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Virginia Seashore’s Ryan Hillery Commits to Division III Energy WashU in St. Louis


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Highschool senior Ryan Hillery has verbally dedicated to swim at Washington College in St. Louis starting within the fall of 2021. The Bears are a powerhouse program in Division III of the NCAA, having scored at every of the final 19 nationwide championship meets. That features a program-high fifth place on the final championship in 2019.

“I’m honored to announce my verbal dedication to proceed my educational and athletic profession at Washington College in St Louis. I’m blessed with the help of my household, buddies, and coaches. Let’s go Bears🐻


Hillery is primarily a distance swimmer, although he has vary inside that distance specialty.

A local of Virginia Seashore, Virginia, Hillery completed in sixth place within the 400 IM on the Virginia Swimming Age Group Championships – his final large meet earlier than coronavirus quarantines floor swimming to a halt.

Just a few weeks earlier than that, he positioned fifth within the 500 free on the VHSL Class 6 Excessive Faculty State Championship meet with a 4:46.43.

Greatest Instances in Yards:

  • 200 free – 1:41.29
  • 500 free – 4:37.26
  • 200 again – 1:56.28
  • 100 fly – 51.02
  • 200 fly – 1:50.72
  • 200 IM – 1:54.70
  • 400 IM – 4:00.22

Hillery, who first introduced his dedication in early October, has been on hearth since returning to competitors, particularly within the type of a giant run of outcomes at NOVA’s Sr Vacation Champs simply earlier than Christmas.

Hillery’s Submit-Pandemic Development

Greatest Time Pre-Pandemic
200 free 1:42.59 1:41.29
500 free 4:40.84 4:37.26
200 again 2:01.96 1:56.28
200 fly 1:52.23 1:50.72
200 IM 1:55.37 1:54.70
400 IM 4:02.08 4:00.22

The WashU males positioned fifth out of eight groups on the 2020 UAA Championships earlier than the season was ultimately minimize quick. The staff had 10 swimmers invited to compete on the D3 nationwide championship meet that yr.

Apart from being near NCAA invite instances in a number of occasions, Hillery needs to be a direct addition to the staff’s 800 free relay lineup.

Hillery attends Ocean Lakes Excessive Faculty and is a member of the Tide Swim Staff.

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