Sawyer Grimes

2021 Big Ten Men’s Fan Guide: After Lots of Graduation Turnover, IU Has Edge

It’s hard to gauge the firepower for the top five teams or so this year with the truncated season, but Indiana looks to have a slight edge.

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Missouri State Champ Alec Enyeart (2022) Gives Verbal Commitment to Minnesota

Alec Enyeart from Tsunami Kansas City has announced his verbal commitment to swim at Minnesota beginning in the 2022-23 school year.

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Max McHugh, Phoebe Bacon Named Big Ten Swimmers of the Week

Minnesota’s McHugh swept the men’s breaststroke events against Iowa, putting up the nation’s top time in the 100 breast (50.55).

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Max McHugh Cuts Up a New Nation-Leading 100 Breast: 50.55

He also won the 200 breast today in 1:53.17, which moves him from #6 to #5 nationally, and split 22.73 BR on the medley as Minnesota beat Iowa by six points.

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McHugh Splits 22.6/Hits 50.6 100 BR, Acin Splits 18.7 & Wisconsin Rookies Shine

Max McHugh of Minnesota stole the show with the nation’s #1 time in the 100 breast and the T-3rd-fastest 50 breast split in history on the 200 medley relay.

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USA Swimming Names 1,087 Swimmers to 2019-2020 Academic All-America Team

USA Swimming has named 1,087 swimmers to its 2019-2020 Scholastic All-America Team, headlined by US Open Champion Torri Huske.

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Returning Conference Points: 3 Clear-Cut Front-runners In Men’s Big Ten

Michigan ended a three-year Indiana run last year, but IU and Ohio State return strong groups in chase of Michigan for 2020-2021.

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Ranking The 2020 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: Honorable Mentions

The incoming freshman class for NCAA swimming & diving is deep with distance swimmers, including 15:03 miler Lleyton Plattel.

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Sandpipers of Nevada Suspend Training Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The Sandpipers have approximately 400 swimmers on their roster.

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2020 PSS Knoxville: #7 Sanchez Scratches 100 Back; Sumrall Scratches 200 Breast

7th-seed Kayla Sanchez has scratched the 100 back final. The Canadian junior isn’t in any other events tonight. Micah Sumrall has scratched the 200 breast.

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2020 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

This morning, the 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, and 400 IM will be contested at the first prelims session of the 2020 Pro Swim Series- Knoxville.

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Clark Smith Wins 1650 Free, 100 Free to Close Out KMSC Pro-Am

Clark Smith (TXLA) racked up two more wins on the final night of the 2019 KMSC Pro-Am. Smith put up a 14:54.26 in the mile. He also won the 100 free in 44.21.

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Clark Smith Posts Fastest 200 Free Since 2016 at KMSC Pro-Am

Smith swam the 200 free, posting a 1:34.35 to come within a second of his lifetime best from 2015. That’s also the fastest he’s been since 2016.

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14-Year Old Arabella Sims Now Ranks #2 All-Time in 1000 Free in 13-14s

Sims ranks 2nd behind only Olympic gold medalist and World Record holder Katie Ledecky in the all-time rankings in the girls’ 13-14 1000 yard free.

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South African James Freeman Adds Another Distance Swimmer to Minnesota Class

Minnesota’s new distance coach Jeff Kostoff will have a big distance group to work with beginning in the fall of 2020.

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