Alex Neff of TIDE Swimming has verbally committed to in-state Virginia Tech for 2020-21.
Bobby O’Donnell from the RMSC-Olney National Training Group has committed to swim for the U.S. Coast Guard Bears beginning in the fall.
Colson took wins in both the 400 IM and 100 fly on the final session of the 2019 Maryland LC State Champs.
Adriano Arioti (RMSC) won a trio of 11-12 boys events on day 2.
Vipavetz was dominant in the 400 free, clocking a 3:59.20 for his first sub-4:00 performance of the year.
The boys 100 IM is a veteran field, with 18-year-old Stanford commit Shane Blinkman of St. Croix Swim Club holding the top seed ahead of Nation’s Capital and UVA commit Sean Conway and Long Island/Cal commit Jason Louser.
The girls 100 IM lines up some of the nation’s top 16-year-old multi-stroke stars: Grace Sheble is the top seed for Nova of Virginia, with Nation’s Capital’s Phoebe Bacon and Arlington Aquatic Club’s Torri Huske also in the mix.
Much of the Washington region’s deep talent pool was out in force, and they did not disappoint
Hali Flickinger is slated to swim the 200 back and 200 fly at day 4 prelims of U.S. Winter Nationals in Greensboro.
Nathan Adrian will contest the men’s 50 free on day 2 of the U.S. Winter National Championships in Greensboro.
Forest Webb from H2okie Aquatics and Carroll County High School has verbally committed to Virginia Tech.
Hunter Cassady of Virginia Gators has verbally committed to Virginia Tech for the fall.
Rockville Montgomery Swim Club’s Ryan Vipavetz has announced his verbal commitment to Virginia Tech for 2019-20.
Ryan Vipavetz broke the NCSA meet record with a 1:59.62 swim in the men’s 200 fly.
14-year-old Carly Sebring (Nation’s Capital) won the women’s 50 free with a 26.62, touching out teammate Erin Gemmell, 13, who finished in 26.74.