Kenneth Barnicle

Way Too Early Recruit Ranks: Boys High School Class Of 2025

Thomas Heilman (pictured) leads this class, and is arguably one of the best male recruits in the history of American swimming.


Leah Shackley And Daniel Diehl Add A Victory Each On Day Four Of YMCA Nationals

Shackley and Diehl, both NC State commits, won the 100 backstroke this evening with times of 59.56 and 53.91, respectively.

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Leah Shackley Clocks 57.98 100 Fly To Move To #7 All-Time For 17-18s (YMCA Nationals)

The third day of racing at the 2023 YMCA Long Course Nationals saw the 400 IM, 50 backstroke, 100 fly, and 400 medley relay.


Daniel Diehl Swims 1:49.53 200 Free On Day Two Of Y Nationals

The second day of racing in Greensboro featured the 200 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 backstroke, and 200 freestyle relay.

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Leah Shackley Hits 2:11.93 200 Fly Best Time On Day 1 of YMCA Nationals

Shackley clocked 2:11.93 in the 200 fly to drop nearly half a second off her previous PB of 2:12.41 set in May.

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Thomas Heilman Wins Two Events on Final Night of Richmond Super Sectional

Heilman won the 100 free and 200 IM on the final day in Richmond. Notably, Leah Shackley swam a PB in the 200 backstroke with a 2:08.42.


Leah Shackley Swims First LCM 200 Fly in 2:12.41 at Richmond Super Sectional

Leah Shackley swam a personal best in the 100 back and swam the LCM 200 butterfly for the first time today. She won both on day 3.


Brendan Whitfield Swims 42.67 100 Free, Wins 4th Indiv. Event On Day 5 Of YMCA Nationals

Whitfield’s 100 free win was his fourth of the week, as he had previously won the 50 free, 200 free, and 100 fly races as well.


Angie Coe Scores Two Top Seeds During Day 4 Prelims Session Of Y Nationals

Champaign County YMCA’s Angie Coe swam the fastest times of the morning in both the 200 IM (1:58.81) and 50 freestyle (22.57).

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McFadden Posts 1:33.0 200 Free, Baltaytis Clocks 20.42 50 Fly Split At NJ State Finals

After scaring the national high school record in prelims, McFadden was just 0.04 seconds off that time in finals, clocking a 1:33.01.


2023 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville: Cal Group Scratches Last Finals Session

Cal scratched all their athletes out of tonight’s finals, including Abbey Weitzeil who was the top seed in the 100 free.


Swims You May Have Missed on Day Three of the 2023 Pro Swim Series in Knoxville

This post is dedicated to highlighting some of the swims from day three of the 2023 Pro Swim Series in Knoxville that may have been overlooked.

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GMX7 Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 5/20/2022

Age group swimmers were making strides last weekend at meets such as the EZ Super Sectionals in Richmond, the Atlanta Classic and the CIF Championships.

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14-Year-Old Nathan Szobota Hits 8:30 800 Free To Close Out EZ Super Sectionals

Szobota’s time marked a near 15-second drop and ranks him 75th all-time in the boys’ 13-14 age group.

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GMX7 Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 3/18/2022

Carmel Swim Club’s Molly Sweeney was among the standouts over the past week, moving into 17th all-time in the girls’ 13-14 200 IM.