Academy Bullets

IHSA Sprint Champ Natalie Ungaretti Verbally Commits to Tennessee

Sprinter Natalie Ungaretti, a junior at Oak Park and River Forest High School in Oak Park, Illinois, has verbally committed to the University of Tennessee’s class of 2023.


Dartmouth Picks Up 2nd Verbal for 2018 with IL Sprinter Connie Zhang

Zhang joins butterflier Mia Leko in Dartmouth’s class of 2022.

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Cincinnati Picks Up Verbal From 2016 Illinois HS Champ Camryn Streid

2016 IHSA State Champion Camryn Streid has given her verbal commitment to the University of Cincinnati. She swims high school for Rosary…

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Kenzie Arens of Academy Bullets Sends Early Commitment to Cincinnati

Kenzie Arens, who swims with Illinois club Academy Bullets, has committed to the University of Cincinnati. A high school junior, Arens…

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Elite Sprinter Avery Braunecker Commits To The Louisville Cardinals

Avery Braunecker from Illinois has verbally committed to the Louisville Cardinals.


NCSA 2014 Junior National Championships: Nation’s Capital Pulls Ahead

Nation’s Capital is taking no prisoners for this meet as the girls’ score pulls ahead tremendously and furthers the gap between spots.


Academy Bullets 11-12 girls take down 19-year-old NAG record in 400 medley relay

The Academy Bullets of Illinois broke a nearly two-decade-old National Age Group record, as their 11-12 girls relay went 4:35.97 in the 400 medley relay.


Top 10 NCAA Recruits in Women’s Class of 2014

If Simone Manuel wasn’t already the #1 recruit in the country, she certainly earned that spot in Indianapolis last week. (Photo: Janna Schulze/


Ryan, Runge Take 1-2 in 100 Freestyle at Junior Nationals Day 2

Gillian Ryan (above) placed 2nd to her teammate Cierra Runge in the 100 free to set up an awesome battle in the 200 – their better event. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Runge, Bolles Boys Shine in Sprints on Day 2 Prelims at Jr. Nats

North Baltimore’s Cierra Runge (seen above) and the two swimmers from the Bolles School were the stars of day 2’s prelims session.


Junior Nationals Follows Seniors in Indy This Week

North Baltimore’s Cierra Runge will be one of the stars of this week’s Junior National Championships (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Geer Goes Sub-55; Beard DQ’ed at Swimvitational

Amanda Beard had a moment of deja vu in the pool in Omaha. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Reed Malone Gets First Win on Day 3 of NCSA Junior Nationals

Reed Malone and Megan Rankin each won titles on Thursday night in Orlando. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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