One-time NCAA Championships qualifier ... Two-time All-America honorable mention (two individual).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-15
Took a medical redshirt year.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14
Earned All-America honorable mention in two events at NCAA Championships ... Finished 15th in 1650 free (17:17.90) and 16th in 1000 free (10:17.97) ... Won 1650 at PCSC Championships in 16:59.31 ... Also finished first in 1000 in three meets, vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/26), Incarnate Word (1/5) and California Baptist (1/18).
Competed for the Mission Viejo Nadadores from 2002-13.
A 2013 graduate of Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo ... Varsity team captain of the Cougars from 2011-13 ... All-South Coast League (SCL) in 2013 ... CIF finalist (2010-13) ... Aided Capo Valley to SCL titles from 2010-13 ... Also competed in soccer in 2010.
Born Feb. 21, 1995 in Mission Viejo ... Parents are Don and Susie Gage ... Has a younger sister named Kelly ... Physiology and neuroscience major with a global health minor at Marshall College ... Career goals after graduating from UCSD include attending medical school and becoming a doctor in the Navy ... Favorite UCSD moment was winning the 1650 at conference meet as a freshman ... Hobbies include surfing, hiking and camping ... Listens to Zac Brown Band and Mumford & Sons ... Loves salmon ... Is left-handed.