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Molly Jacobson of Meridian, ID has introduced her resolution to swim on the College of Utah starting within the fall of 2021. Earlier this yr, Jacobson had dedicated to swim at Boise State College however modified her dedication when information broke that Boise State cut their women’s program.
The backstroke and freestyle specialist is starting her senior yr at Rocky Mountain Excessive College and she or he swims year-round for the Boise YMCA Swim Crew.
“I selected Utah as a result of i like the crew ambiance and the teaching employees is completely fantastic. The campus is gorgeous in addition to the mountains! I can’t look forward to this subsequent chapter in my life at Utah. I’m so grateful for this chance to swim on the subsequent stage. I can’t wait to be a Ute!”
In November, the Rocky Mountain Excessive College junior competed on the IHSAA 5A State Championships. She swam the 100 again and the 100 fly, incomes gold medals in every. Her 100 fly prelims time of 57.86 – a brand new private greatest time – gave her the highest seed going into finals. She remained first in finals, touching 0.four seconds forward of Capital Excessive College’s Abby Jones.
Equally, she was the highest seed after the prelims heats of the 100 again, after being the one swimmer to go sub-1:00. She dropped a half-second in finals to stay first, touching forward of Jaydn Jones of Capital Excessive College. Jacobson anchored Rocky Mountain’s 400 free relay in a time of 52.64. The relay consisting of Ansley Pittard, Lisa Bergman, Kendyl Close to, and Jacobson positioned second behind Boise Excessive College.
Jacobson most lately competed on the Northwest Area YMCA Championships, incomes one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals. She received the 500 free in 5:03.85, successful the occasion by eight seconds. She and her teammates swept 1st by fifth place within the occasion. She touched second to teammate Kailey Owen within the 100 again. Jacobson positioned third in each the 100 and 200 free. Boise YMCA dominated the meet, incomes 3817 factors greater than second-place finishers, Anchorage YMCA Swim Crew.
Prime SCY Occasions:
- 200 again – 2:03.35
- 200 free – 1:52.51
- 100 again – 58.14
- 50 again – 27.70
Jacobson will be part of the College of Utah’s swimming and diving program within the fall of 2021. She’s going to be part of the backstroke group, giving her one yr to coach alongside Utah’s prime backstroker, Audrey Reimer. On the 2020 Pac-12 Championships, Reimer positioned within the A-final in each the 100 and 200 again. She broke the varsity’s information within the backstroke occasions along with her performances on the convention meet. Utah completed seventh on the Pac-12 Championships.
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