Articles by Jared Anderson

WATER POLO: USA Men Finish Volvo Cup With 12-5 Loss To Hungary

The USA Men’s Senior National Team finished the Volvo Cup 0-3 after losing to Hungary 12-5 earlier today. Bret Bonanni (Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford/Stanford) scored three goals and Drew Holland (Orinda, CA/Stanford/Lamorinda) posted eight saves in the loss.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: SwimSwam talks to high school record-holder Carsten Vissering post-race

Georgetown Prep junior Carsten Vissering talked to SwimSwam after his national high school record in the 100 breaststroke. Vissering praised the atmosphere at the D.C. Metro Championships, saying he swam his 53.49 race on adrenaline. Video courtesy of Matt Rees.

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RACE VIDEO: Carsten Vissering breaks national independent high school record in 100 breaststroke with a 53.49

Carsten Vissering went 53.49 to break the national independent high school record in the 100 breast. Watch his outstanding race here.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Katie Ledecky talks Metro Champs, records and pre-race strategies

SwimSwam caught up with American record-holder Katie Ledecky after her headline-grabbing performances at the D.C. Metro Championships to get her feelings on what was a huge weekend for the rising star.

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RACE VIDEO: Katie Ledecky smashes national high school record with 1:42.38 200 free

This on-deck video captures Katie Ledecky’s second high school record of the Metro Championships. In this race, the freestyling phenom goes 1:42.38 to dominate the 200 free with the fastest time ever swum in a high school competition. Video courtesy of Matt Rees.

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Murphy, Jones lead Robinson boys to Virginia Northern region title, Oakton wins behind Hu’s double

Janet Hu won two events to power Oakton to the girls title, while James Jones and James Murphy took two individual titles each and combined for two relays in Robinson’s boys region victory.

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Records fall as Bentz, Cooper, Powers, Young dominate Georgia A-5A high school state championships

The finals of the Georgia 1A-5A high school state championships saw an onslaught of the state record books, led by a trio of senior Division I commits and one underclassman.

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Touchouts abound as Stanford men top USC on the road

Stanford’s Tom Kremer out-touched USC’s Dimitri Colupaev in the 100 free, one of many tight races at the men’s-only dual.

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Virginia sweeps 31 of 32 events vs Pitt in Charlottesville

The Cavaliers won every event except the men’s 100 fly, where Pitt’s David Sweeney pulled off a touchout for the Panthers.

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Michigan men post some off-event wins in sweep of Michigan State

The Michigan Wolverine men got to try out a new-look lineup in their regular season-ending dual meet with Michigan State Saturday. The defending NCAA champs threw some big names into some interesting off events in winning all 16 events vs the Spartans at home.

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WATER POLO: USA Men Downed By Germany 20-12 On Day Two Of Volvo Cup Play

The USA Men’s National Team lost their second straight match in Volvo Cup play, falling to Germany 20-12 earlier today.

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Smith, Grover turn in fast times at prelims of Georgia 6A high school state

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.

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Robinson Secondary relays just off pair of former meet records at Northern Virginia Region prelims

Robinson Secondary sits just tenths off two region relay records, while one region record fell to Oakton’s John Shebat in the 100 back.

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#1 Cal men roll over CSUB in Thursday night tune-up before #6 USC

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.

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