Barton men’s and women’s swimming announces recruiting class for the 2019-20 campaign

Barton Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach Tyler Ziegler has announced the addition of 12 recruits for the upcoming 2019-20 season.  Photo courtesy of Cory Guinn
Barton Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach Tyler Ziegler has announced the addition of 12 recruits for the upcoming 2019-20 season. Photo courtesy of Cory Guinn

WILSON, N.C. – Barton College Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach Tyler Ziegler has announced the signing of 12 student-athletes – six on each side – for the upcoming 2019-20 campaign.

"We are very excited about our incoming class for 2019-20," said Ziegler.  "Athletically, this group will make us stronger.  There is a lot of talent in this class and they will have the ability to add to our strengths and fill in where we have needs as well.  Outside of the pool, this is a collection of strong students and people of character.  We are happy to be welcoming this class to our Barton Swimming Family."

Women
Carrington Clark, Garner, N.C.
Elizabeth Denton, Louisburg, N.C.
Moira Euker, Fredericksburg, Va.
Meadow Hynd, Willowick, Ohio
Kelly McCue, Knightdale, N.C.
Haley Pietras, Mardela Springs, Md.

Men
Matthew Amor, Miami Springs, Fla.
Shane Catherman, Virginia Beach, Va.
Spencer Smith, Centennial, Colo.
Bartlomiej Swiderski, Warsaw, POLAND
Nicholas Tew, Wilson, N.C.
Hodges Tubaugh, Washington, N.C.

The men's squad for the Bulldogs is coming off a Conference Carolinas Championship in 2018-19 – the first-ever title in league history – while the women's team finished second in the meet.  Ziegler was named the league's men's swimming coach of the year.