Articles by Karl Ortegon

Leah Hayes Smashes Her 4th 10 & Under NAG This Summer in 50 Breast

Leah Hayes just will not stop this summer. The 10 year old from USA Athletic Club Tidal Waves Swim Team…


Meet the 2016 USA Olympic Swim Team: Clark Smith

Meet Clark Smith, who will be competing at his first Olympic Games. A soon-to-be senior with the Texas Longhorns swimming &…

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Destin Lasco Comes Within .01 of Michael Andrew’s 100 Back 13-14 NAG

2016 U.S. OPEN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, August 2 – Saturday, August 6, 2016 Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center The University…


USA Wins SwimSwam’s Final Swimming Medal Table Predictions for Rio

The USA is expected to win the most total medals with 28.


Ella Moynihan Transferring to Miami (OH) After 1 Year with Notre Dame

Miami (Ohio)’s Twitter account has announced this afternoon that Ella Moynihan will be joining their program. Please join us in welcoming Ella…


IU Picks Up 22.2 LCM 50 Freestyler Bruno Blaskovic from Croatia

Indiana has been snagging big names left and right this summer, making for a whirlwind of a recruiting boost spun…


Noah Brune Scrambles Up to #6 All-Time in 13-14 Rankings in 1500 Free

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – STANFORD Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 Palo Alto, CA Stanford University Meet website Psych…


Makayla Sargent Wins 800 Free at College Park Futures Champs

Makayla Sargent of the Victor Swim Club posted a lifetime best 8:48.31 to win the women’s 800 free at the College Park Futures Championships in Maryland tonight


Lauren Pitzer Shreds 6.2 Seconds Off of 800 Free PR at Austin Futures

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – AUSTIN Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 Austin, Texas University of Texas Meet website Psych…

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Tristen Ulett Hits PR Leading Off Dynamo 800 Relay at Atlanta Futures

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – ATLANTA Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 Atlanta, Georgia Georgia Tech Meet website Psych sheets…

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Leah Hayes and Adele Zyniewicz Break 10&U 100 Free NAG in Same Race

It’s not every day that a swimmer breaks a national age group record, and it’s even rarer to have a…


Texas A&M’s Mauro Castillo Downs Mexican 200 Breast National Record

Texas A&M junior Mauro Castillo has broken the Mexican record in the 200 breast with his time of 2:13.50 from this past weekend….


After 19 Years with the Florida Gators, Martyn Wilby Moves to T2

Wilby has now been named the T2 Aquatics Team Director, according to T2 Aquatics Chairman Kevin Erndl.


Ben Loorz Builds UNLV Staff with Three More Including Lara Jackson

This past May, Ben Loorz was named head coach of the UNLV swimming & diving program following a year of interim coach Bobby…

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All the Links You Need for All Four Futures Championships

Tristen Ulett is one of the young rising stars set to race this weekend.

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