Articles by Lauren Neidigh

Rathle Sets Pair of Records at Louisiana D3 Championships

Rathle went on to win the 200 IM individually, breaking the LHSAA Record with a 1:49.91. He then broke his own D3 Record with a 56.41 win in the 100 breast.

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Sheils Among 4 Boys to Sweep Individual Events at Alabama 6A-7A Championships

Daphne High’s Andrew Jordan and Trey Sheils won 4 events. Sheils dominated the 200 IM by nearly 5 seconds (1:50.52) before taking the 100 breast in 55.90.

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2019 FINA World Junior Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Canada’s Jade Hannah is looking at a potential sweep of the backstrokes after winning the 100 and 200 titles. She competes in the 50 back prelims this morning

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2019 FINA World Junior Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Italy’s Thomas Ceccon steps up for the 50 back today after winning the 100 back title in a new Championship Record last night.

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U.S. National Team Tracker: Brown, Held Now #3 Americans This Year in 50 Free

Erika Brown and Ryan Held won the 50 free titles tonight and now rank #3 among Americans in the event. This was Brown’s first ever national title.

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Ryan Lochte Wins First National Title Since 2014 with 200 IM Victory

Lochte won the 200 IM title tonight, clipping his fastest time since Rio and potentially earning a U.S. National Team berth for 2019-2020.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Teenage phenom Claire Tuggle headlines the women’s 200 free, but Worlds team member and Olympic Champion Allison Schmitt is also in the mix.

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U.S. National Team Tracker: Kieran Smith Moves to #1 in American 200 Free Ranks

Kieran Smith is now the American #1 for 2019 after dropping a second and a half off his time in the 200 free today. Smith clocked in at 1:46.21 in prelims.

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2019 U.S. Nationals: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

We’ll see a Worlds team member in the men’s 200 fly as Justin Wright will be in the mix, but teenage star Luca Urlando looks like the man to beat in this one.

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U.S. National Team Tracker: 48.01 Now 6th in Men’s 100 Free After Day 1 of Nats

We’ve kept track of where swimmers stand in the race for spots on the USA Swimming National Team. The top 6 swimmers in each event will make the squad.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 8 Finals Live Recap

Japan’s Daiya Seto, the 200 IM champion and 200 fly silver medalist at this meet, is the man to beat in tonight’s 400 IM final.

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ASIA: Even Without Hagino and Ikee, Japan Improves in Gold Medals vs. 2017

Even without Olympians Hagino and Ikee, Japan has improved in the medal table from 2017 to 2019. They won no golds in 2017, while Seto won them 2 golds here.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Regan Smith will compete in her first ever Worlds final tonight and is the heavy favorite to win gold here after setting the World Record in semis.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

After Australia’s Matthew Wilson tied the World Record in 200 breast semis, we’ll see both WR holders (Wilson and Japan’s Watanabe) in the final.

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ASIA: Xu’s 200 Back Scratch May Have Caused China to Miss out on a Medal

China made the decision to scratch Xu Jiayu from the 200 back semis in order to focus on the 800 free relay, but that decision may have cost them a medal.

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