Last year’s #1-ranked recruit graduated early, leaving this class a little thinner than it was. But new #1 Kate Douglass is a tailor-made NCAA prospect with sprint speed across all four strokes – and she’s part of a monster recruiting class for one rising NCAA program.
Day 3 of the NCSA Junior National meet will have the finals of the 200 free, 50 breast, 400 IM, 50 fly, and the 400 free relay.
Day 2 of the NCSA Spring Junior Championships will feature finals in the 200 back, women’s 100 free, men’s 500 free, 100 breast, 200 fly, and top 2 seeded heats of the 200 medley relay.
16-year-old Phoebe Bacon moved up to #8 all-time in the U.S. 15-16 age group, putting up a 1:51.79 in the 200 back. She’s liable to move up a little more tonight, just .05 behind Meghan Small for 7th, though the NAG record is way down at 1:48.30 from Regan Smith.
USA Swimming National Teamers Isabelle Stadden (above) and Phoebe Bacon will renew their rivalry from last year’s NCSA Junior Nationals next week.
Carson Foster, pictured above, broke a national high school record in the 200 free at the OHSAA Division I State Championships.
Read all about our Weekly Wonders from the weekend of November 16-18, 2018.
Leah Baker from Moon High School and Moon Aqua Club has announced her verbal commitment to the Ohio State Buckeyes for 2019-20.
Brynna Wolfe from Kings High School and Mason Manta Rays has verbally committed to in-state Ohio State University for 2019-20.
Amy Fulmer from Bellefontaine, Ohio has announced her verbal commitment to The Ohio State University’s class of 2023.
Aislinn Walsh from South Bend’s Saint Joseph High School and Irish Aquatics has verbally committed to Ohio State for 2019-20.
Morgan Kraus from Rockford High School and Rockford Community Swim Team in Rockford, Michigan has committed to swim for the Ohio State Buckeyes beginning in the fall of 2019.
Meredith Moellering has made a verbal commitment to The Ohio State University for 2019-20.
Josie Panitz of The Ursuline School and Empire Swimming has verbally committed to The Ohio State University for 2019-20.
Hannah Bach, who swims for the Brecksville-Broadview Heights Bees and the Cleveland Swim Institute, has verbally committed to The Ohio State University for 2019-20.