The freshman claimed individual wins in the 200-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly on Saturday.
Julia Cook was one of six Longhorns to record an NCAA “B” cut, doing so in the women’s 100 backstroke with a time of 53.23.
Mary T. Meagher’s 80s NAGs and Mary Descenza’s 2009 American record remain unbroken today. Who’s been close to breaking the marks? Could they ever go down?
There’s not a lot of drama at the top of the women’s Big 12, but the battle for bronze could be fierce between TCU, Iowa State and West Virginia.
#1 recruit Regan Smith’s loaded Stanford class and #2 Alex Walsh’s elite Virginia group collide in a showdown for our #1 overall freshman class ranking.
Katie Ledecky? Missy Franklin? Regan Smith? Who is the top NCAA swimming prospect of the past decade? We rank our top 50 since 2012.
This is perhaps the best recruiting class we’ve ever ranked, with instant-impact swimmers in back, breast and fly. World record-holder Regan Smith sits #1.
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.