Articles by Karl Ortegon

1:01/2:14 Breaststroker Taylor Steele Verbals to South Carolina

South Carolina has kept an in-state prospect home, as Coastal Aquatic Club’s Taylor Steele has announced her verbal commitment to the Gamecocks.

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IL Breaststroker Rachel Ponte Verbals to New Mexico State

Ponte had a 29.34 breaststroke split on St. Charles North High School’s state runner-up medley relay last season.

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Caroline McTaggart Off UCLA Roster This Season After Several Surgeries

McTaggart was a highly-touted recruit in the class of 2015, making SwimSwam’s top 20 rankings and coming in with sub-23 and sub-49 sprint free times, along with a 52.8 in the 100 fly. 

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Backstroker Danielle Carter of Palo Alto is Latest Verbal to Cal

Carter would’ve been just outside of the 100 back A final at the 2018 Pac 12 Champs, and she would’ve been a solid B final scorer in the 200 back.

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FHSAA 2A Champ Lucas Kravchenko Stays In State, Verbals to Gators

Kravchenko, a sprint freestyler and backstroker, is the defending FHSAA 2A Champion in the 100 backstroke.

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TX Sprinter Caleb Duncan Sends Verbal to Louisville

Dads Club Swim Team’s Caleb Duncan has given a verbal commitment to the Louisville Cardinals. I am very excited to announce my…

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Northwestern Picks Up Verbal from Colorado 4A Champion Ryan King

Ryan King of the Montrose Marlins Swim Club in Colorado has verbally committed to the Northwestern Wildcats.

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Ontario’s Brooke Switzer Sends Verbal to Georgia Tech

Brooke Switzer of the Markham Aquatic Club in Unionville, Ontario, Canada, has verbally committed to Georgia Tech. I chose Georgia…

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Pine Crest’s Molly See Gives Verbal Commitment to Bucknell

Bucknell University of the Patriot League has received a verbal commitment from Pine Crest butterflier Molly See.

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2018 CIF Southern D2 Double Champ Emily Trieu Verbals to Princeton

Trieu is a huge get for Princeton, as her 100 back PR ranks 2nd on the Tigers’ all-time program list.

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UCLA Lands Top 20 Honorable Mention Gabby Dang for 2019

Dang would’ve nearly made the 2018 Pac-12 A final in the 100 fly with her personal best, while she would’ve scored in the 50 free, 100 free, and 100 back C finals.

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Preston Niayesh Stays In State with Verbal to Cal

Preston Niayesh of the Tule Nation Tritons has verbally committed to Cal’s class of 2023.

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54.0 Breaststroker Liam Bell Sends Verbal to Alabama

Liam Bell of US-Aquatics in Atlanta, Georgia, has verbally committed to the Alabama Crimson Tide. Bell is a senior at…

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Ohio State Coasts Past Louisville and A&M Men, Pickrem Wins Two More

Pickrem won the 400 IM and 100 back on Day 2 of the meet.

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