Articles by Anne Lepesant

Junior National Qualifier Neirton Oliveira Commits to D3 Linfield College

Brazil native Neirton Oliveira has committed to swim for Linfield College starting in the fall of 2015.

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Israeli Junior Champion Lior Grubert Signs with Seton Hall

Lior Grubert of Yehud-Monosson, Israel, has signed an NLI and will be swimming at Seton Hall University beginning in the…

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Plano Freestyler Laura Brasier Signs with D2 Powerhouse Drury University

Plano, Texas-native Laura Brasier has signed on to swim at Drury University starting with the 2015-16 season. “Drury has an…

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Over 1000 College Swimming Commits in 2015, see the list here

Between the more-than-850 commit stories we have written and press releases sent to us by colleges, SwimSwam has compiled a list of over 1000 members of the high school class of 2015. See where they come from and where we will find them next year.

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West Virginia Wesleyan to Add 3 Women, 7 Men to The Class of 2019

West Virginia Wesleyan announces the addition of 3 women and 7 men for the 2015-16 season.

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MAX Aquatics’ Lilly Helmuth-Malone to Join UCSB Gauchos in 2015-16

Pasadena, California’s Lilly Helmuth-Malone signed with UC Santa Barbara for the 2015-16 season.

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7 Swimmers and 1 Diver to Join Lehigh University’s Men’s Team in the Fall

The Lehigh men’s swimming and diving team, which finished fourth at the 2015 Patriot League Championships, has put together a strong class of 2019. Seven swimmers and one diver will join the Mountain Hawks in the fall of 2015.

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Tualatin Hills Breaststroker Tiffany Zhao to Swim for Brown in 2015-16

Tiffany Zhao, who swims for Westview High School and Tualatin Hills Swim Club, has elected to swim at Brown University…

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#SwimMomMonday: A Conversation with Deirdre Twichell

SwimSwam proudly presents a new series, called SwimMomMonday in which “ordinary” swim mom Anne Lepesant talks to “extraordinary” swim moms…

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Columbia Lions Pick Up Memphis Backstroker Lynley Matthews

Memphis Thunder Aquatic Club’s Lynley Matthews will swim at Columbia beginning in the fall of 2015.

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Olympic Trials Qualifier Mark Andrew Commits to University of Pennsylvania

Greater Miami Valley YMCA’s Mark Andrew will join the University of Pennsylvania Quakers in the fall.

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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 5/27/2015

Memorial Day weekend tends to showcase great racing, as we kick off summer and long course season across the country. Here are our picks for AgonSwim’s weekly wonders for May 22-25, 2015.

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800 College Swimming Commits so far in 2015, see the list here

SwimSwam has covered 800-and-counting commit stories, which when taken together tell a story about the high school class of 2015 and where we will find them next year.

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FFN Golden Tour in Nancy: Five More Golds for Hosszu on Day 3

Katinka Hosszu had an outstanding final day of the French Federation’s Golden Tour in Nancy; she won 5 of the 6 events she swam, and was runner-up in the sixth.

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2015 CIF State Meet Finals – Eastin, Liu, Mefford, Gwo, and Xie Score Big in Inaugural CIF State Meet

Crean Lutheran girls’ 400 free relay established the meet record with 3:20.03, nearly 3 seconds faster than their record-breaking performance last weekend at CIF-SS Division II finals.

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