Georgia Secures Verbal From Local State Champion Breaststroker Jackson Bates
March 25, 2020—
Jackson Bates , a junior at Westminster Christian Academy and a member of the Athens Bulldog Swim Club in Georgia, has made his verbal commitment to swim for his hometown school, the University of Georgia, in the fall of 2021. A breaststroker and IMer, Bates’ career-best time in the 100 LCM breaststroke is just a second and a half off of the Olympic Trials cut. At the Speedo Champions Series meet in North Carolina in March, Bates won bronze medals in both of the LCM breaststroke events (1:04.83 in the 100 and 2:20.33 in the 200). Bates also won both breaststroke events at the Georgia ...