Sean Faikish

The Week That Was In College Swimming (Week 12) – The Big Matchups Didn’t Disappoint

This week, we’re highlighting big team dual meet performances, swimmers who stepped up, and going in-depth on the numbers of NCAA relay qualification.

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Notre Dame Snags Winter Juniors Finalist Charlie Tracy (2024)

Winter Juniors finalist Charlie Tracy has announced that he will be joining his older sister, Julieta Tracy, at Notre Dame in the fall of 2024.

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Ross Dant, Camille Spink, Erin Gemmell All Scratch A-Finals for Night 2 of the US Open

Ross Dant, Erin Gemmell, and Camille Spink all scratched out of A-finals on night 2 of the 2022 US Open Swimming Championships.

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Gillilan, Hoagland Shine As Notre Dame Sweeps Pitt, Penn State In Lindauer’s Debut

After missing last season due to injury, Notre Dame senior Jack Hoagland had a strong start to the 2022-23 season with three wins against Pitt & Penn State.

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Summer Juniors Finalist Arie Ioselevich Verbally Commits to Notre Dame

56.3/2:01 breaststroker Arie Ioselevich from Staten Island, NY, has announced his verbal commitment to Notre Dame for 2023-24.

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Returning Conference Points: NC State Poised for 7th-Straight ACC Men’s Title

Louisville returns more individual points, but freshmen, transfers, and returning redshirts means that NC State is ready for yet another ACC title.

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Ranking the 2020 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Speedsters are the name of the game in our next set of NCAA swimming & diving recruiting class ranks, which includes two 19-second freestylers.

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GHSA 1A-3A Sprint Champion Connor Hinkes Verbally Commits to Notre Dame

SwimAtlanta sprinter Connor Hinkes has verbally committed to swim at the University of Notre Dame beginning in the 2021-22 school year.

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

It’s an elite class of IMers heading into the NCAA next fall (assuming there’s a season), led by Carson Foster and a host of World Junior medalists.

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Brownstead, Jensen Post 43s in 100 Free Prelims Before PIAA 3A Finals Cancelled

After setting a National HS Record in the 50 free, State College’s Matthew Brownstead clipped his lifetime best in prelims of the 100 free with a 43.29.

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Stanford Commit Rick Mihm Drops 1:43 200 IM at Pennsylvania 3A States

Mihm, a Stanford commit, dropped a second, winning the race in 1:43.98. That’s within a couple of tenths of what it took to qualify for 2020 NCAAs.

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Brownstead Chasing 18, Faikish, Mihm, Matheny Rematch IM At PA HS State

Matt Brownstead went 19.5 in the 50 free last year and split 19.0 on a relay. He’ll chase an 18-second split while we get a rematch of 2019’s 200 IM thriller.

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Flyer Ollie Bernasek Makes Verbal Commitment to Notre Dame

Ollie Bernasek from Machine Aquatics and Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. has announced his verbal commitment to Irish for 2020-21.

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Sims, Faikish, Sheble, Gormley Drop Events on Day 5 at Speedo Junior Nationals

Kaitlynn Sims of Magnolia Aquatic Club, the top seed in the women’s 1500 free, has scratched out of Saturday’s events in Palo Alto.

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#1 Keating, #2 Pearson, #2 Crush Scratch Events on Day 4 of Junior Nationals

Top-seeded Anna Keating of Machine Aquatics has scratched out of heats of the 100 breaststroke on Friday morning at U.S. Junior Nationals.

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