Articles by Annika Johnson

U.S. Adds Summer Schmit to 2023 World Para Championships Roster

Schmit, a freshman at the University of Minnesota, placed fifth in the 200 IM, sixth in the 100 fly, and seventh in the 400 free at the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics


Summer Juniors Qualifier Kyla Foxhoven Sends Verbal to Trinity Tigers (2023)

Foxhoven’s best 100 breast time would have won the 2023 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Championship ‘A’ final by nearly 1.5 seconds.

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Sacred Heart Rebuilds Freestyle Group With Commit From Amanda Conti (2023)

Conti has 50 and 100 free times that would have made her SHU’s second-highest finisher at last season’s championships behind the now-graduated Kelly Bartnett.


Missouri State Finalist Juliette Phillips Commits to Binghamton

Juliette Phillips owns a best 200 IM time of 2:06.12 which would have made her Binghamton’s highest-placing finisher at the 2023 America East Championships.

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LEN Plans to Further Develop Ice Swimming in Europe

Following the 5th Ice Swimming World Championships in January, the largest ice swimming competition in history, LEN says they plan to help develop the sport.


Watch: Han Posts #5 All-Time 13-14 400 Free, Pash Blasts 2:08 200 Fly in Mission Viejo

Catch up on all the action from the second night of racing at the 2023 Mission Viejo Pro Swim Series with race videos of every ‘A’ final.

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Gabriel Jett Scratches 100 Free to Focus on 200 Fly in Mission Viejo

Jett and Jack Dahlgren scratched the 100 free to focus on the 200 fly ‘A’ final where they are ranked fourth and second, respectively.

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Jake Foster Blasts Lifetime Best 100 Meter Breast, 1:01.34, in Mission Viejo Prelims

This marks Foster’s second time ever under 1:02.00 in the 100 meter breast, an event typically overshadowed by his strength in the 200 breast and IM races.


Howard Gains Commit from Futures-Level Breaststroker Seth Green

Seth Green of Blue Tide Aquatics is a breaststroke and sprint freestyle specialist. He has dropped 4.6 seconds in the 100 yard breast since February 2021.

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Futures Champion Lily Cleason Stays In-State, Commits to Michigan

Club Wolverine’s Lily Cleason won the 100 back at Futures in North Carolina last summer. She is also a two-time MHSAA DII State Champion in the 100 back.


1976 Olympic Bronze Medalist Rick Colella Sets Six National Records at 71 Years Old

On April 16, Colella took more than one minute off the age 70-74 U.S. National Masters 1650 free record at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center (KCAC).


2023 Fran Crippen SMOC Day 4: Weinstein Clocks 8:25.95 800 Free, #8 All-Time 15-16

16-year-old Claire Weinstein dropped nearly four seconds from her lifetime best time from the International Team Trials last April.


Watch: Marchand Breaks 200 IM Pro Swim Series Record – Westmont Day 4 Race Videos

Catch up on all the action from the last night of competition at the 2023 Pro Swim Series in Westmont, Illinois with race videos from the session.

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Maryland State Rep. Proposes Bill Requiring Schools to Have Swimming Curriculum

Howard head coach Nic Askew gave testimony on the bill in March, explaining how legislation can fight the disparities in water safety within Black communities


Tes Schouten Clocks 1:05.71 To Reset Dutch 100 Breast On Final Day In Eindhoven

In Eindhoven, Schouten (second from left) followed up her Dutch national record-setting 200 breast on Friday with another gold medal win in the 100 breast.