Articles by Riley Overend

Belgian Swimmers Had to Battle Their Federation to Secure a Spot at Worlds

Belgian swimmers had to battle their national federation to earn their spot at the 2022 Short Course World Championships next week in Melbourne, Australia. 


WATCH: Summer McIntosh Makes SCY Debut with 5 Meet Records at Winter Juniors – East

Summer McIntosh left the Winter Juniors – East meet with four individual victories and five new meet records in her first time racing short-course yards.

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Bella Sims Splits 47.16 to Lead Sandpipers’ 400 Free Relay Team to New 15-18 NAG Record

Bella Sims led off the Sandpipers of Nevada’s record-breaking 400-yard freestyle relay team with an otherworldly 47.16 split on Saturday night.


Alex Shackell Wins 100 Free in 47.44, Behind Only Claire Curzan in 15-16 Age Group

Alex Shackell capped off her Winter Juniors – East meet in epic fashion on Saturday night by winning the girls’ 100 freestyle final with a time of 47.44.

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Chase Mueller Scratches 200 Back A-Final on Day 4 of Winter Juniors – West

No. 8 seed Chase Mueller dropping the boys’ 200-yard backstroke A-final appears to be the only A-final scratch on the fourth day of Winter Juniors action.

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Army-Navy Rivalry Writes a New Chapter of Competition, Camaraderie

“We are all brothers and sisters in arms,” Army women’s team captain Angela Huang said. “But, what kind of siblings never fight?”


Charlotte Crush Rips 51.01 100 Back for New 13-14 NAG Record at Winter Nationals

Charlotte Crush is the new owner of a girls’ 13-14 NAG record after blazing a 51.01 in the 100-yard backstroke final on Friday night at Winter Nationals.


2022 Winter Junior Championships – East: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Alex Shackell blazed a 50.97 in the girls’ 100 fly prelims this morning, but she’ll have to hold off Charlotte Crush and Summer McIntosh in tonight’s final. 


Bolles Boys Break 15-16 NAG Record By 2 Seconds with 3:13.95 400 Medley Relay

Just when it appeared as if the records were done falling on Thursday night, the the Bolles School boys’ 400 medley relay team added the cherry on top.

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2022 Winter Juniors – East: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Meet records already started falling in prelims this morning, so we’re sure to be in for a fast finals session tonight in Greensboro, North Carolina.


13-Year-Old Luka Mijatovic Becomes Fastest 200 IMer Since Michael Andrew

Luka Mijatovic continued his climb up the all-time age group rankings with an impressive performance at the 2022 Winter Age Group Junior Championships. 


NCAA Division I Transfers Will Now Receive Guaranteed Scholarships

The new rules are expected to force coaches to become more selective about accepting transfers due to the additional financial constraints.


13-Year-Old Pool Records Fall as Loyola Sweeps H2ounds Invitational vs. Howard, Iona

Loyola’s Lily Mead (left) earned victories in the 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay, and 400 medley relay.

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Cal’s Investigation into Teri McKeever Passes Six-Month Expectation

More than six months after Cal’s AD said the investigation into Teri McKeever could take up to six months, there still haven’t been any meaningful updates.


Isabel Ivey Transferring from Cal to Florida for Fifth Year in 2023-24

The move marks a return home for Isabel Ivey, who grew up in Gainesville and was SwimSwam’s No. 1 recruit in the class of 2019 at Buchholtz High School.