Michael Cotter

College Swimming Previews: Top-Notch Relays & Distance Freestyle Lead #4 NC State

NC State has finished 4th at NCAAs for five of the last six NCAAs, and they bring back another strong freestyle group and dynamite relays once again.

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Braden Holloway Had Multiple Men Go 46 in the 100m Free in Practice

At the ASCA World Clinic currently in Las Vegas, SwimSwam caught up with NC State head coach Braden Holloway.

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Re-Rank: Top 20 Boys NCAA Swimming Recruits, Class Of 2022

The incoming freshman NCAA class is headed by the best 200 IM prospect we’ve ranked since Carson Foster. Check out our full top 20 in the class of 2022.

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What Could Adam Wu’s Breakout Junior Pan Pacs Meet Mean For Columbia University?

Wu’s best long course 200 free time of 1:48.26 converts to 1:34.01 in yards, which is a time that is faster that Columbia’s program record.

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Five Big Takeaways From 2022 U.S. Nationals — Men’s Edition

In this article, we break down our five main takeaways from the men’s side of the 2022 U.S. National Championships meet that happened last week.

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Gracie Weyant Swims 2:14.93 200 IM on Final Night of Cary Sectionals

Weyant’s time would have finished fifth at US International Team Trials in April, an event she finished 12th in there.

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Jorge Murillo Wins Men’s 200 Breast in 2:12.74 at Cary Futures on Night 3

The 30 year old Jorge Murillo swam the event at both the 2016 Rio and 2020 Tokyo Olympics as he competed for Colombia.

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Macguire McDuff Wins Men’s 100 Free in 49.06 on Night 2 of Cary Futures

McDuff is a rising sophomore at Florida and has now dropped almost a full two seconds in the 100 free over the last year.

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US National Teamer Charlotte Hook Swims 2:09.26 200 Fly on Night 1 of Cary Futures

Hook was third in the event at US International Team Trials as she swam a 2:08.80. Her best stands at a 2:07.87 from summer 2019.

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Summer Juniors Qualifier Aidan Fuller Commits to NC State

Aidan Fuller, a Summer Juniors qualifier and 2022 graduate from Gainesville, Florida, will join NC State for the 2022-23 season.

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Claire Curzan Hits 200 Free Best Time At 2022 TAC Spring Invitational

Curzan produced a time of 2:00.36 to knock nearly two seconds off her previous best of 2:02.27.

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2022 U.S. Trials: Day 2 Swims You May Have Missed or Overlooked

In this post, we’ll be looking over some of the great swims from day 2 of the 2022 U.S. International Team Trials that may have been overlooked.

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2022 U.S. Trials Previews: New Core Could Be Coalescing for Men’s 200 Free

Kieran Smith appears set to lead the US men in this event through the rest of the quad, potentially surrounded by a mix of Olympians and NCAA stars.

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2022 U.S. Trials Previews: The Men’s 400 Free And The Elusive FINA ‘A’ Cut

With Jake Mitchell out of the meet, Carson Foster, who confirmed he would swim the event, could be the second ‘A’ cut that Team USA is looking for.

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Coleman Stewart Clocks PB 41.87 SCY 100 FR on Final Day of Cary Sectional

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.

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