Articles by Karl Ortegon

Minneapolis PSS Day 1 Analysis: Vollmer Backs Off 1st 50 and Improves

Dana Vollmer is the fastest she’s been since her break from the sport to have her first child.

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SwimMAC Winter Nationals Qualifier Albury Higgs Chooses South Carolina

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Breaststroker/IM’er Albury Higgs of SwimMAC Carolina has chosen to swim for…

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European Champ Theresa Michalak No Longer on Florida Roster

It appears that 2012 German Olympian Theresa Michalak has left the University of Florida program, at least for this season. The top-flight…

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College Swimming Previews: Neal, Haase, and Youth to Lead #3 Stanford

Lia Neal (above) will be hungry for a national title as the fastest returning 100 and 200 freestyler in the NCAA this year.

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Florida 2A Champs: Gulliver Prep Girls and American Heritage Boys Win

Full Results GIRLS’ MEET The Gulliver Prep girls went flying right out of the gate, dominating the 200 medley relay…

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #2 A Thorpe and Le Clos BBQ

Chad Le Clos (above) welcomed Ian Thorpe over for a BBQ.

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Bolles Sweeps Girls’ and Boys’ FHSAA 1A State Champs Titles

Tyler Rice (above) of the Bolles School won the 100 freestyle in a time of 44.58

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Ryan Murphy Explodes for Nation-Leading 200 Back as Cal Tops NC State

Cal junior Ryan Murphy was unstoppable in backstroke today, putting up the nation-leading time in the 200 back.

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FIU Leads Illinois 100-85 in Two-Day Dual Thanks to Pereira’s Two Wins

Kyna Pereira (above) won the 500 and 200 free to help push FIU ahead of Illinois on day one of their two-day dual meet.

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Gators Fly to Three New Nation-Leading Times, Defeat South Carolina

Jan Switkowski picked up two new nation-leading times today against South Carolina.

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University of the Pacific Lands Local Freestyle Talent Taylor Hosmer

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Tiger Aquatics’ Taylor Hosmer has elected to stay local and swim…

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St. Bonaventure Picks Up MLAC Sprinter Jackson Kish

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Mount Lebanon Aquatic Club’s Jackson Kish has given his verbal commitment…

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Vermont Adds Backstroke/IM Specialist Morgan Montgomery

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Morgan Montgomery of the TAC Titans has committed to…

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Michigan HS Record-Setter Andrew Heise Verbals to UNC

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Andrew Heise of Club Wolverine has chosen the University of…

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Saint Louis Lands IHSA State Finalist Collin O’Brien

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Collin O’Brien of the Peoria Area Water Wizards (PAWW) has…

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