SwimSwam’s thoughts and condolences go out to the Miller family and the Normal swimming community for their tragic loss.
Four-Time Illinois State Champion, high school swimmer, and University of Louisville commit Jake Miller has died, multiple sources have reported to SwimSwam.
Miller won the 2013-2014 Illinois High School State Championships in the 200 IM, 500 free, and was on the winning Normal-University High 200 free relay and 400 free relays as part of University High’s overall team state championship.
Miller was also a member of the Redbird Swim Club. He was one of the first swimmers in the class of 2015 to make his college decision, committing back in July.
Update: With permission from Miller’s family, the local schools superintendent confirmed to the Bloomington Pantagraph that Miller’s death was a suicide. Read that story here.