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Lily Hann of the Lakeland Hills YMCA in New Jersey has verbally committed to Indiana University for fall 2022. Hann is a junior at Mountain Lakes High School and will be part of IU’s class of 2026.
I am so excited and honored to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and athletic career at Indiana University! I would like to thank my coaches, friends, family, and teammates for helping along the way. Go Hoosiers🤍❤️
TOP TIMES (SCY)
- 100 fly – 54.86
- 200 fly – 2:01.10
- 100 free – 52.65
- 200 free – 1:54.28
Hann is primarily a butterflier, and she clocked lifetime bests in the three events listed above in December at the Lakeland Hills Y Big Classic. Her progression since the pandemic began has been very impressive; as of March 2020, she was just 55.51 in the 100 free, 56.24 in the 100 fly and 2:03.04 in the 200 fly.
She first got down to 55.99 in the 100 fly and 2:02.95 in the 200 fly at an October meet, her first post-lockdown raceing. There, she also hit her current lifetime best in the 200 (1:54.28) and dropped a then-lifetime best 53.92 in the 100 free.
Indiana’s fly group this season returns sophomores Ashley Turak (54.0) and Carla Gildersleeve (54.2/1:56.0) and junior Mac Looze (1:57.6).
With Hann’s 2020 progressions, she’s drawn within a half-second or so of scoring speed in both butterfly events at the Big Ten Championships. Indiana placed third as a team at the 2020 Big Ten Champs.
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