Saint Francis High School junior Nicole Oliva is the heavy favorite in both girls distance events, and could go after some pretty lofty section records in both races.
Greg Meehan and Dave Durden have been tabbed as the head’s women’s and men’s coaches for the 2019 USA World Championships team.
Emily Feeney, a former high school swim coach in Pennsylvania, has been added to the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s ban database, making her permanently ineligible for membership with any Olympic sport organization.
NC State Head Coach Braden Holloway will be the men’s Head Coach, while Stanford women’s Assoiciate Head Coach Tracy Slusser will be leading the women’s team.
USA Swimming announced today that Matt Kredich and Steve Bultman will lead the men’s and women’s teams, respectively, at this summer’s Pan American Games.
Rooney announced just over a week ago he would leave the University of Florida before his senior season.
As reported late last year, Jack Conger is now training with Todd DeSorbo in Charlottesville. Since hearing of the news, I think most swim fans have wanted to see what that looks like from a training perspective.
In the hunt for the 2019 Pro Swim Series crown, it’s been the backstrokers running the show.
The Sarasota Sharks won this year’s combined YMCA Nationals points title by 25.5 over Greater Spartansburg, including some key age group swims.
The State Bar Court of California has suspended the law license of Richard Foster, an attorney who lost a years-long legal battle with former professional swimmer Dagny Knutson over his representation of her in 2010. That’s according to documents obtained by the Southern California News Group and published this week in The OC Register.
The University of Alabama has announced Indiana sprint coach Coley Stickels as its new head coach for men’s and women’s swimming & diving. Stickels was previously the associate head sprint coach for the Hoosiers.
Kennedy only gained two hundredths from her semi swim, though, and she snuck ahead of Bilquist and Comerford for 2nd. Kennedy takes home $3,000, Bilquist $2,000 in her first meet post-college, and Comerford takes $1,000.
Fratus, like Geer, was consistent through the three rounds.
The event was meant to be a final tune-up opportunity before the 2019 World Para Swimming World Championships, which were recently pushed back over a month.
Chadwick and Khalafalla wound up tying for 5th in 22.44.