Robert Owen

View Robert Owen's Biography

2017 World University Games: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Kosuke Hagino will hit the water in the men’s 200 back prelims on day 5 in Taipei.

  1 Comment

US Releases WUGs Roster; Only 2 Swimmers To Double With Worlds

USA Swimming has announced its 44-swimmer squad for the 2017 World University Games, with only two of the eligible pool swimming World Champs team members electing to take part in both meets.

  37 Comments

Final Prospective 2017 U.S. WUGs/Jr Worlds Rosters

Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.

  29 Comments

2017 U.S. World Trials: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.

  435 Comments

2017 U.S. World Trials: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Jacob Pebley will look to qualify for his first LC World Championship team tonight in the men’s 200 back.

  519 Comments

2017 U.S. World Trials: Day 2 Finals Preview

Check out a preview for tonight’s finals in Indianapolis.

  13 Comments

2017 U.S. Trials Previews: Can Shebat Break Up Cal Party in 200 Back?

Teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are the frontrunners in the 200 back, but Texas’ John Shebat could come out of nowhere after his explosive NCAA season.

  22 Comments

Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Men’s High School Class of 2013

Five years ago, we ranked Jack Conger as the #1 recruit in his class. He won 9 NCAA event titles and helped Texas win the big show three times. How did the rest of his class stack up over four years in the NCAA?

  46 Comments

Purdue Men Make Biggest Leap From SwimSwam Predictions At NCAAs

With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.

  16 Comments

2017 M. NCAA Picks: 200 BK Will Be Murphy’s Individual NCAA Swan Song

Cal’s Ryan Murphy will chase his own NCAA and American Record in the 200 back after dominating the field with a 1:35.73 last season. Now a 2-time Olympic backstroke champion, Murphy will be swimming in his last ever NCAA Meet, and this could be the last time we see him focus on yards. If successful in defending his backstroke titles, Murphy will have 4-peated in both.

  21 Comments

2017 Men’s ACC Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Tonight’s action will feature a battle between ACC Record holder Hennessey Stuart and Championship Record holder Grigory Tarasevich in the 200 back, but Robert Owen may also challenge for the title in that event.

  25 Comments

2017 Men’s ACC Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

NC State will be looking to build its lead tonight after putting 11 swimmers into A-finals this morning.

  51 Comments

2017 Men’s ACC Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The 500 free will feature a battle between 2 Olympic distance swimmers, Louisville’s Marcelo Acosta and NC State’s Anton Ipsen, who will be chasing Matt McLean’s Meet Record from 2009.

  44 Comments

2017 ACC Men’s Champs Fan Guide: Wolfpack Going for Three Straight

The Wolfpack men are on the prowl for their third-straight ACC championship, and it doesn’t seem likely that anyone will be nipping too closely at their tails.

  38 Comments

New Addition Gyorgy Wins 400 IM in VT Win over Cincinnati, Rutgers

Freshman Reka Gyorgy, who was swimming in her first NCAA meet with the Hokies, competed in the 400 IM. She swam her way to a winning time of 4:17.10, winning by over 12 seconds.

  Comment First!