Andrew Wilson will not swim D1 after Olympic Year (Video)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Reid Carlson.


  1. Andrew Wilson, Longhorn Aquatics, 1:02.06
  2. Reece Whitley, Penn Charter Academy, 1:02.17
  3. Chuck Katis, Cal, 1:02.53

Andrew Wilson added over half-a-second to his prelims time, but was still fast enough to hold off a charging Reece Whitley.  On the back-half of the race Whitley out-split the entire field with a 32.78.  Wilson had the second-fastest second 50 with a 33.11.

Brad Craig and Michael Duderstadt tied for 5th with a 1:03.72, which was faster than either of them swam in prelims.

Michael Summe of Kentucky Aquatics placed 11th with a 1:05.05, and Jared Clance of Swim Atlanta placed 21st with a 1:05.56.

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Really pulling for this guy–could be one of the best stories of the team this year. 59 SCY as a new college freshman to 59 LCM three years later–and more to drop I bet…stick with it kids.

Kristaps Porzingis

The volleyball in Cast Away was named after me


Pretty good swimmer too. that Wilson. Got away from that raft right quick.


Good for Andrew, swimming DI is not the “be all to end all” for great swimming. If you’re fast, you’re fast regardless of what division you swim.

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Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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