Samantha Pearson, the #18 ranked recruit in the high school class of 2020, has hit Olympic Trials cuts in 4 events since the quarantine has lifted.
Brandon Fischer is top seed in the men’s 200 breast on Saturday in Irvine.
16-year-old Lucy Bell is top seed in the women’s 100 fly at the U.S. Open in Irvine on Friday evening.
Ivan Puskovitch is the top seed in the men’s 50 free on Friday in Irvine.
Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky is entered in the 200/400/800/1500 free next week at Irvine’s U.S. Open meet site.
The CSCAA’s season-opening dual meet polls are out – but they don’t account for top swimmers or teams sitting out the season.
Samantha Pearson (the #18 recruit in the US) will become the third highly-ranked Stanford prospect to defer her freshman year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
According to USA Swimming’s database, his 56.42 is the top time in the country since the pandemic shutdown began in the United States in mid-March.
The Pac-12 brings in three of the top five recruiting classes nationwide on the women’s side, and a young Stanford team gets even tougher.
#1 recruit Regan Smith’s loaded Stanford class and #2 Alex Walsh’s elite Virginia group collide in a showdown for our #1 overall freshman class ranking.
This is perhaps the best recruiting class we’ve ever ranked, with instant-impact swimmers in back, breast and fly. World record-holder Regan Smith sits #1.
18-year-old Samantha Pearson won the 100 free and 200 back in back-to-back events Sunday, capping off the Carlsbad Sectional.
Cal commit Mia Kragh followed her best time in the 100 fly on Friday with another best time in the 200 fly on Saturday at the Carlsbad Sectionals.
World Champion Michael Andrew swam a lifetime best in the 100 yard butterfly in just his 2nd short course yards meet of the last year.
Samantha Pearson, an honorable mention in SwimSwam’s class of 2020 top 20 recruiting rankings, has verbally committed to Stanford.