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.
USA Swimming has named 22 girls and 21 boys to the National Junior Team that will represent the U.S. at the 2021 FINA Swimming World Cup this fall.
The girls 2022 recruit ranks stayed very stable at the top. The boys are the complete opposite, with a ton of incredibly fast risers moving to the top.
Lance Norris, a TAC 17-year-old, picked up an Olympic Trials Wave II cut in the men’s 400 IM, winning the event in 4:20.66.
Versatile Collin McKenzie, a Summer Juniors qualifier in the 100 back, 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 IM, has verbally committed to NC State.
Curzan went a 59.3 100 back, Huske a 24.4 50 free and Curzan tied Huske in the 50 free final (but was shortly after disqualified for a 15-meter violation).
Claire Curzan (pictured) and Torri Huske became the #2 and #4 American performers in the 100 fly while breaking NAGs for 15-16 and 17-18 girls.
During prelims at the TAC Invitational, Claire Curzan posted a 57.37 to take the top seed in the 100 fly and Michael Cotter swam a 1:49.62 in the 200 free.
18-year old Torri Huske is now the 5th-best American woman in the 100 meter free during the Olympic Trials qualifying period.
The first of several highly anticipated showdowns between Olympic hopefuls Claire Curzan and Torri Huske happened this morning in the 100 free prelims.
Curzan opened up the finals session with a 47.32 to win the women’s 100 free.
The swim was earth shattering for Nelson, as he entered the meet with a personal best of 2:03.43, which he established in August of 2020.
Charlotte Hook, a TAC 17-year-old, clocked a new personal best in the 400 IM, winning the event in 4:06.43.
18-year-old Gretchen Walsh is now tied with fellow U.S. National Team member Kate Douglass for #7 in the world in the 100 meter fly this season.
The NCHSAA 4A Championships saw a fast swims, including a National HS Record from Claire Curzan and top times from seniors Garrett Boone and Teresa Ivan.