Indiana Men Get 1st Verbal to Class of 2023 from Backstroker Jake Marcum

Jake Marcum of McCallie / GPS Aquatics in Chattanooga, Tennessee has announced his verbal commitment to Indiana University in the class of 2023.

“I am so incredibly blessed to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and swimming career at Indiana University!  Thank you to everyone who has helped me get to this point”  #Never-Daunted#HoosierDaddy”

A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, Marcum attends McCallie School where he swims under coach Stan Corcoran. The 6’4″ junior recently placed second in the 100 back (49.79) and fourth in the 200 free (1:41.15) at the 2018 TISCA TN HS Championship. He also led off the third-place 200 medley relay in 23.57 and anchored the runner-up 400 free relay in 45.66.

Marcum swims for head coach Roger Dahlke at McCallie / GPS Aquatics. He is coming off a good run at 2018 NCSA Spring Championship, having improved his PBs in the 100 free and 50/100/200 back. He finished 10th in the 200 back, 14th in the 100 back, and 40th in the 50 back, and also competed in the 50/100/200 free. Marcum was a B-finalist in the 200 back Summer Juniors and a C-finalist at Winter Juniors East.

SCY times:

  • 50 free 21.76
  • 100 free 47.53
  • 200 free 1:41.15
  • 100 back 49.74
  • 200 back 1:46.06

LCM times

  • 50 free 24.94
  • 100 free 53.60
  • 100 back 57.74
  • 200 back 2:04.22

If you have a commitment to report, please send an email with a photo (landscape, or horizontal, looks best) and a quote to [email protected].

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Carol Glover
3 years ago

Congratulations Jake!

2 Cents
3 years ago

Stan finally gets one of his stars to go to his Alma Mater. Congrats!

ian finnearty
3 years ago

go indiana !

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