Katrina Konopka

Katrina Konopka Latest to Verbally Commit to Arizona; Making 7 Total So Far

Katrina Konopka of Y-Spartaquatics has verbally committed to Arizona, making 7 so far that have done so publicly for the Wildcats.

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Y-Spartaquatics tabs internal hire Ted Pierson as new head coach

Y-Spartaquatics has filled its head coaching vacancy by promoting from within, as Ted Pierson, the site director for the team’s second site, will now take over as head coach of the program.

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USA Swimming announces 2014-2015 Junior National Team, led by 6 from Nation’s Capital Swim Club

Andrew Seliskar is one of 6 NCAP swimmers to make the Junior National Team, and he’s on the squad in 5 different events.

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Americans Break Junior World Record in Girls’ 400 Free Relay With Silver Medal Swim

Katie Drabot had the fastest split as the American girls set the World Junior Record in the 400 free relay.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 8/13/2014

See who made our last WWAGS list for the 2013-14 swim year.

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First Colony Swim Team Hires Middle Tyger’s Peter Wright as New Head Coach

The First Colony Swim Team in suburban Houston has targeted their new head coach.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 4/9/2014

That’s the last of it. With the exception of high school swimming in California, short-course season is officially over. See who made the Daring (Baker’s) Dozen for the weekend of April 4-6, 2014.

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Dolan, Molloy, Middle Tyger girls set national records on night 2 of YMCA Nationals

Maxwell Dolan (400 IM), Zachary Molloy (200 free) and the Middle Tyger girls (400 medley relay) all set national records on night 2 of the YMCA Short Course National Championships.

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Another National Record Goes Down-2014 YMCA Short Course Nationals: Day 2 Prelims-Full Recap

Day 2 of YMCA Nationals was again highlighted by a new national record. This time it was Countryside’s Emily Slabe in the 100 backstroke.

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Video: Konopka 2014 YMCA Nationals 50 Free Winner, 22.46

Another Middle Tyger podium finish came from 16-year old Katrina Konopka, on her second swim of the finals session, with a 22.46.

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Video: Weaver 2014 YMCA Nationals 100 Fly Winner, 52.87

Courtney Weaver was successful in winning her 10th career YMCA National Championship, and even though she couldn’t match her record-breaking prelims swim of 52.51, Weaver still had a comfortable margin of victory with a 52.87 for the title.

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Courtney Weaver’s 52.5 100 fly highlights Tuesday prelims of YMCA Nationals

Courtney Weaver put up a lifetime-best 52.51 to nab the top seed in the girls 100 fly, starting off YMCA Nationals with a bang.

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2014 YMCA National Championships Preview, Plus All the Links You Need to Follow the Meet

Greensboro Aquatic Center will play host to the YMCA Short Course National Championships this year.

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YMCA LC Nationals Day 2: Moon Takes Fourth Meet Title, Rutter Breaks 21-yr-old Record

Jonathan Rutter from Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA, OH, swims a record-breaking 200 m breaststroke last night at finals. He and coach Mike Leonard obviously very excited about win. (Photo Credit: Olympian Josh Davis)

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YMCA LC Nationals Day 2: Moon Takes Second Title, More National Records Broken

Kishwaukee YMCA’s Caitlynn Moon has secured another win, on only the second day of competition, in the 400 m freestyle. Moon’s first win was in the 1500 m freestyle Monday night.

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