Articles by Karl Ortegon

NC State Gets Another Transfer: 22.0 Sprinter Sirena Rowe

The third transfer over this summer for the Wolfpack, Sirena Rowe has left Marshall University in West Virginia and is now…

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Exeter City Swimming Club Coach Lindsay Powell Passes Away

Lindsay Powell, an assistant coach at Exeter Swimming Club in Great Britain, died this past Friday, September 1, while on vacation in St. Lucia.

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College Swimming Preview: #9 Mizzou Coping with Huge Graduations

Michael Chadwick will be the biggest loss for Mizzou this season.

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College Swimming Previews: #10 Minnesota Renewing Canadian Pipeline

Mackenzie Padington could come up huge for Minnesota, as she comes down from British Columbia for her freshman year with the Gophers.

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College Swimming Previews: Butterfly Influx for #11 Louisville

Head coach Arthur Albiero’s son Nick will be an essential newcomer for Louisville this seaosn.

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College Swimming Previews: #11 Michigan Set for Landmark Year

Siobhan Haughey will be one of Michigan’s biggest scoring threats this season, with the potential to become a triple A finalist at NCAAs.

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First a Shark, Now McGregor? Phelps Tweets About Racing the UFC Champ

In one of those “is it April Fools Day?” moments, Michael Phelps tweeted earlier today, playfully (or not?) suggesting that he and…

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Marcelo Chierighini Temporarily Leaves Auburn to Train at Pinheiros

Brazilian sprinter Marcelo Chierighini has relocated his training base from Auburn back to his home country of Brazil, for the time being….

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College Swimming Previews: #12 Auburn Relying on Sprint During Rebuild

Zach Apple will be holding things down for Auburn’s sprint group next season.

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4x Michigan HS Champ Annette Schultz Verbally Commits to Louisville

Annette Schultz of Dexter High School and Dexter Community Aquatic Club (DCAC) has announced her verbal commitment to the University…

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Regan Smith Downs WJR, Missy Franklin’s 15-16 NAG Record in 100 Back

Smith posted a 59.11 in the 100 back final to break Ruck’s day-old WJR and break Franklin’s 15-16 NAG of 59.18 from 2011.

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“It’s a Pretty Good Feeling” – Nandor Nemeth on 400 Free Relay Gold

It was not the Americans, nor the Australians. Not the Brazilians, and not the French. In the men’s 4×100 free…

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OSU Releases 2017-18 Schedule Featuring Duals with Michigan and ‘Bama

The Ohio State Buckeyes have announced their 2017-18 NCAA schedule. This is the first season that the Buckeyes will compete…

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5 Storylines to Watch at the 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships

Regan Smith will have a much broader schedule than her one-event stint at Worlds earlier this summer.

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WVU Upgrading to 50m Pool with More Seats at New Mylan Facility

The West Virginia swimming & diving program will have a new home soon, as construction is underway for the Mountaineer…

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