Articles by Karl Ortegon

2x IHSA Finalist Henry Claesson Sends Verbal to Virginia Tech

Two-time IHSA A-finalist Henry Claesson of Lyons Swim Club has verbally committed to the Virginia Tech Hokies. “It is like Virginia Tech…

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Ranking the 2017 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Courtney Harnish is going to give Georgia some enticing options with NCAA scoring-worthy times in multiple events.

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Seven-Team Field Set for the Inaugural FIU Fall Classic in October

Grand Canyon University, George Washington University, Florida Atlantic, TCU, and Buffalo make up the field for the fall meet in Miami, FL.

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Michigan Wolverines to Face Six B1G Opponents in 2017-18

Siobhan Haughey is a big reason why the Michigan women are on the fast track to the top tier of the NCAA.

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Indiana Adds Arizona State to Dual Meet Schedule for 2017-18

Blake Pieroni will lead the charge on the men’s side for IU’s 2017-18 season.

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Upper Dublin’s Alessandro Boratto Verbally Commits to Stanford

Alessandro Boratto of the Upper Dublin Aquatic Club in PA has verbally committed to Stanford University for 2018. Boratto excels…

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WATCH: Race Videos from Night 5 of the 2017 US Junior Nationals

Kate Douglass of Chelsea Piers won the 200 IM and turned around to take 3rd in the 50 free shortly after.

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SwimMAC, Mason Manta Rays Triumphant Winners at Junior Nationals

The 2017 US Junior National Championships are in the books, with SwimMAC winning the girls team scores as well as the overall combined gender scores.

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Top 8 Junior Boys Across All Major Meets the Last Two Weeks

Carson Foster made the top 8 in five different events.

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Top 8 Junior Girls Across All Major Meets the Last Two Weeks

Lucie Nordmann has gone top 8 times in six different events this weekend.

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WATCH: Day 4 A Final Videos from the 2017 US Junior Nationals

One of the most exciting races last night came from the boys 200 breast A final, where King Aquatic Club’s Daniel Roy posted a 2:11.25 to win the 200 breast, breaking the meet record and nearly going faster than Kevin Cordes’ 17-18 NAG record.

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Kirill Prigoda Breaks Own 200 SCM Breast Russian Record in Eindhoven

FINA WORLD CUP – EINDHOVEN Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium, Eindhoven, Netherlands…

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SwimMAC’s Tim Connery Moves Ahead of Phelps on 200 IM 13-14 Rankings

Connery was 2:07.39 in prelims, which put the 14-year-old a a tie for 5th in the age group rankings. Tonight, he moves up to #2 behind only Michael Andrew.

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Sancov Scratches 50 Free to Focus on 200 IM at Jr Nats

Sancov will race the 200 IM A final, where he is set to take lane 3.

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IU Adds Another Distance Pickup for 2018 with Mikey Calvillo of AAAA

Alamo Area Aquatic Association’s Mikey Calvillo has verbally committed to the Indiana Hoosiers. Calvillo is a senior at O’Connor High School…

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