IHSAA Sectional 100 Free Champ Grace Lough Commits to Bellarmine University

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Grace Lough, a current high school senior from Indianapolis, Indiana, has committed to swim for NCAA Division II Bellarmine University. Lough will graduate from North Central High School in spring 2020 and join the Knights’ class of 2024.

Lough is a current year-round swimmer for her club team, Washington Township Swim Club along with swimming for her high school at North Central.

This past year at the 2019 Illinois High School Sectional Championships, Lough was the women’s champion in the 100 freestyle (52.63) and placed 3rd in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.39).

“I’m extremely excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim division one for Bellarmine University! thank you to all my coaches, teammates, family & friends for the endless love and support! can’t wait to be a knight!!❤️🤜🏼🗡”

With her current best times, Lough would have placed 14th in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.27) and 15th in the 100 freestyle (52.63) with the Knights at the 2020 GLVC Swimming and Diving Championships.

Top SCY Times

  • 50 freestyle – 24.48
  • 100 freestyle – 52.63
  • 100 backstroke – 1:04.83
  • 100 breaststroke – 1:06.27
  • 100 butterfly – 1:00.73
  • 200 IM – 2:17.89

At the GLVC Championships this year, the Knights placed 6th as a team. This summer, they will begin their transition from a DII team to a DI team in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

Lough will begin her swimming career at Bellarmine University beginning fall 2020.

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