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Winter U.S. Open Qualifier Cooper Willetts Commits to College of Wyoming


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Eagle Swimming Affiliation’s Cooper Willetts has introduced his choice to swim on the College of Wyoming starting within the 2021-2022 season. Willett is a homeschooled pupil, and whereas he does compete in a couple of meets for the Homeschooled Christian Youth Affiliation, which means he primarily swims membership meets.

I’m extraordinarily proud to announce my verbal dedication to the College of Wyoming! Thanks to all of my pals, household, and coaches for serving to me make this choice. I can’t wait to spend the subsequent 4 years below the exceptional teaching employees right here at UW. Go Pokers!!!!

Matt Sanspree, the pinnacle coach at Eagle Swim affiliation, shared “Cooper is a kind of children that’s dedicated to his craft. He has been an exceptional chief for the Eagle Swimming Affiliation and a primary instance of exhibiting Grit the way to overcome his distinctive obstacles to attain his aim. The College of Wyoming will not be solely getting an important breaststroke and Imer. They’re getting a pacesetter, an important teammate, and a unprecedented younger man. All of ESA is pleased with you, Cooper!”

Willetts competed on the NCSA Summer season Champs in August of 2019. He swam the 50, 100, and 200 breast, and the 200 IM. He completed 126th within the IM, 44th within the 50 breast, and he made it again for finals swims within the 100 and 200 breast. His prelims 100 breast time of 1:06.20 earned him a spot within the C-final. He later completed 22nd general (1:06.51). Cooper swam within the B-final of the 200 breast, touching in 2:22.59. He dropped 1.14 seconds in finals, touching 10th and incomes a Summer season U.S. Open qualifying time.

Cooper most not too long ago competed on the Speedo Champions Sequence at School Station. The breaststroke specialist swam the 100 and 200 breast and the 200 and 400 IM. He positioned 50th within the 100 breast, 132nd within the 200 IM, and 93rd within the 400 IM. He earned a spot within the D-final of the 200 breast, the place he jumped from 32nd to 25th place. His 200 IM time of 1:59.37 and his 400 IM time of 4:13.28 had been each private bests.

Prime SCY Occasions:

  • 100 breast – 57.62
  • 200 breast – 2:04.54
  • 200 IM – 1:59.37
  • 400 IM – 4:13.28

Cooper will turn out to be a Poke starting within the fall of 2021. He’ll doubtless be part of the staff’s breaststroke group, which options high breaststrokers Mitch Havis and Grant Sloan. Sloan will likely be a senior when Cooper arrives on campus, whereas Havis can have graduated within the spring of 2021.

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