Emma Atkinson

Women’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 16 Schools For 2020-2024

The Virginia women had the highest scoring recruiting class from 2020, but Texas wasn’t far off three with three women hitting 100 points.


Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Women’s High School Class of 2020

With 221 points over four seasons, Alex Walsh is the clear-cut top scorer from the girls’ high school class of 2020 through their senior years.


2022 NCAA 200 Back ‘A’ Finalist Emma Atkinson Returning To Virginia Tech For COVID-19 5th Year

Atkinson missed much of the start of the 2023-2024 season with various illnesses but battled back to swim at ACCs and NCAAs.

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Virginia Drops Swimmer To Add Diver Elizabeth Kaye To NCAAs, Duke’s Catherine Belyakov In

Duke now has their 7th individual swimmer (Catherine Belyakov) qualify for NCAAs as Virginia has scratched Ella Bathurst from the meet.


2024 ACC Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

After breaking the NCAA record in the 200 butterfly last night, UVA’s Alex Walsh will contest the 200 breast this morning.


Records Fall As Germantown Girls, Andover Boys Repeat As Eastern Interscholastic HS Champs

The Andover boys ran away with the team title by more than 100 points, putting up 599 to lead The Haverford School (480) behind elite team depth.


2024 ACC Women’s Champs Preview: Fun Battles Forecasted Behind Powerhouse Virginia

Virginia junior Gretchen Walsh should lead the Cavaliers to their fifth ACC title in a row — but behind them, it’s a toss-up predicting the standings.


NCAA Champ Youssef Ramadan Rips Season-Best 100 Fly at 2024 Virginia Tech Invitational

Virginia Tech senior Youssef Ramadan set a school record in the 50 back (20.91) leading off the Hokies’ 200 medley relay that broke their pool record.


Walsh’s Historic Split and Ramadan’s Triple Highlight Wins for Cavalier Women and Hokie Men

Youssef Ramadan’s three individual wins helped the VT men beat UVA for the third-straight year, while the UVA women won despite key names still in Knoxville.


NCAA Champ Youssef Ramadan Returns to Butterfly Specialty in Va. Tech’s Sweep of Queens

Ramadan swam the SCY 100 fly on Friday vs. Queens for the first time since his national title last March, clocking a 45.86 that ranks 19th in the NCAA.


2023-24 NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: December Edition

Freshman Bella Sims has led the Florida women into the top three for the first time in our final women’s power rankings of 2023.


2023-24 NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: Pre-Season Edition

Fourth last season, the Louisville Cardinals kick off the 2023-24 campaign as SwimSwam’s #3 ranked team in the NCAA.


2023 World Championships Back and Flyer Athena Kovacs Commits To Virginia Tech

Kovacs competed for Mexico at 2023 Worlds in Japan, swimming in prelims of the 100 fly and 200 back, also swimming on three relays.

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Virginia Tech Promotes Mason Revis From Volunteer to Paid Assistant Coach

Revis graduated from NC State in 2019. He has spent the last two years as a volunteer assistant at Virginia Tech and will now be a paid assistant.


Staying In-State, Virginian Lexi Sawwa Commits to Virginia Tech for the Fall of 2024

Lexi Sawwa, who swims year-round for NCAP, will make the move in the fall of 2024 to Blacksburg to swim for the Virgina Tech Hokies.

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