Daily Buzz: New Signings for Georgia Tech Swimming & Diving, Volleyball


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From RamblinWreck.com, Georgia Tech swimming & diving head coach Courtney Shealy Hart announced the signing of eight student-athletes, who have committed to attend Georgia Tech and compete for the Yellow Jackets next season.

The group includes seven swimmers and one diver, five females and three males, with and represents six different states, including three recruits from the state of Georgia.

“We’re obviously very excited to welcome in a class of this caliber,” said Hart. “I want to thank my coaching staff for their tireless efforts to find student-athletes that are not only perfect for our swimming & diving program, but are great fits for the Institute.”

The women’s incoming class includes Kira deBruyn (Marietta, Ga./Walton HS), Ellen Posh (Cleveland Heights, Ohio/Cleveland Heights HS), Alex Rieger (Davis, Calif./Davis HS), MaryKathryn Terry (Atlanta, Ga./The Paideia School) and Megan Young (Woodstock, Ga./Etowah HS).

The men’s class includes Alex Kimpel (Orlando, Fla./Timber Creek HS), Brad Oberg (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg HS), Brian Woodbury (University Place, Wash./Curtis HS).

The Georgia Tech volleyball team also found a bounty crop of new recruits, signing four high school volleyball players to join the Yellow Jackets in 2014. Head coach Tonya Johnson stated, “This is a very solid and athletic class. I’m excited about this class and what each one of them will add to our program, both on and off the court.  They all add depth and athleticism to their respective positions.”

The recruiting class includes Ashley Askin (Louisville, Ky.), Annika Olsen (Johns Creek, Ga.), Kiara McGee (San Antonio, Texas) and Sydney Wilson (Fayetteville, Ga.).

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