The girls 2022 recruit ranks stayed very stable at the top. The boys are the complete opposite, with a ton of incredibly fast risers moving to the top.
Claire Curzan and Ryan Lochte have both dropped off the psych sheets for the Pro Swim Series opener in Richmond, along with several other notable names.
Sam Hoover is one of 12 male swimmers who have been newly-added to the USA Swimming National Junior Team for 2020-2021.
Bruce Marchionda’s TAC Titans had six different swimmers make our top 20 recruit rankings this spring, while winning the 18&Under Winter Championships.
And since Regan Smith jumped straight from 1:50 to 1:48, Curzan technically becomes the first 16 year-old girl ever to swim a 1:49 in the 200 back.
Curzan’s 49.80 was just 0.07s away from her lifetime best, and sits as part of a three-way tie for the 13th-fastest swim ever.
Veteran Ashley Twichell and NC State commit Lance Norris were the two champions on the first night of the 2020 TAC Titans Blizzard Blitz.
The final session of the 2020 U.S. Open gets underway this morning with timed finals of the 1500 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and the 200 fly.
Haughey holds the high school class of 2022’s fastest 1000 free, and he’s one of the best LCM swimmers in the class, too.
16-year old Hook continued to show off her versatility on Sunday. She has the fastest times in the class of ’22 in the 200 fly, 200 IM, and 1650 free.
Curzan went faster than Gretchen Walsh’s 15-16 NAG record in the 100 free, while she also hit a best in the 200 fly at the TAC Titans Intrasquad.
Claire Curzan swam faster than another one of her own National Age Group Records on Saturday, though there’s still not clarity on whether it will count.
There’s no clear #1 in the current crop of sophomores. The class centers on IMs and distance free, with some strong international ties and LCM swims.
YMCA Hub Fins’ Sam Stewart, a former Texas Longhorn, was 2nd in the 100 free with a 50.67, marking his first time under 51 in the event.
The team of Michael Cotter, Lance Norris, David Greeley and Braeden Haughey combined for a 6:36.61 to break the record of 6:38.07 set by DART in 2018.