Springfield, Illinois’ Gage Hamill has verbally committed to swim for Indiana University in 2017-18. Hamill swims for Springfield YMCA Swim Team and Springfield High School.
“I am extremely thankful and excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim for Indiana University next year! #Hoosiers
“I am both thankful and honored for the opportunity to swim for such an outstanding program. The IU coaching staff and team culture are very welcome and inspire greatness in their athletes, and I can’t wait to be a Hoosier! The Kelley School of Business is also a fantastic place to continue my education.”
Hamill adds his name to the impressive list of verbal commits for the Hoosiers’ class of 2021: Brock Brown, Bruno Blaskovic, Gary Kostbade, Jared Fitzgerald, Matthew Jerden, Mohamed Samy, Nikola Miljenić, Spencer Lehman, and Thomas Vanderbrook.
Hamill is a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. He swam to an 11th-place finish in the 200 free at the 2016 IHSA State Championships last February with a 1:42.19, then followed that performance up with a 1:41.26 at 2016 YMCA National Short Course Championships in April which was good enough for 20th place. He also scored at tenth place in the 200 fly with 1:51.18 at YNats. Hamill had a strong summer season, culminating in personal-bests in the 100/200m free, 100m back, and 100/200m fly at Brown Deer Sectionals.
His best SCY times are:
- 100 free – 46.99
- 200 free – 1:41.24
- 100 fly – 51.07
- 200 fly – 1:51.18
- 200 IM – 1:55.93
- 400 IM – 4:07.10
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