UVA Adds Kyla Valls to Class of 2021

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Kyla Valls has verbally committed to the University of Virginia. Valls is a butterflier and sprint to mid-distance freestyler. She swims for Miami Swimming.

Her best times are:

  • 100 Fly 55.23
  • 200 Fly 1:59.61
  • 50 Free 23.41
  • 100 Free 49.91
  • 200 Free 1:47.28
  • 500 Free 4:55.66

Valls is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. This summer she had Olympic Trials cuts in four events: 50, 100, and 200 free and the 200 fly. Her highest finish (72nd) came in the 200 free (2:03.57).

Swimming for Ransom Everglades School, Valls is the Florida High School 1A defending state champion in the 200 freestyle (1:47.28). Last year she was also the runner up in the 100 free (50.60).

On the ACC level, Valls would be a contributor for the Wahoos, who finished as Conference Champions last year. At last year’s Championship meet she would have been a 200 fly and 200 free B finalist.

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Congrats to Kyla Valls! Headed to Virginia!

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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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