Brayden Capen

Swims You Might Have Missed During World Championships

Jake Foster had a breakthrough performance last week in the breaststroke events, swimming best times of 59.64 and 2:08.23.

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NCSA Summer Champs, Day 1: 14-Year-Old Brayden Capen Hits Olympic Trials Cut in 200 Back

Lakeside 15-year-old Charlotte Crush catapulted from No. 60 to 16th in the U.S. girls’ 15-16 NAG rankings with her huge new lifetime best in the 200 back.


Six State Records Fall At 2023 Illinois Swimming Age Group Championships

Three relay state records and three individual state records were broken at the 2023 Illinois Swimming Age Group Championships in Westmont.

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13-Year-Old Wilson York Swims Another All-Timer in the 200 Breast

13-Year-Old Wilson York now ranks among the fastest 13-14 swimmers in both breaststrokes, even with more than a year to go.


13-Year-Old Wilson York Hits US Open Cut in 100 Breast (1:04.09)

After a historic swim in prelims, Wilson York dropped another half-second in finals of the 100 breast on Thursday evening in Nashville.


13-Year-Old Wilson York Swims 1:04.58 100 LCM Breast

13-year-old Wilson York of Lakeside Swim Team, just vaulted up to the top of the list, posting the fastest time ever by an American his age in the 100 breast.


56 Athletes Participate In 2023 Central Zone Select Camp

56 swimmers participated in the 2023 Central Zone Select Camp that was held earlier this month at Cleveland State University.

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Team Illinois Wins 3rd-Straight Duel In The Pool Title

Illinois hosted Gulf Swimming and Indiana Swimming at the FMC Natatorium this weekend for the annual Duel in the Pool competition.


Illinois To Host Indiana, Gulf Swimming LSCs In 2023 Duel In The Pool

Illinois will defend its title and play host to the three-team duel at the FMC Aquatic Center in Westmont.


Luka Mijatovic Scares 800 Free NAG Record, Becomes Fastest 13-Year-Old American Ever

Luka Mijatovic scared the U.S. boys’ 13-14 national age group (NAG) record of 8:08.75 set by Evan Pinion in 2009 with his 8:10.30 on Sunday.


PSS Westmont – Day 2 Swims You May Have Missed: 14yo Brayden Capen Clocks 4:32.85 400 IM

This post is dedicated to those races that might have flown under the radar in yesterday’s action on Thursday of the 2023 Pro Swim Series in Westmont. 

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Rochester Swim Club’s Kai Joyner Collects Seven Wins At NCSA Age Group Championships

Kai Joyner won seven of his ten individual races at the NCSA Age Group Championships, with eight of swims being personal best times.

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Leah Hayes Swims More Best Times to Close Out Chicagoland Championships

Leah Hayes scored four best times and five wins in three days of racing this weekend at the Speedo Chicagoland Invitational.


Leah Hayes Drops 8 Seconds in 400 IM with 4:03.05 That Would Rank Atop NCAA This Season

Leah Hayes lowered her lifetime best in the 400 IM by eight seconds at the 2023 Speedo Chicagoland Championship on Friday night in St. Charles, Illinois. 


13-Year-Old Brayden Capen Posts 3 Nation Leading Times at IL Age Group Champs

Academy Bullets’ Brayden Capen swam three nation-leading times for his age group at IL Age Groups in the 200 IM, 400 IM, and 800 FR.