Articles by Riley Overend

14-Year-Old Kelsey Zhang Posts 1:56.56 200 Fly, Moves Up to No. 8 All-Time

Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA) 14-year-old Kelsey Zhang entered the top-10 national age group (NAG) rankings with her 1:56.56 in the 200-yard butterfly. 

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Sam Marsteiner Clocks 4:27.18 500 Free, Breaks Into Top 10 All-Time NAG Rankings

In his last meet before aging up, Sam Marsteiner posted two nation-leading times at the WAVE Quad Meet earlier this month in Cary, North Carolina. 

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Kyle Chalmers: “I Have 2 Big Boxes I Want to Tick So I Can Retire Happily”

“…There are two more things I want to achieve, which is the world short-course championship and then the [long-course] world championship,” Chalmers said.


3rd Annual “Thanksgiving 1,000” Raises $8,500 to Feed Sacramento Families

Cooper Zarro (pictured left) hosted the third annual Thanksgiving Thousand at the Del Paso Country Club on Thursday, raising $8,500 to feed local families. 

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LEN Awards Medals from 25k Open Water Race at Euros, Forms New Technical Committee

Three months after the 25k open water competition was canceled mid-race at the European Championships, LEN is awarding medals following an investigation. 

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Lucy Art Overcomes Shark Attack Injuries to Win Wisconsin State Title

Not even a shark attack could stop Colgate commit Lucy Art from winning a Wisconsin state title earlier this month in the 50-yard freestyle. 


Katie Ledecky, Bobby Finke Win Athlete of the Year Honors at 2022 Golden Goggle Awards

Katie Ledecky made history with her eighth Female Athlete of the Year award, surpassing Michael Phelps (seven) for most times winning the honor.


WATCH: Johansson Breaks Alabama Record From 2006 and Other Art Adamson Highlights

Highlights included two wins by Rhyan White, a third PB by Baylor Nelson, and nation-leading times from Kaitlyn Dobler and Victor Johansson. 

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Campbell Overtakes Liberty on Final Day to Claim Third Straight TYR ’85 Invite Title

Campbell erased a 64-point deficit against Liberty on Sunday, surging past the hosts en route to the Camels’ third title in a row at the TYR ’85 Invite.


2022 Golden Goggles Auction Includes Vacation with Rowdy Gaines to His Beach House

Only one day remains to bid for a wide range of online auction items listed by USA Swimming as part of its annual Golden Goggles Awards.


Liberty Sweeps Day 2, Extends Lead Over Campbell Entering Final Day of TYR ’85 Invite

Liberty swept all seven events on Saturday to stretch its lead over Campbell heading into the final day of TYR ‘85 Invite in Lynchburg, Virginia. 

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Kansas Holds 9-Point Edge Over Iowa State Entering Final Day of Kansas Classic

After a heartbreaking loss in the first event of the night, Kansas bounced back with a 400 IM win courtesy of sophomore Brigid Gwidt (pictured above).

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Indiana Rallies for Thrilling Relay Wins at Ohio State Invite, But Buckeyes Still Sweep

INdiana sophomore Anna Peplowski racked up three individual wins at the meet (100 back, 200 back, and 200 free) and six total victories including relays.


Clement Secchi Posts Top 200 Fly Time This Season at Mizzou Invite

Missouri fifth-year Clement Secchi swam the fastest 200-yard butterfly time so far this season with a 1:41.81 at the Mizzou Invitational on Friday. 


Kaii Winkler Breaks Caeleb Dressel’s 200 FR FHSAA Record, Then Sets 100 FR NAG Mark

In the 100 free final, Kaii Winkler clocked a 42.52 to reset the National Age Group (NAG) record set by Ryan Hoffer in 2014.