Swimming & Diving



 Marissa Verdi
Marissa Verdi

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Corona, Calif.

High School:
Santiago HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Freestyle

Experience:
HS


Freshman (2013-14): Verdi appeared in four meets during her first season with Wyoming. She saw action for the Cowgirls against Colorado State finishing 10th in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.39. Also in the same meet she swam a career-best time of 55.91 in the 100 freestyle.

High School: Verdi was a four-year letterwinner at Santiago High School in Corona, Calif., and joins the Cowgirls for sprint freestyle. She was All-Conference all four years and team captain her senior year, while also setting the school's 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle relay record. Her junior season, she was awarded the Academic-Athletic Team Award and was a part of the 200 and 400 freestyle relay record teams. As a freshman, Verdi was voted Rookie of the Year for her high school swim team. In the classroom, she was a member of National Honors Society, graduated with Honors with Distinction.

Personal: She was born November 11, 1994 in Corona, Calif., and is the daughter of Vinnie and Lori Verdi. She has one sister, Savannah and plans to major in Zoology while at UW. Verdi was also recruited by Idaho, Vermont and Colorado State.

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