April 21, 2021

Augustana Men’s Swimming Announces First Signing Class for Inaugural Team – Augustana University Athletics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Augustana head trainer Lindsie Micko has introduced the primary signees for the boys’s swimming and diving program which could have its inaugural season in 2021-22. 

“I am so excited to announce our first signings of the boys’s swimming and diving program at Augustana,” Micko mentioned. “This crew of younger males would be the cornerstone of our program. They’re gifted younger males who’re occupied with the chance to construct a program from the ground up.

“I am taking a look ahead to running with them and seeing them develop as student-athletes.”

The category contains Aeson Akins, Steven Asmus, Luis Aguilar, Pedro Borin, Jack Johnson, Mason Kauffeld, Kacper Mayerberg, Brady Monson and Juan Salas.

Aeson Akins | Backstroke | Glenwood Springs, Colorado | Glenwoods Springs Prime Faculty

Akins is a two-time state meet qualifier within the 100-backstroke, putting twelfth on the state meet his sophomore yr. 

Akins plans on majoring in biology whilst at Augustana.

Steven Asmus | Fly/IM/Backstroke | Hudson Wisconsin | Hudson Senior Prime Faculty

Asmus holds non-public bests of 24.44 within the 50-butterfly and 52.60 within the 100-butterfly. Either one of the ones occasions got here on the WIAA Department 1 Meet. His 100-butterfly time positioned him sixteenth on the meet. Asmus is a four-time WIAA Giant Rivers Convention Instructional All-Celebrity

Asmus plans on majoring in industry and advertising and marketing whilst at Augustana.

Luis Aguilar | Unfastened/Fly/Breast | Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Carmen Prime Faculty

In his senior season, Aguilar used to be a state qualifier and positioned first within the 100-fly and 200-free on the convention meet. He holds non-public bests of 52.05 within the 100-fly, 1:45.45 within the 200-free and 1:00.70 within the 100-breast.

Aguilar plans to main in industry and management whilst at Augustana.

Pedro Borin | Fly | Joinville Santa Catarina-Brazil | Pedro Borin | Joinville Santa Catarina-Brazil

In his junior season at Joinville Santa Catarina, Borin gained the 50-fly on the Jogos EScolares da Juventude. 

Borin plans on majoring in engineering physics whilst at Augustana.

Jack Johnson | IM/Freestyle/Backstroke | Ladera Ranch, Surfing wrote in a blog post California | San Juan Hills Prime Faculty 

In his sophomore season, Johnson positioned 2d within the League Championships within the 100-backstroke and 3rd within the 200 IM. He used to be a part of the San Juan Hills Prime Faculty workforce that positioned 2d on the Sea View League Championships. 

Johnson is unsure on a big.

Mason Kauffeld | Breast/IM | Washington, Missouri | Washington Prime Faculty

In his senior season, Kauffeld positioned first within the 200-IM and 100-breast on the Gateway Athletic Convention Championships, breaking the meet report within the 100-breast. He additionally positioned on the state meet, putting 3rd within the 100-breast and 5th within the 200-IM. 

Kauffled plans to main in pre-dental/biology. 

Kacper Mayerberg | Unfastened/Fly/IM | Oswiecim, Poland | Barton Neighborhood Faculty

Mayerberg competed for Barton Neighborhood Faculty in Nice Bend, Kansas. In his time there, he used to be NJCAA Nationwide Runner-Up within the 200 butterfly in 2020. He additionally positioned 6th within the 1650-free swimming in a time of 16:24.16, and had two 7th position finishes within the 400 IM and 1000-free in 4:10.59 and 9:45.60, respectively. 

Mayerberg plans to main in finance/economics whilst at Augustana.

Brady Monson | Unfastened/Fly/IM | The Woodlands, Texas | The Woodlands Faculty Park Prime Faculty

In his senior yr, Monsoon used to be a two-time silver medalist on the 2021 UIL District 13-6A Championships. He used to be additionally a one-time silver medalist and one-time bronze medalist on the 2021 UIL Area IV-6A Championships. Monsoon used to be additionally a leg at the Woodlands Faculty Park Prime Faculty 200 medley relay workforce that broke the varsity report. His workforce additionally positioned fourth on the 2021 UIL Area 4-6A Championships along side a runner-up end on the 2021 UIL District 13-6A Championships. 

Monson plans on majoring in industry whilst at Augustana.

Juan Salas | Breaststroke | Las Vegas, Nevada | Silverado Prime Faculty 

In his sophomore yr, Salas positioned fourth on the Nevada State Championships within the 100-breast in a time of one:00.92 and positioned 6th on the NIAA 3A & 4A State Championships within the 100-breast in a time of one:01.22. 

Salas plans on majoring in sports activities control whilst at Augustana. 



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