Articles by Karl Ortegon

Sjostrom Wins 1 of 4 Events, Hosszu Goes Winless at Euro Meet Night 2

Ben Proud, meanwhile, set a new meet record in his 50 free win.


Federico Burdisso Drops 1:56.8 200 Fly on Night 1 of Euro Meet

Burdisso was less than a second off of his best time (1:55.97), and this is his third-best performance ever; a very good swim for January.

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Rice Owls Pick Up Finnish Breaststroker Sini Koivu for 2019-20

Koivu has represented Finland at several international junior championships over the last few years, including the 2015 European Games and the 2016 European Junior Championships.

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Three Swimmers Named 2019 NCAA Today’s Top 10 Honorees

12-time All-American Luke Kaliszak, who swam at Alabama, was one of three swimmers out of the ten total athletes honored by the NCAA.

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USC Lands Verbal from 2017 Jr Worlds Gold Medalist Jade Hannah

Hannah trains with the High Performance Centre – Victoria, and is part of the surge of Canadian talent, particularly on the women’s side, over the last couple of years.


Australian Breaststroker David Schlicht Joins Arizona Mid-Year

The Arizona Wildcats have picked up Australian breaststroker David Schlicht mid-year.


2018 ACC Runner-Up Etay Gurevich Transfers from Louisville to Arizona

Gurevich will be a big upgrade for the IM group, as he’s faster than any returner in both IM races.


FHSAA 3A Finalist Shannon Campbell Sends Verbal to Rice Owls

After finishing 7th at the 2017 FHSAA 3A Championships in the 500 free, she placed 3rd in the 200 free and 4th in the 500 at the 2018 edition of that meet a couple of months ago. 

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Persson, Tarasevich, and Stjepanovic Highlight 2019 Grand Prix Malmö

The 2019 Grand Prix Malmö will kick off this weekend for two days of competition in Malmö, Sweden, the country’s 3rd-largest city located at its southern tip. 

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22.1 Sprint Freestyler Ileah Doctor No Longer Part of Indiana Program

After one semester with the Indiana Hoosiers, sprinter Ileah Doctor has left the program.


Kaitlin Harty to Transfer After Completing Two Seasons at Texas

Harty has told SwimSwam that she’s currently looking at four schools to transfer to. 


6x SCHSL Champ Anna Havens Rice Verbals to Kentucky for 2020

Anna Havens Rice of Team Greenville has verbally committed to the Kentucky Wildcats for fall 2020. I’m super excited to…

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NCAA Weekly Preview #10: What College Meets to Watch This Week

The Stanford women are back in action for the first time in 2019.


Cornell Men Upset Yale in 2-Point Victory, Yale Women Win

The Cornell men won several close races and swept diving, ultimately defeating Yale by a mere two points.


Katharine Berkoff Hits Best in 100 Free to Close Out Washington Open

Berkoff won the 100 back and 100 free in Federal Way tonight.


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