Articles by Robert Gibbs

Big Drops and Event Sweeps Propel Louisville to Victory at Purdue Invite

The final day of the 2019 Purdue Invite saw a pair of milers and a 200 backstroker with some big time drops to claim wins.

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Iowa Central’s Billy Cruz Rattles NCJAA Record with 19.10 Leadoff

Fast times in the fall aren’t confined to Division I, as Iowa Central’s Billy Cruz threw down a 19.10 lat the Augustana Invite Friday.

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2019 NC State Invite Day 3 Finals Live Recap

MJ Mao will be going for the breastroke sweep tonight after winning the 100 breast yesterday and putting up the fastest 200 time in this morning’s prelims.

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2019 NC State Invite Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Fans in Greensboro might be watching some nation-leading swims tonight from the likes of Beata Nelson and Coleman Stewart.

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Louisville Women Sweep, Trent Pellini Goes 51.8, at Purdue Invite Day 2

The Louisville women went undefeated in the pool, while Purdue’s Trent Pellini rocked a sub-52 breaststroke leg, on the second da of the Purdue Invite.

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Kentucky Women Dominate 800 Free Relay, 100 Back, on Day 2 of Ohio State Invite

Senior Asia Seidt was a big part of the Wildcats’ big night, helping the team to dominant performances in the 800 free relay and 100 back.

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2019 NC State Invite Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Beata Nelson and Nyls Korstanje highlighted this morning’s prelims, but there should be plenty of opportunities for more fast swims this evening.

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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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