Aidan Fuller, a Summer Juniors qualifier and 2022 graduate from Gainesville, Florida, will join NC State for the 2022-23 season.
Curzan produced a time of 2:00.36 to knock nearly two seconds off her previous best of 2:02.27.
Ryan Murphy is not only the undisputed favorite in the men’s 200 backstroke at the U.S. World Trials, but is probably the top pick for gold in Budapest.
The swim took half a second off his previous best flat-start time of 42.34, which he swam leading off NC State’s 400 free relay at the 2020 ACC Championships.
The swim was a personal best by 1.5 seconds and ties her for #9 all-time in the 17-18 age group.
NC State commit Michael Cotter of the TAC Titans was one of many swimmers who nabbed personal bests on the first night of the Cary Sectionals.
Claire Curzan will take on three 200 yard races this weekend at the Cary Sectionals. She is one of at least 6 swimmers in the US National Team system in attendance.
Claire Curzan posted a 50.27 in the 100 backstroke at the 2022 TAC Polar Plunge, just over half a second off Smith’s 49.66 NAG.
This morning’s prelims session will feature the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Thomas Heilman led prelims with a 19.96 in the boys 50 free, inching towards yet another NAG for the 14-year-old star.
Curzan’s performances included hitting a best time of 1:43.82 in the 200 freestyle, making her the 10th-fastest 17-year-old of all-time in the U.S.
Breast/fly specialist Henry Lee from TAC Titans has verbally committed to NC State for the 2023-24 school year and beyond.
Justina Kozan, the only athlete to qualify in four events (200 free; 200 fly; 200/400 IM), was named to the 2021-22 U.S. National Junior Team.
U.S. Olympian Claire Curzan led the TAC Titans to the top spot in the rankings, ending Nation’s Capital’s seven-year run.
TAC Titans’ Michael Cotter, an NC State Commit, took .13 off his lifetime best 200 free time and beat his U.S. Olympic Trials swim by nearly 2 seconds.