Articles by Annika Johnson

Penn Men, Akron Women Crowned Winners of Zippy Invite

On Sunday, Penn’s Matt Fallon, a 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials finalist, swam a 1:50.28 in the 200 breast. That is the fastest time in the NCAA so far this season.


Watch: Ledecky Blasts a 15:44 1500 Free at U.S. Open (Day 4 Race Videos)

A 30-second lead was not enough for Katie Ledecky; she hit the wall first in the 1500 free at U.S. Open by 34 seconds (15:44.13)

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Watch: Summer McIntosh Swims Fourth-Fastest 400 IM in History (Day 3 Race Videos)

16-year-old McIntosh was ahead of world record pace after the first 100 of the 400 IM at U.S. Open. She finished with a World Junior record time of 4:28.61.


Watch: Ian Grum Swims Fastest 200 Back in the Nation

Georgia senior Ian Grum swam a 1:38.84 200 back, the fastest time in the nation so far this season, at the Georgia Fall Invite on Saturday.

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2022 NC State/GAC Invite: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

The final session of the 2022 Wolfpack Invite will see a sprint showdown between Olympian Torri Huske (above) and NC State’s Katharine Berkoff in the 100 free


Longhorns Score Big on Women’s 1-Meter at Texas Diving Invite Day 3

Texas placed 1-4-5 on women’s 1-meter on Friday. This feat was led by junior Bridget O’Neil, senior Jordan Skilken (above), and sophomore Hailey Hernandez.

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Watch: Josh Liendo’s 45.79 100 Fly And Other UGA Invite Day 2 Race Videos

Florida’s Josh Liendo blasted a lifetime best time to win the 100 fly Friday night. He took .21 off his previous best time which he set at 46.01 in prelims.

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Tokyo Olympians Schnell and Hernandez Highlight Day Two of Texas Diving Invite

Olympic silver medalist Delany Schnell (right) of Arizona won 3-meter while Hailey Hernandez (left) placed 3rd to maintain Texas’ lead in team scores.

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How Do Combined vs. Single-Sex NCAA Programs Affect Collegiate Performance?

Some high school recruits find single-sex programs daunting. But how much does the co-ed or single-sex aspect of a team really affect swimmers’ performances?


Man Freedives Under an Iceberg for Men’s Mental Health Awareness (Video)

Luke Adams free-dived in 28-degree Fahrenheit water to create his short film which portrays icebergs as a metaphor for men’s mental health struggles.


Watch Katie Ledecky’s World Record-Setting SCM 800 Free (Race Video)

Ledecky came close to breaking the 800 free world record last week in Toronto on her 1500 split, but she made it official tonight in Indianapolis.


Russia’s Alexander Lyubavskiy is Texas’ Second 2022-2023 International Team Member

It is rare for Texas to recruit international swimmers and freshman Lyubavskiy, a Russian distance swimmer, is now the second one on the 2022-2023 team.


Team Orange Leads Virginia Tech Hokie Belt Challenge After First Intrasquad Meets

Virginia Tech kicked off the season with the first intrasquad meet of the 2022 Hokie Belt Challenge, a season-long competition designed to build team culture.

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Texas Gains Commit from Junior Nationals Finalist George Flanders

Butterfly and IM specialist Flanders has decided to stay in-state and commit to Texas’ class of 2023. He finaled in the 100 fly at the 2022 Junior Nationals.


College Swimming Previews: #8 Cal Women’s Bear Market

Backstroke star Isabelle Stadden projects to be the one constant for the Cal women as they enter the season under a cloud of uncertainty.