Austin Katz

2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Regan Smith and Olympic medalist Kathleen Baker will go up against a stacked 100 back field after tying for the 200 back win.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 4 Prelims Preview

Ryan Murphy will go for the backstroke sweep on day 4 of the 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals Championships.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

After a prelims tie, World Junior Record holder Michael Andrew and American Record holder Caeleb Dressel will battle for the Worlds spot in the 50 fly

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U.S. Nationals Day 2 Finals Preview: Dressel, Andrew to Battle for 1st 2019 Worlds Spot

50 fly American record-holder Caeleb Dressel is looking to earn the first spot on the 2019 World Championships roster.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

After winning the 100 free last night, Indiana’s Blake Pieroni looks dangerous in the 200 free, but Texas’ Townley Haas is the man to beat.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Murderer’s Row Remains In Men’s 100 Back

The men’s 100 back continues to be one of the most competitive events in the U.S.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Murphy, Pebley Reign In Men’s 200 Back

Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are virtual locks for the top two spots in the men’s 200 back at the upcoming U.S. National Championships in Irvine.

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Madisyn Cox Entered in First Meet Since March at Austin Sectionals

Cox last raced at March’s Pro Swim Series stop in Atlanta. She’s part of a field full of National Teamers and World Championship medalists this weekend in Austin.

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Conger Goes 51.7, 1:56.9 Butterfly At George Block Invite

Jack Conger was one of several Texas Longhorns to shine at the George Block Invite over the weekend, blasting two big butterfly swims along with a 1:48.8 in the 200 free.

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Practice + Pancakes: Texas Men, Dean Farris Tackle Fast Friday (Video)

Teams are training hard and loading up on their swimmers. What better time to go and see what the 4-time reigning NCAA champs are up to?

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2018 Santa Clara Pro Swim Series: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Ryan Lochte will take on the 200 back on day 2 in Santa Clara.

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Leah Braswell Drops 10 seconds to Win 400 IM at Y Nats Night 3

Braswell’s best time coming into the meet was 4:19.21, which she swam at last year’s Y Nats. She dropped a 4:15.78 in prelims, which was already a decent drop, until she dropped almost another 7 seconds in finals.

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Ross Dant Cracks 9:00 to Win 1000 on Day 1 of 2018 YMCA Nationals

On the girls’ side, it was Leah Braswell of York and York County YMCA for the win in 9:45.33.

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2018 Men’s NCAAs: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?

Austin Katz became the first high school Class of 2017 grad to win an individual NCAA title, and more than half of our top-20-ranked recruits scored significant points at the 2018 NCAA Championships as freshmen.

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