SEATTLE – (June 4) Seattle University women’s swimming has announced the signing of five newcomers for the upcoming season.
Sarah Carr, Marissa Chan, Olivia Gabanek, Emma McGill, and Madi Ohrman have signed with Coach Craig Nisgor’s program as part of the Class of 2022.
“The five women we have bring a lot to our team with everything,” said Nisgor. “They are strong in the pool, classroom and in all that they do. All of them are a great fit for Seattle University and our program. We have been watching them all through this year and are excited by how they have been improving. Sarah and Emma have done times that would already make our all-time top 10 list in school history and we know that there is much more ahead.”
Carr, a Newberg, Ore., native, competed for Canby Gators Swim Club for four years and swam at Wilsonville High. She took Wilsonville’s Athlete of the Year Award two times. Carr helped Canby Gators win the Oregon state title in 2017.
Chan is from Cupertino, Calif. She was a member of De Anza Cupertino Aquatics for 11 years and swam at Monta Vista High. Chan earned all-league three times in her high school career.
Gabanek, a native of Seattle, swam at Ballard High. She was a member of Seattle Metropolitan Aquatic Club, King Aquatic Club, and Cascade Swim Club. Gabanek qualified for the WIAA 3A state tournament three times.
McGill is from Phoenix, Ariz. She has competed for Vitras Swim Club for six years and swam at Connections Academy. At Vitras, she earned her team’s outstanding senior award and served as team captain for three years.
Ohrman is a native of Walnut Creek, Calif. She swam and played water polo at Carondelet High. Ohrman served as team captain as a senior and was a two-time recipient of her team’s coach’s award.