Louisville returns more individual points, but freshmen, transfers, and returning redshirts means that NC State is ready for yet another ACC title.
Speedsters are the name of the game in our next set of NCAA swimming & diving recruiting class ranks, which includes two 19-second freestylers.
SwimAtlanta sprinter Connor Hinkes has verbally committed to swim at the University of Notre Dame beginning in the 2021-22 school year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ollie Bernasek from Machine Aquatics and Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. has announced his verbal commitment to Irish for 2020-21.
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.
Top-seeded Anna Keating of Machine Aquatics has scratched out of heats of the 100 breaststroke on Friday morning at U.S. Junior Nationals.
Rapidly-improving Joe Hunt of Alamo Area Aquatic Association, a 2x Texas high school state champion, has announced his verbal commitment to Notre Dame.
Mid-distance freestyle specialist Liam Smith has verbally committed to Notre Dame for 2020-21.
Uttley has best times that would land him amongst the fastest Irish as a junior.
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.
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.