Articles by Nick Pecoraro

Carmel Boys Win 10th-Consecutive IN IHSAA State Title, Only Boys Team to Ten-Peat

The Carmel boys won the 2024 Indiana IHSAA Swimming & Diving State team title, their 10th-consecutive title. No other boys team has accomplished this feat.

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2024 ACC Championships: Day 5 Ups/Mids/Downs

The Virginia women and NC State men have massively separated themselves, both having the most A-finalists for their respective team battles.

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2024 IN IHSAA Boys State Prelims Recap: Gregg Enoch Scares 500 Free State Record at 4:16.28

At the 2024 IN HS Boys State prelims, Carmel’s Gregg Enoch swam 4:16.28 to scare the 500 free state record. More eerily, his 4:14.36 PB is faster.

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2024 ACC Championships, Day 5 Scratches: Berkoff Drops 200 BK, Goes in on #3 100 FR Seed

NC State’s 100 back champ Katharine Berkoff has opted out of the 200 back to challenge UVA’s 100 free top 2 seeds Gretchen Walsh and Jasmine Nocentini.

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RACE VIDEO: Gretchen Walsh Hits 48.10 100 BK, Her 3rd ACC/NCAA/American/US Open Record

Gretchen Walsh threw down a blazing 48.10 100 back leading off UVA’s winning 400 medley relay, setting her third slew of ACC/NCAA/American/US Open records.

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RACE VIDEO: Gretchen Walsh Swims 48.25 100 Fly, Another NCAA/American/US Open Record

Gretchen Walsh has officially broken the 100-yard fly ACC/NCAA/American/US Open records at 48.25. This comes a day after her back-to-back 50 free records.

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RACE VIDEO: Gretchen Walsh Splits 19.95 in the 50 Free, First Woman to Break 20 Seconds🤯

Gretchen Walsh, 19.95! It took four years, two months, and 15 days since Abbey Weitzeil’s first sub-21 swim for a woman to break 20 in the 50-yard free.

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Doha 2024, Final Day North America Recap: Men’s Relay Gold & 2 Silvers Aid USA’s Team Title

Armstrong’s 50 back and Douglass’ 50 free silvers, plus the men’s 4×100 medley relay title, solidified the US’s 2024 Doha team title.

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Poland’s Wasick Earns 50 Free Bronze at 23.95, Now 7th Female Sub-24 Textile Suit Performer

Kasia Wasick reset her 50 free Polish national record to earn Doha bronze at 23.95. She’s now the 7th sub-24 female textile suit performer all-time.

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2024 World Championships: Day 8 Finals Preview

With Shayna Jack in the 50 free final, she should reload the AUS women’s 4×100 medley relay. But can she avenge China’s 4-for-4 relay streak?

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Doha 2024, Day 7 North America Recap: Curzan Matches McKeown With 3-for-3 Backstroke Sweep

19-year-old American Claire Curzan is now the second woman to sweep the three backstroke events at LC Worlds, one edition after Aussie Kaylee Mckeown’s sweep.

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Day 7 Relay Analysis: Jack’s 52.38 Split Still Not Enough to Topple China’s Mixed FR Relay

Australia’s Shayna Jack put up the fastest female 100 free relay split at 52.38, the move that ultimately earned Team Australia the silver behind China.

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Sarah Sjostrom Secures LC Worlds 50 Fly Six-Peat, No. 3 Performance All-Time at 24.63

Swedish sprint queen Sarah Sjostrom secured her LC Worlds 50 fly six-peat in 24.63, the third-fastest performance in history.

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2024 World Championships: Day 7 Finals Preview

USA’s Claire Curzan is on her way to becoming the second woman to either medal in all three LC Worlds backstroke events, or the second to win all three.

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Doha 2024, Day 6 North America Recap: Fink the 2nd Man to Medal in All Three Breast Events

30-year-old American Nic Fink is now the second man to medal in all three LC Worlds breaststroke events, one year after China’s Qin Haiyang’s 3-for-3 sweep.

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