Articles by Anne Lepesant

2015 Italian Spring Nationals and WC Trials: World-Leading 1500 for Paltrinieri Highlights Day Four Finals

Gregorio Paltrinieri put up the world’s fastest time in the 1500 this year, winning the event in Riccione with 14:43.87.

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Fighting Irish Name Mike Litzinger as Women’s Head Coach

University of Notre Dame Women’s Swimming and Diving Team has hired Mike Litzinger, currently the assistant coach at University of…


Lancaster Aquatic Club Breaststroker Oliver Knabb Commits to Ohio State

Oliver Knabb of Lancaster Aquatic Club has committed to swim for The Ohio State University starting in the 2015-16 season

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More Gold for Atherton, Chalmers, and Jennen on Day 5 of Australian Age Group Championships

Minna Atherton won the girls’ 14 100 back in 1:01.35 on Friday at the GHF Australian Age Swimming Championships.

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Video: “Can I give it a try?” or #PlayLikeAGirl Princeton-style

The Princeton men’s team were busy working out on the 10-meter rope at Friday morning’s practice… when along came women’s team…


Maddie Locus, Nic Fink Nominated for SEC’s McWhorter Scholarship

Nicolas Fink (above) and Maddie Locus have been nominated for the SEC’s McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship.

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Minnesota All-American Jessica Plant Selected as Wayne Duke Award Recipient

Jessica Plant, a three-time All-American from University of Minnesota, has been chosen as one of two 2015 Wayne Duke Postgraduate Award recipients by the Indianapolis Big Ten Community Partnership.

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Alleged Incident Involving Inappropriate Texts Between STAR-NI Coach and Teenager

WIVB in Buffalo, New York, is reporting on an alleged incident involving inappropriate electronic messages between a coach at STAR…

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Jessica Long Crushes 800m Freestyle World Record at IDM Berlin

Jessica Long broke the world record in the 800m free S8 class by 32 seconds at IDM Berlin on Thursday.


KMSC Reacts to News of OCCC Pool Closing; Hopes Options Will Be Explored

King Marlin Swim Club issued a statement about the impending closing of the OCCC pool.


2015 Italian Spring Nationals and WC Trials: Day Three Finals – 2 Records, 4 More Names on the Kazan List

Federica Pellegrini led off CC Aniene’s 800 free relay with 1:56.88, the seventh-fastest in the world so far this year.

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Matthew Wilson Lowers NAG, Chalmers and Jack Rack Up More Gold, on Day 4 of Australian Age Group Championships

16-year-old Matthew Wilson (SOPAC) broke the Australian age group record in the 200 breast for the second time in two weeks; this time he cracked the 2:13 barrier, winning in 2:12.83.

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Photo Vault: SwimSwam at the OCCC Pool

As we reported yesterday, the Oklahoma City Community College 50-meter pool will close at the end of the summer of 2015,…

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Gators Pick Up Another Clay HS – Bolles Sprinter with Grady Heath NLI Signing

Grady Heath with his parents, Mike Heath and Sherri Lee Heath, at his NLI signing to University of Florida.


Race Video: Watch Simone Sabbioni Break the Italian National Record in 100m Back

17-year-old Simone Sabbioni broke both the Italian national record, as well as the Italian cadet (born 1995-1996) record, in the 100m back on Tuesday with 53.49.


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