It’s an incredibly fast-rising class of junior boys – and we have a neck-and-neck competition for the #1 overall swimming recruit in the class.
The relay of Garrett Boone, Lindsay Flynn, Liza Whitmire, and Jack Meehan combined to break the 17-18 National Age Group Record in the 400 yard free relay.
ATOM swimmers broke records in the 15-16 200 free mixed relay and 17-18 400 medley mixed relay at their Frosty Invite Saturday.
Boone is the defending North Carolina 4A high school champion in the 100 free and is the Wolfpack men’s third verbal commit for 2021.
The fifth and final morning of the 2019 Speedo Junior National Championships feature preliminary heats of the men’s and women’s 50 free and 200 IM.
Today’s prelims session will feature only the the women’s and men’s 200 IM and the women’s and men’s 50 freestyle.
Kaitlynn Sims of Magnolia Aquatic Club, the top seed in the women’s 1500 free, has scratched out of Saturday’s events in Palo Alto.
This morning’s session will feature prelims of the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, and 400 IM. The top 24 finishers from the heats will advance to the finals.
This morning’s session will include prelims of the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, and 400 IM.
On Sunday, the Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg became the first to crack the announced 15-16 200 free relay benchmark of 1:41.68.
Saturday at the 2019 Charlotte Ultra, NC State’s Coleman Stewart won the men’s 100 backstroke in 54.84. Later, Stewart placed 2nd the 50 fly in 24.84.
The 2019 Charlotte Ultra concluded Sunday with the women’s 1500, men’s 800, and the men’s and women’s 100 free, 200 back, and 200 IM.
25-year-old Nathan Lile of the Gamecocks won two of the four sprint titles contested on the third night of the 2019 Charlotte Ultra Meet.
After a bunch of classes in a row loaded with 200 freestylers, 2021 is decidedly sprintier, led by a pair of Swiss Army Knife multi-stroke sprinters.
Freshman Claire Curzan took down a National Age Group Record in the girls’ meet, while two Virginia commits (including Jack Walker, above) took down records belonging to swimmers who would become Olympic gold medalists.