Articles by Matthew Harder

2021 U.S. Open Championships Live Recap: Day 4 Finals

Thomas Heilman has dropped the 100 free but will race the 200 fly, which allows him the opportunity to go after Phelps’ 200 fly NAG Record (1:59.02).

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Miami (OH) Invite: GCU Men Go 7-For-7 On The Night, Sweep Day 2 Events

On night 2, the Miami Redhawk women and GCU men have extended their leads even further over the other two teams. The GCU men won 7 out of 7 events on Friday.

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2021 Minnesota Invite: Day 3 Prelims Recap

Minnesota’s Max McHugh will have a battle tonight in the men’s 100 breast, as Texas’ Caspar Corbeau is the top qualifier out of prelims.

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Ledecky Closes In 58.4, Negative Splits Smooth 4:01.6 400 Free Prelim

Ledecky dominated the 400 free heats, taking the top seed by nearly 12 seconds in a time of 4:01.64 while negative-splitting with 200s of 2:01.16/2:00.48.

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Watch: Dressel-Less Condors Win ISL Playoff Match 6 + More Race Videos

Cali didn’t have Caeleb Dressel in Match 6, but several key Condors contributed to the team’s victory, including Kelsi Dahlia and Beata Nelson (Pictured).

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Futures Qualifier Grant Wodny (2023) Stays In-State, Verbals To Minnesota

Grant Wodny will stay-in state and is Minnesota’s 1st male recruit for 2023. Wodny is a Futures qualifier in both freestyle and butterfly events.

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WATCH: Shymanovich Resets 100 Breast WR & More ISL Playoff Match 5 Race Videos

Watch Ilya Shymanovich re-break his 100 breast world record (55.28), Ryan Murphy break the American/ISL Record in the 50 back (22.53) and several other races.

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Wave I Olympic Trials Qualifier Abby O’Sullivan (2023) Commits To Notre Dame

Abby O’Sullivan verbally committed to Notre Dame shortly after a fantastic summer of racing that was highlighted with a 400 IM Olympic Trials cut.

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European Juniors Silver Medalist Mark Torok Dominik Verbals To Wisconsin

European Juniors 200 butterfly silver medalist Mark Torok Dominik has verbally committed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2022).

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7x Iowa HS State Champion Scarlet Martin Switches Commitment To Iowa

Senior Scarlet Martin has switched her commitment plans from Florida to Iowa for the fall of 2022 following her 3-peat of the 100 fly at Iowa HS state.

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TAC Titans Demolish 11-12 Mixed Medley Relay NAG Record

The TAC Titans set a new National Age Group (NAG) Record in the 11-12 400 SCY mixed medley relay (3:55.19) by over 11 seconds on Saturday.

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Iowa Girls HS State: Scarlet Martin 3-Peats 100 Fly, Ames’ Donald Wins 4 Events

Scarlet Martin (pictured) won the 100 fly in 53.44, just off her state record time of 53.01 from 2020. This is Martin’s third time winning the event at state.

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National Jr. Team Members Hayes, Novelline Highlight Illinois HS State Finals

Leah Hayes re-broke both of her state records from Friday’s prelims, while Carly Novelline won three events and led New Trier to their 14th team title.

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Parkhe, Hayes, and Gridley Smash Illinois HS Records At State Prelims

Leah Hayes set the IHSA state records in both the 200 IM (1:56.62) and the 100 free (48.41) on Friday, shortly after coming off her FINA World Cup stops.

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Winter Juniors Qualifier Maguire Sheppard Verbals To Miami (Ohio)

Maguire Sheppard looks to carry the momentum from a huge summer, which included a Winter Juniors cut, into his last SCY season prior to arriving in Oxford.

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