Kudela will be a big addition to the South Carolina team next season, with breaststroke times that would have been among the program’s best in 2021.
The NC State Wolfpack returns nearly all of its 2021 NCAA scoring team which placed 2nd at both the NCAA and ACC Championships in 2021.
Olympians Lydia Jacoby (pictured) and Torri Huske headlined the 2021 selection to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team.
Olympic medalist Torri Huske leads a loaded Stanford class that landed the top spot in our rankings with four swimmers ranked inside the top-20 domestically.
Harry Homans was seeded 9th in the 200 fly and 39th in the 100 back. He scratched both events, effectively clearing his day two event schedule.
The only event scratch from a swimmer ranked in the top ten of an event during Friday’s prelims session came from Kaylee Hamblin, #8 in the 100 breast.
18-year old Torri Huske is now the 5th-best American woman in the 100 meter free during the Olympic Trials qualifying period.
Kiley Wilhelm swam a monster 100m backstroke (1:00.97) over the weekend to qualify for Wave II at 2021 Olympic Trials.
At the North Carolina Senior Championships over the weekend, Mecklenburg Swimming Association’s Kaylee Hamblin impressed with wins in both breaststrokes.
Sam Hoover defended his 2020 titles in the 200 free and 100 free and had two huge relay swims to help Chapel Hill secure the North Carolina 3A team title.
University of Michigan ’25 commit Lindsay Flynn of Mecklenburg Swim Association had a banner weekend at her club’s Winter Junior Championships site.
The swim elevates Rainey to 15th in the all-time 15-16 rankings in the event.
Sam Hoover was down by more than 3 seconds at the halfway point of the meet behind Baylor Nelson, but fought back to grab the win.
Kenna Smallegange, who represented Canada at the 2018 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships, has verbally committed to NC State for 2021.
Hoover, who came into the meet with a best of 44.43, took almost 1.5 seconds off his best to break the State Record set by Tim Connery at the 1A-2A state meet