The Georgia-bound Litherland triplets had a big weekend in their final high school meet at the GHSA 6A State Swimming and Diving Championships.
Arizona State hosted desert rival Arizona in a dual Saturday, the last meet for both Pac-12 foes before the conference championships. The visiting Wildcats picked up two resounding wins – the women triumphed 171.5-105.5, while the men, swimming for a second straight week without star butterflyer Giles Smith, won 158.5-116.5.
It’s the work d largest open water swimming race and anything can happen, but just like last year Ashley Twichell…
Marvin Ridge, Chapel Hill win North Carolina 3A state titles, freshman Emmaline Peterson breaks state 500 free record
The 3A meet saw North Ridge triumph for the girls and Chapel Hill pick up the boys state title, while Hickory freshman Emmaline Peterson broke a 3A state record in the 500 free.
Frank Dyer of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish broke the school record in the 1000 free on Saturday, despite being a race he doesn’t train all that often.
The UofT men ended up winning the meet with 959 points to McMasters 746. Western was third behind McMaster with 659…
On the final day of the Euro Meet in Luxembourg Katinka Hosszu completed her 16 event schedule by breaking three meet records…
SwimSwam’s Matt Rees was on deck at the 2014 DC Metro Champs, and he caught Katie Ledecky’s National High School…
Georgetown Prep and Churchill Win Team Titles in Washington Metros, as Ledecky and Vissering Set National Records
Carsten Vissering led his Georgetown Prep team to the title at the DC Metro Champs.
The USA Men’s Senior National Team finished the Volvo Cup 0-3 after losing to Hungary 12-5 earlier today. Bret Bonanni (Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford/Stanford) scored three goals and Drew Holland (Orinda, CA/Stanford/Lamorinda) posted eight saves in the loss.
Morgan Richter repeated in the 200-yard butterfly tonight at the 2014 Landmark Conference Swimming & Diving Championships. He’s only the second male swimmer in the history of Goucher’s swimming program to have earned three conference titles.
Georgetown Prep junior Carsten Vissering talked to SwimSwam after his national high school record in the 100 breaststroke. Vissering praised the atmosphere at the D.C. Metro Championships, saying he swam his 53.49 race on adrenaline. Video courtesy of Matt Rees.
RACE VIDEO: Carsten Vissering breaks national independent high school record in 100 breaststroke with a 53.49
Carsten Vissering went 53.49 to break the national independent high school record in the 100 breast. Watch his outstanding race here.
SwimSwam caught up with American record-holder Katie Ledecky after her headline-grabbing performances at the D.C. Metro Championships to get her feelings on what was a huge weekend for the rising star.
This on-deck video captures Katie Ledecky’s second high school record of the Metro Championships. In this race, the freestyling phenom goes 1:42.38 to dominate the 200 free with the fastest time ever swum in a high school competition. Video courtesy of Matt Rees.