18-Year-Old Brendan Whitfield Hits PBs in Long Course After Dominant YNats
The day after concluding a four individual title meet at the YMCA Short Course Nationals, Virginia Tech commit Brendan Whitfield hit new best times in long course on Sunday.
Brendan Whitfield Swims 42.67 100 Free, Wins 4th Indiv. Event On Day 5 Of YMCA Nationals
Whitfield’s 100 free win was his fourth of the week, as he had previously won the 50 free, 200 free, and 100 fly races as well.
Leah Shackley Swims 1:55.75 200 Fly On Day 5 Prelims Of Y Nationals
Shackley’s time of 1:55.75 was a five second time drop from January, moving her to 28th all-time in the girl’s 15-16 age group.
Brendan Whitfield Swims 19.48 50 Free Personal Best On Day Four Of YMCA Nationals
Whitfield’s 50 free win was his third individual title of this meet, and also made him the third-fastest 50 freestyler in the high school class of 2023.
Angie Coe Scores Two Top Seeds During Day 4 Prelims Session Of Y Nationals
Champaign County YMCA’s Angie Coe swam the fastest times of the morning in both the 200 IM (1:58.81) and 50 freestyle (22.57).
Emily Thompson Swims 4:09.05 400 IM On Day Three Of 2023 YMCA Nationals
Thompson’s time would have scored at the 2023 NCAA Championships, and she is now the third girl in the class of 2024 to go sub-4:10.
Leah Shackley Breaks Y Nationals Championship Record In Prelims of 100 BK (51.71)
In addition to the 100 backstroke, this morning’s prelims at Y Nats featured the 400 IM, 200 freestyle, and 200 medley relay.
Daniel Diehl Swims 1:40.47 200 Back on Night 2 of YMCA Nationals
Diehl (above) won the 200 back by over two seconds. Brendan Whitfield dropped 2.93 seconds off his PB to win the boys 100 fly in a 46.26.
Michigan Recruit Ethan Schwab Hits 200 Breast PB of 1:56.92 at Y Nationals Day 2 Prelims
The first prelims session of the 2023 YMCA Nationals took place this morning, featuring heats of the 200 back, 100 fly, and 200 breast.
Summer Juniors Qualifier Zac Ouzilou Commits to Virginia Tech (2027)
Backstroker Zac Ouzilou from New Jersey has announced his commitment to the Virginia Tech Hokies, beginning with the 2023-2024 season.
Heilman Breaks Another LSC Record in a Secondary Event on Saturday at Virginia Champs
Thomas Heilman is now four-for-four in personal bests, all in secondary events, in individual events this weekend in Richmond.
16-Year-Old Thomas Heilman Swims 3:43 in the 400 IM on Friday at Virginia LSC Champs
Thomas Heilman broke a pair of LSC Records and moved to 3rd place all-time in the 15-16 age group in the 400 IM on Friday in Richmond.
Weekend Windup: Age Group Stars Head To Sectionals, VA Senior Champs & Southern Premier
Thomas Heilman will race the 50 free, 100 back, 100 breast, 200 breast and 400 IM at the Virginia LSC Senior Champs this weekend in Richmond.
Thomas Heilman, Brendan Whitfield Combine to Set Six Different Class 4 VHSL Records
The two were responsible for helping to reset all three state relay records as well as the 50 free, 100 free, and 100 fly.
Could 4 Boys Clear 20 Seconds in the 50 Free at the Virginia HS State Meet?
Thomas Heilman (above) is one of two swimmers in the Virginia HS State Championship meets who have been under 20 seconds in the 50 free, along with Brendan Whitfield. There are a few candidates to join them this week.