Articles by Michael Hamann

2022 U.S. Junior Nationals: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

After winning the 200 back earlier this week, Flood’s Josh Zuchowski comes in as the top qualifier in the boys 200 IM tonight.

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2022 U.S. Junior Nationals: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

14-year-old Raya Mellot of Crow Canyon leads the girl’s 200 breast field as the top qualifier out of this morning’s prelims.

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2022 U.S. Junior Nationals Day 2: Finals Live Recap

Stanford commit Henry McFadden of the Jersey Wahoos comes in as the top seed in the boy’s 100 free after blasting a 50.2 this morning.

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2022 U.S. Junior Nationals: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Coronado’s Nick Mahabir comes in as the top seed in the men’s 100 breast with Michael Andrew’s meet record potentially within range.

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Girls Breaststroke Steals Show at Juniors Prelims with Multiple Top 15 Swims

Crow Canyon’s Raya Mellott blasted a 1:09.32 100 breast this morning, placing her behind only a pair of Olympic champions in the 13-14 all time rankings.

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Lucy Thomas Breaks Juniors Meet Record in 100 Breast, #6 15-16 All Time

Elmbrook Swim Club’s Lucy Thomas blasted a new lifetime best of 1:08.07 in the 100 breast to break the Juniors meet record.

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2022 U.S. National Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Florida Gator pro Katie Ledecky will make her 2022 Nationals debut this evening, coming in as the top seed for the women’s 800 free.

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Butterflyer Bella Answeeney Commits to NC State Wolfpack

Rising senior Bella Answeeney, a butterflyer from Florida, will bring ACC B final potential in the 200 fly with her to Raleigh.

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Following Phelps: Carson Foster Breathed Every Stroke in 200 Fly Pool Record

Carson Foster took down the GOAT’s Texas pool record in last night’s 200 fly with a similar strategy: breathing every stroke.

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Torri Huske Uses New Breathing Pattern to Break 50 Fly American Record

American Torri Huske has been on fire so far in Budapest, and a technical change seems to have helped supercharge her 50 fly.

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Backstroker Stuart Seymour Commits to Northwestern

Elmbrook Swim Club backstroker Stuart Seymour, a rising high school senior, has committed to join Northwestern’s Class of 2027.

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Hungarian Zalan Sarkany Commits to ASU with NCAA Scoring Potential

Hungarian Zalan Sarkany brings a converted 1650 free time that would have scored at last year’s men’s NCAA Championships to Tempe.

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AAC Runner-Up Christiana Williams to Transfer to San Diego State

Christiana Williams, the AAC runner-up in both the 100 and 200 breast, will be heading west to join the San Diego State Aztecs.

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Winter Juniors Qualifier Ian Steffen Commits to Minnesota (2023)

Winter Juniors-qualifying backstroker and freestyler Ian Steffen of Linn-Mar has committed to join Minnesota’s class of 2027.

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Pro Swim Series: Mission Viejo- Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Trenton Julian leads the field in both the 200 free and 100 free heading into Friday’s prelim session at the PSS- Mission Viejo.

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