Aaron Shackell

Cal Freshman Aaron Shackell Returning To Carmel And Taking Olympic Redshirt

Shackell swam a personal best time in the SCY 200 butterfly at midseason earlier this month. He will return to Carmel, Indiana to train.

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2023 Minnesota Invitational: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Lasco is the #3 200 backstroker all-time, having been as fast as 1:35.87 in his career.

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2023 Minnesota Invitational: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

After a stellar 100 back last night in which she posted a huge personal best, Cal’s Isabelle Stadden could have something great in store in the 200 back today

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2023 Minnesota Invitational: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

This morning’s session will feature prelims of the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.

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2023 Minnesota Invitational – Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The second night of finals at the 2023 Minnesota Invite includes the 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 50 freestyle, and the 200 freestyle relay.

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2023 Minnesota Invitational – Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

We’ll see heats of the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free this morning. 

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2023 Minnesota Invitational – Day 1 Finals Live Recap

The 2023 Minnesota Invitational kicks off tonight in Minneapolis, featuring just the 200 medley and 800 freestyle relays.

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LIVEBARN Race of the Week: Kaii Winkler Hits 1:32.68 in 200 Free For New National HS Record

Kaii Winkler dropped a 1:32.68 at his last high school swim meet, breaking the 200 freestyle national high school record four months after wrist fractures.

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Top Class Of 2025 Recruiting Storylines (So Far)

#1 Thomas Heilman was one of the four top-20 ranked boys to announce their verbal commitments to Virginia on the same day in October.

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Kaii Winkler Crushes 12-Year-Old National HS Record in 100 Free (42.14)

Kaii Winkler capped off his high school swimming career in epic fashion on Saturday with his second overall national high school record of the session.

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Kaii Winkler Breaks National HS Record in 200 Free (1:32.68) 4 Months After Wrist Fracture

NC State commit Kaii Winkler took down Cal freshman Aaron Shackell’s previous national high school record of 1:32.85 from February.

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Ranking The 2023 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Aaron Shackell is one of several key additions to Cal’s roster in 2023-24, giving them the top recruiting class in the country.

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SwimSwam’s Pre-Season 2024 Men’s NCAA Champions Picks

Our writers picked Leon Marchand to repeat as the 200 breast/200 IM/400 IM winner at 2024 NCAAs, but other events are less clear.

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2024 College Swimming Previews: #1 Cal Men Battling Losses In Bid For Three-Peat

This won’t come as a surprise, but Cal’s outlook for the 2023-2024 season is very good.

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Meet The 380 Men Who Have Qualified For The 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials

Kieran Smith leads all male swimmers with eight events in which he’s qualified for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials.

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