Cade Anderson has announced via social media that he has made a verbal commitment to the University of Georgia for the 2017-18 season.
“I chose UGA because I loved the coaches, the team, and the facilities! Everyone was so welcoming and made me feel right at home. I also loved the big focus on academics at UGA. I want to major in journalism and communications and UGA as one of the top programs in the country in that field. I am so excited to be a dawg!!”
Anderson lives in Atlanta, Georgia and attends Holy Innocents Episcopal School. He placed third in the 100 back (49.82) and fifth in the 100 fly (50.19) at the 2016 GHSA 1-5A State Swimming & Diving Meet. He also swam fly (22.30) on Holy Innocents’ 200 medley relay and anchored the 200 free relay (21.10), contributing greatly to the Golden Bears’ 13th-place team finish in the standings.
Anderson swims year-round for Dynamo Swim Club. He is a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and specializes primarily in backstroke. Anderson has made vast improvements over the last year, especially in the 200 back. He is a Winter Nationals/Summer Juniors qualifier in the in 100y and 100m back and a Winter Juniors qualifier in the 100y fly, 200m free, and 200m back. His best times, with year-over-year improvements are:
|2015-2016 (junior)||2014-2015 (sophomore)|
|50 free||21.55 (21.10 split)||23.32|
|50 fly||22.26 relay split|
Anderson will join the Bulldogs’ class of 202& with fellow verbal commits Aaron Apel, Camden Murphy, Greg Reed, Joshua Fulcher, Tal Davis, and Teagan Cheney.
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