Articles by Karl Ortegon

Henrique Martins Adds Another Sub-52 100 Fly, Goes 51.76

Martins split 24.82 on the way down in the first 50, then came home in 26.94 for a final time of 51.76.


USC Trojans Land Romanian Olympic Finalist Robert Glinta

Glinta holds multiple Romanian national records, and had a career highlight with an 8th place finish in the Olympic final of the 100 back in Rio.


2016 European Jr. Champion Tamila Holub of Portugal Chooses NC State

Braden Holloway has another incoming difference maker for his NC State women’s squad.

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Club Wolverine Ready to Dominate at Namesnik Invitational

Ali Deloof is one of many CW swimmers set to race this weekend in Ann Arbor.


Claire Curzan Drops 53.9 100y Fly to Break Her Own 11-12 NAG Record

Raleigh Swimming Association’s young star, Claire Curzan, has broken another NAG record.


Dublin Community Swim Team Coach Daniel Ave Passes Away

Daniel Ave, an age group coach with the Dublin Community Swim Team (DCST) in Dublin, Ohio, has passed away.

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Richter, Lloyd, and DeRyk Highlight Nevada HS State Meet Psychs

Virginia commit Abby Richter is the big name in 4A, as she’ll lead the Green Valley girls tomorrow.

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Castaic Reads 69 Degrees, Wetsuits Won’t Be Allowed at OW Nats Today

The most recent water temperature measurement in Castaic Lake, according to SwimSwam’s Mike Lewis and USA Swimming, has shown 69 degrees Fahrenheit.


Viktoriya Gunes Wins 5x to Lead Turkey at Islamic Solidarity Games

Viktoriya Gunes helped Turkey win the medal table, earning four individual golds, a relay gold, and an individual gold at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan this week.

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Kenzie Arens of Academy Bullets Sends Early Commitment to Cincinnati

Kenzie Arens, who swims with Illinois club Academy Bullets, has committed to the University of Cincinnati. A high school junior, Arens…

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Stanford Men Announce Conaton, Perry and Anderson as 2017-18 Captains

Three captains have been named for the Stanford men’s swimming & diving program. Seniors Patrick Conaton and Sam Perry, along with junior Matt…


Rhee, Nguyen, Santana Break San Diego D2 Section Records

CIF SAN DIEGO DIV. 2 CHAMPIONSHIPS May 7-10, 2017 Granite Hills High School, El Cajon, CA Results on Meet Mobile…

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Eastern Michigan Men Pick Up Illinois Sprinter Wilson Burton

The Eastern Michigan Eagles have picked up Galesburg High School senior Wilson Burton to join their incoming freshman class.

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University of Texas Women Earn Perfect APR Score from NCAA

The NCAA‘s Academic Progress Rate (APR) works to ensure that student-athletes are achieving in the classroom by measuring retention rates…


Bryce Mefford Sets the Tone at CIF Sac-Joaquin Champs

Mefford, a Cal commit, went 4-for-4, earning individual wins in the 200 free and 100 fly.