Articles by Ben Dornan

Sierra Marlins Head Coach Rob Collins To Join Tennessee Volunteers As Assistant

Sierra Marlins head coach Rob Collins is making the move to the college coaching ranks and joining the staff at the University of Tennessee.


Owen Ekk Wins 6 Events, Tops National Rankings At MS Southern Zones

12-year-old Ekk won the 50, 100, 200, and 400 freestyles, along with the 50 and 100 backstrokes at Southern Zones in Tupelo, MS.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Important Message From Summer Finke

We’re back this week with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.


Tokyo 2020, Oceania Day 8: Aussies Tie 08 Medal Haul, Match Single Games Record

Emma McKeon led the way for the Australians in Tokyo 2020, playing a part in 7 of their 20 podium finishes at the Games.


Tokyo Relay Splits: Chelsea Hodges Brings The Heat With 1:05.57 Breast Leg

The Australian breaststroker was on fire in the final and was a major player in the nation’s gold medal swim of 3:51.60.


Caeleb Dressel Breaks 50 Freestyle Olympic Record, Wins 4th Gold Medal

Dressel won the 50 freestyle with a 21.07 by nearly half a second in what was the biggest margin of victory in the event’s Olympic history.


Oleksiak Wins 7th Olympic Medal, Becomes Most Decorated Canadian In History

Oleksiak closed out the Tokyo 2020 Games by helping Canada to a 3:52.60 4×100 medley swim to take bronze and set a new national record.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 8 Finals Preview

While it’s coming to a close, swimming at the Tokyo 2020 Games isn’t over yet. Get caught up here as we prepare for the 15th and final session.


Kendall Moffitt Picks Up 5 Golds At Central California Junior Olympic Champ

Moffitt pulled off a dominant performance in Fresno, California, taking gold in the 400, 800, and 1500 free, along with the 200 fly and 400 IM.


Tokyo 2020, Oceania Day 7: Titmus Collects Silver During Third Ledecky Matchup

While she didn’t make it to the top of the podium, Ariarne Titmus still pulled off an impressive Commonwealth record of 8:13.83.


Tokyo 2020 Day 7 Prelims All-Star: Toussaint Under 59 During Backstroke Leadoff

In her 5th 100 backstroke of the meet, Kira Toussaint cleared 59 seconds and produced the quickest backstroke split in the field.

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Tokyo 2020, Oceania Day 6: Emma McKeon On Track For Record-Setting Medal Haul

Emma McKeon is 4-for-4 in terms of podium finishes thus far at Tokyo 2020 and could collect up to 3 more before the Games end.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 7 Prelims Preview

Here’s what’s on the menu for day 7 prelims: the women’s and men’s 50 freestyle, the men’s 1500 free, and a set of 4×100 medley relays.


Wang Shun Scorches 1:55.00 200 IM For Olympic Gold, #3 Performer All-Time

2016 Olympic bronze medalist Wang Shun returned in Tokyo to take gold in the 200 IM with a 1:55.00, taking out Kosuke Hagino’s Asian record.


Tatjana Schoenmaker Breaks the Ice With 2:18.95 200 Breast World Record

Schoenmaker threw down the first sub-2:19 women’s 200 breaststroke just 5 years after her country sent 0 women to the Olympic Games.