Northern Michigan Adds Mia Strazny of Manitowoc Manta Rays to Class of 2025

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Photo Courtesy: Mia Strazny

NEW COMMIT: Northern Michigan University has added yet another valuable addition to their lineup for the fall of 2021 after receiving a commitment from Mia Strazny of Manitowoc, Wisc.

She will suit up for the Wildcats as a member of the class of 2025 along with Jasper BunkerBecca HarnedBecca BurrowsCecilia HagewoodHeidi BillingsEmma Clifford,  Zoe DeKievitElla Houwers, and Faith Sill.

She told Swimming World:

“I am beyond excited to finally announce my commitment to swim and study at Northern Michigan University! Can’t wait to be a wildcat!”

Strazny does her club swimming with Manitowoc Manta Rays and last competed at the Iceberg YMCA Meet in February where her highest finish was a third-place showing in the 100 back. She earned five best times at the KMSC Pro-Am Classic last December and competed at YMCA Nationals in April 2018.

Her best times include:

  • 50 free: 24.74
  • 100 free: 54.04
  • 100 back: 59.00
  • 200 back: 2:07.55
  • 100 fly: 57.93

Strazny will add valubale depth both individually and on relays when she arrives on campus at the start of the 2021-22 season. She’ll add her talents to training groups led by Michaela Nelson, Jules Engesser, Meritxell Font-Cantarero, and Skye Pineda.

Under head coach Heidi Voigt, the Wildcats won their seventh GLIAC Championship title in school history and their first since 2002.

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  1. Tina DeLong

    Mia. I cannot say in words how incredibly proud I am of you. You push yourself in practice every day and have strong determination. I am very proud to be your coach the last 10 years with the Manitowoc Mantarays. Keep striving high.

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