“We are extremely pleased to have this very deep and talented class of women join our program,” said Woodard. “They have the potential to make an immediate impact within the conference and beyond. It represents a lot of hard work on the part of our staff, particularly associate women's head coach Jacqui McLaughlin.”
Collins, out of North Augusta, S.C., will transfer in from Clemson where she was team rookie of the year in 2010-11. A four-time Scholastic All-American, she qualified for NCSA junior nationals, senior nationals (short course) and summer junior nationals (long course meters). At North Augusta High she earned all-state, all-region and team MVP honors and set school records in 10 events. She carries career best times of 1:04.10 in the 100 breaststroke and 2:18.00 in the 200 breaststroke.
Evans hails from Charlotte, N.C. Having competed with Team Charlotte Swimming, her career top times include a 25.16 in the 50 freestyle, 53.03 in the 100 freestyle and a 58.97 in the 100 butterfly. She will look to break into the Pack’s freestyle corps, offering depth and competition.
Gerloff is from Virginia Beach, Va., and competed for the Old Dominion Aquatic Club. She has qualified for the NCSA junior nationals for two consecutive years, and posts top times of 58.70 in the 100 backstroke and 2:05.90 in the 200 backstroke.
Poli joins the Wolfpack by way of Seattle, Wash., having collected eight All-America considerations including relay swims. A member of Olympic Cascade Aquatics, she has the potential to immediately compete for the Pack in breaststroke events. Having qualified for short course nationals, Poli has posted a 24.11 in the 100 freestyle, 1:04.22 in the 100 breaststroke and a 2:24.69 in the 200 breaststroke.