After winning a silver medal at the World Championships in the 800 free relay, Alex Shackell emerges as our #1 recruit in the girls’ HS class of 2025.
Sandpipers of Nevada teammates Luke Ellis and Joshua Brown nabbed the top two spots in the men’s 400 free, both swimming under the OT cut time of 3:55.59.
After tying in the 200 free on day 1, Madeleine Hebert of Team Rebel Aquatics took the win, alone this time, in the 100 free, setting a new personal best.
Day 1 saw Tom Higdon winning the 100 breast in 1:02.05, getting under the Olympic Trials cut and qualifying him for his second Olympic Trials meet.
Brown stopped the clock in a a raw time of 15:50.30, which is converted down to time of 15:39.30 with the altitude adjustment.
Sandpipers of Nevada 17-year-old Bella Sims was the only swimmer this morning to post the top time in two different events
The Sandpipers of Nevada are out in full force in Mission Viejo this week, and, boy, did they make their presence known in the 1500 freestyles tonight.
Bella Sims is focusing on races she didn’t swim at Winter Juniors -West last weekend, which includes the 4th-fastest 400 yard IM in history.
After a thrilling finals session last night, today will surely feature more exciting races.
Sandpipers’ Katie Grimes dropped 5 seconds in her 400 yard IM today, nearing Katie Hoff’s 13-14 National Age Group record of 4:08.44 which she set in 2004.