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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.