up for the Tigers and he could find himself in a number of different events through his career. Although he’s not in scoring range just yet at the SEC Championships, Seabaugh has made improvements each season with a year of club swimming still to go before arriving at Mizzou.

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