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Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits In The Girls’ High School Class of 2025

Alex Shackell is the undisputed top recruit in the girls’ class of 2025, leading a lethal triple threat for Cal with Teagan O’Dell and Claire Weinstein.


Josh Liendo, Ilya Kharun Win Final Olympic Tune-Ups On Day 3 of Mel Zajac Jr. International

Liendo triumphed in the 100 free with a time of 48.62, about a second off his personal-best 47.55 that he equaled at Canadian Olympic Trials last month.

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2024 Pro Swim Series – San Antonio: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

The third day of the 2024 San Antonio Pro Swim Series will feature the 200 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 400 IM, and 100 butterfly.


Sandpiper Girls Sweep Freestyle Events at Road to Paris Invite

Katie Grimes moved to 4th in the world this season in the 1500 free with a time of 16:04.27, just off her time from Fukuoka.


Katie Grimes Swims Three Meet Records to Close Out California Sectionals

Grimes won the 200 back, 200 IM, and lead off the Sandpipers’ 400 free relay on the final day, all of which established new meet records.


Sandpipers Lead After Night 3 of California Sectionals

While the 500 freestylers stole the show on night 3 of the Huntington Beach Sectionals, there were a number of other big swims to highlight the session.

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Katie Grimes Swims #2 17-18 500 Free; Weinstein #3 15-16

The Sandpiper duo hit best times to finish 1-2 and become the #2 U.S. swimmers in their age groups behind Katie Ledecky.


Claire Weinstein Blasts 9:17.85 1000 Free on Night 1 of Huntington Beach Sectionals

Claire Weinstein was about three and a half seconds off of Katie Ledecky’s 1000 free 15-16 NAG record as she swam a personal best by over 7 seconds.


U.S. Open Qualifier Applejean Gwinn of Sandpipers (2025) Verbally Commits to UCLA

“Best of the Rest” IM specialist Applejean Gwinn from Sandpipers of Nevada has announced her verbal commitment to UCLA for 2025-26.

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UCLA Snags Verbal Commitment from 2025 “Honorable Mention” Jada Duncan

Jada Duncan from Wolverine Aquatics in Rocklin will remain in-state to swim for the UCLA Bruins in the fall of 2025.


Way Too Early Recruit Ranks: Girls High School Class of 2025

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.


2023 Futures Day 3 – Sacramento: Pair of Sandpipers Swim Under OT Cut in 400 Free

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.

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2023 Futures Day 2 – Sacramento: NC State Commit Hebert Adds 100 Free Win to Day 1’s 200

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.

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2023 Futures Day 1- Sacramento: Host Team DART sees New 1 Breast OT cut for Tom Higdon

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.

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Josh Brown Hits 1500 Olympic Trials Cut At Sandpipers’ John Sullivan Firecracker Invite

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.