Our women’s NCAA swimming & diving ranks had a change at #1… will our men’s ranks do the same? There’s a lot to unpack after mid-season invites.
Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
The depth is outstanding, especially with elite freshmen and transfers incoming. The task will be swimming best times at NCAAs – an issue in 2019.
Our top four classes include three perennial NCAA title contenders… and one program you might not expect. Pictured: #2 overall recruit Jake Foster.
During the third day of the Minneapolis Sectionals, 13-year-old Lucy Thomas earned her first Trials cut in the 100 breast and climbs up the rankings.
Maggie Wanezek first broke 1:03.0 in May, going 1:02.34 to qualify for Olympic Trials. This is now her third instance under 1:03 and her best time.
Brendan Burns takes over as our #1 swimmer in a class that should help college teams stock up their cupboards with free relay candidates for years to come.
Isabelle Stadden will look to win her third backstroke race of the 2019 NCSA Junior National Championships, as she is the #2 seed heading into the finals of the 50 back.
Edina’s Peter Larson is the top qualifier in the men’s 100 free after posting a time of 44.44 in the heats.
Anthony Grimm is on the hunt for his 4th and 5th wins at the 2019 NCSA meet, this time in the 100 back and 100 fly.
Peter Larson of Edina Swim Club has scratched out of the 200 free, where he was the top seed. He’s one of three scratches out of the top 8 on day 3 prelims of the NCSA Championships.
USA Swimming National Teamers Isabelle Stadden (above) and Phoebe Bacon will renew their rivalry from last year’s NCSA Junior Nationals next week.
Sophomore Hayden Zheng went 53.86 to break the state 100 breast record, while senior Peter Larson broke sprint records with a 19.97 50 free and a 43.46 100 free at Minnesota’s Class AA high school state meet. Larson’s Edina Hornets won the state title despite DQing their medley relay in prelims.
Watch all the races from Day 4 of the 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – West.
16 year-old phenom Gianluca Urlando took the top seed in the 200 backstroke and 200 butterfly Saturday morning in Austin, TX.