Virginia commit Jack Aikins was one of three SwimAtlanta swimmers to add Olympic Trials cuts on Sunday. His pickup in the 50 free is his 4th Wave 1 cut.
Aikins powered West Forsyth’s free relays to state records. He was 19.64 anchoring the 200 (1:22.56) and 43.18 anchoring the 400 (3:03.13),
Torri Huske and Jack Aikins won the individual high point awards, while the TAC Titans and SwimAtlanta won the women and men’s team titles.
Sam Hoover is one of 12 male swimmers who have been newly-added to the USA Swimming National Junior Team for 2020-2021.
The combined results of the multi-site 18 & Under Winter Championships have been finalized, capping a virtual win for North Carolina’s TAC Titans.
The rankings aren’t final, as meet results are still trickling into the database. But the qualifying period has closed on the virtual Junior Championships.
Aikins, a UVA commit, broke 20 seconds in the opening round before rattling off three more swims of 20.14, 20.22 and 20.20.
18-year-old Jack Aikins won the boys’ 200 freestyle in a new best time of 1:36.10, and tied his prelim PB to win the 100 backstroke in 47.49.
The 16-year-old took more than four seconds off his best time, moving to 10th all-time in the age group along with breaking Gunnar Bentz’s LSC record.
Claire Curzan downed the meet record in the women’s 100 fly with 56.61 becoming the third-fastest American woman in history.
18-year-old Jack Aikins’ victory in the 100 back was a 1.62 second time drop from his previous best, 56.21, from the 2019 Georgia Senior State Championships.
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.
SwimAtlanta returned to competition for the first time since the spring, hosting an intrasquad meet that also featured some of their collegiate members.
With 10 recruiting classes ranked since SwimSwam’s inception, we’re looking back at the top overall NCAA swimming recruits since the class of 2013.
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.