Tulane Green Wave Reels In Verbal Commitment from Diver Charlotte Frank of Whirlwind Diving

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Photo Courtesy: Charlotte Frank

NEW COMMIT: Diver Charlotte Frank of New Canaan, Conn. has announced her verbal commitment to Tulane University beginning in the fall of 2021.

She will join Reese Dunkenberger and Sam Krew in New Orleans as a member of the Green Wave’s class of 2025.

Frank trains with Whirlwind Diving under coach Joe Somma and is a three-time USA Diving Zone and USA Diving Junior National Championship qualifier. She finished fifth on the 1-meter and 25th on the 3-meter at the 2018 USA Diving Junior Zone A Championships before going on to take 32nd overall on the 1-meter at the USA Diving Junior National Championships.

She told Swimming World:

“I am so excited to announce my verbal commitment to dive and study at Tulane University! I chose Tulane for its great combination of academics and athletics as well as the amazing team culture. Big thanks to my coaches, family, and friends for supporting me along the way. Can’t wait for the next four years! Roll Wave!”

Frank also placed 10th on the 1-meter board and 12th on the 3-meter board at the 2018 USA Diving Junior Regional Championships and dove to sixth and 11th, respectively, on those boards at the YMCA National Championships.

Also competing for New Canaan High School, Frank is the school record holder for the 1-meter (6 dives) with a score of 281.70. She has also earned numerous All-County and All-State honors. As a junior, she won the Connecticut Class L State Championship title on the 1-meter board.

Tulane finished fifth overall in the team standings at the 2020 American Athletic Conference Championships.

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