Articles by Anne Lepesant

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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Hosszu wins three, including comeback 200 breast on day 2 of FFN Golden Tour in Nancy

Katinka added another three gold medals and two silvers on Day Two of the FFN Golden Tour in Nancy, France.

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2015 CIF State Meet Prelims – Eastin, Valente Chasing National High School Records

Ella Eastin is the top qualifier in the 200 IM and second in the 100 breast. She is only 1/10 off the national high school record in the IM, heading into Saturday’s finals.

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2015 CIF San Diego Section – Torrey Pines Sweeps Division I Titles

Torrey Pines High School swept the CIF-San Diego Section Divsion I finals, winning both the girls’ meet and the boys’ meet by wide margins.

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FFN Golden Tour in Nancy: Hosszu, Metella, Verraszto Out Front After Day 1

Katinka Hosszu tops the leaderboard after three podia on Day One of the Nancy stage of France’s Golden Tour.

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2015 CIF-CCS Finals – Bellarmine Increases Streak to 31; Mitty Girls Win

Bellarmine boys claimed their 31st CCS title in as many years, while Mitty girls finally took home the big trophy after several years of finishing second and third.

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2015 CIF San Diego D2 Finals – Del Norte Boys Dominate; Mt. Carmel Girls Repeat

Mt. Carmel girls won their second consecutive Division II title in a close contest with Cathedral Catholic, while Del Norte won the boys’ meet by a landslide.

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Gulliver Prep’s Ricky Hermida Commits to Swim for Saint Michael’s College in 2015-16

Gulliver Prep’s Ricky Hermida committed to swim at Saint Michael’s College and thus got a welcome from “Mike the Knight”

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Vanderbilt Commodores Get 2 New NLIs from Madison Eaker and Johanna Goldblatt

Madison Eaker of Texas and Johanna Goldblatt of Georgia have both signed NLIs to swim for Vanderbilt in the fall.

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Yale’s Aaron Greenberg Redshirting Junior Year to Try to Make Israeli Olympic Team

Yale’s Aaron Greenberg is taking an Olympic redshirt year to try to make the 2016 Israeli Olympic Team.

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Photo Vault: CIFSS Division 3 Finals

The 2015 CIFSS Division III finals took place under cloudy skies at Riverside Aquatics Complex.

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2015 CIF-SS D3 Finals – Poly Girls, Rio Mesa Boys Crowned with Team Titles

Rio Mesa won the boys’ meet at CIF-SS Division III finals with consistent performances from everyone, but especially their relays.

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