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YSST has a long history of graduating athletes who continue their swimming careers in college. Below is an incomplete list of HSST/YSST alumni who swam beyond their days with our program. If you are a HSST/YSST alumni who swam in college, please email us with your name, high school, year of graduation from HSST/YSST and college attended so that we can recognize you!

   

Athlete

College

High School

Marissa Taylor

Ohio Northern University

South Caldwell

Class of 2017

Sophia Cherkez

Cornell University

 

St Stephens

Class of 2017

Emmaline Peterson

University of Georgia

Hickory

Class of 2017

Maly Shores

Emory University

Hickory

Class of 2017

Brian Aberle

Catholic University of America

Homeschool

Class of 2016

Maria Turcanu

Emory University

St. Stephens

Class of 2016

Alex Herrera

Lenoir-Rhyne University

St. Stephens

Class of 2015

Grace Lancaster

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Homeschool

Class of 2015

Sam Melnyk

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Homeschool

Class of 2015

Anne Taylor

Wingate University

Watagua

Class of 2015

Marinela Procopii

Wingate University

St. Stephens

Class of 2014

Jake Pierce

East Carolina University

Fred T. Foard

Class of 2013

Sava Turcanu

Harvard University

St. Stephens

Class of 2013

Jessica Burgess

Pfeiffer University

St. Stephens

Class of 2012

Janie Kennedy

University of North Florida

Hickory

Class of 2012

Rachel Ponti

Campbell University

South Caldwell

Class of 2012

Graham Williams

UNC-Chapel Hill

Hickory

Class of 2011

Katherine Glenn

Gardner-Webb University

Hickory

Class of 2009

Rachel Lee

Wittenberg University

Hickory

Class of 2008

Rachel Glenn

Gardner-Webb University

Homeschool

Class of 2007

Marie Kim

Emory University

Tri-City Baptist

Class of 2007

Jessy Barriger

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Alexander Central

Class of 2006

Ryan Young

UNC-Wilmington

Hickory

Class of 2005

Molly McDonald

Wagner College

Homeschool

Class of 2003

Brad Penley

US Naval Academy

Fred T. Foard

Class of 2003

Shannon Brewer

NC State University

Hickory

Class of 2002

Eleanor Trefzger

Davidson College

Hickory

Class of 2002

Pedi Cooper

Indian River State College

St. Stephens

Class of 1997

Elizabeth Myers

University of Virginia

Hickory

Class of 1994

Sarah Purcell

UNC-Chapel Hill

Hickory

Class of 1994

Tell Bumgarner

UNC-Charlotte

East Burke

Class of 1989

John Simon

UNC-Chapel Hill

Hickory

Class of 1987

Brian Lubin

Virginia Tech

Hickory

Class of 1987

Dixon Mitchell

University of Texas/UNC

Hickory

Class of 1985

Keith Johnston

UNC-Wilminton

South Caldwell

Class of 1983

David Keller

University of South Carolina

Hibriten

Class of 1983

David Lawrence

Sewanee

Hickory

Class of 1983

Dee Dee Ballenger

Auburn University 

Hickory

Class of 1982

Leslie Och

University of South Carolina

Hickory

Class of 1982

Welsey Bryant

East Carolina University 

Hibriten

Class of 1981

Roy Cozart 

Auburn University

Hibriten

Class of 1981

Jimmy Robinson

Clemson University

Hickory

Class of 1981

Gregor Wray

East Carolina University

South Caldwell

Class of 1981