James Plage

2021 Swammy Awards: US Club Coach of the Year – Ron Aitken

Ron Aitken has been named the recipient of the Swammy Award for US Club Coach of the Year following a dominant year by his Sandpipers of Nevada.

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2021 NC State Invite Day 1 Prelims: Andrei Minakov Blasts 19.1 50 Free

Stanford freshman Andrei Minakov threw down a 19.1 for the fastest 50 free in the nation so far this season, in prelims on Day 1 at NC State Invite.

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Swim of the Week: Will Gallant Hits Early-Season 14:53.9 1650 Free

Gallant’s time appears as though it might be the fastest we’ve ever seen in the 1650 freestyle prior to the beginning of November.

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Katharine Berkoff Goes Season Bests as NC State Dominates Auburn, Kentucky

Olympic Trials finalist Katharine Berkoff dropped time across-the-board from last week’s Tennessee meet as the NC State men and women dominated in Auburn.

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College Previews: Can #8 NC State Get on Track to Challenge Cal/Texas Hegemony?

It may be a year too soon, but NC State is assembling the kind of talent that could break into the top two at NCAAs in the not-so-distant future.

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USA Swimming Names 114 Athletes to the 2021-22 National Team Roster

Olympians Ryan Murphy (left) and Caeleb Dressel (right) were among the 51 women and 63 men that will make up the 2021-22 National Team roster.

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2021 Speedo Summer Championships — Greensboro: Day 1 Live Finals Recap

Tess Howley (16) and Leah Gingrich (31) headline the women’s 200 fly A-final in Greensboro. Tim Connery (18) will swim the 100 free with his lone sub-50 seed.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel’s first opportunity to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team comes in tonight’s final of the men’s 100 freestyle.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel leads a loaded field into the men’s 100 freestyle preliminaries on Wednesday morning.

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James Plage Passes Fran Crippen For #11 All-Time In 17-18 US 800 Free History

18-year-old James Plage dropped seven seconds to go 7:56.87 in the 800 free at this morning’s Olympic Trials prelims, #11 all-time for U.S. 17-18s.

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Justin Ress Hits 53.0 Career-Best In 100 Back, Moves To #2 In U.S. This Year

Justin Ress tuned up for the U.S. Olympic Trials with two huge personal bests, including the #2 time among all Americans this season in the 100 back.

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2021 ACC Men’s Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

We’ve got the closest men’s ACC Championships in years, with a three-team race that could come down to the final relay tonight in Greensboro.

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2021 ACC Men’s Champs: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

The first full day of swimming of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships gets going this morning with prelims of the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.

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18&U Winter Championships Results Finalized, TAC Titans Win Team Title

The combined results of the multi-site 18 & Under Winter Championships have been finalized, capping a virtual win for North Carolina’s TAC Titans.

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Virtual Winter 18&U Champs Dec 14 Update: Curzan & TAC Titans Surge

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.

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