Colby Mefford

College Swimming Previews: Unlikely Sprints/400 IM Combo Lead #1 Cal Men

Cal has the two best returning 50 freestylers in the NCAA. But they also have arguably three of the top 400 IMers. That’s what you call a well-rounded roster.

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Ranking the 2019 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Our top four classes include three perennial NCAA title contenders… and one program you might not expect. Pictured: #2 overall recruit Jake Foster.

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DYNA and LIAC Tie for Women’s High Point; SwimMAC Wins Men’s Meet at Juniors

Dynamo and Long Island Aquatic Club shared the women’s title while SwimMAC Carolina took home the top prize in the men’s meet at 2019 Speedo Juniors.

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2019 Speedo Junior National Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

The final session of the meet will feature the 200 IM, 50 free, women’s 1500, men’s 800, and the 4×100 medley relays.

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Colby Mefford Likes Playing Mind Games in Distance Events (Video)

Colby Mefford produced a stellar back-half in the 200 free to pick up 2nd place, just off of an Olympic Trials cut but good for a new lifetime best

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2019 Speedo Junior National Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Friday morning will consist of heats of women’s and men’s 200 free, 200 breast, and 100 back.

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2019 Speedo Junior National Championships: Day 4 Prelims Preview

Justina Kozan is the top seed in the women’s 200 free on Friday morning at U.S. Speedo Junior Nationals in Palo Alto, California.

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5 Make OT Cuts in Boys’ 400 Free at Jr Nats; James Plage Moves to #11 in 15-16s

Colby Mefford scratched the 100 fly final to concentrate on the 400 free and it paid off as he scorched the B final and landed his Olympic Trials cut.

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2019 U.S. Junior Nationals: Day 2 Energetic Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the emotional and energetic races on Day 2 at the 2019 US Junior National Championships.

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2019 U.S. Junior Nationals: Grum, Sims, Mefford Scratch Finals on Day 3

Kaitlynn Sims of Magnolia Aquatic Club has scratched the A final of the 400 free at 2019 U.S. Junior Nationals after placing 6th in prelims.

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2019 Speedo Junior National Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

This morning’s session will feature prelims of the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, and 400 IM. The top 24 finishers from the heats will advance to the finals.

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Ledecky Hits 1:56 200 Free, Drabot Drops 2:08 200 Fly At Santa Clara Prelims

Katie Drabot swam a season-best in the women’s 200 fly this morning in Santa Clara, clocking 2:08.15 for the 12th fastest time in the world this year.

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Katie McLaughlin Hits 57.7 100 Fly At Day 2 Finals In Santa Clara

Katie McLaughlin produced the second-fastest swim of her career in both the 100 fly and 100 free tonight in Santa Clara.

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Junior Ben Dillard Delivers 52.7 100 Breast at CIF Boys State Finals

Colby Mefford also won the 500 free, tearing to a 4:21.56 for a new personal best.

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2019 CIF Boys Prelims: Ben Dillard Goes 53.16 to Break 100 Breast Record

Ben Dillard of Oak Ridge High School broke the California State Meet Record in the 100 breast with 53.16.

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