Your Swammy winner for the 2019 High School Team of the Year goes to the girls of Baylor School (TN), who won the 2019 TISCA state meet by just 6 points.
Ellie Waldrep (right) broke 2 National High School Records, including one in the 200 IM previously held by Baylor alum Arden Pittman (left).
Auburn continues to pick up commitments from high school juniors, as in-state freestyler Rebekah Hamilton announced she’ll be joining the Tigers in 2021.
Waldrep is SwimSwam’s 10th-ranked recruit from the ‘way too early recruit ranks’ for the class of 2021, published in May of this year.
Auburn junior Santiago Grassi posted a 51.88 this weekend to lower his former Argentina national record of 52.02 from last July.
Caeleb Dressel will not be swimming the 50 free, and will instead be in the 200 fly.
We’ve got two true lights-out sprinters at the top of a class that’s ultimately built on distance swimmers with scary-good improvement curves.
USA Swimming National Teamers Isabelle Stadden (above) and Phoebe Bacon will renew their rivalry from last year’s NCSA Junior Nationals next week.
Gretchen Walsh moved to #6 in the 15-16 age group rankings with her time in the 100 back, and she dropped another sub-22 split on a relay.
Charlotte Hook was just six tenths off of the 200 fly NAG record this morning with a 1:56.63.
Weather has played an integral part in the makeup of Saturday night’s finals session, with several teams opting to leave Greensboro before the worst of the winter storm hits.
Led by three from Addison Smith, Baylor’s girls broke four national high school records in a short course meters dual with Science Hill High School in Tennessee.
Icimsoy, an Arizona State commit, has dropped huge chunks of time in each of his events so far this weekend.
Andrew Jordan, 14, won the boys 13-14 200 free, posting a 1:58.82.
Trey Freeman closed out the Arena LC Invitational with four more wins on Sunday morning.