Gretchen Walsh

Top NCAA Women’s Swimming Recruits Of The Past Decade

Katie Ledecky? Missy Franklin? Regan Smith? Who is the top NCAA swimming prospect of the past decade? We rank our top 50 since 2012.

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Roadmaps 2.0 – Mapping International Swim Stars: Women’s 50 Free

Six of these eight Roadmaps women have won the Olympic or World 50 free title in their career. Who are they and who shows the most potential towards 2021?

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NISCA to Host Virtual High School ‘May Madness’

With swim meets on hold, NISCA will host a virtual, all-time best dual meet featuring high schools from across the nation.

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How Many Swimmers Would Have Qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials?

If we rewrote 2020, without the coronavirus pandemic, how many late qualifiers would there have been for the Olympic Trials? History has a clue.

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Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits In the Girls High School Class of 2021

One of the best sprint classes we’ve ever seen is out on the recruiting market. We rank down the top high school juniors, led by #1 Gretchen Walsh.

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Roadmaps – Mapping the Journey of US Swimming Stars: Women’s 100 Free

In our second installment of Roadmaps, explore paths of the top US women’s 100 freestylers, starting from age group days all the way to the elite level.

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Walsh Sisters Battle in 100 Fly on Day 4 of Southern Premier

The Walsh sisters and Ulett returned for the 100 fly. Alex got her hands to the wall ahead of Gretchen, 51.73 to 52.03. That was Gretchen’s best by 2 tenths.

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Nashville Aquatic Club Breaks 17-18 National Age Group Rec. in 200 Medley Relay

Led by a 26.91 breaststroke split from Alex Walsh (above), the Nashville Aquatic Club broke the national 17-18 200 yard medley relay record on Saturday.

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Gretchen Walsh Pops 21.50 50 FR to Become #3 All-Time 17-18 at Southern Premier

Walsh, 17, has now moved ahead of Kate Douglass as the 3rd fastest ever in the 17-18 age group with her 21.50 in the 50 free.

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Nasvhille Aquatic Club Breaks 17-18 National Age Group Record in 200 Free Relay

The relay of Alex Walsh, Alex Massey, Lauren Hurt, and Gretchen Walsh combined for a 1:29.6 on Friday at the Southern Premier Meet in Atlanta.

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Alex, Gretchen Walsh Capture Individual Victories on Day 1 of Southern Premier

Nashville Aquatic Club’s Alex Walsh doubled in the 100 breaststroke and 200 backstroke while sister Alex took the 200 freestyle.

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Levenia Sim Breaks Tracy Caulkins’ 42-Year Old LSC Record in the 200 Fly

Levenia Sim, who only recently turned 13, has already lowered the her LSC’s record, besting Tracy Caulkins’ record that had stood since 1978.

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Alex Walsh Breaks Gretchen Walsh’s State Record; Boys’ TISCA Ends in a Tie

Interestingly, Alex Walsh’s new State Record broke the former mark held by her younger sister. Gretchen’s old record was a 51.57 from last season’s TISCA.

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Gretchen Walsh Takes Down Weitzeil’s National HS Record with 46.9 100 Free

After an explosive day 1 performance, Harpeth Hall’s Gretchen Walsh took down another National High School Record on Saturday.

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G. Walsh Breaks Weitzeil’s National High School Record with 21.5 50 Free

Walsh popped a new lifetime best in the 50 free, winning in 21.59. That came shortly after a 21.20 anchor split on the Harpeth Hall 200 medley relay.

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