Articles by Karl Ortegon

Bucknell Reels In Verbal from Sprinter Jacqueline Rounsavill

Rounsavill is Council Rock HS’s first female swimmer under 24.0 in the 50 free, and the 100 breast school record she broke last season had previously stood for 28 years.

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Magnolia Breaststroker Caitlin Reynera Verbals to ‘Bama for 2019

Magnolia Aquatic Club’s Caitlin Reynera is another verbal commitment to the Alabama Crimson Tide’s class of 2023. Reynera is a senior…

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Northwestern Keeps Rolling with Verbal from 1:45 200 Flyer Ben Miller

Northwestern University has picked up a verbal commitment from Oregon native Ben Miller of the Tigard Tualatin Swim Club and Tigard…

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VSHL 6A 100 Back Runner-Up Nathan Wakefield Verbals to South Carolina

Nathan Wakefield of Poseidon Swimming in Virginia has verbally committed to the University of South Carolina. Excited to announce my verbal…

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IMer Erin Verbrugge Stays Local, Verbals to Purdue

Verbrugge is a versatile swimmer, talented in backstroke and breaststroke with her best event being the 200 IM.

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Mount Lebanon Freestyler Sophia Donati Verbals to Bucknell

Donati swam on two scoring relays for Mount Lebanon High School at the 2018 Pennsylvania ‘AAA’ Championships.

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4x Kansas HS State Champion Ben Patton Verbals to Mizzou

Patton has won two Kansas HS titles in the 200 IM and two in the 100 back.

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USC Lands 2018 Junior National Champion: #5 Kaitlyn Dobler

Dobler is an incredibly important pickup for the Trojans on the breaststroke side, with All-American breaststrokers Riley Scott and Kirsten Vose losing eligibility before she starts at USC.

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Crimson Aquatics’ Anna Feng Verbals to Penn Quakers

Feng would’ve scored in the 200 fly A final at the 2018 Ivy League Championships, where Penn placed 4th.

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Czech Records Fall, Hosszu Races Every Single Event at Brno Grand Prix

Anika Apostalon took down Czech SCM records in the 50 and 100 free races this past weekend.

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Russian Ministry of Sport Honors Kliment Kolesnikov with Award

Kolesnikov has certainly mastered the sport this year, highlighted by becoming the fastest 50 backstroker in LCM in history with his European title-winning performance in August.

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2018 Monday Preview #3: Which NCAA Meets to Pay Attention to This Week

Sometimes, there are too many meets to focus on in one week of the NCAA season. With all of the…

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Coleman Stewart Uncorks 46.2 Back as NC State Overpowers Duke

He leads the NCAA this year with that swim by nearly a full second. 

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Maggie Macneil Goes Michigan Record 51.49 100 Fly at Dual Meet

As the Michigan women downed Northwestern at home, Maggie Macneil had a statement swim in the 100 fly. The Canadian freshman,…

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Lleyton Plattel, Fastest 13-14 Miler Since Vassallo, Verbals to ASU

Lleyton Plattel of the Pleasanton Seahawks in California has verbally committed to Arizona State’s class of 2024.

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