Claire Stuhlmacher, a member of the Open Water National Junior Team, has announced her verbal commitment to the U.S. Naval Academy.
Katie Grimes won the girls 7.5k at the 2022 World Junior Open Water Championships by well over two minutes.
In the relatively quiet transition period from the LCM to SCY season, there were still a few young standouts in the U.S. over the past few weeks.
After winning the event at U.S. Nationals, Katie Grimes will compete in the 7.5K at the World Junior Open Water Championships in early September.
Results from Open Water Nationals and Junior Nationals in Florida finalized the 2022 U.S. Open Water National Team and World Junior Championships rosters.
Tokyo Olympian Katie Grimes followed up her National 10k win on Friday by taking home gold in the Junior National 7.5k with a substantial lead over the field
12-year-old Owen Ekk extended his lead in his age group and remains the only 11-12 year old to crack 10 minutes in the 1000 this year.