Articles by Karl Ortegon

2019 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Regan Smith won the 100 back last night by hundredths over Olivia Smoliga, and she’ll look to set herself up for another win tonight with a strong swim this morning in the 200 back.

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After Conquering 2018 World Cup Series, Sjostrom to Race at Euro Meet

This will be the third consecutive appearance at the Euro Meet in Luxembourg for Sjöström, who we haven’t seen in action since this past November.

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Notre Dame Defeats Iowa and Illinois, Illini Nearly Upset Hawkeyes

Things got off to a bit of an odd start, as Illinois powered to a win in the 200 medley relay, with Notre Dame’s A and B relays taking 2nd and 3rd and Iowa’s A relay placing 4th.

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2019 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Luca Urlando had the quickest time this morning in the 200 free and is within podium striking distance in the 100 fly, too.

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Mizzou Sprinters Put a Stop to Comerford, But Louisville Beats Tigers

Alina Kendzior won twice as Louisville’s men and women defeated Missouri.

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UCLA Takes Down San Diego and Harvard in Los Angeles

Kenisha Liu won the 200 free and 50 free for the Bruins on Monday.

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Mid-Season Check In: How Are the NCAA Freshman Women Faring So Far?

Noelle Peplowski was just another incoming breaststroker for IU. Half a year after graduating high school, she’s a realistic candidate for making the 100 breast A final at NCAAs.

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Michael Andrew Breaks Three-Year-Old PSS Record in 50 Back

His time of 24.68 was good enough to break the Pro Swim Series record, which was a 24.74 held by Japanese backstroker Junya Koga.

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2019 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Katie Ledecky is entered in the 200 free and 400 IM this morning in Knoxville.

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Natalie Hinds Hits Lifetime Best in First LCM Meet Since 2016 Trials

The Midland, Texas, native has been coaching in the Atlanta area of late, and in 2018 started training with the UGA pro group at the Athens Bulldogs Swim Club. 

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2019 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville: Day 1 Finals Live Recap (Distance)

Erica Sullivan from the Sandpipers of Nevada is the top seed for the women in the 800 free.

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Akron/Duquesne Dual to Feature Mystery Events, Will Stream on ESPN+

With swimmers coming back to school and dual meet racing after mid-season invites, winter break, and tough training, sometimes it’s…

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NCAA Weekly Preview #8: Which College Meets to Watch This Week

Louisville comes to Columbia to take on the Missouri Tigers, and the Cardinals have Mallory Comerford and Zach Harting back after their trip to Hangzhou for Worlds.

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All the Links You Need for the 2019 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville

Simone Manuel is one of the premier athletes set to race in Knoxville this week.

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Tokyo 2020 Swimming and Para Swimming Test Events Announced

The point of test events is to benefit athletes as well as spectators and the host city itself, as top international and national contests will also serve as practice runs for athletes, spectators, and organizers.

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