Articles by Annika Johnson

Alec Filipovic, #6 Recruit in HS Class of 2022, Verbals to Texas

The Longhorn’s have gained a verbal commitment from Alec Filipovic, whose best times would have placed him in multiple A finals at the 2020 Big 12 C’ships.

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Emma Atkinson Breaks VTech Record At 3rd “Belt Challenge” Meet (Race Videos)

Emma Atkinson posted a school and pool record-breaking 200 back (1:52.71) at the final dual of the Hokies Belt Challenge, won by team Orange.

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Neuqua Valley High School Girls Swim 3:20 in 400 Yard Free Relay (Race Videos)

Tiffanie Ruan, Megan Cziezczak, McKenna Stone (above), and Rachel Stege swam a 400 free relay faster than all but one college team has this season.

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Junior Drayden Bell Swims Fastest 50 Free in HSClass of 2022

Drayden Bell’s new best time in the 50 free (20.10) beats the previous top 50 free time in his recruiting class, swam by Dawson Joyce, by .07 seconds.

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Get Ready For ISL Match 3: Debut of Tokyo Frog Kings and Toronto Titans

The Frog Kings’ IM and sprint stars, including Morozov and Brad Tandy (above), and the Titans’ back and free legends will finally hit the water on Saturday.

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20 Dartmouth Sports Sign Solidarity Letter, Protest Team Cuts

20 Dartmouth sports teams signed a letter in solidarity with the 5 teams cut in July, calling for their restatement and transparency from administration.

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Races to Look For at ISL Match #2

In match #2 Iron’s Katinka Hosszu may race her world-record IM events while London Roar’s Adam Peaty and Alia Atkinson take on Aqua Centurions’ breastrokers.

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Cali Condors Overtake Defending Champs: Team Standings After Meet 1

Major point-stealing swims by Olivia Smoliga and Lilly King, the King-Hannis 50 breast skins race, and Dressel’s wins helped the Condors beat Energy Standard.

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OW Champion Chase Travis Wins 3/3 Races at Hokies Belt Challenge (Race Videos)

After Dual Meet #2, Team Orange now leads in overall point scores over Team Maroon. Dual Meet #3 on October 24th will decide the Hokies Belt Challenge winner.

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Niamh McDonagh Has Four-Peated as NAU Pentathlon Champion

4 wins in 4 years: Niamh McDonagh started off her final collegiate season strong alongside standout swims from senior Elisa Rodriguez and many freshmen.

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Daniel Diehl Sets New 13-14 NAG Record in 200 Yard Free (Race Video)

Summer Juniors qualifier Daniel Diehl swam the all-time top 13-14 boys 200 free in the country, breaking Destin Lasco’s National Age Group record from 2016.

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29 Transfers: The Result of ECU Cutting Swim and Dive Team

When East Carolina University cut their swim and dive team they promised to honor all scholarships for students who chose to stay. So far 29 have transferred.

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Jonas Deichmann Begins World’s Longest Triathlon

Jonas Deichmann (above) has embarked on an estimated 40,000km, 12-month-long triathlon that circumnavigates the world. The current record is less than 7,000km

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U.S. National Teamer Claire Curzan Lowers 50 Free Time

On Day 1 of TAC Titans’ meet, U.S. National Team members Claire Curzan (above) and Charlotte Hook raced alongside ISL team members and age group powerhouses.

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Scholarship Fund Honors Mumper Family After Their Deaths

The Mumper Family Fund will honor the lives of Jakob Mumper (left), his sister Emma, and his mother Greta, after they were killed in early September.

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