IL Freestyler Nick Tommasone Joins Notre Dame Class of 2025

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Hinsdale Swim Club’s Nick Tommasone has verbally committed to Notre Dame’s class of 2025. Tommasone is a rising senior at Benet Academy in Illinois.

I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at the University of Notre Dame. I chose Notre Dame because of the fantastic academic and athletic programs, along with the terrific coaching staff. I am very excited to work with this team, and can’t wait to see what the future holds. Go Irish!


  • 50 free – 20.95
  • 100 free – 45.34
  • 200 free – 1:39.03
  • 500 free – 4:29.18

Tommasone, a freestyler, hit all of his free best times in early March at the 2020 Illinois Senior Champs. At that meet, he was the runner-up in the 100 free, 200 free and 500 free. He’s competed at the Illinois HS State Champs once, in 2019, where his highest finish was 24th in the 100 free (47.53).

Tommasone is on a huge improvement curve; after spring of 2019 championship season, his bests sat at 21.5/47.1/1:43.9/4:46.6, and in less than a year, he’s made significant strides in all of those events.

ND had its top distance freestyler, All-American Zach Yeadon, enter the transfer portal in April. They’ll still have a season left with Sadler McKeen (44.2/1:33.5/4:17) and three with breakout rising sophomore Jack Hoagland (4:12/14:35).

Tommasone joins three other strong freestyle pickups in ND’s class of 2025: #17 Chris Guiliano (20.5/44.2/1:35.8), Max Myers (20.9/45.5) and Owen Grimaldi (1:38/4:29).

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Has Yeadon signed/committed anywhere else, or is it possible he’s returning to Notre Dame this fall?


Nice get for Notre Dame.

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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