Articles by Michael Hamann

Noblesville’s Sophie Resner Commits to Nearby Butler for 2022

Noblesville Swim Club senior Sophie Resner will stay close to home for college, committing to Division I Butler University.

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Winter Juniors-Qualifying Distance Swimmer Marin Rose Commits to Navy

USA Swimming Winter Juniors qualifying distance swimmer Marin Rose of Oviedo, Florida has committed to join Navy’s class of 2027.


Futures Qualifier Sarah Pauley Commits to Campbell (2022)

Huntsville Swim Association’s Sarah Pauley will bring team-leading times to an ascending Campbell Camel program this fall.

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Hungarian National Teamer Reka Nyiradi Commits to USC for 2023

Reka Nyiradi, a versatile member of the Hungarian national team, will join the Southern California women in the fall of 2023.

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World Junior Record Holder Merve Tuncel Commits to USC

Turkish distance freestyle ace, 1500 SCM World Junior Record holder, Merve Tuncel has committed to join the USC Trojans.


Winter Juniors Qualifier Joey Chang Commits to Army (2023)

Irvine Nova’s Joey Chang, a rangy freestyler who has qualified for Winter Juniors, has committed to join Army’s class of 2027.


Zack West Commits to MIT with Near-NCAA Scoring Times

Hawaiian Zack West has committed to DIII MIT and will bring a near-NCAA scoring 200 back with him to Boston this fall.

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Timothy Mai Commits to Valparaiso With Team Leading Times

Bolles School Sharks butterflyer and freestyler Timothy Mai has committed to join Division I Valparaiso University next fall.

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Has American Age Group Swimming Power Shifted East?

TAC Titans’ star Claire Curzan is one of a slew of USA Swimming stars that developed on the eastern seaboard and should make noise in Budapest next month.


Winter Juniors Qualifier Cash Woolsey Commits to LSU (2022)

Cash Woolsey, a senior sprint freestyler from Coronado Swim Association- Team Elite, has committed to join the LSU Tiger class of 2026.

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Abigail Henderson Commits to Lenoir-Rhyne (2022)

Enfinity Aquatic Club breaststroker Abigail Henderson has committed to join Division II Lenoir-Rhyne University next fall.


Bobby Finke Breaks US Open Record in 800 Free

Defending 800 Olympic champion Bobby Finke dropped a new US Open Record to close out his Trials to rank third in the world this year.


Katie Grimes Passes Janet Evans, Now #2 15-16 All Time in 1500

Sandpipers’ Katie Grimes has passed the legend Janet Evans to rank second all time in the 15-16 girls 1500 free, only behind Katie Ledecky.


U.S. World Championship Trials: Day 4 Prelim Live Recap

After setting the World Record in the 50 back last night, Ohio State’s Hunter Armstrong returns to race the 100 back prelims this morning.


U.S. World Championship Trials: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

After making the Worlds team in the 200 free last night, Texas’ Carson Foster comes in as the top seed in the men’s 400 IM.