Articles by Robert Gibbs

NCAA Division I Top Times Heading Into First Round of 2019 Invites

With a flurry of mid-season invites coming up this week, here’s a quick snapshot of the top times in NCAA Division I so far this season.

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Dressel Continues Record-Setting Weekend, Cracks 50 Fly (SCM) American Record

Caeleb Dressel continued racking up the records today with a US Open record in the 50 fly on the second day of the ISL’s “American Derby.”

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2019 ISL American Derby – Day 1 Live Recap

For the first – and last – time this season, all four American ISL teams will go to head-to-head this weekend in College Park, MD.

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Blaise Vera Posts Nation-Leading 19.53 But Notre Dame Downs Pitt

Pittsburgh’s Blaise Vera now owns the #1 and #2 times in the nation in the 50 and 100 free, but the Notre Dame men and women swept Pitt over the weekend.

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Watch: Ledecky’s 8:14 and Other Race Videos From Greensboro PSS Day 4

Watch all the A-finals from the final night of the Greensboro 2019 stop, including Katie Ledecky’s world-leading time in the 800 free.

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Krueger Hits 43.0 and Pash Triples As Texas Men and Women Sweep Day 2 (SCY)

Longhorn Daniel Krueger has been swimming fast all season, and he became the first man to hit 43.0 this season today at the IU-Louisville-Texas tri meet.

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Watch Ledecky’s World-Leading 200 Free and Other Races from Greensboro Day 3

Watch all the A-finals from night 3 of the Greensboro PSS, including Katie Ledecky’s 1:55 in the 200 free, as well as the 200 back and 400 IM.

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Whitley Goes 52.9/1:53.4 As Cal Nearly Sweeps Triple Distance Meet

Reece Whitley was one of three Cal Bears to sweep their respective discipline in a dominant showing over Stanford at the annual Triple Distance meet.

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Mizzou Tigers Rack Up Nation-Leading Times, Sweep All Opponents in Quad Meet

Nick Alexander clocked a nation-leading time in the 200 back as the Missouri men and women defeated Arkansas, Kentucky, and NC State over the two-day meet.

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As Promised, Apple and Pieroni Split Sub-50s in Exhibition 200 Free (LCM)

In addition to the main action at today’s college tri-meet , Indiana alumni Zach Apple and Blake Pieroni exhibitioned a 200 free with a unique twist.

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Texas Men and Women Beat IU and Louisville in LCM Action at Day 1 of Tri-Meet

Kelly Pash and Maxime Rooney each doubled for Texas, as both the Longhorn men and women defeated Indiana and Louisville in LCM action in Bloomington.

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2019 Pro Swim Series – Greensboro: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

The first full day of racing at the first stop of the 2019-2020 Pro Swim Series gets underway this morning in Greensboro.

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Jack Hoagland Throws Down Speedy 14:56, but Louisville Sweeps Notre Dame

Despite the fairly similar scores, the Louisville men and women took markedly different paths to their respective victories over Notre Dame.

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Michigan Men Get First Top 10 Commitment for 2021 as Tim Connery Says “Go Blue”

SwimMAC’s Tim Connery, #8 in our initial rankings of the high school boys class of 2021, has verbally committed to the Michigan Wolverines.

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Longhorn Men Win all Except Two Events Over Aggies in College Station

The Longhorns bookended the meet with nation-leading relay performances, ultimately winning all except two events behind strong underclassmen showings.

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