SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser took a trip up to Berkeley, CA back in the spring to capture images of both a swim and weights workout of the Cal Bear Men
College dual meet season is over, but Cal and Stanford partook in an electric battle with some big times on Saturday in Berkeley.
Michael Andrew heads into finals in Canet with a pair of top seeds in the 50 fly and 100 back.
Reece Whitley has completed the first of three stops in the Mare Nostrum series, and sat down with SwimSwam to recap his progress
15-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko broke her second Israeli national record at the Speedo Grand Challenge, this time in the 200 breast (2:28.78).
Ryan Murphy continues to stay at his in-season bests with his 53.59 100 back time, still in the top 10 times in the world this year.
15-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko set a new Israeli record in the 200 IM while Andrew Seliskar had quick swims in the 200 free and 200 IM in his first LCM meet of the season
47-year-old Steve West of Irvine Novaquatics broke his year-old Masters world record for the 45-49 age group in the 100 breast with a 1:04.99.
USA Swimming has announced the rosters of juniors who will travel internationally to both the Mare Nostrum tour in June…
Last spring, the debate was Reece Whitley vs. Drew Kibler for the #1-ranked recruit in the nation. Turns out, neither of them were the highest-scoring freshman at NCAAs. Say hello to Minnesota’s Max McHugh.
It’s a tale of two classes for the men: the current junior class has been pretty lackluster, especially among our top-20 ranked recruits. But the current sophomores, led by #1 recruit Ryan Hoffer of Cal, have been outstanding through two years.
After winning the 2019 NCAA Championships, California swept the Pac-12 swimming postseason honors. In diving, Stanford claimed all three postseason awards.
The highlight might be the 200 breast, where 200 IM/200 free champ Andrew Seliskar goes up against 100 breast champ (and defending 200 breast champ) Ian Finnerty of Indiana.
The California men have mathematically clinched the 2019 NCAA team title after the 200 breaststroke.
The big showdown of the day is probably Andrew Seliskar vs. Ian Finnerty in the 200 breast. Seliskar is 2-for-2 in wins and the favorite for Swimmer of the Meet, but needs to avenge a loss to Finnerty last year to remain perfect in his individuals this week.