Lindsay Adamski from the Lake Country Swim Team in Hartland, Wisconsin has verbally committed to Northwestern University, which is located about two hours south across the state line.
She joins in the tradition of former Northwestern All-American breaststrokers Amy Balczerak and Jenny Wilson. In fact, in the last 20 years, Northwestern has earned more All-American honors in breaststroke than in any other individual discipline.
Even with that great tradition, Adamski will have an immediate impact upon this program. She already has lifetime bests of 1:01.95 and 2:16.72 in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes, both of which came this past season as a junior. Those times would rank her 4th and 8th, respectively, on Northwestern’s all-time rankings.
She will have one year of overlap with another 1:01 breaststroker: Julianne Kurk, who was the Wildcats’ best last year as just a sophomore.
As a secondary event, Adamski will add a 2:02.84 in the 200 yard IM for the Wildcats.
While her 100 yard breaststroke time qualified her for Junior Nationals this past summer, she’s still more developed in her short course swimming than her long course.
Adamski is the two-time defending Wisconsin Division I State Champion in the 100 breaststroke. With her on the breaststroke leg, her Arrowhead High School 200 medley relay has also won the state title all three years of her high school career so far.