Articles by Karl Ortegon

Following Shaky 2016-17 Season, BC Names Michael Stephens Head Coach

Stephens has been named the official head coach of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving program at BC by athletic director Martin Jarmond.


Bragging Rights: 2017 USA Worlds Team’s College Affiliations Breakdown

Hali Flickinger is one of nine swimmers affiliated with UGA on the 2017 U.S. Worlds team.


2018 Big Ten Championships Dates and Locations Announced

The dates and locations for the 2018 Big Ten men’s and women’s championships have been announced. For the women, the…

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Texas A&M to Host 2018 SEC Swimming & Diving Championships

Texas A&M will play hosts for the 2018 SEC Swimming & Diving Championships next February. The Aggies will have the…

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Maine Swimming Next LSC to Ban Young Swimmers from Wearing Tech Suits

10 and unders won’t be allowed to wear tech suits at any Maine Swimming meets, while 11-12’s can only wear them at specified championship meets.


Martinenghi Helps Italy Break 400 Medley Relay WJR in Netanya

2017 EUROPEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS Netanya, Israel June 28th – July 2nd Psych Sheets Meet central Live Stream Results Nicoló Martinenghi has…


2017 U.S. Worlds Trials: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Ella Eastin, who’s been swimming fast this meet, has one more chance to qualify for Worlds in the 200 IM today.


Lleyton Plattel Moves to #2 All-Time in 13-14 History in 800 Free

Plattel is only the 2nd 13-14 year old to break 8:10 in the boys’ 800 free.

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2017 U.S. Worlds Trials: Day 5 Distance Heats Live Updates

Leah Smith will be swimming in the slower heats thanks to her SCY entry time.


Swedish Nats Day 2: Sjöstrom 56.5 100 Fly, Johansson 30.3 50 Breast

Veteran breaststroker Jennie Johansson broke her own meet record in the 50 breast.


Martinenghi’s 59.0 Breast Split Helps Italy to 400 Mixed Medley Gold

Italy won by just over eight tenths at the finish, though, thanks to a huge 59.09 breaststroke leg from Martinenghi.

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Alexei Sancov Rips Moldovan 200 Free Record at Euro Jrs – 1:48.5

For context, his 1:48.52 would rank 10th all-time on the U.S. 17-18 lists, right between what Trey Freeman and Patrick Callan went Wednesday in Indianapolis at U.S. Worlds Trials.


In a Time Trial, Jack Conger Goes 1:47.50 200 Free

This was Conger’s 4th-best time ever, and a much better swim than he put forth on Wednesday in prelims.


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