Aaron Baltaytis

Northwestern Sweeps UChicago With Numerous Season-Best Times

The Wildcats suited up at UChicago and had numerous swims that were faster than they were at midseason.


Ranking The 2023 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Jed Garner joins the Tennessee Volunteers this season as an intriguing breaststroke prospect with lifetime bests of 53.7/1:56.8.


Northwestern Hires ASU Associate Rachel Stratton-Mills As Next Head Coach

Stratton-Mills joins the Wildcats after a successful six-year run at Arizona State. She takes over for Katie Robinson, who departed in June for Stanford.


Big East Swimmer of the Year Andrew Martin to Take 5th Year at Northwestern

Xavier’s Andrew Martin, a six-time Big East conference champion, will swim for the Northwestern Wildcats next season as a 5th-year grad transfer.


Tommy Hagar, Alexa Reyna Win Twice Each On Final Day of Ithaca Sectionals

Mulgrew came away with titles in the 200 back and 200 IM while Reyna was the champion in the 1000 free and in the 200 IM.

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Annam Olasewere Repeats as Ithaca Sectionals Champ, Enters Top-50 All Time for Age Group

Olasewere, who’s time from a year ago is the 6th fastest all-time for the 13-14 age group, now ranks as the 35th fastest performer among 15-16 year olds.

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17-Year-Old Aaron Baltaytis Swims 100 Fly Lifetime Best of 46.81 (Ithaca Sectionals)

With his time, Baltaytis passes Michael Phelps in the 17-18 All-time Age group rankings for the event with a year left in the age group.

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McFadden Posts 1:33.0 200 Free, Baltaytis Clocks 20.42 50 Fly Split At NJ State Finals

After scaring the national high school record in prelims, McFadden was just 0.04 seconds off that time in finals, clocking a 1:33.01.


Summer Juniors Qualifier Christopher Leung Verbals to Northwestern

Leung, a swimmer for Irvine Novaquatics and NAG relay recordholder, has verbally committed to Northwestern University for the fall of 2023.


National Team Trials Qualifier Cade Duncan Commits to Northwestern for 2023

Duncan will be a big addition to the Wildcat’s sprint group, with times that would have made the program’s relays last season.


Backstroker Stuart Seymour Commits to Northwestern

Elmbrook Swim Club backstroker Stuart Seymour, a rising high school senior, has committed to join Northwestern’s Class of 2027.


Israeli Backstroker David Gerchik Verbally Commits to Northwestern

David Gerchik, a 49/1:45 backstroker from Israel, has verbally committed to swim and study at Northwestern University beginning in 2023-24.


Roman Jones Blasts #11 All-Time 15-16 Boys 100 Free at Ithaca Sectionals

Roman Jones is now tied for the 11th fastest 15-16 performer in history with Sonny Wang’s time from February 2022. He previously sat 28th.


Annam Olasewere Posts #6 All Time 13-14 Girls 50 Free at Ithaca Sectionals

14-year-old Annam Olasewere of the Chelsea Piers Aquatic Club posted the #6 13-14 Girls 50 Freestyle of All-Time (22.37). She previously was #9.


Aaron Baltaytis Produces Three Top-Three Finishes at Ithaca Sectionals Day Two

At the end of Day 2, Chelsea Piers Aquatic Club leads both the women’s and men’s team scores at the Ithaca Sectionals.