Michael Taylor

Pieroni Rolls Out 42.1 100 Free on Night 3 of Purdue Invitational

Indiana’s Blake Pieroni was back at it again on Saturday night at the 2017 Purdue Invitational.

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Pieroni Drops 1:32.2 200 Free on Day 2 of Purdue Invite

Freestyle standout Blake Pieroni had one of the top swims of the night for the Hoosiers with his performance in the 200 free.

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Purdue’s Meitz Drops 4:36 500 Free on Day 1 of Purdue Invitational

Purdue’s Kaersten Meitz took almost a full second off her best in the 500 free today with a big performance in front of the home crowd.

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Florida Men, Georgia Women Win Rivalry Match Up in Gainesville

Florida’s Jan Switkowski was instrumental to the win, finishing 1st in all 3 of his individual races. His time in the 200 fly is 3rd in the NCAA this year and the fastest done by an NCAA swimmer outside of the USA vs. College Challenge.

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College Swimming Preview: Dressel’s Senior Campaign to Lead #3 Florida

The Florida men have a really good sprinter you might have heard of.

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Ranking the 2017 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Ryan Hoffer is the most valuable NCAA prospect since Caeleb Dressel, and he’s not alone in a powerhouse #1 class for 2017.

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Age Group Star Michael Taylor Out of World Championships Trials

One of the big backstroke contenders, age group star Michael Taylor, the former Junior World Record holder in the 200 back, is missing from the psych sheets.

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2017 U.S. Trials Previews: Can Shebat Break Up Cal Party in 200 Back?

Teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are the frontrunners in the 200 back, but Texas’ John Shebat could come out of nowhere after his explosive NCAA season.

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2017 U.S. Worlds Trials Previews: Grevers Seeks Redemption in 100 Back

Murphy, who set the World Record in this event last summer, is the favorite going into the 2017 U.S. World Championships Trials, but veteran Matt Grevers won’t make it easy.

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2017 Santa Clara PSS Preview: Murphy, Pebley to Battle in Backstrokes

A battle between teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley looms in the 200 back, while veteran Matt Grevers will look to shake things up in the 100 back.

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Dynamo Swim Club Names Co-Interim Head Coaches After Turcotte Passing

The Dynamo Swim Club in Atlanta, Georgia has named two as interim co-head coaches in the wake of the unexpected…

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Ulett Scares NAG Record, Taylor Clocks 1:41.0 200 Back at Southern Premier

14-year-old Ulett swam a personal best 1:56.07, just out-touching Brooke Forde (1:56.30) and taking over 7 tenths off her former best time. With that, she was just .06 shy of Bayer’s record, which stands at a 1:56.01 from 2013.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Taylor Rattles Era-Starting Record

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Michael Taylor Misses Nolan’s National HS 100 Back Record By .04

Johns Creek (GA) senior Michael Taylor came within a tenth of a second of the national public high school 100 back record, hitting the 3rd-fastest time in high school history at 45.53.

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Michael Taylor Breaks Michael Phelps’ 200 Back Meet Record In Atlanta

Michael Taylor broke the men’s 200 yard backstroke meet record held by Michael Phelps by over two seconds at the Speedo Eastern Classic held by his home club Dynamo.

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