Talia Bates

Georgia Tech Invite Day 3 Finals Live Recap

The 2021 Georgia Tech invite wraps up tonight with five individual events for both men and women, plus the always-exciting 400 free relays.

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Christian Ferraro Blasts Nation-Leading 1:40.33 200 Fly at GT Invite Prelims

Ferraro’s swim was a best time and the top mark in the nation so far this season, bettering Danny Kovac’s 1:40.78 from Friday night.

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Georgia Tech Invite: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The second night of racing at the Georgia Tech invite should feature plenty of great races, including Luca Urlando’s finals debut after missing yesterday.

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2021-2022 NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: November Edition

Kate Douglass and the Virginia Cavaliers continue to hold down the top spot in the November edition of our women’s NCAA power rankings.

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Katie Ledecky Makes Gator Debut as Florida Men, Women Sweep Georgia

Neither Bobby Finke nor Kieran Smith swam at Friday’s meet, but another Gator Olympian, volunteer assistant Katie Ledecky, swam the men’s 500 frees in their absence.

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Olympic Medalists Finke and Smith Kick Off Collegiate Seasons with Wins

Bobby Finke (above) won the 800 and 1500 free at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. He and Kieran Smith both picked up wins for Florida on Saturday.

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Florida’s Talia Bates Highlights Florida Sectionals With 25.66 50 Meter Free

Florida rising senior Talia Bates won all six events she swam and posted a lifetime best 50 free time of25.66, taking .07 off her previous best from 2018.

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Bella Sims Becomes Lowest Seed Since At Least 2000 to Make Olympic Team

Making the team after entering the meet seeded 39th, Sims is one of this years youngest Olympians that will represent the United States in Tokyo.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Day 2: What Does It Take to Make It Back?

Times to earn a second swim this morning were faster in 4 of 5 events than they were in 2016, and the top times were markedly faster in several races as well.

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Day 3 Women’s Prelims Live Recap

The final prelims session will consist of the 200 IM (top seed Melanie Margalis), 200 back (top seed Rhyan White) and 100 free (top seed Gretchen Walsh.)

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Prenot And Wilson Scratch Day 2 Atlanta Finals, Bates Picks 100 BK Over 50 FR

Top seed Josh Prenot and No. 4 seed Andrew Wilson have scratched out of the 200 breast final. At the same time, Talia Bates chose the 100 BK over the 50 FR.

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2021 Atlanta Classic Day 2: Women’s Prelims Live Recap

2016 Olympian Olivia Smoliga holds the fastest seed time in the 100 back this morning (58.73), and she is ranked 4th in the 50 free (24.83).

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

The first finals session of the 2021 Atlanta Classic will feature the finals of the women’s and men’s 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, and 400 IM.

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Day 1 Women’s Prelims Live Recap

Rio Olympian Melanie Margalis leads both the 200 free (1:56.58 seed) and 100 breast (1:07.20 seed) women’s prelims events here in Atlanta.

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2021 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

BAMA’s White and NC State’s Berkoff tied for the top 100 back prelims spot. UVA also holds top seeds in the 4IM (Nelson), 1FL (Douglass), and 2FR (Madden).

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