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#3 Isabelle Stadden Announces Verbal Commitment to Cal for 2020

This is a huge snag for Cal, who previously had no top 20 recruits in their class of 2024.

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10 Oldest Remaining U.S. NAG Records

Since our last look at the records back in July of 2015, only 2 of the 10 oldest NAG records have been broken, but there’s a fresh class of contenders hungry to get their names in the history books.

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Claire Curzan and Josh Zuchowski Approach National Age Group Records in 100 Back

Curzan also, unofficially, swam the fastest-ever 50 fly by a 13-14 year old. Her swim would have been a World Record as recently as 1999.

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WATCH: Beata Nelson and Taylor Ruck Battle for 200 Back NCAA Title

Watch Wisconsin junior Beata Nelson lower Kathleen Baker’s 200 back NCAA record.

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2019 W. NCAAs: Beata Nelson Downs NCAA Record in Nail-Biter 200 Back

Nelson’s 1:47.24 just misses Regan Smith’s American record.

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Watch Beata Nelson Obliterate the 100 Back American Record

Nelson shaved half a second off Regan Smith’s American record Friday night in Austin.

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2019 W. NCAAs: Beata Nelson Rewrites Every 100 Back Record in 49.18

Nelson destroyed all previous records Friday night, going 49.18.

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2019 W. NCAAs Finals Preview: Nelson Wants Her Record Back

Beata Nelson’s American Record was broken by age group phenom Regan Smith earlier this month by just a hundredth. She’s got a chance to take that record back in finals.

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Phoebe Bacon Posts #4 Time in Girls 15-16 200 BK

On day 2 for the NCSA Spring Juniors meet, NCAP’s Phoebe Bacon put up the 4th-fastest 200 back time for the girls 15-16 age group.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Ruck & Nelson Nearly “Co-Favorites” in 200 Back

Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck has been 1:48.67 in the 200 yard backstroke this season, which would have been fast enough to win silver at last year’s NCAA Championships. But Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson has been faster still.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Beata Nelson Guns for 100 BK AR, Again

Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson looks to potentially gain her recently-lost 100 BK American record. But freshmen Taylor Ruck and Maggie MacNeil, both in their first year of SCY swimming, could be dark horse threats.

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Age Group Titans Smith and Curzan Dazzle on Night 4 of Cary Sectionals

Two American records fell tonight in Cary to Regan Smith of Riptide.

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2-for-2: Regan Smith Downs 100 Back American Record an Hour After the 200 – 49.66

An hour after setting the 200 back American record, Regan Smith did it again in the 100.

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Regan Smith, 17, Sets 200 Back American Record at Cary Sectionals

After scaring the 100 back American record Saturday, Smith had even more in store for the 200 Sunday.

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4 Meet Records and 1 NAG Fall On Day 3 of Cary Sectionals

On the third day of the Cary Sectionals, 4 meet records and 1 NAG were broken. Among them was Regan Smith’s 49.74 100 back, which is the 3rd fastest time ever in the event.

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