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John Battikha

Bridgewater, NJ

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I chose NJIT because it was the best of both worlds. A D1 program that fits me, as well as NJIT being an outstanding STEM school were both very enticing qualities. I am excited to get a great education and at the same time be able to train in the new state of the art WEC facility.

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Tim Bennett

Indianapolis, IN

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I am extremely excited to announce my commitment to swim at Gardner-Webb University. I am grateful to begin this new chapter in my life with outstanding coaches and teammates. I can’t wait to swim on the same team as my sister just like the old days!

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Caleb Wyninger

Lake Charles, LA

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As soon as I stepped foot on campus, I fell in love with ODU! The coaching staff and swimmers were amazing! I can't wait for the next four years to continue my academic and athletic career at Old Dominion University! #MonarchNation

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Kevin Plewniak

Apex, NC

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I ultimately chose Gardner-Webb University as my home for the next four years for many reasons. First, I felt that the team had a close, family-like chemistry and I was immediately enclosed in that connection. Second, the coaching staff was very close with their team and had a unique relation with each swimmer. I feel that the coaches were genuine and sincere and can take my swimming career to the next level. Lastly, despite the stereotypes I have heard about small universities, the campus had a lot of character and I really enjoyed my first experience. One of my favorite parts about the campus was the Tucker student center which had lots of activities for students to gather. I also think the smaller and more intimate class sizes will create the most prosperous atmosphere for my education.