The boys 100 IM is a veteran field, with 18-year-old Stanford commit Shane Blinkman of St. Croix Swim Club holding the top seed ahead of Nation’s Capital and UVA commit Sean Conway and Long Island/Cal commit Jason Louser.
The girls 100 IM lines up some of the nation’s top 16-year-old multi-stroke stars: Grace Sheble is the top seed for Nova of Virginia, with Nation’s Capital’s Phoebe Bacon and Arlington Aquatic Club’s Torri Huske also in the mix.
Niskuyana narrowly claimed the 2019 New York Public High School State Championship over Great Neck South by a six point margin.
Swiss National teamer Jacques Läuffer has verbally committed to Cal for 2019-20.
Preston Niayesh of the Tule Nation Tritons has verbally committed to Cal’s class of 2023.
As a junior with Oak Ridge HS last year, Colby Mefford was the 100 back runner-up at the 2018 CIF State Championships
Petrides is the last of SwimSwam’s boys HS class of 2019 top 20 rankings to announce a verbal NCAA commitment, and Cal’s second top 20 verbal, joining #13 Jason Louser.
Addie Laurencelle from South Carolina Swim Club and Bishop England High School has announced his intention to swim for the Cal Bears in the class of 2023.
14-year old Claire Tuggle (above) was one of three high-point award winners at Junior Nationals.
Jacob McDonald (1:54.30), Jake Foster (1:51.25), Carson Foster (1:49.50), and Adam Chaney (1:51.69) combined for 7:26.74 to take 9.7 seconds off their seed time and erase a meet record of 7:28.28 set by Indiana University Swim Team in 2014.
Relive the excitement of Day 2 finals at 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals in Irvine, California.
Louser closed well in 59.69 to seal the win in 4:18.59, dropping his previous best of 4:20.70 (set at Nationals) to move into the top-25 all-time in the 17-18 age group
Day Two finals at 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals.
Carson Foster highlights the men’s 200 back field at day 2 finals of the 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals.
Brothers Jake and Carson Foster will swim side-by-side in the final heat of the 400 IM this morning, with younger brother Carson also leading the 200 back heats.