Samantha Pearson

50 More Men, 23 Women Have Qualified for Olympic Trials Post-Quarantines

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.

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2020 U.S. Open – Irvine: Saturday AM Live Recap

Brandon Fischer is top seed in the men’s 200 breast on Saturday in Irvine.

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2020 U.S. Open – Irvine: Friday PM Live Recap

16-year-old Lucy Bell is top seed in the women’s 100 fly at the U.S. Open in Irvine on Friday evening.

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2020 U.S. Open – Irvine: Friday AM Live Recap

Ivan Puskovitch is the top seed in the men’s 50 free on Friday in Irvine.

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Jordan Wilimovsky, Zheng Quah and Erica Sullivan Highlight Irvine US Open Meet

Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky is entered in the 200/400/800/1500 free next week at Irvine’s U.S. Open meet site.

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Preseason CSCAA Polls Favor Texas, Virginia, But Don’t Account For Redshirts

The CSCAA’s season-opening dual meet polls are out – but they don’t account for top swimmers or teams sitting out the season.

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#18 Samantha Pearson Joins Smith, Nordmann In Deferring Stanford Enrollment

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.

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15-Year-Old Keaton Jones Posts Fastest 100m Back Time in Country Since March

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. 

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Returning Conference Points: Stanford Returns 19 of 20 Relay Legs In W Pac-12

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.

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Ranking the 2020 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

#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.

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Re-Rank: Top 20 Girls NCAA Swimming Recruits, Class of 2020

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.

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Pearson Wins Twice, Goes 1:54 in 200 Back On Final Night of Carlsbad Sectional

18-year-old Samantha Pearson won the 100 free and 200 back in back-to-back events Sunday, capping off the Carlsbad Sectional.

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Mia Kragh of Rancho San Dieguito Drops 6 Seconds in 200 Fly to Win in Carlsbad

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.

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Michael Andrew Swims Lifetime Best in 100 Yard Fly at 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.

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Samantha Pearson, Top Remaining Recruit in Class of 2020, Chooses Stanford

Samantha Pearson, an honorable mention in SwimSwam’s class of 2020 top 20 recruiting rankings, has verbally committed to Stanford.

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