|High School:||Escondido Charter|
- Finished sixth in the 200 back with a time of 1:52.28 at the ECAC Championships.
- Against Towson, finished fourth in the 200 back (1:54.82) and sixth in the 100 back (54.82).
- Placed seventh in the 200 back and eighth in the 100 back against William and Mary.
- At Navy, finished eighth in the 200 IM (2:05.59), 200 back (2:00.06), and 100 back (55.48).
- Against Johns Hopkins and Delaware, placed seventh in the 200 back and ninth in the 100 back.
2017-18: Earned a bronze medal in the 200 back at his first America East Championships, clocking in with a time of 1:50.36… Also placed fourth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:03.68… Swam a personal best in the 100 breast against Howard in a time of 1:07.00… Earned All-America East honors.
BACKGROUND: Placed 17th at the Texas Sectionals in the 200 back with a time of 1:49.83... Also posted a time of 1:44.70 in the 200 free in the same meet... Was named Most Valuable Player all four years at Escondido Charter... Lists his greatest thrill as winning the 1650 at a championship meet.
PERSONAL: Son of Marcia and Michael Gates... Has two brothers, Brian and Drew, and two sisters, Tracy and Krista... Mom played basketball at Washington State and dad played tennis at UCSD... Plans to major in mechanical engineering... List his favorite musical artist as Queen and his favorite pro team as the Seattle Seahawks.