College of Michigan alumna Catie Deloof has introduced her transfer from David Marsh-led Group Elite in San Diego to Todd Desorbo‘s Cavalier Swimming professional group primarily based out of the College of Virginia.
Deloof’s quote, from her Instagram post:
The announcement comes simply someday after older sister Ali Deloof posted about her move from Team Elite to Tennessee’s pro group. Center sister Gabby Deloof, who’s on the 2019-20 United States Nationwide Group, has not but posted a few transfer and seems to nonetheless be with Group Elite. All three sisters have been All-Individuals at Michigan, whereas youngest sister Jackie Deloof simply graduated from Michigan in 2020.
In 2019, C. Deloof hit lifetime bests in her major freestyle occasions, going 24.99 within the 50 on the Professional Swim Sequence – Clovis in June, 54.28 within the 100 free on the 2019 U.S. Summer time Nationals in July and 1:59.40 within the 200 free on the 2019 U.S. Open in December. She has been with Group Elite for simply over a 12 months, leaving Ann Arbor after graduating from Michigan within the spring of 2019.
Since January 1, 2019, Deloof is ranked 10th within the 100 free, 11th within the 50 free and 25th within the 200 free amongst American girls in lengthy course meters.
The one non-UVA member of Cavalier’s professional group proper now’s Texas alumnus Jack Conger, who joined in late 2018. At the moment, Virginia coaches had mentioned they have been very selective about permitting non-UVA graduate additions to the professional group. Since relocating to Charlottesville, Conger has hit LCM lifetime bests within the 50 free (22.41) and 100 free (48.47).
Cavalier Swimming recently absorbed local club team Charlottesville YMCA Aquatics Club, and the mixed program will full its merge beneath the title Cavalier Aquatics by September 8, the start of the quick course season.