April 21, 2021

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Kaelyn Gridley, Illinois HS champion makes verbal commitment to Duke for 2022-23

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By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam

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Kaelyn Gridley from Winnetka, Illinois has actually revealed her spoken dedication to Duke University for 2022-23. Gridley was called to the ““ Best of the Rest” ” area of our Way Too Early List of Girls Recruits from the high school class of 2022 .

A junior at New Trier High School, Gridley concentrates on breaststroke and sprint freestyle. She is a 2020 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100m breast (1:10.32) and a Summer National qualifier in the 200m breast (2:33.57).

Gridley won the 100 breast with 1:01.53 (she went 1:00.89 in prelims) at the 2019 Illinois IHSA Girls State Swimming and Diving Championships last November. She likewise won the 200 assortment relay, breaking the state record, anchored the 5th-place 200 totally free relay (23.52 ), and put 8th in the 50 complimentary (23.77 ). Gridley had the # 8 100 breast ranking in the United States for the 2019-20 NISCA Girls High School Swimming All-America season with 1:00.89. She was likewise ranked with the New Trier 200 assortment relay (connected for # 2 in the country with Louisville’’ s Sacred Heart Academy) and 200 totally free relay (# 32).

In club swimming, Gridley represents New Trier Aquatics. When she put 2nd in the 100 breast with 1:10.32, she punched her ticket to 2020 Olympic Trials (consequently delayed to 2021) at the 2019 NCSA Summer Championship. She likewise ended up 4th in the 200 breast (2:34.45) and 4th in the 50 breast (33.02) and took house a PB in the 50 totally free (27.91 ). She contended at 2019 U.S. Open in the 100/200 breast. At the 2019 NCSA Spring Championship, she was runner-up in the 200 breast (2:13.04) and can be found in 8th in the 100 breast (1:02.16). She won the 100 breast (1:01.78) at the 2020 Illinois Swimming LSC Senior Short Course Championship in March.

Top SCY times:

.200 breast –– 2:13.04 100 breast –– 1:00.89 50 breast –– 28.67 50 totally free –– 23.73 100 complimentary –– 53.27 200 IM –– 2:07.05.

Gridley will sign up with heaven Devils with fellow class of 2026 spoken dedicate Tatum Wall . She will be an instant effect gamer for Duke, as her finest 100 and breast times would make their particular B finals at the conference level. Duke ladies positioned 6th of 12 groups at the 2020 ACC Women’’ s Championships.

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