The 2019 Swammy Awards for 17-18 Age Group Swimmers go to Regan Smith and Luca Urlando.
Chase Kalisz has dropped the 200 BR on night 4 of the US Open after finishing 9th in prelims, meanwhile, Kieran Smith will contest only in the 200 BK A-final.
Erika Brown swam a best time in the 100 fly on Friday, as did Virginia freshman Kate Douglass – now the 10th-best performer in history.
Austin, Texas-native Ava Longi will remain close to home when she begins her collegiate career at the University of Texas in 2020-21.
Among her new PRs was a 1:01.03 in the 100 back, and she also took nearly seven seconds off of her best in the 200 back.
Urlando remains the 2nd-best junior-aged 100 long course meter butterflier in US history.
17-year-old Luca Urlando won two events on Day 1 of the Mel Zajac Jr. International Meet, emerging victorious in both the 200 free and 50 fly.
A Markus Thormeyer-Luca Urlando showdown in the 200 free (with both putting up lifetime-bests within two tenths of each other within the past three months) could be a highlight of the junior-heavy Mel Zajac International Meet in Canada.
The meet will feature some top talent from the U.S. juniors and Canada.
See who’s moving up and who has yet to commit among the current high school junior class, which is loaded in the non-free strokes in particular.
Bray is the 2nd-fastest American ever in the women’s 200 long course meter butterfly.
Swimming on Thursday evening at the TYR International Junior Cup in St. Petersburg, Florida, a group of swimmers from the…
Dual breaststroke and freestyle threat Ellie Mcleod will arrive in Austin in the fall of 2020.
Smith is now on NAG record watch for finals tonight, as she currently sits just .26 seconds off Bray’s record.
After 3 days of rest, Virginia Gator’s Olivia Bray as broken the girls 17-18 SCY 100 fly NAG with a 50.19. Bray now ranks #8 on the all-time performers list and #23 on the all-time performances list.