Sacred Heart sophomore Tess Howley set a new Metro LSC Record with a blistering 52.33 swim in the 100 butterfly.
Samantha Pearson (the #18 recruit in the US) will become the third highly-ranked Stanford prospect to defer her freshman year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Pac-12 brings in three of the top five recruiting classes nationwide on the women’s side, and a young Stanford team gets even tougher.
#1 recruit Regan Smith’s loaded Stanford class and #2 Alex Walsh’s elite Virginia group collide in a showdown for our #1 overall freshman class ranking.
This is perhaps the best recruiting class we’ve ever ranked, with instant-impact swimmers in back, breast and fly. World record-holder Regan Smith sits #1.
12 of last year’s top 13 Americans are entered in the 400 IM this week in Atlanta. That includes 17-year-old national champ Emma Weyant & star Katie Ledecky.
USA Swimming has released its National Junior Team roster for the 2019-2020 season, headed by top 25 world rankers Justina Kozan and Jake Foster.
La española Alba Vázquez ha hecho historia al ganar el oro en 400 estilos en el Mundial Junior de Budapest, con nuevo récord mundial junior de 4:38.53.
The 2019 World Junior Championships’ first session of finals and semi-finals begin on Tuesday at 5:30pm in Budapest.
Italian Benedetta Pilato will be on record watch heading into the women’s 50 breast semifinals alongside Zombori and Ceccon’s morning record swims.
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.
Top-seeded Anna Keating of Machine Aquatics has scratched out of heats of the 100 breaststroke on Friday morning at U.S. Junior Nationals.
Second-seeded Justina Kozan is a scratch out of day 3 heats at Junior Nationals. Kozan dropped off of start lists in the 100 fly.
Opportunities have passed to qualify for the World Juniors roster, and the projected roster shows all 3 priority tier athletes should make the selection.
Tonight’s session will be brief with only 5 races: the 400 IM (men’s and women’s), 100 fly (men’s and women’s), and the women’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.