Ian Platts-Mills

Cal Earns 4th Top-20 Verbal Commitment for 2025-26 from #11 Ryan Erisman

Ryan Erisman, an Olympic Trials qualifier in the 400/1500 free and 200/400 IM, has announced his intention to swim and study at Cal in 2025-26.


Cal Picks up Verbal Commitment from 2025 “Honorable Mention” Julien Rousseau

Distance freestyler Julien Rousseau from San Diego, California, will remain in-state to swim for the Golden Bears in 2025-26.


2023 Winter Juniors – East: Swims You Might Have Missed On Day 4

Thomas Mercer dropped over three seconds on the day en route to his 6th-place finish in the 200 butterfly this evening (1:45.55).

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2023 Winter Juniors – East: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Thomas Heilman will enter the water tonight as the top seed in the 200 butterfly, and he’s slated to swim the 100 freestyle final shortly before.


Sprinter Dar Lavrenko (2025) to Remain In-state with Verbal Commitment to Cal

Sprint free/fly specialist Dar Lavrenko from the high school class of 2025 has verbally committed to the University of California, Berkeley.


SwimSwam Pulse: 75.5% Think Virginia’s 2025 Recruiting Class Is Better Than Cal’s

Thomas Heilman heads up a talent-stacked recruiting class for the Virginia Cavaliers in the fall of 2025.


#7 Norvin Clontz of SwimMAC Gives Cal Their 3rd Top-20 Verbal Commitment for 2025-26

SwimMAC mid-distance and distance standout Norvin Clontz, our #7 recruit in the class of 2025, has verbally committed to the Golden Bears.


#20 Kenneth Barnicle (2025) Adds His Verbal Commitment to Cal’s Growing Class of 2029

48/1:44 backstroker Kenneth Barnicle, the #20 recruit in the class of 2025, will head to Berkeley for his collegiate career.


Cal Secures Verbal Commitment from Versatile Ian Platts-Mills for 2025-26

“Best of the Rest” 400 IMer Ian Platts-Mills has announced his verbal commitment to the Cal Golden Bears for 2025-26 and beyond.


Kade Snyder Moves to #3 All-Time in Maryland LSC in 100 Fly Behind Only Michael Phelps

At the Christiansburg Sectionals in Virginia on Friday, Kade Snyder became the 3rd-best 100 yard butterflier in Maryland history behind only the GOAT Michael Phelps and Caiden Bowers’ December swim.

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Mac Clark, 15, Breaks a Decade-Old LSC Record at Christiansburg Sectionals

Mac Clark broke one very old Allegheny Mountain LSC Record, and has three years to break another that has survived for more than four decades.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Steve Brown

After a busy month of July, Brown’s swimmers at the North Carolina Aquatic Club continued to flourish at the Speedo Junior Championships in early August.