U.S. Open Qualifier Hunter Lund Verbally Commits to North Carolina Tar Heels

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Photo Courtesy: Hunter Lund

NEW COMMIT: The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill has received yet another verbal commitment for the 2022-23 season and beyond from U.S. Open qualifier Hunter Lund of Spring, Texas.

He will join Spencer Freeman, Jack GuentherTyler RobertonPatrick Sleater and Tanner Jones as a member of the Tar Heels’ Class of 2026.

Regarding his commitment, he said:

“I am excited to finally announce my commitment to further my academic and athletic career at the University of North Carolina! I would like to give a special thanks to my friends, family, and coaches for their amazing support to help me get to where I am today. Go Heels! ??”

A talented freestyler, Lund does his club swimming with Premier Aquatics Club of Klein and earned best times in all five of his events at the 18&U Winter Championships back in December. In Summer 2019,  he was the silver medalist in both the 200m and 400m free at the Southern Zone Senior Championships.

His best times include:

  • 200 free – 1:38.73
  • 500 free – 4:24.20
  • 1000 free – 9:07.23
  • 1650 free – 15:40.48
  • 400 IM – 3:56.28

A rising senior at Klein Oak High School, Lund finished 13th in the 500 free as a sophomore at the Texas 6A State Championships. He has also earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-American honors.

Under head coach Mark Gangloff, the Tar Heels finished sixth at the 2021 ACC Championships.

If you have a commitment to share, please send a photo and quote via email to hs@swimmingworld.com.