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Jamestown's Vereb commits to swim for Hokies

Jamestown's Vereb commits to swim for Hokies

Jamestown senior Joelle Vereb announced her verbal commitment to swim for Virgina Tech on Oct. 2.

Vereb has offers from Georgia Tech and Louisville, but touted Tech’s academics, coaching staff and campus.

“I felt such a strong connection with the team,” Vereb said, “and I can’t wait to be there next year.”

Vereb owns 11 gold medals in three seasons for Jamestown in state championship meets including individual wins in the 100 fly (54.63) and 100 breaststroke (1:05.15) in the last 4A meet.

Vereb and then-sophomore Abby Larson teamed with seniors Hannah Clymer and Margaret Williams, a freshman on William and Mary's team, on the...

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