NC State (shown here celebrating a big relay last season) now has the depth to put four swimmers under 19 seconds on the 200 free relay, including newly-found 18-second leadoff man Simonas Bilis.
Yale’s Cailley Silbert (pictured) and Eva Fabian battled for nearly 16 and a half minutes, ultimately tying for the Ivy League title in the 1650 freestyle.
Sophomore Caroline Hauder played the closer for Marvin Ridge, pitching a shutout ninth inning with three straight event wins to close the meet.
Georgia’s class 1-5A high school state meet was a thriller, all hinging on a gutsy 200 free relay win for Westminster.
At the Schroeder YMCA A+ Meet in Brown Deer, Wisconsin this weekend, Schroeder YMCA 12-year-old Kaylyn Schoof broke a meet record nearly three times as old as she is.
In 2014, NC State scored 8 men in the 50 free at ACCs, but just 2 in the 1650. With Danish star Anton Ipsen heating up, it looks like 2015 might be a different story.
Kaitlin Pawlowicz became just the second swimmer this season to beat Georgia’s MacLean-McDermott duo in a 1000 or 1650 freestyle.
Hali Flickinger excelled during one of the toughest months of the year in college swimming, winning three individual races for the defending NCAA Champion Georgia Bulldogs.
Cesar Cielo waited until the final men’s event of Short Course Worlds to provide what was perhaps its most exciting swim.
In a busy weekend for fast college swimming, one race was on another level entirely.
Beata Nelson set a new National High School record in the 100 fly, one of a number of outstanding high school swims over the weekend.
Jenny Holtzen swam the 500 and 1000 frees on consecutive days, winning all four events against top-tier opponents California and Stanford.
Creekside’s Gian Garcia won three of the meet’s final four races to vault his team to a region title.
Simonas Bilis is unbeaten so far this season and grabbed control of the NCAA lead in the 200 free this past weekend.
Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell continues to show a thrilling combination of sheer speed and closing burst, and nearly cracked 52 seconds in the 100 fly last weekend.