USC commit Hannah Weiss led off the record-breaking relay for KING in a 28.93 backstroke leg.
On Friday night, the Schechtnady Sharks’ Kathryn Rowe won her second race of Buffalo Sectionals, touching out Auburn Tiger Kristen Murslack for the win. But Saturday, Murslack got revenge, taking the 200 fly over Rowe in what was nearly a lifetime-best.
After a couple of close calls early in the meet, 12-year-old Destin Lasco broke through with a National Age Group record 4:51.03 in the 400 IM on Saturday night of the Middle Atlantic Junior Olympics.
Vlad Morozov spent day 2 of the Russian Cup where he’s spent so much time in his career: leading a sprint freestyle field. Meanwhile Vitalina Simonova put up perhaps the performance of the meet so far with a 2014 Russian-best 2:24.66 in the 200 breast.
Nina Rangelova picked up three more wins on the second day of Bulgarian Nationals, one individual and two relays.
Can Alicia Coutts come from the third seed to repeat as the women’s 100 fly champ?
Check out race videos of all semifinals from the first night of the Commonwealth Games, including Alia Atkinson’s Games Record in the 50 breaststroke.
Can’t get enough of the Commonwealth Games? SwimSwam has you covered with this collection of race videos from day 1 prelims in Glasgow.
13-year-old Emily Weiss went 1:11.19 to win the 100 breaststroke, putting up the fastest time for a 13-year-old girl that we could find in USA Swimming’s database.
Josh Schneider nearly snuck under 22 seconds in winning the 50 free this week at the Oxford Sectionals.
Thursday night’s action at the Speedo Sectional in Shenandoah, Texas was brief, with just four individual events and two relay races among the slated events. Rising Kansas junior Chelsie Miller grabbed the headlines, winning the women’s 400 IM in runaway fashion.
Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha won a nailbiter at the Lac St. Jean, Canada stop of FINA’s Open Water 10K World Cup to take over the lead in the points standings. Meanwhile Germany’s Andreas Waschburger picked up the men’s win on what’s been a German-dominated tour so far.
Brown University (pictured is its Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center) will be splitting it’s men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs on the heels of longtime head coach Peter Brown’s retirement.
The Ivy League’s Brown University Bears have announced 19 incoming freshmen for the coming season, 10 on the men’s side and 9 on the women’s.
The 200 breaststrokers were the highlight of Wednesday night’s action in Shenandoah, Texas, as Breeja Larson and Thiago Parravicini put up big times in winning Speedo Sectional titles.