12-year-old Kayla Han jumped from #20 to #6 on the list of all-time fastest 11-12-year-olds in the 500 free during the time span of four months.
Interestingly enough, Brill is known as a breaststroker. He’s been 56.44/2:02.97 in the breast events in SCY, as compared to 51.43/1:52.32 in backstroke.
North Carolina Aquatic Club standout Lindy Bilden will swim for the hometown UNC Tar Heels in the class of 2026.
Futures qualifier Ede Kosik, who won the 100 free at 2020 NCHSAA 1A/2A State Meet, has verbaled to the in-state Tar Heels for 2022-23.
Ellie Taliaferro, a Winter Juniors qualifier in the 50/100 free, 100 fly, and 200 IM, has announced her intention to swim for UNC beginning in 2022-23.
At the 2019 Speedo Junior Nationals, Karam scored in the 100m back B-final, snagging an Olympic Trials cut with a 1:02.58.
Brandon Fischer is top seed in the men’s 200 breast on Saturday in Irvine.
16-year-old Lucy Bell is top seed in the women’s 100 fly at the U.S. Open in Irvine on Friday evening.
Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky is entered in the 200/400/800/1500 free next week at Irvine’s U.S. Open meet site.
It’s our annual prospect ranks for the current sophomores, led by two swimmers from the same club. Need an IMer? You’re in luck, because this class is loaded.
Check out our Weekly Wonders from Oct. 18-20, 2019.
Palo Verde won girls and boys titles in Nevada’s 2019 class 4A state meet, with Chloe Freeman winning two individual titles for the girls and Tyler Edlefsen two for the boys.