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2023 U.S. Summer Junior Nationals: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Tess Howley is top seed in the girls’ 200 fly on Day 1 of the 2023 U.S. Summer Junior Nationals.


Re-Rank: Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits In The Boys High School Class Of 2023

The high school boys’ class of 2023 is one of the deepest in recent memory, with NCAA scoring times not even enough to guarantee top 10 placement.


Rex Maurer Headlines Stacked Field Set for 2023 CIF Swimming & Diving Championships

Rex Maurer is listed atop the psych sheets in both the 200 and 500 free after breaking the national high school record in the latter event last week.


2023 CIF-SS Division I: Teagan O’Dell Takes Down Two Meet Records in Prelims

Teagan O’Dell wasted no time at the 2023 CIF-SS Championships, breaking the 200 IM and 100 backstroke meet records in prelims.


2023 Fran Crippen SMOC Day 4: Weinstein Clocks 8:25.95 800 Free, #8 All-Time 15-16

16-year-old Claire Weinstein dropped nearly four seconds from her lifetime best time from the International Team Trials last April.


2023 Fran Crippen SMOC Day 2 Finals Recap: Katie Grimes Blasts New 200 Fly PB of 2:08.77

Grimes has now risen to #14 all-time in the 17-18 age group in the event. 


Sandpipers Sims, Grimes, and Weinstein Headline 2023 Fran Crippen SMOC Psych Sheets

Mission Viejo Nadadores is set to host the annual Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions (SMOC) this week at the Marguerite Aquatic Center.


15-Year-Old Raya Mellott Clocks 2:10.15 200 Breast: Carlsbad Sectional Day 3 Recap

Crow Canyon’s Raya Mellot, 15, won the women’s 200 breast in 2:10.15, taking 0.01 seconds off her previous best in the event.

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Carlsbad Sectional Day 2 Recap: Rex Maurer Blasts New PB 3:41.94 in the 400 IM (Yards)

That was a huge swim for Maurer, taking over four seconds off his previous best time of 3:46.29.

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Oliver Pilkinton Commits to Harvard, Setting Up Family Rivalry with Sisters at Yale

Ensworth Aquatics sprinter Oliver Pilkinton, whose sisters both swim/swam for Yale, has opted to spend his collegiate career at rival Harvard.


Bella Sims Obliterates 17-18 National Age Group Record in 400 Yard IM at Sectionals

Bella Sims is focusing on races she didn’t swim at Winter Juniors -West last weekend, which includes the 4th-fastest 400 yard IM in history.


2022 Speedo Winter Junior Championships: Combined East/West Results Day 4

At the West site, Bella Sims raced a 200 back, 200 fly, 400 free relay triple on Saturday and she won each of those events with meet record-setting times.


2022 Speedo Winter Juniors West – Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Keaton Jones broke the 200 back meet record in prelims and is seeded more than 3.3 seconds ahead of the rest of the field for tonight’s final.


2022 Winter Junior – West: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Today is the fourth and final day of Winter Juniors. This morning’s events include the prelims of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.


2022 Winter Juniors – West: Day 4 Prelims Scratches/Preview

Katie Grimes will take on the 200 back, 200 fly, and 1650 triple on the final day of the 2022 Winter Juniors Championships.

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