Articles by Madeleine Lepesant

Missouri State Picks Up Verbal from Summer Juniors Qualifier Chris Bedsole

Fly and free specialist Chris Bedsole has committed to swim for Missouri State University beginning in the fall of 2022.

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Villanova Men Receive First Class of 2022 Commitment from Gavin Jones

Winter Juniors qualifier Gavin Jones has announced his decision to swim for the Villanova Wildcats beginning in the 2022-2023 season.

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Cancer Survivor Brooke Shinnick to Swim for In-State Loyola Greyhounds

The Loyola University Greyhounds have picked up a verbal commitment from distance freestyler Brooke Shinnick for its class of 2026.

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Florida Keeps #9 Julia Podkoscielny In-State for 2023-24

The Florida Gators have picked up a verbal commitment from Julia Podkoscielny, who is ranked #9 in the high school class of 2023.

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Colorado State Picks Up Verbal from Texas State Finalist Ashlyn Hembree

2021 Futures qualifier Ashlyn Hembree has announced her decision to swim for the Colorado State Rams beginning in the 2022-2023 season.

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2021 SCAC 100 fly Champion Miguel Vasquez Transfers to Delaware

2021 SCAC Elite 19 Award recipient Miguel Vasquez transfers from Centenary College to the University of Delaware for the 2021-2022 season.

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Junior Nationals Qualifier Tomohiro Nozaki Takahashi Commits to Georgetown

The Bolles School’s Tomohiro Nozaki Takahashi has verbally committed to swim for Georgetown University’s class of 2026.

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Winter Juniors Qualifier Mady Bachmeier Sends Verbal to Miami Redhawks

USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Mady Bachmeier has committed to swim for Miami University beginning in the 2022-2023 season.

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William & Mary Picks Up New Jersey Fly and Freestyler Devin Genderson

William and Mary received a commitment from Devin Genderson. She will join the CAA runners-up in the 2021-2022 season.

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Washington State University Picks Up 1:00 Breaststroker Emily Lundgren for 2022

CIF San Diego Section DI record-holder Emily Lundgren has verbally committed to swim for Washington State University’s class of 2026.

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Why Have Olympic Primetime Ratings Taken a Hit in the U.S.?

NBC’s coverage of the 2020 Olympics did not provide viewers with the experience they had hoped for. People instead turned to social media for highlights.

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Watch All of the Oceanian Record Race Videos from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Eight Oceanian Records were broken at the 2020 Olympic in Toyko last week. Australian swimmers account for each one of them.

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Watch All of the European Record Race Videos from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

GBR set a World, European, and Olympic Record in the mixed 4×100 medley relay. Watch this and other European Record race videos from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Watch: Phelps Talks Technique on Kevin Hart and Snoop Dogg’s Olympic Highlights

Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart interviewed Michael Phelps during their Olympic Highlights segment to discuss Hart’s technique and Phelps’ commenting role in Tokyo.

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Watch All of the Asian Record Race Videos from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Chinese women shattered Asian Records on relays and Wang Shun broke an individual record en route to winning the 200 IM. Watch all of the race videos.

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