Articles by Spencer Penland

2021 Speedo Summer Championships – Irvine: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

This morning, we’ll see heats of the 200 fly and 100 freestyle, as well as one heat each of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.


Tokyo 2020 Women’s Water Polo Quarterfinals: USA Blows Out Canada 16-5

The 4 women’s quarterfinals matches took place today, with Spain, USA, Hungary, and Russia winning, and therefore, advancing to the semifinals.

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2021 U.S. Summer Championships – Irvine: Minimal Scratches for Day 1 Prelims

There were minimal scratches for this morning’s events, including only 1 scratch by a top 8 seed.

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2021 Speedo Summer Championships – Irvine: All the Links You Need

The Speedo Summer Championships kick off tomorrow at their sites in Greensboro, NC, and Irvine, CA.

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Tokyo 2020 Men’s Water Polo: Group Play Ends with Greece and Spain on Top

The final men’s group play matches took place on August 2nd, solidifying Greece and Spain as the top seeds for the elimination games, starting on August 4th.

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Aquajets Break 13-14 Boys 400 Free Relay NAG with 3:36.01 at MN Senior State

Notably, all 4 Aquajets boys were significantly under their personal best times, all of which were from July of this year.


Speedo Summer Championships – Irvine Preview: Will Julian Climb World Rankings?

Julian is the top seed in the men’s 200 fly (1:55.35), 100 fly (51.70), 200 IM (1:59.21), 200 free (1:47.50), and 400 free (3:49.47).


Tokyo 2020 Women’s Water Polo: Hungary Loss Makes USA Group B Top Finisher

In the final group play matches, Hungary had an opportunity to come out on top of Group B, but a loss to China hands the USA sole ownership of the #1 spot.

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ISL Season 3: Free Agency Period Closed July 30th, Season Begins August 24th

The free agency period was a 30-day window following the conclusion of the ISL draft, where teams could bolster their rosters by signing undrafted athletes.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Watch Day 8 Finals Race Videos

Day 8 finals included finals of the men’s & women’s 50 free, men’s 1500 free, and the men’s & women’s 4×100 medley relays.


West Fargo Futures Day 4: Maximus Williamson Posts #8 All-Time 13-14 Boys 200IM

Williamson’s previous best had him 9th all-time in the 13-14 200 back rankings, and his new time puts him 8th, jumping over Michael Andrew.


USA Men’s 400 Medley Relay Breaks World Record to Keep Olympic Streak Alive

There was more on the line for the U.S. in this race than just a Gold medal. For Team USA, the men’s 4×100 medley relay is a matter of tradition and legacy.


Tokyo 2020, SA Day 8: Fratus Becomes Oldest Swimmer to Win First Olympic Medal

Bruno Fratus’ wait is over, as one of the great men’s sprinters of this era earned his first Olympic medal during the final session of the Tokyo Olympics.


Tokyo 2020: Watch Day 7 Finals Race Videos

View the Day 7 race videos for the men’s 100 fly, women’s 800 free, women’s 200 back, men’s and women’s 50 free semifinals, as well as the mixed medley relay

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Richmond Futures Day 2: Josh Parent Clips Best Time with 4:21.73 400 IM

Parent’s 4:21.90 from Trials made him the #10 performer all-time in the 15-16 age group, and his swim from tonight keeps him there.

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