Articles by Karl Ortegon

Nelson, Drabot Impress as Arrowhead Wins Wisconsin HS D1 Champs

Full Results Beata Nelson stole the show today, winning both of her individual events and providing stellar relay splits and breaking…

  10 Comments

Beata Nelson Lowers Own National Public HS Record in 100 Fly

Beata Nelson of Verona/Mt. Horeb has set a new national public high school record in the 100 fly at the…

  1 Comment

Edgewood Wins Wisconsin HS Division 2 State Title

Full Results Edgewood High School (Madison, WI) has risen in the ranks over the past few seasons to now reign…

  Comment First!

Conger and Schooling Post Nation-Leading Times as Texas and UNC Split

Jack Conger dominated the 200 fly, earning him the top time in the NCAA this year.

  6 Comments

Minneapolis PSS Day 1 Analysis: Vollmer Backs Off 1st 50 and Improves

Dana Vollmer is the fastest she’s been since her break from the sport to have her first child.

  19 Comments

SwimMAC Winter Nationals Qualifier Albury Higgs Chooses South Carolina

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Breaststroker/IM’er Albury Higgs of SwimMAC Carolina has chosen to swim for…

  Comment First!

European Champ Theresa Michalak No Longer on Florida Roster

It appears that 2012 German Olympian Theresa Michalak has left the University of Florida program, at least for this season. The top-flight…

  Comment First!

College Swimming Previews: Neal, Haase, and Youth to Lead #3 Stanford

Lia Neal (above) will be hungry for a national title as the fastest returning 100 and 200 freestyler in the NCAA this year.

  2 Comments

Florida 2A Champs: Gulliver Prep Girls and American Heritage Boys Win

Full Results GIRLS’ MEET The Gulliver Prep girls went flying right out of the gate, dominating the 200 medley relay…

  Comment First!

Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #2 A Thorpe and Le Clos BBQ

Chad Le Clos (above) welcomed Ian Thorpe over for a BBQ.

  1 Comment

Bolles Sweeps Girls’ and Boys’ FHSAA 1A State Champs Titles

Tyler Rice (above) of the Bolles School won the 100 freestyle in a time of 44.58

  Comment First!

Ryan Murphy Explodes for Nation-Leading 200 Back as Cal Tops NC State

Cal junior Ryan Murphy was unstoppable in backstroke today, putting up the nation-leading time in the 200 back.

  7 Comments

FIU Leads Illinois 100-85 in Two-Day Dual Thanks to Pereira’s Two Wins

Kyna Pereira (above) won the 500 and 200 free to help push FIU ahead of Illinois on day one of their two-day dual meet.

  Comment First!

Gators Fly to Three New Nation-Leading Times, Defeat South Carolina

Jan Switkowski picked up two new nation-leading times today against South Carolina.

  7 Comments

University of the Pacific Lands Local Freestyle Talent Taylor Hosmer

For more commitment articles, be sure to check out SwimSwam’s College Recruiting channel. Tiger Aquatics’ Taylor Hosmer has elected to stay local and swim…

  Comment First!