Drexel Dragons Ring in Commitment from Emmaus’ Alasdair Bell

NEW COMMIT: Drexel University has won a new engagement from Bethlehem, Penn. native Alasdair Bell who will join the Dragons as a member of the class of 2023.

Bell does his club swim with Emmaus Aquatic Club and owns the Winter Juniors flying into their 100s. He drove three events at Juniors East earlier this month and set a best time in the 200 IM. He took two top five finishes with the Eastern Zone Seniors and posted six best times with the Middle Atlantic Seniors last summer. The USA Swimming Scholastic All-American also represented Freedom High School at the Pennsylvania 3A State Championships and won the 200 Free in Districts during its junior season.

He said Swimming World:

“I am pleased to announce that I will advance my academic and athletic career at Drexel University! I chose Drexel because of the amazing academic opportunities it has to offer, as well as the great team and coaches! I can’t wait to be a kite !! ”

Some of his best times include:

  • 100 flies – 50.93
  • 50 free – 21.37
  • 100 free – 46.90
  • 200 free – 1: 43.97

When he arrives on campus in Fall 2019, Bell will be joining a freestyle group that will include: Alex Flynn and Efstathios Malamas as well as an air force led by Paris Raptis. Although he is just outside the point range at the CAA Championships, he has improved significantly in the last two seasons: He tied off three seconds from his 100 free kick, nine from his 200 free throw and four from his 100 free kick.

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