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WATCH: Day 4 A Final Videos from the 2017 US Junior Nationals

One of the most exciting races last night came from the boys 200 breast A final, where King Aquatic Club’s Daniel Roy posted a 2:11.25 to win the 200 breast, breaking the meet record and nearly going faster than Kevin Cordes’ 17-18 NAG record.

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Kirill Prigoda Breaks Own 200 SCM Breast Russian Record in Eindhoven

FINA WORLD CUP – EINDHOVEN Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium, Eindhoven, Netherlands…

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SwimMAC’s Tim Connery Moves Ahead of Phelps on 200 IM 13-14 Rankings

Connery was 2:07.39 in prelims, which put the 14-year-old a a tie for 5th in the age group rankings. Tonight, he moves up to #2 behind only Michael Andrew.

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Sancov Scratches 50 Free to Focus on 200 IM at Jr Nats

Sancov will race the 200 IM A final, where he is set to take lane 3.

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IU Adds Another Distance Pickup for 2018 with Mikey Calvillo of AAAA

Alamo Area Aquatic Association’s Mikey Calvillo has verbally committed to the Indiana Hoosiers. Calvillo is a senior at O’Connor High School…

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2017 US Junior Nationals: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

King Aquatic Club’s Daniel Roy looks primed to put up a big time in tonight’s 200 breast final.

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South Carolina Receives Verbal from NCSA Champion Halladay Kinsey

Halladay Kinsey from the Davis Aquadarts Racing Team in Davis, CA, has verbally committed to the South Carolina Gamecocks beginning…

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2017 US Junior Nationals: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Lucie Nordmann (pictured above) is the top seed in the 100 backstroke this morning.

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#2 Taylor Ruck, Canadian Olympian, Sends Verbal to Stanford

The Stanford women have added the next major piece to their dynasty. Canadian Olympian Taylor Ruck has committed to the Cardinal,…

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Alexei Sancov Takes Down Own Moldovan NR in 100 Fly in Long Island

2017 SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS August 8 – 12, 2017 East Meadow, NY (Long Island) Meet Central Meet info Psych…

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Dakota Luther Erases Felicia Lee’s Jr National Meet Record in 100 Fly

This marks only her sixth time under the minute mark, with five of those occurrences (including her 58.59 tonight) happening in 2017.

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Dare Rose Posts #3 Time in 13-14 History in 400 Free – 3:59.02

Proving that he’s not just a butterflier, age group standout Dare Rose of Scarlet Aquatics has soared up to #3 in the 13-14 rankings for the 400 freestyle.

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2017 US Junior Nationals: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Easop Lee is the girls 400 free top seed after her 4:14.91 this morning.

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Joshua Matheny Drops #3 200 BR, #4 100 BR in 13-14 History at Futures

We’ve seen young U.S. breaststrokers Reece Whitley and Michael Andrew grow into the great swimmers they are today, and we’re continuing to…

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Nick Lakin Tabbed as New Head Coach for Northern Iowa

Northern Iowa women’s swimming & diving program has named Nick Lakin as their new head coach. Lakin will take over for…

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