March 22, 2021
Hinata Ikagawa, who has signed to Oberlin’s DIII swim. Ikagawa says that throughout the process, he’s learned to set ambitious goals for himself, which has helped in everything he does beyond swimming.
Q: What are you looking forward to at Oberlin?
A: “I am looking forward to challenging myself once again in a new environment filled with countless potential friends! I am also ready to continue my ambitions in academics, choral music, and of course swimming.”
Q: What about Oberlin drew you to the school?
A: “I chose Oberlin College because I wanted to explore a new environment, and retain the same pillars from my high school experience that shaped me into the person I am today, including choral music, strong academics, diverse perspectives, water polo and swimming. And as if it was fate, Oberlin gave me an offer, and it sounded like exactly what I was looking for.”