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.
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.
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.
Nashville Aquatic Club’s Alex Walsh doubled in the 100 breaststroke and 200 backstroke while sister Alex took the 200 freestyle.
National Junior Teamer Magahey took down the Georgia State Record in the 200 free. The former mark stood at a 1:35.16. Magahey cleared that easily in 1:34.37.
Peter Thompson from Billings Aquatic Club has verbally committed to UVA’s class of 2025.
Claire Curzan won the women’s high point award at 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships–East, winning all 5 of her events and setting 2 NAG records.
Check out the top 8 finishers from the combined East and West meets on Day 4 of 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships.
Dynamo’s Tristen Ulett is in a pair of finals (100 free and 200 fly) on Day 4 at Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East.