Articles by Karl Ortegon

College Swimming Previews: #5 Texas Building Sizable Free Group

Texas has a well-rounded freestyle roster led by Rebecca Millard in the sprints and Joanna Evans (pictured) in distance.

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St. Charles Breaststroker Kayla Jones Commits to Mizzou

Kayla Jones of St. Charles Swim Team and St. Charles East High School in Illinois has verbally committed to Missouri‘s class…

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Phelps: “I Could Probably Go 48” in a 100m Free Against Conor McGregor

At the end of August, following the Conor McGregor – Floyd Mayweather fight, Michael Phelps jokingly tweeted at McGregor, taunting him to…

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Wisconsin Men Set to Swim Against Teams from All 5 Power Conferences

Head coach Whitney Hite will lead the Badgers through a gauntlet of teams this season.

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Mizzou Releases Schedule for 2017-18 Season

Mizzou has released its schedule for the 2017-18 season. Their fall lineup includes two SEC opponents, as they’ll host South…

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College Swimming Preview: #7 NC State Relying on Leadership from Moore

NC State is loaded in the freestyles, with distance specialist Hannah Moore coming off a big summer.

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Former Kentucky Sprinter Cobe Garcia Makes Move to NC State

After three women have uprooted from their former programs to find a new home at NC State over the summer, Cobe…

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UVA 2017-18 Schedule Highlighted by Duals with NC State, Tennessee

Todd DeSorbo‘s UVA Cavaliers will take on a loaded 2017-18 schedule which includes duals against some of the coaching staff’s…

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Jerry Olszewski Out After Just One Year as Swimming NZ Head Coach

After a year serving as head coach of Swimming New Zealand, Jerry Olszewski has announced his resignation from that post. Olszewski…

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College Swimming Preview: #9 USC’s Incoming Class is Small but Mighty

USC has only a small freshman class, but blue-chip breaststroker Margaret Aroesty has potential to become a bona fide star.

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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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