Jackson Merrill '22 has committed to play Division 1 water polo at Stanford University. At a National Letter of Intent signing ceremony hosted by RCDS, Jackson signed alongside his family, Athletic Director Wendy Jo Haft, and Head of School Scott Nelson.
Jackson has played in numerous Junior Olympics for the CT Premier Water Polo Club, and he has represented the Northeast Zone at the USA Water Polo ODP National Championships three times. In 2019, he was invited to USAWP National Team Selection Camp, and he played for Team Canada at the UANA Pan Am Youth Water Polo Championships in Trinidad and Tobago. Jackson, who is a two-time USAWP Academic All-American, was selected as a 2021 USA Water Polo Junior Olympic All-American and MVP.
Congratulations and good luck to Jackson as he continues his athletic career with the Stanford University Cardinal!