Prelims of the 6A (big schools) high school state championships in Georgia have been less eventful than the 1A-5A event, which took place Friday morning. But nonetheless, there have been a few notable swims and some definite drama setting up for the finals tomorrow night.
Robinson Secondary sits just tenths off two region relay records, while one region record fell to Oakton’s John Shebat in the 100 back.
The Cal Golden Bears cruised to victory on a cold, rainy Thursday night road dual with California State University – Bakersfield, getting a pair of wins from Adam Hinshaw and Will Hamilton.
Three-day meet set for Feb. 13-15 at the YMCA Aquatic Center
The University of Pittsburgh men’s and women’ swimming and diving teams head south this Saturday to face ACC counterpart Virginia at 9:30 a.m. at the Aquatic and Fitness Center.
On a weekend that reminded us how exciting swimming can be as a team sport, one swim set off a chain reaction to one of the biggest upsets in recent NCAA memory.
Denver’s Kyle Milberg and Sam Corea were named Summit League Swimmers of the week, while South Dakota State won both diving awards with Connor Florand and Olivia Olesiak.
Rice’s Rachel Moody was named Swimmer of the Week after breaking the school 100 breast record at the Houston Quad. North Texas senior Catherine Johnson was named Diver of the Week.
Drexel sophomores Kyle Lukens and David Sanchez were honored for the men, while Towson senior Kaitlin Burke and Northeastern senior Candace Young won for the women.
Tennessee’s senior day celebration produced two senior SEC Swimmers of the Week. The Vols’ Lindsay Gendron won for the women while rival Florida got a men’s award for Brad deBorde.
Tickets for the 2014 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships are now on sale for the meet which runs from Feb. 19 – 22 at Ralph Wright Natatorium in Louisville, Ky.
Olympic medalist Richard Weinberger of Victoria is making a move as he continues in his preparations toward the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in 2016.
Carlyle Blondell of Louisville and Christine Pedersen were named AAC Swimmers of the Week in the final set of weekly awards to be given out this season.
Providence sweeps Big East weekly awards after school record-setting performances against Boston College.
Providence won both men’s and women’s Athlete of the Week in the Big East this week on the heels of a tough loss to Boston College that produced 6 new Providence school records.
Ohio State grabs three of six Big Ten weekly awards, Minnesota’s Keefer wins 15th Diver of Week honor
The intense Ohio State-Michigan rivalry dual meets produced four of the six weekly Big Ten award-winners, with the Buckeyes taking three of those honors. In addition, Minnesota’s Maggie Keefer won Diver of the Week for the 15th time in her career.