2021 18 & Under Spring Cup Kicks Off Thursday From Four Sites


USA Swimming’s 2021 18 & Under Spring Cup kicks off on Thursday from four different U.S sites: Irvine, Des Moines, Richmond and Orlando.

The long course competition, featuring several of the best 18 & under swimmers in the country, will have results specific to each site, and won’t be combining all of the results together.

All four sites will follow identical schedules, with prelims starting at 9:00 am and finals at 5:00 pm, local time. Each meet is capped at 250 women and 250 men.

Thursday night will feature timed finals of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free before a traditional prelims/finals format the rest of the way. The women’s 1500 and men’s 800 will have timed final heats race on Sunday.



Each site will have its own livestream, with all four links available here.


Streaming will be available via Irvine NOVAquatics on YouTube here.


To view the Richmond meet you will need to create a SPIIDEO account, with instructions available here.

Des Moines

Streaming will be available via DSMY Marlins on YouTube here.


Streaming will be available via iSwim.TV.



The Irvine site, which will only include swimmers based in California, includes Mission Viejo’s Justina Kozan and Katie Crom, Santa Maria’s Claire Tuggle and NOVA’s Morganne Malloy on the women’s side, with Kozan, Tuggle and Crom set to battle head-to-head in the 100 free, 200 free, 400 free and 200 IM.

Dart Swimming’s Zachary Tan holds down the top seed in three events on the men’s side, leading the 100 breast, 200 IM and 400 IM.


Torri HuskePaige McKennaClaire Weinstein and Zoe Dixon highlight the women’s side of the competition, with Huske the #1 seed in all six of her events (50/100/200 free, 100/200 fly, 200 IM).

Breaststroker Josh Matheny headlines the men’s action, with Arsenio BustosDaniel Diehl and Tommy Janton among the other big names competing.

Des Moines

Ashley StrouseEmma SticklenAvery KarlKaelyn Gridley and Margaret Wanezek are among the women to watch out for in Des Moines, while Adam Fusti-MolnarHayden ZhengWilliam Modglin and Ziyad Saleem highlight the men’s action.


The Orlando site will feature Olivia McMurrayMicayla CronkKatie Christopherson and Sara Stotler for the women and the likes of Matthew FallonJosh ZuchowskiHolden SmithJohn Alexy and Sam Hoover for the men.

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Jersey Swimming
2 years ago

Interesting that Jack Alexy is on the psych sheet for both Orlando and Richmond. His brother Rob is only in Richmond. Other GSCY-NJ swimmers in Richmond too, except for Fallon who left NJ to train in Florida.

Daniel diehl
Reply to  Jersey Swimming
2 years ago

I’ve heard jack isnt going to Richmond

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James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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