Articles by Karl Ortegon

Stanford Women to Host Dual with ACC Powerhouse NC State

In what looks to be the first dual meet matchup for the two teams, Stanford women’s 2017-18 schedule shows a…

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Grace Ariola’s First (and Last) High School Season Off to a Fast Start

After making waves at international junior meets and nearly making the 100 back final at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Grace Ariola is doing something she hasn’t done before– swim a high school season.

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Cincinnati Picks Up Verbal From 2016 Illinois HS Champ Camryn Streid

2016 IHSA State Champion Camryn Streid has given her verbal commitment to the University of Cincinnati. She swims high school for Rosary…

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Arizona to Fight Stanford, Cal, Texas in Deadly 2nd Semester Schedule

Katrina Konopka is a sprint power who will lead the Wildcat women in 2017-18.

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Purdue to Take on Notre Dame, Slew of B1G Opponents in 2017-18

Olympic medalist Steele Johnson is a returning member for Purdue in 2017-18.

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Nevada Snags Verbal From 3x Oregon 5A Champ Lindsey Soule

Corvallis Aquatic Team’s Lindsey Soule has verbally committed to the University of Nevada for next fall. I am looking forward to…

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NYSPHSAA Champion Zac Zwijacz Sends Verbal to Penn State

Saratoga Springs High School’s Zac Zwijacz has committed to Penn State starting in the 2018-19 season. He also swims club for…

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College Swimming Preview: Dressel’s Senior Campaign to Lead #3 Florida

The Florida men have a really good sprinter you might have heard of.

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SwimMAC’s Colson Zucker Stays In-State, Commits to Duke Blue Devils

Colson Zucker of SwimMAC Carolina and South Iredell High School has sent a verbal commitment to the Duke Blue Devils.

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Rutgers Picks Up Verbal Commitment From Butterflier Kasja Dymek

Rutgers has gained a verbal commitment from Greenwood Swimming’s Kasja Dymek.

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IHSA Finalist Ryan Netzel Verbally Commits to Wyoming

Ryan Netzel of Plainfield High School and Delta Aquatics in Illinois has verbally committed to the University of Wyoming for next…

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College Swimming Preview: #3 A&M Revamps with Deep Incoming Class

The Aggies are loaded in breaststroke and IM, thanks in large part to Canadian star Sydney Pickrem.

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College Swimming Previews: #4 UGA Reloading After Losing Sprint Queens

Top-ranked newcomer Courtney Harnish will be a huge part of UGA’s move to fight back after losing a lot of NCAA points from graduations.

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Louisville v. Kentucky Dual for KY Bragging Rights Set for Jan. 20

Louisville has released its schedule for this year’s NCAA season. They’ll kick off their season with two invitational-style meets, facing…

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College Swimming Previews: #5 Stanford Distance Squad Keeps Rising

A stacked distance group only gets stronger as Stanford brings in one of the nation’s better recruiting classes.

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