Raya Mellott

2023 Winter Juniors – West: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Piper Enge is top seed in the 100 breast on Day 3 at Winter Juniors West. We’ll also have heats of 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, and 100 back.


2023 Winter Juniors – West Day 2: McDevitt, Mellott, Hatcher Scratch 200 IM Finals

Raya Mellott from Crow Canyon has scratched out of tonight’s finals session, after having qualified 21st for the 200 IM.

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2023 Speedo Winter Junior Championships: Combined East/West Results – Day 1

Alex Shackell led off Carmel Swim Club’s 800 free relay with 1:42.28 to help Carmel post the fastest time (6:59.52) of the combined East/West meets.


2023 Winter Juniors – West: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Maximus Williamson and his Lakeside Aquatic Club teammates will compete in the 800 free relay on Wednesday in Westmont, IL.


Mikayla Tan, 13, Posts 7th-Best 13-14 200 Breaststroke in History

Mellott, one of the top breaststrokers in the class of 2024, finished just off of her lifetime bests in both breaststroke races.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 75.5% Think Virginia’s 2025 Recruiting Class Is Better Than Cal’s

Thomas Heilman heads up a talent-stacked recruiting class for the Virginia Cavaliers in the fall of 2025.


2025 “Honorable Mention” Sophia Umstead Makes Verbal Pledge to UVA

Sophia Umstead, a 1:57/4:16 IMer from Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics, has announced her verbal commitment to UVA for the 2025-26 school year.


“Best of the Rest” Backstroker Sylvia Roy (2025) Verbally Commits to Virginia

Sylvia Roy, an Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100m backstroke, has announced her verbal commitment to UVA for 2025-26.


#4 Ranked Recruit Madi Mintenko Verbally Commits to Virginia For Fall 2025

Madi Mintenko is the #3 200 freestyler in the class in both LCM and SCY, right behind Alex Shackell and Claire Weinstein.


#8 Raya Mellott (2025) Hands Verbal Commitment to Virginia

59.5/2:09 breaststroker Raya Mellott from Crow Canyon Sharks has announced her intention to join the University of Virginia in the fall of 2025.


Competitor Coach of the Month: Joe Natina

Natina led the Crow Canyon Country Club Sharks to a standout showing at U.S. Junior Nationals, with the girls’ team finishing 2nd overall.

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How Does The Girls Class of 2025 Stack Up Against The Star-Studded 2015 Class?

The girls’ high school class of 2025 appears to be the best in recent memory, and perhaps rivals the class of 2015 that was spearheaded by Katie Ledecky.


Way Too Early Recruit Ranks: Girls High School Class of 2025

After winning a silver medal at the World Championships in the 800 free relay, Alex Shackell emerges as our #1 recruit in the girls’ HS class of 2025.


115 Swimmers Hit Olympic Trials Cuts at 2023 Speedo Junior Nationals

Flying straight back from the 2023 World Championships, Alex Shackell hit Olympic Trials cuts in the 50 and 100 free – including a new personal best


2023 U.S. Summer Junior Nationals: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Piper Enge is top seed in the girls’ 200 breast on Day 4 at 2023 U.S. Summer Juniors, where we’ll have heats of 200 free, 100 back, and 200 breast.