Sean Faikish

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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Notre Dame Legacy Joe Hunt (2020) Makes Verbal Commitment to Fighting Irish

Rapidly-improving Joe Hunt of Alamo Area Aquatic Association, a 2x Texas high school state champion, has announced his verbal commitment to Notre Dame.

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Notre Dame Picks Up Verbal Commitment from 200/500 Specialist Liam Smith

Mid-distance freestyle specialist Liam Smith has verbally committed to Notre Dame for 2020-21.

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3x Florida State Champion Luke Uttley Commits To Notre Dame For 2020

Uttley has best times that would land him amongst the fastest Irish as a junior.

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Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits in the Boys High School Class of 2020

Carson Foster was our #1 recruit last year. But Luca Urlando is rising fast, and we’ve got a #1 controversy on our hands. Updated recruit ranks here.

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North Penn Girls, North Allegheny Boys Defend Titles at PIAA 3A State

The North Penn girls won their second straight PIAA Class 3A State Championship; meanwhile, the North Allegheny won their third straight amidst a record-breaking boys meet.

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Notre Dame Secures 2020-21 Verbal From North Penn’s Sean Faikish

“I am extremely excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and swimming careers at the University of Notre Dame. A huge thank you to my family, coaches, friends and everyone who helped me along the way. I can’t wait to join such an amazing team and university! #GoIrish ☘️”

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