Kings Academy 18-year-old Josh Zuchowski, soon-t0-be a Stanford Cardinal, led prelims of the boys 200 back in 1:59.81 this morning.
12-year old Audrey Derivaux of the Jersey Wahoos continued to tear up the pool in Irvine, this time breaking her first National Age Group Record.
The 3rd day of the 2022 Summer Junior Nationals is here, and with it we have prelims of the 400 free, 100 fly, and 200 back.
Derivaux passes up Claire Curzan and now sits behind only Cassidy Bayer in the girls 11-12 all-time age group rankings.
Carmel Swim Club’s Alex Shackell broke 2:10 for the first time to win the girls’ 200 fly, besoming the 9th all-time fastest swimmer in her age group.
Derivaux’s time of 2:18.75 is the age group’s fastest since Cassidy Bayer set the 11-12 NAG record of 2:15.02 in July 2012.
Bayer, who had struggled with eating disorders throughout her career, will be retiring after brief stints with Cal and Tennessee in her time in the NCAA.
Rhyan White helped lead the Alabama women to a surprise #1 ranking with 237 NCAA points out of the high school class of 2018.
Despite only swimming in two NCAA meets, Taylor Ruck scored the most points out of our top-20 recruits from the high school class of 2018.
2016 U.S. Olympic Trials finalist Cassidy Bayer won’t race for Tennessee this season, but is still hoping to return to competition at some point.
Earning lifetime bests, Alex Shackell and Charlotte Crush finished up the 100 fly finals as some of the fastest swimmers at their ages in history.
SwimSwam first interviewed Torri Huske in 2019 after the North Virginia 6A Regional Championships when she was a high school sophomore.
After Smith and Walsh cracked 58.00 in the 100 meter fly on Friday, the top 5 American women in the event this season are all under 20 years old and 58.00.
Anna-Julia Kutsch, a sprinter with an Olympic Trials (Wave 1) cut in the 50 free, has elected to transfer to Tennessee after 1.5 years at Auburn.
With just a few weeks of dual meets left, things should start to get clearer in some corners of the country coming up, while other corners become murkier.