Articles by Anya Pelshaw

Longtime Swimming Announcer Sam Kendricks Dies After Battling Cancer

Kendricks was diagnosed with a rare form of skin cancer back in August 2021. He had been the announcer at US Jr and Senior Nationals for the last 2 decades


NC State Men Return Two 2022 NCAA Qualifiers as 5th Years This Season

Giovanni Izzo (above) and Rafal Kusto will both be returning to NC State for a fifth year. They scored a combined 97 individual points at 2022 ACCs.


2022 World Para Swimming Gold Medalist Morgan Stickney of US has Surgery

Stickney won the Women’s 400 meter freestyle S8 at 2022 Para Worlds. She has since undergone surgery last week and has another surgery scheduled this week.


Beata Nelson; Carly Novelline Highlight Wisconsin Great Lakes Open

Nelson finished third at the 2022 US International Trials in the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.80. She swam a 2:12.83 in the event here.


NCAA Finalist Mackenzie Looze to Return to Indiana for 5th Year

Mackenzie Looze scored 70 individual points at 2022 Big Tens. In each of her first four years at Indiana, she has made at least two Big Ten A finals.


Louisville to Have 1 Fifth Year on Both the Men’s and Women’s Teams Next Season

Louisville had a total of 8 fifth years on their men’s and women’s rosters this past season but will only have 2 for next season.

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US National Teamer Matt Fallon Goes Best Time in 100 Breast at Bulldog Invite

Fallon swam a time of 1:01.15, 0.15 seconds faster than his previous best of 1:01.30 which he swam at Wave II trials last summer.


2022 NCAA A Finalist Jack Dahlgren Returns to Missouri for 5th Year

Dahlgren finished sixth in the 200 backstroke at the 2022 NCAA Championships. He scored a total of 17 points for Missouri at NCAAs.

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Ryan Lochte Auctioning Off 3 Bronze and 3 Silver Olympic Medals

Lochte won 12 medals in total with six being gold. This means that all of his silver and bronze medals are up for auction.


Brazil’s Cunha Captures Fifth World Title in 25K Open Water to Close Worlds

Cunha won her fifth title in the event and her second individual title of the 2022 Open Water World Championships as she won the 5K earlier in the week.


2021 NCAA A Finalist Nikola Acin to Transfer to Michigan for 5th Year

Acin recently competed at the 2022 World Championships for Serbia where he anchored their men’s 4×100 freestyle relay that finished eighth.


Illinois Adds Head Diving Coach Tricia Grant to Coaching Staff

Grant spent the last five seasons at Bowling Green State University. She spent her collegiate career at Oakland University.

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Tim Korstanje of the Netherlands to Arrive at Alabama this Fall (2022)

Tim is the younger brother to NC State’s Nyls Korstanje. Tim’s best converted times right now are around where Nyls’ were when he committed to NC State.


Top Belarus and Russian Swimmers Compete in Belarus Open Cup: Day 1

2016 Rio Bronze medalist and former world record holder in the 200 breaststroke Anton Chupkov won the event in Belarus earlier today with a 2:09.98.

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NCAA Qualifier Kobie Melton to Stay at Arkansas for 5th Year

Melton was Arkansas’ fourth-highest individual scorer at the 2022 SEC Championships. The Razorbacks finished 28th as a team at NCAAs.

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