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Rising Del Oro Excessive Faculty senior Jack Donovan has verbally dedicated to the College of Arizona.
Donovan is primarily a sprinter and tasks to swim the 50 free, 100 free, and 100 again primarily on the faculty stage. On the 2019 Sac Joaquin Part Excessive Faculty Championships in California, when he was only a sophomore, Donovan completed 2nd within the 50 free in 20.72 and gained the 100 again in 49.15. That certified him for the California Excessive Faculty State Championship meet, the place he added time in each races however nonetheless completed 10th within the 100 again.
That 10th-place end ranked him 2nd amongst freshmen and sophomores. After the 2020 California highschool season was canceled, Donovan will enter his senior season as a contender for the state title.
Greatest Occasions in Yards:
- 50 free – 20.72
- 100 free – 45.97
- 200 free – 1:47.24 (from 2018)
- 100 again – 49.15
- 200 again – 1:53.73
- 100 fly – 50.40
Donovan trains with Wolverine Aquatics in Rocklin, California. On the membership stage, he completed 2nd on the 2019 Futures Championships in Mount Hood, Oregon within the 100 again, swimming a 58.52 in lengthy course. That swim gave him his first Winter US Open minimize, although he didn’t finally swim at that meet.
He additionally has a summer season Juniors minimize within the 50 free in lengthy course of 23.69. That point is simply half-a-second wanting the US Olympic Trials commonplace, although like many swimmers, he hasn’t raced since February, earlier than the coronavirus quarantines set in across the nation.
The Arizona males completed 2nd on the 2020 Pac-12 Championship meet, narrowly passing Stanford by 4.5 factors. The dash freestyles and 100 backstroke had been areas of power for the Wildcats final season. Of observe, their 200 free relay completed 2nd within the convention, and senior Thomas Anderson completed 4th within the 100 again.
He’s the primary dash freestyler in what’s turning into a well-rounded class of 2021 for the Wildcats. He joins one other backstroker Connor West (50.45/1:48.74) as scheduled signees for Arizona’s class of 2025. Additionally in that group are butterflier/IMer Alex McMahon (48.5 100 fly, 1:50.3 200 IM), breaststroker/IMer Tate Bahi (56.9/2:04.zero breaststrokes, 4:02.3 400 IM), and distance freestyler Beck Parnham (4:28/9:18/15:26).
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