Rafal Kusto

College Swimming Previews: Top-Notch Relays & Distance Freestyle Lead #4 NC State

NC State has finished 4th at NCAAs for five of the last six NCAAs, and they bring back another strong freestyle group and dynamite relays once again.

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NC State Swimmers Sweep Day 3 Individual Events at Cary Sectionals

NC State swimmers dominated third finals session at the Cary Sectionals, sweeping all six individual events on Saturday evening.

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2022 Worlds Bronze Medalist Ksawery Masiuk of Poland Commits to NC State

Masiuk’s converted LCM 100 backstroke time would already have qualified for the A final at the 2022 ACC Championships.

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NC State Men Return Two 2022 NCAA Qualifiers as 5th Years This Season

Giovanni Izzo (above) and Rafal Kusto will both be returning to NC State for a fifth year. They scored a combined 97 individual points at 2022 ACCs.

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Claire Curzan Hits 200 Free Best Time At 2022 TAC Spring Invitational

Curzan produced a time of 2:00.36 to knock nearly two seconds off her previous best of 2:02.27.

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Men’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2018-2022

Bobby Finke’s 100 NCAA points helped push the Florida Gators to the top of the 2018 recruiting class scoring rankings after four seasons.

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2022 Men’s NCAA Championships: Results & Records Summary

A full recap of the results, records and top point scorers from the 2022 Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships.

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The 200 Medley Relay American Record Quandary

Florida’s Eric Friese, who hails from Germany, tied the fastest 50 fly split of all time tonight with a 19.36 to lead the Gators to the NCAA title.

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With New Schedule, Florida and Texas Swim Fastest 200 Medley Relays Ever

That didn’t take long. Florida and Texas swam under the old US Open Record, while Cal and NC State tied in the penultimate heat, for four sub-1:22 swims.

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2022 M. NCAA Previews: New Schedule, Some New Players in the 400 Medley Relay

The Texas Longhorns will be swimming for their second-straight title in the 400 medley relay, but on a new night in the schedule.

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2022 M. NCAA Previews: Defending Champs Louisville Lead Tight Field in 200 MR

Louisville made program history last year, winning their first ever NCAA relay title by taking this race with a 1:22.11.

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NC State Men Reclaim ACC Title in Dominant Fashion After One Year Hiatus

The NC State men reclaimed the ACC title this week by a wide margin after a two-point loss to Louisville last year ended a six-year winning streak.

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2022 ACC Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

With one day of racing to go, the NC State men are in the driver’s seat, while the women are trying to close the gap against UVA.

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2022 ACC Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

All seven individual events tonight at the 2022 ACC Championships will each feature the defending champion trying to defend their titles.

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WATCH: 8 Pool Records go down at UVA, G. Walsh Swim 23.04 50 Back

Gretchen Walsh led off Virginia’s pool record setting 200 medley relay in a time of 23.04, the fastest American 50 backstroke split ever.

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