McClanahan announces three NLI signings
GREELEY, Colo. – In the early signing period, second-year head coach Kelly McClanahan has inked three swimmers & divers to the University of Northern Colorado.
McClanahan announced the addition of Gina Cernohous, Emily Foster and Jasmine Fryrear to National Letters of Intent.
“This is a great start to our recruiting for the 2011-12 season,” said McClanahan. “Cernohous, Foster and Fryrear will add much needed depth in their respective events. The addition of these three is a big step in making this program competitive for the MPSF championship.”
CERNOHOUS, 5-5, DISTANCE FREE, ANDOVER, KAN. (ANDOVER
Was team captain of the Jaguars who finished second at the state competition in 2010… Named to the all-state team as a junior… Also swims for the Wichita Swim Club.
“Cernohous is going to expand our distance staff,” McClanahan said. “She will add much needed depth to the field, and walk-in the door contributing points in the 500, 1000 and mile. We will see big changes in our distance points in the next four years.”
5-4, IM & BREASTSTROKE, SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. (DOS PUEBLOS)
Qualified for the CIF in the 100 breaststroke in 2008 and the Channel League finals in the 200 IM as a junior… Is a member of the National Honor Society and has been a California Scholastic Federation member the last four seasons… Also runs cross country for the Chargers… Swims for the Santa Barbara Swim Club where she qualified for the Grand Prix in March, 2010.
“Foster is coming in as a breaststroke and IMer,” stated McClanahan. “Emily has had some great coaching over the years, and will adapt well to our program. She will be part of the breaststroke and IM crew that is charged with filling the shoes of graduating senior, Tori Gutt.”
FRYREAR, 5-4, IM & BACKSTROKE, SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (PATRICK
Has earned three letters in swimming & diving and two in cross country so far in her high school career… Has been a CIF finalist the past three seasons… Is also a four-year member of the honor roll… Swims for the Silver Medal Club.
“Fryrear is a very athletic swimmer,” said McClanahan. “She comes from a well-renowned swim club in San Diego, with great coaching. She will add depth to our IM and backstroke events. Fryrear will walk in the door competing for relay spots and top seeds in events.”