Kiley Wilhelm swam a monster 100m backstroke (1:00.97) over the weekend to qualify for Wave II at 2021 Olympic Trials.
MSA’s Garrett Boone, Coleman McCreery, Teresa Ivan, and Lyndsay Flynn broke the 17-18 National Age Group Record in the mixed 200 free relay on Sunday.
The NCHSAA 4A Championships saw a fast swims, including a National HS Record from Claire Curzan and top times from seniors Garrett Boone and Teresa Ivan.
In Richmond, Aiden Hayes (above) put down 2 lifetime best 200 meter fly times on Saturday, dropping 3 seconds from his personal best going into this meet.
Aiden Hayes (above), Arsenio Bustos, and Garrett Boone all swam under 54 seconds on Friday evening in Richmond. That makes for a monster training group next fall.
After a year at Indiana, Will Gallant will transfer to NC State to finish his 3 years of eligibility. He is a Trials qualifier in the 400/800/1500 free.
University of Michigan ’25 commit Lindsay Flynn of Mecklenburg Swim Association had a banner weekend at her club’s Winter Junior Championships site.
Both boys hit lifetime bests, as Nelson entered the meet with a best of 1:47.17, and Hoover 1:47.00.
The swim elevates Rainey to 15th in the all-time 15-16 rankings in the event.
Sam Hoover was down by more than 3 seconds at the halfway point of the meet behind Baylor Nelson, but fought back to grab the win.
Aiden Hayes, the top-ranked boy from the high school class of 2021, will be able to sign a National Letter of Intent to swim at NC State beginning tomorrow.
Hoover explained the recruiting trip to NC State that included himself, David Curtiss, Aidan Hayes, and Garrett Boone, all of whom ended up committing
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.