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Richard Burns Takes 7 Seconds Off His 80-84 Record in 200 Back to Close USMS Spring Nationals

Richard Burns stopped the clock at 2:36.94, dropping more than seven seconds off his own 80-84 age record of 2:44.23 from April.


2024 USMS Spring Nationals: Five More Records Fall on Day 2

Richard Burns dominated the men’s 100 backstroke in 1:11.64, dropping almost a second off his own 80-84 age standard of 1:12.29 from last month.

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How Does The Girls Class of 2025 Stack Up Against The Star-Studded 2015 Class?

The girls’ high school class of 2025 appears to be the best in recent memory, and perhaps rivals the class of 2015 that was spearheaded by Katie Ledecky.


2023 USMS Spring Nats Day 4: Jenny Thompson Breaks Another 50-54 Record with 23.75 50 FR

The championships closed out with a bang, seeing 12 records fall.


2023 USMS Spring Nats Day 2: Jenny Thompson Cracks Women’s 50-54 Record with 52.00 100FR

One of the day two record breakers was none other than Jenny Thompson, one of the most decorated Olympians of all-time.


2023 USMS Spring Nationals Day 1: Grant Shoults Cracks Men’s 25-29 1000 Free Record

The first day of the meet was slim in the schedule, featuring only the 1650 free, 1000 free, and mixed 400 free relay. 


Olympians Josh Prenot, Josh Davis Highlight USMS Nationals Psychs

Former Cal Golden Bear and 2016 Olympic medalist Josh Prenot is one of several former national teamers who will compete at Master’s nationals this weekend.


Regan Smith Breaks 100 Back Pac-12 Record with 49.50

Though this isn’t Smith’s best time, her 49.50 is fast enough to earn her a Pac-12 record during the 2022 championships.


PAC-12 Women’s Championships Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Regan Smith will face fierce competition tonight as she attempts to win both the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly. She’ll face Huske in fly and Ruck in back.


Katharine Berkoff Downs ACC 100 Back Record In 49.41, Moves To #3 All-Time

NC State’s Berkoff won her third straight conference title in the event while going well under her NCAA-winning time from last season in 49.41.


NC State Women Set NCAA, U.S. Open Records With 400 Medley Relay Victory

Kylee Alons blasted the 4th-fastest fly relay split in history to help lead the Wolfpack to the first-ever sub-3:25 400 medley relay. **Updated with video**


Maggie MacNeil Posts 49.76 100 Backstroke, Moves to #7 All-Time

Leading off the 400 medley relay, Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil threw down a time of 49.76 in the 100 backstroke, making her the 7th fastest performer in history.


Virginia Women Break NCAA Record in 200 Medley Relay to Open ACC Championships

A 26.0 breaststroke split from Alexis Wenger (above) was the difference-maker as the Virginia women opened their ACC title defense with a roar on Wednesday.


Emily Escobedo & Ally Howe Will Host Live Q&A on Friday

Emily Escobedo (above) and Ally Howe both live in New York City, which is one of the hardest-hit areas in the country by the coronavirus pandemic.


2019 W. NCAAs: Cal’s 200 Free Relay Breaks Every Record in the Books

Cal went 1:24.55 to break the NCAA, American, US Open, and pool records in the 200 free relay.