Found November 30, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
2012 will go down as the rare year in which the biggest story in college sports recruiting involved neither football nor men’s basketball…but women’s swimming. Only college basketball die-hards are familiar with the Harrison twins, the genetically similar 5-star guards who recently committed to play basketball for John Calipari at Kentucky. But even the most casual sports fan is familiar with Missy Franklin, the 17-year-old, five-time Olympic medalist who signed her letter of intent earlier this month and will be swimming for legendary coach (and coach of the U.S. Olympic Team) Teri McKeever at Cal. This week Franklin, a senior at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colorado, announced that she would also swim this season for her high school team. She’ll swim an abbreviated schedule, and Regis Jesuit is working with the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) to ensure that the meets in which Franklin participates don’t turn into media circuses. Missy Franklin will be a ...

Good Luck! Missy Franklin Swimming on High School Girls Team

It’s confirmed: Missy Franklin, four-time Olympic gold medalist, will swim for her Regis Jesuit High School team this winter. According to Raiders athletic director John Koslosky, Franklin, who also won a bronze medal this past summer in London, won’t be there Wednesday, when Colorado’s second scholastic season opens, but she will participate in an abbreviated schedule. It...

Missy Franklin Is Rejoining Her School Swim Team

High school swimmers in Colorado awoke to some unfortunate news Thursday morning. Four-time London Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin will be rejoining the swim team at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colorado. The teenage swimming sensation put a potentially lucrative pro career on hold, instead choosing to retain her amateur status — Franklin plans on swimming at the University...
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