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The combined results of the multi-site 18 & Under Winter Championships have been finalized, capping a virtual win for North Carolina’s TAC Titans.
The rankings aren’t final, as meet results are still trickling into the database. But the qualifying period has closed on the virtual Junior Championships.
The qualifying period is halfway through, and Arlington Aquatic Club’s Torri Huske leads four events in USA Swimming’s current Winter Juniors result ranks.
The Potomac Valley LSC is a hotbed for great swimming, and area stars Landon Gentry, Anthony Grimm, and Torri Huske all closed out the meet with best times.
Virginia Tech commit Landon Gentry is now one of only a handful 16 year-olds to go 1:43 in the 200 fly and has now hit three best times this meet.
Tori Huske earned her third win of the meet with a 1:43 200 free, while each of tonight’s winners on the boys side earned his second in two days.
The 17 year-old Huske moved to #2 all-time in the 17-18 age group in both the 50 free and the 100 fly, at Potomac Valley’s 18&U Winter Championships.
Mid-distance and distance specialist Jimmy Gavin will head back to his home state of Texas to swim for the Longhorns in 2021-22.
Arsenio Bustos, an NC State commit, is one of just 5 swimmers to have been as fast in the 100 yard races of all 4 strokes at his age as he has.
Aiden Hayes, the top-ranked boy from the high school class of 2021, will be able to sign a National Letter of Intent to swim at NC State beginning tomorrow.
The psych sheets are topped primarily by current UVA swimmers and age group stars, but there’s a couple former NCAA champions entered as well.
Grimm gave us a look into his swim background, lending aid as to how he was able to develop top-level speed both above water and below it.
#4 Class of 2021 recruit Tim Connery has switched his verbal commitment from Michigan to Texas.