Owen McDonald

Sun Devils Split: Which Swimmers Went Where After Bob Bowman Left Arizona State for Texas

Paige Madden, Drew Kibler, and Ryan Held swam under the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) banner this month after coach Bob Bowman left ASU for Texas in March.


NCAA Swimmers Post Flood Of New Olympic Trials Cuts As End of Qualification Period Nears

With the qualification window closing on May 30, swimmers have been busy the last six weeks trying to make U.S Olympic Trials or improve their season bests.


2024 Speedo Atlanta Classic: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

This Friday morning in Atlanta, the heats of the women’s and men’s 200 free, 200 back, featuring Phoebe Bacon, 400 IM, and 100 fly will be contested.


All the Links for All the Meets: Atlanta, Austin, Irvine, Richmond, Indy & Tempe

All the members of the USA’s Tokyo medley relay are competing at different sites across the country, with Nic Fink in Austin and the others in Irvine.


Dressel Set for Both 200 FR/100 FL at Atlanta Classic Day 3 Finals, Weyant Focuses on 400 IM

Caeleb Dressel is scheduled to swim both the 200 free and 100 fly A-finals in Atlanta tonight. Emma Weyant will focus on her 400 IM top seed.

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Josh Matheny and Luke Barr of Indiana Enter Transfer Portal, But Have No Intention to Transfer

Both Matheny and Barr entered with “do not contact” labels but are not leaving Indiana. Instead, the move allows them to give back scholarship money for the benefit of the team.


Indiana Returns Tomer Frankel, Jassen Yep, and Gavin Wight For 5th Years

Frankel and Yep made NCAA A finals this past season while Wight swam on the team’s relays helping the Hoosiers to a 4th place finish.


2024 NCAA Runner-Up Owen McDonald Transferring from ASU To Indiana

Owen McDonald swam in the 100 and 200 backstroke A finals which Indiana fifth year Brendan Burns was also in.


Men’s Recruit Ranks: Individual Scoring For All Classes Through 2024 NCAAs

Arizona State saw a seismic amount of points come from their sophomore and junior classes in 2024, propelling them to the NCAA team championship.


2024 Pro Swim Series – San Antonio: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

The Pro Swim Series stop in San Antonio concludes Saturday night with finals of the 800 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 breaststroke, 200 IM, and 50 freestyle.


2024 Pro Swim Series – San Antonio: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Another day another double for Kate Douglass, who takes on her 200 breaststroke/50 freestyle lineup on the last day of the San Antonio Pro Series.


Leon Marchand Turning Pro, Done With College Swimming

Bob Bowman confirmed that Marchand is turning professional after wrapping up his junior year at Arizona State with a national team title.


SwimSwam Pulse: 53.5% Think Bowman Turns Texas Into Premier NCAA Contender In 1-2 Years

The Texas men are coming off their lowest finish since 2005 at the NCAA Championships, but new head coach Bob Bowman figures to rebuild them quickly.


2024 Pro Swim Series – San Antonio: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

The first heats session of the 2024 San Antonio Pro Swim Series includes the 100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, and 400 freestyle.


Arizona State NCAA ‘A’ Finalists Zalan Sarkany, Owen McDonald Enter Transfer Portal

Sarkany won the 2024 NCAA title in the 1650 free while McDonald made the 2024 NCAA A final of the 100 back, 200 IM, and 200 back.