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Santa Clara Athletes Commit to Swim in College

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, eight Santa Clara Swim Club high school seniors signed National Letters of Intent to continue their swimming career in college next year. Those eight seniors — Trent Itow, Tina Le, Ashley Ma, Maggie Malloy, Virginie Qian, Max Saunders, Mackenzie Thomas, and Mikayla Tseng — joined their parents, coaches and teammates in a signing ceremony at the International Swim Center.

Santa Clara Head Coach Allison Beebe said, “We are really proud of these student athletes, whose hard work, commitment, and sacrifice opened so many doors for their future. We are excited to watch their continued growth and progress at the collegiate level.”

Congratulations to the following swimmers:


Trent Itow (Valley Christian)- Cal Baptist University

Tina Le (Wilcox High School)- Columbia University

Ashley Ma (Fremont High School)- UC Davis

Maggie Malloy (Kirby School)- UC Davis

Virginie Qian (Monta Vista)- Rice University

Max Saunders (Bellarmine Prep)- University of Southern California

Mackenzie Thomas (Valley Christian)- University of Maryland- Baltimore County

Mikayla Tseng (Santa Teresa High School)- Loyola Marymount University

The Santa Clara Swim Club is a year round swimming club that has been developing champions since its founding by George Haines in 1951. His vision to develop world-class individuals through the sport of swimming remains the cornerstone of our program.


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