Heading into the skins races, Energy Standard trailed the London Roar by 22.5 points in the ISL season finale. The Energy Standard sprint duo stepped up.
Foster went 3:38.65 to win the East Juniors title by seven seconds. He shattered his own meet record (3:40.86) and moved up to #2 all-time among 17-18s.
The 21-year-old Brown beat world champ Simone Manuel head-to-head for U.S. Open gold, taking seven tenths of a second off her best time.
An elite sprinter across strokes, Vladimir Morozov torched the 6th-best performance of all-time in the 50 breaststroke to win a Short Course European title.
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At last week’s Tokyo Open, Japanese star Daiya Seto went 1:55.98 in the 200 LCM IM – faster than he went while winning World Champs gold over the summer.
In a weekend overshadowed by the ISL, high school senior Janelle Rudolph came up with a huge relay split in leading Bellevue to a Washington 3A state title.
Pitt’s Blaise Vera has been one of the standout swimmers of the NCAA’s fall season, putting up a nation-leading 19.53 50 free last week.
College dual meets are notoriously tricky to weigh. Still, when an unranked team beats the #5 team in the nation at a neutral site, people take notice.
Notre Dame rookie Jack Hoagland rattled his own personal-best in the 500 free, part of a stellar freshman group for the Irish.
Australia’s Minna Atherton set the U.S. Open record in the 100 back twice in a row at the Lewisville stop of the International Swimming League season.
A big sprint weekend from senior Julie Meynen at the SMU Classic has the Auburn Tigers looking like a team on the rise in the NCAA.
Paige Madden was faster last weekend in the 500 free than she went at Virginia’s mid-season rest meet last year. She leads the nation by almost 9 seconds.
Alvin Jiang (now a Texas Longhorn after a transfer from UNC) hit a lifetime-best 100 fly at Texas’s very-fast Intrasquad meet.
NCAA season is upon us, and Abbey Weitzeil kicked it off with as much speed as we could ask for, blasting a 48.4 at the Queen of the Pool meet.
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