Articles by Karl Ortegon

Mallory Comerford Scratches Tonight, Heads Home to Prep for NCAAs

Mallory Comerford will not swim her two events tonight.

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101 International Men Competing at NCAA D2 Championships

Anton Lobanov of Nova Southeastern, the top seed in the 100 breast and D2 record holder, hails from Russia.


Ella Ristic Posts #5 13-14 100 Free at Arena Pro Swim Series – Indy

Ella Ristic swam a 56.25 to move her to #5 all-time in the 13-14 100 free rankings.


Dare Rose Moves to #4 in 13-14 100m Fly, Passes Phelps

2017 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES – INDIANAPOLIS Thursday, March 2nd-Saturday, March 4th Indianapolis, Indiana Psych Sheets Live Results Dare Rose,…

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Amanda Kendall Pops 22.10 to Win 50 Free at American SC Champs

Amanda Kendall (22.10) and Isabella Arcila (22.48) finished 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the 50 free– both representing Canyons Aquatic Club.

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2017 Arena Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Nathan Adrian led the way this morning in the 100 free, and he’ll try to take the win tonight.


Margalis Scratches 400 Free, Will Vie for 200 Breast Title in Indy

Rio Olympian Melanie Margalis, who went 4:11.06 for the 2nd-fastest time in the 400 free this morning, has scratched out of that final.

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Official Psych Sheets Released for 2017 Women’s NCAA Champs

Katie Ledecky is seeded first in the 500 free and mile and 2nd in the 200 free.


UGA’s Emily Cameron to Take On 200 Fly Instead of 200 Breast at NCAAs

NCAA Psych Sheet The versatile Emily Cameron has added the 200 fly to her NCAA lineup in an interesting move for…

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Peter Kropp Shatters ACC Record During 100 Breast Prelims

His 51.46 marked his first time breaking the 52-second barrier.


All of SwimSwam’s Top 20 HS Recruits of ’16 Should Make NCAAs as Frosh

Meghan Small, who was our #1 recruit last year, is seeded 4th in the 200 IM.


Cal’s Kathleen Baker Opts Out of 200 Free for NCAAs

In a predictable move, Cal sophomore Kathleen Baker has scratched out of the 200 freestyle, where her 1:43.17 from last weekend’s Pac 12 Championships ranked her sixth in the nation.


Arizona Commit Sam Iida Busts IHSA Record with 1:46.02 200 IM (VIDEO)

Glenbrook South senior Sam Iida destroyed the field in the 200 IM, going 1:46.02 as the only finisher under 1:50.


Sam Iida Takes Two, Lyons Repeats as IHSA Team Champions

2017 IHSA BOYS CHAMPIONSHIPS When: February 24th – February 25th Where: New Trier HS, Winnetka, IL Live results State qualifier…

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Matt McHugh Becomes First B1G Man Under 45 in 100 Fly

After taking the top seed in prelims with a 45.29 yesterday morning, Ohio State senior Matt McHugh smashed the B1G conference record in the 100 butterfly A final.

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