Clark Purcell, a 6-1, 175, prepster from O'Fallon, Ill., has signed a letter of intent with BYU's men's swimming team.

Purcell is a high school All-American breaststroker and is one of the top sprinters in the scholastic ranks."His times would be in the top six of last year's WAC championships," says BYU Coach Tim Powers. Purcell was recruited by Illinois, Wisconsin and the Air Force Academy.