Luke Ellis, the top miler in the class of 2025, has chosen Indiana University as the destination for his collegiate career.
The Sandpipers of Nevada kicked off their short course season last weekend in Henderson, Nevada, where a new star emerged.
Since so many are prioritizing other meets, there are opportunities for American men to claim medals and earn prize money that could extend their careers.
Thomas Heilman (pictured) leads this class, and is arguably one of the best male recruits in the history of American swimming.
Sandpiper’s Luke Ellis won the 200 backstroke and 200 IM, while teammate’s Joshua Brown and Chloe Mudadu added wins in the 1500 and 800, respectively.
Sandpipers of Nevada teammates Luke Ellis and Joshua Brown nabbed the top two spots in the men’s 400 free, both swimming under the OT cut time of 3:55.59.
After tying in the 200 free on day 1, Madeleine Hebert of Team Rebel Aquatics took the win, alone this time, in the 100 free, setting a new personal best.
Day 1 saw Tom Higdon winning the 100 breast in 1:02.05, getting under the Olympic Trials cut and qualifying him for his second Olympic Trials meet.
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Mason Laur won the men’s 400 IM ‘C’ final in a time that would have been fifth in the ‘A’ final. See all the swims you might have missed on night 3 here.
Abbey Weitzeil (pictured) notched a lifetime best 52.92 in prelims to lead the way into finals in a crowded women’s 100 free field on Day 1 of U.S. Trials.
Day 1’s distance session has timed finals of women’s 800 & men’s 1500 free. In the latter, Luka Mijatovic aims to wipe the longest standing NAG off the books.
American record holder and 2022 World Championships silver medalist Bobby Finke is the favorite to win. Second place is still very much up for grabs.
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.
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.