Articles by Karl Ortegon

Nitro Swimming’s Ryan Geheb Commits to the Missouri Tigers

Missouri has added another name to its class of 2021, Ryan Geheb of Austin-based club Nitro Swimming. I chose Missouri because the…

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Hosszu Takes Home Four More Wins on Day 2 of Beijing World Cup

2016 FINA WORLD CUP – BEIJING Beijing, China – National Aquatics Center Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016…

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Notre Dame Gets Verbal from Red Bank YMCA’s Christopher Smith

Red Banks YMCA’s Christopher Smith has verbally committed to the University of Notre Dame‘s class of 2021. “I’m very excited to…

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Virginia Cavaliers Pick Up NJ Backstroker Caroline Gmelich

The University of Virginia has added backstroker Caroline Gmelich to their class of 2021. “I chose The University if Virginia because…

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2016 PIAA ‘AA’ 500 Free Champion Bailey Bonnett Verbals to Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats have picked up the versatile Bailey Bonnett for their class of 2021. Coming from Pennsylvania, Bonnett trains club…

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Versatile Spencer Lehman Stays In-State, Commits to IU Hoosiers

Northridge Area Swimming Association’s (NASA) Spencer Lehman has chosen to take his talents close to home, opting to swim for the…

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College Swimming Previews: #4 Texas A&M Led by Outstanding IM Depth

Bethany Galat had a great 2015-16 season followed by an even better summer ’16– she’ll be dominant player in the IM’s at the conference and national level this year in her junior season.

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Penn State Snags In-State Sprinter Gabe Castano for Class of 2021

The Penn State Nittany Lions have picked up sprint commit Gabe Castano from the Parkland Aquatic Club in Pennsylvania. I made…

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Versatile Sprinter Alvin Jiang Verbals to UNC Tar Heels

Lakeside Aquatic Club’s Alvin Jiang has verbally committed to the UNC Tar Heels‘ class of 2021. Jiang is a sprint weapon…

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Arizona Ramps Up Sprint Group with Verbal from ACAD’s Kayla Filipek

Kayla Filipek, from the Academy Bullets, has verbally committed to the University of Arizona class of 2021, bringing sprint speed…

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Texas Gets Verbal from NASA Freestyle Specialist Ella Tierney

NASA’s Ella Tierney has committed to the University of Texas starting in the 2017-18 season. I chose Texas because of its combination…

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Mizzou Snags Verbal from Lakeside Aquatic Club’s Lauren Savoy

Lakeside Aquatic Club’s Lauren Savoy has committed to the Missouri Tigers for the 2017-18 season. I’m so excited to go to…

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Madison Edgewood Unseats McFarland in WISCA HS Girls Div. II Polls

Week three’s WISCA polls for high school girls swimming in Wisconsin were updated last night, with some turnover at the…

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College Swimming Previews: #7 Elite Talents Back from Redshirt for IU

2014 NCAA Champion Brooklynn Snodgrass is back for IU after taking a redshirt year during the 2015-16 season.

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Middleton and McFarland Hold Strong Leads in WISCA Girls’ HS Polls

Week Two results of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coaches’ Association (WISCA) poll for girls high school swimming are out. This…

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