Swimmer of the Month

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Blaise Vera, Pitt

Pitt junior Blaise Vera has been the breakout sprinter of the NCAA’s fall season, with a nation-leading, career-best 50 freestyle in November.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Erika Brown, Tennessee

It’s been a month of fast swims at the college level, and two of the biggest dual meet wins have gone to Erika Brown and the Tennessee Volunteers.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Sherridon Dressel, Florida

September isn’t a very busy month of swimming for most Americans. But for Sherridon Dressel it was. Florida swam three meets last week and Dressel starred.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Gretchen Walsh

Between U.S. Nationals and World Juniors, Gretchen Walsh was on fire in the month of August, dropping her best times in five events and winning six WJ golds.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Zach Apple, Relay Hero

Zach Apple made most of July opportunities at both Worlds and Universiade – he finishes with 5 World University Games golds and 4 World Championships medals.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Regan Smith, Riptide

Riptide 17-year-old Regan Smith had an impressive month of June, even beyond her world junior record 100 back. Smith hit three freestyle lifetime-bests, too.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Luca Urlando, DART

It’s been an outstanding month of May for high school junior Luca Urlando, in both short course and long course.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Olivia Smoliga, Athens Bulldog

In the hunt for the 2019 Pro Swim Series crown, it’s been the backstrokers running the show.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Paige Madden, Virginia

Virginia out-performed its psych sheet scoring projections by a +41 margin. Paige Madden accounted for +35 of those points by herself.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: UVA’s Morgan Hill & The Value of .01

Virginia junior Morgan Hill didn’t have to be the fastest by much – in fact, in one race, she didn’t have to be the fastest at all – to win two ACC titles. She just had to get her hand on the wall first.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Paige Madden, Virginia

The Cavalier swam five different events in nine individual swims spread out over four meets. In three of those events, she ranks inside the top 10 nationwide over the month of January, and all nine individual swims were wins.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Gianluca Urlando

Coming off a summer of long course time explosions, 16-year-old Gianluca Urlando transferred that speed and more to the short course yards pool in December.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Maggie MacNeil, Michigan

Freshman Maggie MacNeil has had one of the finest – and busiest – months of November in NCAA history.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Louise Hansson, USC

Louise Hansson had an incredible month of October, currently leading the NCAA ranks in the 50 free, 100 back and 200 back, with further top-3 ranks in the 100 free, 200 free and 100 fly.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Michael Andrew, Race Pace Club

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based swimmer who has proven themselves…

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Chase Kalisz, Athens Bulldog

Kalisz proved that even without going best times, he can visibly separate himself from the rest of the world’s IMer in a way his predecessors in the American IM group (Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte) have done for the past decade.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Michael Andrew, Race Pace Club

Andrew finished the meet with 4 wins, a bronze medal and a fourth place finish to go with 7 personal bests. But there may have been a 5th win in Andrew’s week that might just mean the most of all.

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