Daniel Verdolaga

Re-Rank: Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits In The Boys High School Class of 2024

Despite getting hurt last summer, this year’s number one recruit Kaii Winkler has only gotten better as a high school senior.


2024 CIF State Swim Championships: Finals Live Recap

Foothill freshman Luka Mijatovic is living up to the hype so far at his first CIF State meet as the top seed in the 200 free (1:36.69) and 500 free (4:20.25).


2024 CIF State Swim Championships: Prelims Live Recap

ASU commit Quin Seider is one of three swimmers entering the 2024 CIF State Championships as the top seed in two individual events (100 free/200 free).


Teagan O’Dell Among Big Names Missing From 2024 CIF State Championships Psych Sheets

O’Dell will skip the state championships after winning the girls’ 100 fly and 200 IM at the CIF Southern Section Championships.


Santa Margarita Boys, Girls Win CIF-Southern Section Titles; Teagan O’Dell Sets 200 IM Record

The Santa Margarita boys and girls swimming & diving teams both successfully defended their titles at the CIF Southern Section D1 meet on Saturday.

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Santa Margarita Girls, Boys Hold Serve in CIF-Southern Section Prelims, But Loyola Is Charging

Double World Junior Champion Teagan O’Dell led the Santa Margarita girls safely through prelims as they seek a 10th-straight CIF-Southern Section title.


Santa Margarita Girls Poised For 10th Straight CIF-SS Division I Title, Boys Seek Four-Peat

Teagan O’Dell leads the Santa Margarita girls into the CIF postseason with a 10th straight Southern Section and fifth straight state title within reach.


Santa Margarita Star Teagan O’Dell Scares Olympic Medalist’s Orange County Record in 200 Free

Only Junior National Teamer Madi Mintenko (1:43.15) has been faster than Teagan O’Dell (1:43.26) so far this high school season in the 200 free.


Santa Margarita Beats Loyola High in Huge SoCal High School Dual Meet

Santa Margarita senior Hunter Cehelnik swam 44.45 in a dual meet on Thursday, just .18 seconds off his time from last year’s state meet.


Breaststroker Jack Bigham To Join Army West Point For 2024-45

Bigham owns personal best times in the 100 and 200 breaststroke that would have scored at the 2023 Patriot League Championships.


Sprinter Edward Wang Hands Verbal To Army West Point (2024)

North Carolina’s Edward Wang, a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, is slated to join Army’s sprint group next season.


CIF State Record Holder Nathan Wu Stays in State, Commits to USC

The USC Trojans picked up a commitment in the form of breaststroker Nathan Wu, a CIF state record holder in 200 medley relay.

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2023 CIF State Championships: Finals Live Recap

Fresh off breaking the 500 free national high school record, Rex Maurer heads into finals of the 2023 CIF State Champs as top seed in the 200 and 500 free.


2023 CIF Champs Prelims Recap: Teagan O’Dell Rips New Meet Record of 51.11 in 100 Back

Though it was just the prelims session, there was a ton of fast swimming on Friday, including five CIF meet records. 

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CIF-SS Division I Recap: Teagan O’Dell Breaks Her Own 100 Back Meet Record (51.45)

Teagan O’Dell took down her own 100 back meet record from prelims and helped break another in the 200 free relay on Friday night.