Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Bilis & NC State announce their arrival into the NCAA’s speed tier

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Yale pulls off one of swimming’s elusive feats – the 1650 tie

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Caroline Hauder goes back-to-back-to-back at NC high school state

Sophomore Caroline Hauder played the closer for Marvin Ridge, pitching a shutout ninth inning with three straight event wins to close the meet.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Westminster relay comes up clutch in Georgia HS title run

Georgia’s class 1-5A high school state meet was a thriller, all hinging on a gutsy 200 free relay win for Westminster.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Kaylyn Schoof knocks down ancient record in Schroeder A+

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ipsen rounding out a formidable NC State roster

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Pawlowicz cracks the Georgia distance gauntlet

Kaitlin Pawlowicz became just the second swimmer this season to beat Georgia’s MacLean-McDermott duo in a 1000 or 1650 freestyle.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Flickinger triples to stay hot in the January cold

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Cesar Cielo strikes back

Cesar Cielo waited until the final men’s event of Short Course Worlds to provide what was perhaps its most exciting swim.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Simone Manuel and the swim that changes everything

In a busy weekend for fast college swimming, one race was on another level entirely.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Beata goes on in WI with new national record

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Wisconsin’s Holtzen goes 4-for-4 in North California gauntlet

Jenny Holtzen swam the 500 and 1000 frees on consecutive days, winning all four events against top-tier opponents California and Stanford.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Closing burst from Garcia gives Creekside a region title

Creekside’s Gian Garcia won three of the meet’s final four races to vault his team to a region title.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: NC State on fire and Bilis fueling the flames

Simonas Bilis is unbeaten so far this season and grabbed control of the NCAA lead in the 200 free this past weekend.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Fast start for Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell at SMU Classic

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.

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