Articles by Karl Ortegon

Jr Pan Pacs Bronze Medalist #6 Ethan Heasley Verbally Commits to Texas

Texas has bolstered its class of 2024 with the addition of #6 (see our top 20 recruits from the class…

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3x YMCA National Champion #14 Paige Hetrick Verbals to Louisville

Hetrick is the defending YMCA short course national champion in the 200 free and 200 back and long course national champion in the 200 free.

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Andreas Vazaios Posts 1:46.0 IM as NC State Overwhelms UNC

While this is only the second dual meet for Vazaios this season, he took six tenths off of his old dual meet season best.

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Eastern Michigan Gets By Buffalo, Delaney Duncan Wins Twice

In the 200 breast, Duncan went her fastest dual meet swim of all time for the win.

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Rebecca Smith Wins Two Races at Toronto Grand Prix Day 2

University of Toronto’s Rebecca Smith went undefeated this weekend, winning her two races today after winning her only event last night.

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USC’s Carsten Vissering Splits 22.9 Breast On 200 MR in Dual Meet

Vissering also went 52.29, just ahead of Minnesota freshman Max McHugh’s 52.62, in an incredibly fast 100 breaststroke race today.

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Townley Haas Posts 1:48 200 Free at Longhorn Invite Night 2

Haas is now just inside the world top 15 with that time.

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Kylie Masse Drops 59.8 100 Back at Toronto Grand Prix Night 1

Masse leads the world rankings this season with her 59.27 from the 2018 U.S. Winter Nationals.

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2018 Michigan D2 HS Champion Renee Liu Commits to Johns Hopkins

Liu is already fast enough to contribute significant individual points at the national level for JHU.

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Italian Contingent Latest to Announce Participation at 2019 Euro Meet

Martinenghi is the fastest 100m breaststroker in Italian history and the World Jr record holder in the 50 and 100 breast.

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Calendar Revealed, Athletes Invited for 2019 FINA Champions Series

The FINA series, which seems to be a direct response to the ISL series, will run in late spring 2019 and have a ton of prize money on the line.

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Tate Jackson, Drew Kibler Hit 49 in 100 Free at Longhorn Invite

Texas senior Tate Jackson had a great swim in the 100 free, winning it in 49.20, which is the third-best time amongst Americans this season.

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Big Ten Brawl: Michigan Women, Indiana Men Prevail in Competitive Meet

Siobhan Haughey won all three of her events as the Michigan women handled Indiana, while the Hoosier men defended home turf against the visiting Wolverine men.

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Texas, Texas A&M College Roster + Pros Take On LCM at Longhorn Invite

We’ll get to see A&M’s Sydney Pickrem in action, as the 2017 World Champs bronze medalist is one of the highest profile swimmers, internationally, at this meet.

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CO Sprinter Brendan Eckerman to Join Wisconsin Badgers in 2019

With his best times, Eckerman would’ve been 5th on Wisconsin’s top times list last year in the 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 IM.

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