Nebraska Picks Up Scarlet Aquatics’ Gabrielle Baratta

Photo Courtesy: Gabrielle Baratta

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Gabrielle Baratta of Scarlet Aquatics and Northern Valley Old Tappan High School (Old Tappan, NJ) has verbally committed to swim at the University of Nebraska in 2017-18. Baratta is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American who specializes in breaststroke and IM.

Gabrielle was a finalist in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the Buffalo LCM Sectional meet in March and a finalist in the 200 breaststroke at the Southern Zone LCM Sectional meet in July where she first made her Summer Junior National cut in the 200 Breaststroke with a 2:38.69.

Baratta holds Winter Junior Nationals cuts in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and Summer Junior National cuts in the 200 breaststroke. Her top times are:

· 100 Breaststroke – 1:04.74 SC/ 1:13.84 LC
· 200 Breaststroke – 2:16.66 SC/ 2:38.69 LC
· 200 IM – 2:08.06 SC/ 2:28.32 LC
· 100 Backstroke – :59.40 SC/ 1:08.37 LC

“I am super excited to announce my verbal commitment to the University of Nebraska. I can’t wait to contribute to the team and am looking forward to the family atmosphere I felt on my trip. Thank you to my parents, my family, friends and teammates for supporting me in this important decision.”

Gabrielle Baratta contributed this report.

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