2023 NEC Most Elite Swimmer Miles Simon Enters NCAA Transfer Portal
2021 Olympic Trials qualifiers and 2023 NEC Excellent Swimmer Miles Simon entered the NCAA switch portal with the intention of beginning graduate college with a brand new program.
Simon swam his first 4 years at Howard College, the place he was an enormous a part of the varsity’s rise, successful its first convention title in 34 years final month. He additionally turned the varsity’s second qualifying champion for the USA Olympic Swimming Trials, after Howard head coach Nick Askew.
Simon says his purpose is to hitch a program that might put together him to compete within the 2024 US Olympic Swimming Trials and qualify for the 2024 NCAA Championships.
Simon, a sprinter, completed 19.42 in 50 free throws throughout the 2022-2023 NCAA season, ending 52nd within the NCAA. That places him at #52 within the nation and about 22 locations away from an NCAA invite. The slowest time to obtain invitations on the occasion was 19.21.
One of the best lengthy course time in 50 freestyle is 23.11 from the 2021 ISCA Worldwide Senior Cup. The 2024 US Olympic Trials customary is 22.79.
Simon positioned 61st on the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials – The Wave I Encountered.
Simon says he’ll start a grasp’s diploma in Psychology, specializing in both sports activities psychology or human improvement coaching. Like all D1 swimmers competing within the 2020-2021 season, Simon was given an additional season of health because of problems from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Finest Instances (Yards):
- 50 free – 19.42
- 100 free – 43.47
- 200 free – 1:36.29
- 100 again – 47.80
- 200 again – 1:46.35
- 100 flies – 47.06
- 200 IM – 1:46.80
On the latest CSCAA Nationwide Invitational Championships, he completed 2nd in 50 freestyles, 4th in 100 flights, and fifth in 100 IMs.
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