Articles by Karl Ortegon

Rafaela Raurich Heads Brazilian Team for World Junior Championships

Brazil’s swimming federation, CBDA, has announced its roster for the 2017 World Junior Championships. The meet will take place in…

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FGCU Adds Melissa Steele, Jack Eichenlaub to Coaching Staff

The FGCU women’s swimming & diving program has added two to its coaching staff for next season. Melissa Steele and Jack Eichenlaub…


WATCH: Pavel Sankovich Goes 22.73 50 Free… Underwater

His time not only won the heat, but he actually beat Anthony Ervin, who just nine months ago won the Olympic gold in the 50 free.


Thoughts and Prayers Go Out to the Late Jason Turcotte and Family

Jason Turcotte, head coach and CEO of Dynamo Swim Club in Georgia, passed away over the weekend. He was selected…


UB President Tripathi Agrees to Talk with Alums After Today’s Sit-In

This morning, members of the University at Buffalo men’s and women’s swimming and diving program came together for a sit-in…

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University at Buffalo Swimmers Holding Sit-In at UB President’s Office

According to tweets posted by University at Buffalo student-run news organization The Spectrum, swimmers from the recently-cut UB men’s program…


Chase Kalisz Becomes 4th-Best U.S. Performer Ever in 200 IM at ATL PSS

Chase Kalisz just keeps picking up momentum for– if his swimming this spring is any indication– what should be an…


Nathan Adrian Announces Engagement to Girlfriend Hallie Ivester

Olympian and American record holder Nathan Adrian has posted about his recent engagement to Hallie Ivester on his Instagram account. She's all…


ASU Gains Class of ’22 Verbals from Khalil Fonder, Eddie Michael

Arizona State has brought its total incoming class of 2022 to three with the additions of Virginia Gators’ Khalil Fonder and…


Hannah Stevens Becomes 10th-Best U.S. Performer with 59.40 100 Back

Hannah Stevens, a rising senior at the University of Missouri, just became the 10th-fastest American female 100 backstroker in history….


Northridge’s Joe Keller to Relocate, Coach Fishers’ HS and Club Team

Joe Keller will leave his post as long-time head coach of Northridge High School and head south to the greater…


Two-Event Irish Junior Record Holder Gerry Quinn Commits to UF Gators

The University of Florida has picked up another commitment for their incoming class, this time from Ireland. Gerry Quinn has given…

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Jack Cartwright Sets Record, Teenagers Impress at Aussie Age Groups

Rising Australian sprinter Jack Cartwright had three event wins in the 17-18 age group, with one of his races taking down…


Tar Heel Women Win Multiple Awards at UNC Rammy Awards

The UNC athletics program celebrated its fifth annual UNC Rammy’s awards Monday night in Chapel Hill. Awards were given to…

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Denmark to Send its Largest-Ever WC Team to Budapest

Denmark is sending a record sixteen swimmers to the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, surpassing the previous-highest mark of the…