Articles by Karl Ortegon

2019 SEC Women’s Champs Fan Guide: Tennessee Eyeing First-Ever Title

Led by NCAA title contender (in multiple events) Erika Brown, Tennessee’s women could be on a path to their first-ever SEC title.

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Punahou Wins Hawaii State Titles, Petrides & Horner Excel

Michael Petrides dropped a 1:35.3 200 free to win the 200 free, while Jaek Horner split a 24.70 as Kamehama smashed the state record in the 200 medley relay.

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Fairview Breaks Fossil Ridge’s 2018 Points Record, Wins Colorado 5A

2019 COLORADO 5A CHAMPIONSHIPS Chatfield High School February 9th, 2019 Results Fairview defeated Fossil Ridge in a big way, just…

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Baylor Defeats Harpeth Hall by 6 Points, G. Walsh Drops 51.5 100 Back

Gretchen Walsh moved to #6 in the 15-16 age group rankings with her time in the 100 back, and she dropped another sub-22 split on a relay.

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NCAA Weekly Preview #12: What College Meets to Watch This Week

Andrew Seliskar leads the Cal Bears to Los Angeles for a dual meet against USC on Friday.

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Gophers Top Purdue, NU, McHugh Splits 22.99

Bowe Becker swept the sprint freestyle races, including a 43.07 relay lead-off to close out the meet.

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Cal Women Defeat UCLA as Abbey Weitzeil Drops 21.2 Anchor

Weitzeil also won the 200 free today against UCLA.

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Stanford Women Wreak Havoc on USC, Eastin Drops 1:55 IM

Eastin also won both backstrokes as Stanford put down a bunch of eye-popping times today during their senior meet.

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NCAA Weekly Preview #11: What College Meets to Watch to This Week

The Longhorns host NC State and Arizona this weekend.

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Jr Pan Pacs Finalist Gina Galloway of New Zealand Commits to UCSD

Galloway raced at the 2018 Jr Pan Pac Championships, where she placed 5th in the 100 backstroke representing New Zealand.

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Queens (NC) Women Remain on Top of D2 Rankings, Men Climb to #1

The Queens men, who moved from #4 to #2 in the last rankings, have now climbed to #1.

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Time Standards Softened for Upcoming Des Moines Pro Swim Series

While USA Swimming doesn’t explicitly say this, they may be trying to make room for more entrants after a very dismal showing at the Knoxville stop.

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Michigan Receives ’24 Verbal from Jr National Runner-Up Jake Mitchell

A junior at Carmel High School, Mitchell is also the defending IHSAA 500 free state champion.

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Stjepanovic and Tarasevich Crack Meet Records at GP Malmö Day 2

Grigory Tarasevich, one of the top backstrokers out of Russia right now, won the 50 back (25.56) to set a new meet record.

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Pumputis Wins Twice as Georgia Tech Defeats Denver in Two-Day Dual

Pumputis won the 100 and 200 free against Denver this weekend.

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