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Jacks Add Swimmers

Jacks Add Swimmers

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South Dakota State head swimming & diving coach Brad Erickson announced the signing of 18 future Jackrabbits, 13 women and five men, who will begin classes this fall.
“The swimming & diving staff is extremely pleased with out incoming student-athletes,” Erickson said of the 18 signees.
On the men’s side, Parker Brown (Cambridge, Minn.), Josh Gasper (Columbus, Neb.), Garret Shimko (Riverside, Calif.),

Christopher Rumrill (Pierre, S.D.) and Donovan Taylor (Fort Francis, Ontario) will all join the Jacks this fall. Taylor is coming to Brookings by way of a transfer from Indiana.

 

On the women’s side, 13 prep athletes will join the Summit League runner-ups in the fall, including: Olivia Bartel (New London, Wis.), Kalen Critchley (Prince Township, Ontario), Hannah Crump (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Kristin Erf (Oakdale, Minn.), Gretchen Frick (Lawrence, Kan.), Jade Goosen (Durban, South Africa), Cassie Hendricks (Brookings, S.D.), Paige Hinton (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Emily Moore (Des Moines, Iowa), Sydney Rasmussen (Melrose, Minn.), Emily

Rosenthal (El Cajon, Calif.), Katya Vakshteyn (Leawood, Kan.) and Alexandra Yaeger (Savage, Minn.). Yaeger is transferring from Northeastern University.

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