Articles by Annika Johnson

John Carroll Gets Verbals From Two Potential OAC Championship ‘A’ Finalists

Mary Hoffman and Owen O’Neill’s fastest 100 and 200 free times would have earned them each a spot in their respective ‘A’ finals at the 2021 OAC Championships

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Futures Qualifier Floyd Conlin Commits to Loyola University Maryland

New Jersey native Floyd Conlin, who qualifies for Futures in the 400 IM and 100 breast, has verbally committed to the Loyola Greyhounds class of 2026.

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Daniella Palamaro Sends Verbal Commit to Sacred Heart

Breaststroker and IM’er Daniella Palamaro has B final potential at the NEC Championships, based on the 2021 Championship results, in three events.

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Johns Hopkins Doctor Seeking Swimmers for Study on Brain Injury Recovery

Johns Hopkins’ Dr. Jennifer Coughlin is leading a research study on whether participation in sports can protect the brain from damage.


Elizabeth Marks Scares American Record at U.S. Para Nationals Day 3

Five-time Paralympic medalist and two-time Paralympian Elizabeth Marks won gold in the 100 free with a time 1.2 seconds off the S6 American record.

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Matt Torres Cracks World Record on Day 2 of U.S. Para Nationals

After winning bronze during his Paralympic debut in Tokyo, Matt Torres broke the men’s S8 1500 free world record in Greensboro with a time of 17:44.42.

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Robert Griswold Earns Two Golds on Day 1 of 2021 U.S. Para Nationals

Two-time U.S. Paralympian Robert Griswold came within .13 of his own men’s S8 50 fly world record from 2019 to win the event in Greensboro.

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29-Time Paralympic Medalist Jessica Long Highlights U.S. Para Nationals Entries

Long, the most decorated Para swimmer ever, will race two events while 13 more members of the 2020 U.S. Para swim team are also set to compete in Greensboro.

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Jonas Deichmann Completes World-Record-Breaking Triathlon Around the Globe

After 429 days, Germany’s Deichmann has completed the first-ever triathlon around the world. His 27,000km path shatters the World Record for longest triathlon


Sacramento Swimmer Raises $6700 for Community on Thanksgiving

The money that 14-year-old Cooper Zarro at the annual DPCC Turkey Thousand for Raley’s Food for Families will provide 6700 meals for local Sacramento families

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Pernille Blume Earns Third Place in Danish Dance Show Finale (Video)

Three-time Olympian Pernille Blume finished season 18 of “Vild med dans” in 3rd place after performing a cha-cha and freestyle dance for the finale.


Blume Secures Spot in Danish Dance Show Final With Highest Score (Video)

After this week, Olympic champion Pernille Blume has earned the highest score of the week four times this season on the Danish dance show Vild med dans.


Watch Kate Douglass Shatter 200 Breast ACC Record at Tennessee Invite (Videos)

On Saturday, Kate Douglass took down the ACC record in the 200 breast with a time of 2:03.58 and then proceeded to lead off UVA’s 400 free relay with a 47.56


Watch Alex Walsh Crack 400 IM ACC Record at Tennessee Invite (Videos)

Virginia’s Alex Walsh blasted a 4:01.40 to break the ACC record in the 400 IM on night two of the Tennessee Invite. She beat the winning time at 2021 NCAA’s.

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2021 Tennessee Invite Day 1 Prelims: Alabama’s Maas Drops 1:43 200 Yard IM

Junior Derek Maas crushed his lifetime best 200 IM time from the 2020 SEC Championships by 1.8 seconds and set a new meet record with a time of 1:43.12.