Articles by Reid Carlson

College Swimming Previews: #3 Florida Men Look Steady After Golden Summer

The University of Florida men remain one of the strongest teams in the nation and returns all but one of its 2021 NCAA scorers.


Michigan Freshman on Display as Wolverine Men and Women Sweep Oakland in Duel

Despite missing many of its top athletes, the University of Michigan comfortably beat in-state mid-major neighbors Oakland University in their duel Saturday.


Scarlet Tops Gray in 2021 Ohio State Intrasquad, Armstrong Wins 3 Races

The 2021 Ohio State Scarlet vs. Gray Intrasquad meet featured a variety of unusual distance races yet showcased some fast swims nonetheless.


FINA Reform Committee Proposes Sweeping Updates to Aquatic Governance

FINA, the international governing body of aquatic sports, has received a list of recommendations intended to improve its the integrity and efficiency.


Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Held Gets Engaged to NC State Swim Alum Lexie Lupton

2016 Olympic gold medalist and U.S. National Champion Ryan Held announced his engagement to fellow NC State swimming alumnus Lexie Lupton on Sunday.


Caeleb Analyzes 100 Free, First Individual Olympic Gold, in New Dressel Dissect

7-time Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel returns with a new ‘Dressel Dissect,’ this time analyzing the 100 freestyle final from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


The 10 Fastest Swims in Each Event of 2021 ISL Regular Season

The Cali Condors also have the most performers with individual top-10s with 45 appearances while the Toronto Titans are 2nd with 39 appearances.


The Top-10 Performances of the 2021 ISL Regular Season

Not every performance highlighted here is a major record, rather, we have chosen to focus on the races that were the most electric.


The Fastest Times in Each Event of the 2021 ISL Regular Season

The 2021 ISL regular season has had some impressive swims, including 7 new ISL Records and 1 new World Record, and a World Junior Record.

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2021 ISL Match 11 Preview: DC, Iron, Tokyo, New York Have One Last Shot

The DC Trident, Team Iron, Tokyo Frog Kings, and New York Breakers are all fighting for their tickets to Eindhoven. Two advance and two end their seasons.


Watch: Race Videos from 2021 ISL Regular Season Matches 9 & 10

Now that Match 9 and Match 10 are over we can relive some of the incredible performances and get excited for what comes next.

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ISL Money Lists Matches 9 & 10: Nelson Highest Earner, Dressel MVP Leader

As the 2021 ISL regular season draws to a close it is the Cali Condors that continue to out-earn the rest of the league.


2021 International Swimming League – Match 10, Day 2: Live Recap

Match 10 of the 2021 ISL season will see a 1st-ever match victory for either the Aqua Centurions, Team Iron, the Tokyo Frog Kings, or the New York Breakers.


Race Videos, Results & Meet Records From 2021 Texas Orange/White Intrasquad

The 2021 Texas Orange/White Intrasquad saw the return of some of the biggest stars in the NCAA and the collegiate debuts of some of the nation’s top recruits


2021 ISL Match 10 Preview: Aqua, Iron, Tokyo, NYB Fight for First ISL Team Win

Match 10 offers us a preview of what Match 11, the “play-in” match, will look like as 3 of these 4 teams will be there vying for a spot in the play-offs.