Articles by Robert Gibbs

Cal Bears Receive Verbal from Sprinter Lucca Battaglini, #5 in Class of 2024

The Cal Bears already have two of the top ten recruits in the high school class of 2024, as #5 Lucca Battaglini announced his commitment.


College Swimming Previews: #2 Texas Men’s Stars Riding Summer Momentum

The Texas stars shone brightly over the summer, but the rest of the cast, especially the sprint freestylers, need to deliver for Texas to regain the crown.


College Swimming Previews: Top-Notch Relays & Distance Freestyle Lead #4 NC State

NC State has finished 4th at NCAAs for five of the last six NCAAs, and they bring back another strong freestyle group and dynamite relays once again.


College Swimming Previews: Strong Recruiting Paying Off for #6 Louisville Women

More top-ranked recruits have been heading to Louisville, and they’ve been making quick impacts at both the conference and NCAA levels.


College Previews: Strong Core Should Help Blunt Key Losses for #9 Ohio State Men

The Buckeyes take a hit with some key losses, but they’ve got plenty of talent remaining as they aim for a 4th-straight top 10 finish.


2022 World Junior Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

The first night of the 2022 World Junior Championships features four semi-finals and four finals, including the boys 4×100 free relay.


15 Year-Old Thomas Heilman Becomes Youngest US Swimmer Ever to Go Sub-52 100 Fly

At just 15, Thomas Heilman now joins Michael Phelps as one of the only two US men to have gone sub-52 in the 100 fly before turning 19.


Erin Gemmell Moves to #6 In 17-18 Age Group with 54.13 Meet Record in the 100 Free

Erin Gemmell won her second gold medal in two days, setting yet another meet record with a 54.13 victory in the 100 free.

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Longhorns Get Boost as Krueger, Vines, and Zettle All Returning for a 5th Year

Texas confirmed that NCAA scorers Daniel Krueger, Braden Vines, and Alex Zettle will all be returning for a fifth year of eligibility.


Daniel Diehl Clips Own 15-16 100 Back NAG For The Second Time Today

16 year-old Daniel Diehl not only broke his own NAG and meet records, but he’s climbing the all-time USA rankings in the 100 back as well.


College Swimming Previews: It’s a Sprint Free World for #10 Virginia Men

The Cavaliers’ sprint corps arrived last year with an American Record 200 free relay, and that group was the key to UVA’s 3rd-straight top ten NCAA finish.


College Previews: #12 Louisville Men Retooling in Quest to Return to Top 10

The Cardinals had their lowest NCAA finish since 2015 and lose some big names, but a new core could coalesce this year and return Louisville to the top ten.


Watch: Tight Races, Meet Record Highlight Junior Nationals Day 4 Race Videos

The great racing action continued in Irvine tonight; check out all A-final or fastest heat videos from Night 4 of the 2022 Junior National Championships.


Watch: Relay NAGs, Meet Records, and Other Swift Swims From Junior Nationals Day 3

Watch NAG records, meet records, and plenty of other fast swims from the third night of the 2022 Speedo Junior National Championships.

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2022 U.S. National Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

The last session of the meet features the men’s 1500 free final led by 2020 Olympic gold medalist Bobby Finke (above) and Wolfpack Elite’s Will Gallant.