Articles by Karl Ortegon

Grace Cooper Becomes 4th-Fastest U.S. 15-Year-Old Ever in 50 Free

Cooper slammed down a lifetime best 25.38 to win the women’s 50 free.

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Shane Tusup Lawsuit to be Handled After World Champs

Katinka Hosszu’s coach will still be on deck in Budapest next week at Worlds.

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Shane Tusup Hit with Lawsuit with World Championships 2 Days Away

With the start of pool swimming just two days from now, there has been a lawsuit filed against Shane Tusup, the coach…

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Meet the First-Timers Club on the 2017 U.S. Worlds Team

Regan Smith’s first international meet will be World Champs this summer in Budapest.

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Mizzou Gets Two Wins at Lincoln Sectionals Night 2

Mizzou got wins in the 100 fly from Erin Metzger-Seymour and Micah Slaton.

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Take a Sneak Peek Look at the Pool Venue for the 2017 WUGs

A couple of sneak peek photos have been released as the World University Games draw nearer.

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Carson Foster Anchors 50.2 on Mason Manta Rays’ 400 FR Relay 15-16 NAG

Foster, just 15, was the difference maker for the Mason Manta Rays.

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Liam O’Haimhirgin Unloads 49.9 100 Free at La Mirada Sectional

His previous best was a 50.52, and he’s now broken the 50-second mark for the first time.

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Tevyn Waddell Dismantles 100 Back Meet Record in Minneapolis

2017 MINNEAPOLIS SECTIONALS July 19th-22nd, 2017 University Aquatic Center, University of Minnesota LCM Psych Sheets Live Results Meet Central Rising…

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Parker Neri Edges Closer to 1:50 Barrier in 200 Free at Columbus Sectl

Parker Neri lopped 2 seconds off of his best time from before this meet to win the 200 free in Columbus.

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2017 Worlds Preview: Potentially the Fastest M50 Fly Final Since 2009

Joseph Schooling returns after winning Olympic gold in the 100 fly last summer in Rio, beating three of the most iconic butterfliers from this century.

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2017 Worlds Preview: Sjöström 50 FL 2% Faster Than Next-Best Performer

24.43 in a 50 butterfly for women is kind of ridiculous, and it’s astounding how much faster Sjöström has been compared to the next-best competitor.

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2017 World Championships: World Record Watch List

Sarah Sjöström has shimmied her way right up to world records in the 50 and 100 free this year, on top of already being a threat to her own 50 and 100 fly WRs.

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Ohio’s Best to Race at Columbus Sectionals

The highest profile swimmer is Louisville alum and Ohio native Andrea Cottrell– she’s the top seed in the 100 and 200 breast by a landslide, and she’s getting some racing in before heading to World University Games in Taipei.

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Pac-12 Past, Present, and Future Featured at La Mirada Sectionals

Rising USC junior Riley Scott, swimming with Marin Pirates, is the top seed in both the 100 breast and the 200 IM.

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