Articles by Karl Ortegon

Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #4 ‘Bama-LSU Twitter Feud

See #4 for why Alabama head coach Dennis Pursley (above) is THE ONE.

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World Jr Champs Silver Medalist Michael Jensen Verbals to Cal Bears

Head Coach Dave Durden now has three incoming sprinters to his class of 2020.

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Distance Freestyler/IMer Graham Barrett Commits to Louisville

Head Coach Arthur Albiero has added another to his class of 2020.

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Tulane Grabs Another Top-Notch Commitment from Gabby Vieira

Gabby Vieira of the CSP Tideriders has given her verbal commitment to the Tulane Green Wave starting in 2016-17. After…

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Defending MSHSL 100 Back Champion Hunter Connelly Commits to Minnesota

Red Wing Swim Club’s Hunter Connelly has given his verbal commitment to the Minnesota Gophers. Connelly is a pure backstroke sprinter, with…

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Domagala, Furtek, Knox Each Win Two as USC Men Roll Cal Poly

Michael Domagala (above) won the 100 fly and 200 fly as USC defeated Cal Poly today.

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Nebraska HS Champ Amato-Hanner and Carmel’s Schlies Commit to Kansas

Kansas has received two more female verbals in the class of 2020. Swim Omaha backstroker/IMer Elizabeth Amato-Hanner and Carmel Swim Club backstroker/freestyler Katy Schlies have pledged their…

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Winter Jrs Qualifier Paige Hamilton Verbals to Vanderbilt

Highlander Aquatics butterflier/freestyler Paige Hamilton has given her verbal commitment to Vanderbilt University. Hamilton has qualified for Winter Junior Nationals with her…

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UNC Women Receive Verbal from SOLO Freestyler Bryanna Cameron

SOLO Aquatics freestyler/IMer Bryanna Cameron has given her verbal commitment to the UNC Tar Heels starting next fall. Cameron’s best events are…

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IHSA to Implement New Scoring System at State Final Events

The Illinois High School Association, the governing body for high school athletics in Illinois, has made a statement regarding a…

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Winter Juniors Qualifier Brittany Weiss Commits to Liberty

The Liberty University Flames have picked up breaststroke-butterfly sprinter Brittany Weiss of the Central Bucks Swim Team in Pennsylvania. Weiss holds…

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Mason Manta Rays sprinter Gabriella Marinelli verbals to Cleveland St.

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Cleveland State has received a verbal commitment…

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2015 YMCA LC & SC National Champion Daniel Hein Commits to Mizzou

  Daniel Hein, who won the 100 backstroke at both the long course and short course YMCA National Championships this…

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Olympic Trials Qualifying Butterflier Megan Doty Commits to Wisconsin

Whitney Hite is building up a deep, talented group of underclassmen for the University of Wisconsin Badgers.

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OT Qualifier Sofie Underdahl of TFA Commits to Louisville Cardinals

The Louisville Cardinal women have been stitching together an incredibly talented class of 2020, and that class is now strengthened…

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