Articles by Jared Anderson

Oklahoma Baptist, Concordia lead NAIA Scholar All-Americas, 8 athletes honored in NJCAA

In the NAIA, Oklahoma Baptist nabbed the most women’s honors, while Concordia led the men. Meanwhile Monroe Community College picked up 5 of the 8 Scholar All-America awards given out in the NJCAA, the Junior College athletic league.

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USA Swimming increasing, but narrowing, national team athlete funding in leadup to Rio

USA Swimming’s athlete funding plan for the current Olympic quad calls for less athletes to get more money over the final two years leading up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with things broadening back out after 2016.

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2014 Athens Bulldog Grand Slam: Phelps comeback train continues with 53.8 backstroke

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will meet in the men’s 100 backstroke, with Tyler Clary and Nick Thoman also among the A finalists.

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Two NAGs in one for Meghan Lynch – 10&Under 50 and 100 breast marks go down

10-year-old Meghan Lynch doubled up this weekend at the Connecticut Senior Championships, breaking two National Age Group records in 1 swim.

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Ethan Dang takes down 11-12 NAG in 200 breast with 2:29.01

KING Aquatic Club’s Ethan Dang broke the National Age Group record for 11-12 year olds on Saturday night at the Mark Prothero Invitational in Federal Way, Washington.

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Gators on a roll at Orlando Sectional day 3, wins for Rousseau, deBorde, Wallace, Solaeche-Gomez

Gator Swim Club is piling up the wins at the Orlando Sectional, with Sebastien Rousseau, Brad deBorde, Eduardo Solaeche-Gomez and Dan Wallace all winning on day 3.

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UCSD promotes assistant/alum Daniel Perdew to interim head coach

UC-San Diego has promoted assistant coach and former Triton standout Daniel Perdew to interim head coach to fill their vacant leadership position.

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Phelps vs Lochte 100 back set up after Athens Grand Slam day 3 prelims

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will square off from the middle two lanes in tonight’s 100 backstroke.

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Big nights for Hoff, Beisel at Orlando Sectional Friday night

Katie Hoff won the 200 free, putting up the 4th-fastest time by an American this season. She also took second in the 100 breast.

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Ranking the 2014 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Top-rated prospect Simone Manuel heads up a Stanford class that redefines the word “loaded.”

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Ranking the 2014 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #5-8

Both Brooke Zeiger (left) and Heidi Miller (right) find themselves in our 5th-8th ranked recruiting classes, Zeiger with Minnesota and Miller with Princeton.

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Ranking the 2014 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Texas managed to snag Bethany Leap, one of the class’s top breaststrokers, to complement its freestyle-heavy recruiting class.

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Burch and Fletcher make up two-man Commonwealth Games squad for Bermuda

Bermuda has announced its Commonwealth Games entrants in the 6 sports it will compete in. Two swimmers are among them – national record-holder Roy-Allan Burch and recent SMU grad Julian Fletcher.

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2014 Athens Bulldog Grand Slam: Peters, Bekemeyer win on opening distance night

Georgia freshman Stephanie Peters and SwimAtlanta high school senior Cody Bekemeyer won the distance events on opening night of the Athens Bulldog Grand Slam.

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UBC promotes Olympian and assistant coach Brian Johns to full-time position

The University of British Columbia announced this week that it has promoted part-time assistant coach Brian Johns to a full-time coaching position.

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