Articles by Karl Ortegon

2015 ACC Men’s Championships: Day Four Ups/Mids/Downs

Wolfpack junior Christian McCurdy is the top seed in the 200 fly tonight, looking to defend his 2014 title. He holds the ACC record at 1:41.72

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Pochowski Possibly Qualifies for NCAAs at Florida Last Chance Meet

Florida State may have gotten a late qualifier to the 2015 NCAA Championships.

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World Record Holder Federica Pellegrini to Retire After Rio

Pellegrini’s 1:52.98 in the 200 meter freestyle from 2009 still stands as the world mark today.

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Cal Women Extend Lead on Day Two of Pac 12 Champs; Stanford Lingers

Cal’s star freshman Cierra Runge helped to extend the Golden Bear lead on Day 2 of the Pac 12 Champs.

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IHSA Boys State Meet Preview: Sean Workman Eyeing Two State Records

The IHSA Boys Championships kick off Friday morning with 1-meter diving prelims.

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2015 Big Ten Men’s Fan Guide: Michigan Primed for Another B1G Title

Dylan Bosch, the NCAA record holder and defending champion in the 200 fly, will lead Michigan on another attempt at a B1G title

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2015 Women’s Pac 12 Championships Fan Guide: Cal Chasing Another Championship

Missy Franklin could sweep all of her individual events at the Pac-12 Champs, although Elizabeth Pelton has been faster this season in the 200 IM and 200 back.

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Sacred Heart Girls and St. Xavier Boys Look to Defend Titles in Kentucky HS Champs

Leah Stevens (pictured above), who has committed to swim for Stanford next year, is one of the big names set to compete this weekend. She’s entered in the 200 and 500 free individually.

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2015 Big Ten Women’s Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Kiera Janzen, pictured above, will be a key part of Minnesota’s 800 free relay tonight.

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2015 Big Ten Women’s Championships Fan Guide: Minnesota Looks for 4th Straight Title

Kierra Smith (above) had a breakout summer competing for Canada, just missing a medal in the 200m breast at the Pan Pacific Games. She’ll be a star for the Minnesota Gophers this championship season.

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Tandy Drops 18.99 Relay Split as ‘Zona Dismantles ASU on Wildcats’ Senior Day

Kevin Cordes doubled up and won both the breaststrokes in Arizona’s big win over ASU.

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USC Trojan Men Triumph on Stanford’s Senior Day

Steven Stumph (above) had a nice win in the 200 breast, his first time this season under 2 minutes.

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Michigan Women Cap Off First Undefeated Conference Season Since 2008 With Win Over MSU

FULL MEET RESULTS HERE The #15 Michigan women have just put together their first undefeated season since 2007-08 after dismantling their…

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Badger Men Erase Three Pool Records as Wisconsin Takes Down UW-Milwaukee

FULL MEET RESULTS HERE WOMEN’S MEET The #21 Wisconsin women were #1 in every single event as they walked all over the…

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Trojans Fall to Cal in Quintero’s 2014-15 NCAA Debut

FULL MEET RESULTS HERE The #22 USC Trojans traveled to Berkeley, CA, for their weekend Bay Area showdowns with #7 Cal…

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