MOR’s Ashley Brodnick Hands Verbal Commitment to NYU

Photo Courtesy: Ashley Brodnick

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NEW COMMIT: Ashley Brodnick has given her verbal commitment to swim for New York University beginning next fall. Brodnick is from Raleigh, North Carolina, where she swims for the Marlins of Raleigh. She’s a senior and captain of the swim team at Leesville Road High School.

Brodnick said of her decision,

“NYU is such an amazing school with incredible academics and a great swim program. I’m so honored to attend my dream school! From the start I knew this was the school for me!”

Brodnick is primarily a butterflier and freestyler. Her top times include:

  • 200 fly 2:08.61
  • 100 Fly 58.08
  • 100 Free 53.92
  • 200 Free 1:54.76
  • 500 Free 5:05.87
  • 1000 Free 10:30.27
  • 1650 Free 17:55.08

At last year’s North Carolina 4A High School swimming state championships Brodnick finished 13th in the 500 freestyle (5:07.08) and 18th in the 100 fly (58.80).

At last year’s UAA Championships Brodnick would have been in the 100 and 200 fly and 200 and 500 free B finals with her lifetime best times.

She joins a large group of Marlins set to swim in college next year. Club and high school teammate Grace Countie will head to UNC Chapel Hill. The rest of the committed group includes Sean QuinnMadison HomovichJohn HealyZach BrownHunter PiggConnor Dalbo, and Hannah Bruno..

The Violets’ roster already includes a Raleigh native: first year breaststroker Ashley Heineman.



Author: Cathleen Pruden

Cathleen Pruden is a 2016 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and was a four time All-American and a three time Academic All-American for the Lyons. She grew up swimming in and has also coached in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently she is the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College.

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