Articles by Coleman Hodges

Murphy: I was shutting it down until I saw the jumbotron (Video)

Ryan Murphy threw down a wicked 100m backstroke to put up the top time in the world this year in the first semifinal

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Kelsi Worrell: I’ve been training to go under 30 on the 2nd 50 (Video)

Worrell’s last 50 was fast, in fact she split under 30-seconds coming home with a swift 29.97 split to secure her first place position.

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Kevin Cordes: I can’t put into words what this means to me (Video)

As expected, Kevin Cordes touched the wall ahead of the rest of the field in order to secure their spot on the American Olympic team.

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Ledecky: I think we’ll be really good in Rio (Video)

Katie Ledecky is going to be the headline of every article related to swim trials tonight.

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Top 20 (+1) Quotes from Olympic Trials Day 2 Prelims (Video)

There was quite the show in Omaha on Day 2 of the Olympic Trials. See what the athletes had to say about it!

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Tyler Clary explains 200 Free, Scratching 400 IM (Video)

After making top 8 in the 400 IM, Tyler Clary scratched out of finals for last night. However, he is vying for a spot on the 800 Free Relay in Rio

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Missy on Prelims: My goal was to win my heat (Video)

Despite a slow start, Missy Franklin came back to win heat 15 in a time of 1:00.35.

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Cordes on American Record: I Maintained My 2nd 50 a Lot Better (Video)

Kevin Cordes came back with an unreal last 50 to break Eric Shanteau’s American record as well as Mark Gangloff’s U.S Open and U.S Nationals record.

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Clark Smith: I kinda fell apart, but I don’t regret it (Video)

Clark Smith was out like a rocket right from the get-go in this race with only one plan in mind: to hold on

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Michael Andrew: I’m just having fun racing (Video)

Michael Andrew not only went another lifetime best with 59.85, but also advanced to the Finals of the Men’s 100 Breaststroke

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Kelsi Worrell: It’ll be hard to sleep tonight (Video)

The much anticipated Kelsi Worrell–Dana Vollmer showdown might be closer than anticipated

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Dwyer: I thought I could run away with it until the back half (Video)

Dwyer’s 3:44 in the 400 free was good enough for a best time, as well as a second Olympic birth in as many Trials’

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Dana Vollmer: I had a little more Zip tonight (Video)

Vollmer dominated the semifinals with a 56.90 performance.

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Jay Litherland on making the team: I’m speechless (Video)

Litherland touched in at 4:11.02 to deny multi-time Olympic medallist Lochte a spot on the 2016 Olympic team.

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Maya DiRado comes close to tears after dominant 400 IM (Video)

Maya DiRado of Stanford punched in her ticket to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a very strong 4:33.73 performance in the 400m IM

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