Joey Tepper

2023 U.S World Trials Previews: Close Racing Brewing Behind Finke In Men’s 800 Free

Reigning Olympic and World champion Bobby Finke is the clear favorite in the 800 free, but the waters get much muddier behind him in the race for second.


U.S. Finalizes Open Water World Championship Team At World Cup In Italy

Mariah Denigan and Joey Tepper punched their tickets to the World Championships as the top American finishers at the Open Water World Cup in Golfo Aranci.


USA Swimming Names 2023-2024 National Team; Sending 12 to World Cup in Italy

Katie Grimes was one of twelve swimmers to be named to the 2023-2024 US Open Water National Team after placing top 6 in the 10K in Sarasota.


Carlos Garach Wins Men’s 10km, Brennan Gravley Punches Worlds Ticket At Open Water Nats

Spaniard Carlos Garach won the men’s 10km while Florida’s Brennan Gravley (above) placed second to earn a spot on the U.S. World Championship team.


Katie Grimes Headlines U.S. Open Water Nationals In Sarasota

The winners of the men’s and women’s 10km will earn a spot on the World Championship team in both the 5km and 10km events.


Tennessee Adds Winter Juniors Finalist Anthony Laurito (2024)

Laurito is quickly improving, and dropped nine seconds in the 400 IM en route to his 3rd-place finish at Winter Juniors — West in December.


Marwan El Kamash Among 800 Free Scratches On Day 1 of Knoxville Pro Swim

El Kamash, who was 13th in the men’s 800 free at the 2022 World Championships, is one of five scratches from the event on Wednesday in Knoxville.

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Costa, Gallant, and De Deus Scratch ‘A’ Finals On Last Night Of U.S. Open

Costa (pictured) was the top seed in the 1500 free, and had previously won the 400 and 800 free earlier on at the 2022 U.S. Open.

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Top-Eight Seeds Böcekler, Travis & Dant Scratch 800 Free On Day 1 of U.S. Open

NC State’s Ross Dant has scratched the men’s 800 free as the fifth-seed on the first night of competition at the U.S. Open in Greensboro.

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2022 Tennessee Invite: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

We’ve some fast swimming in Knoxville this week, and should be in store for more this evening in the meet’s final session.


2022 Tennessee Invite: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

If you feel the need for speed, keep an eye on the results here tonight, as several of the top sprinters in the nation will be going head to head.


2022 Tennessee Invite: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

The 2022 Tennessee Invite is underway this morning at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville.


Jordan Crooks Goes 19.36 50 Free As Tennessee Men and Women Beat UNC Wilmington

Crooks’ time of 19.36 overtakes Florida swimmer Josh Liendo’s 19.69 as the fastest time in the nation for the 50 free this year.


Joey Tepper Is Latest World Championship Swimmer Hit by COVID-19

After initially not making the World Championship team, Simon Lamar (above) will now have two swims this week in Budapest.


USA Swimming Names 2022 World Open Water Champs Roster, Katie Grimes to Compete in 10K

Grimes will be the only American to compete at the 2022 World Championships in the pool and on the Open Water team.