Maili Simons from Salt Lake City’s Olympus High School and Olympus Aquatics has made a verbal commitment to Illinois State University for 2020-21.
Collectively, Illinois State came out victorious in 12 of 16 events, while Hannah Pugh led Butler by securing three first-place finishes.
The Illinois State swimming and diving team had a triumphant evening as they defeated the Evansville Purple Aces with an end score of 172-71 on Friday.
The Indiana State women placed first with 170 points and defeated Saint Louis (102), Illinois State (74), Butler (68), Eastern Illinois (14) and Maryville (6). The Billiken men won eight events en route to the men’s title.
Illinois’ downstate girls are prepared to operate on the IHSA record book this weekend.