Thomas Mercer

Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits In The Boys’ Class Of 2025

Maximus Williamson has overtaken his future teammate Thomas Heilman as the top recruit in the high school class of 2025.

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Summer Nationals Qualifier Blake Amlicke (2025) Verbally Commits to UVA

Nashville Aquatic Club’s Blake Amlicke is the 5th sub-20 second 50 freestyler to verbally commit to UVA’s class of 2029.

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Charlotte Crush Goes 1:50.55 in the 200 Back, 50.19 in the 100 Fly at Southern Premier Meet

Swimming in her last meet before her 16th birthday, Charlotte Crush scared a National Age Group Record in the 100 fly in Atlanta.

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FACT CHECK: What Would Happen in a Dual Meet Between St. X (Louisville) and Carmel High?

One commenter proclaimed that Kentucky State Champions St. X “would win in a duel meet this year by 100 points” over the Indiana State Champions Carmel.

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Johnny Crush Breaks 4 State Records as St. Xavier Wins 36th-Straight Kentucky State Title

Johnny Crush finished his high school career with a bang, winning four events and setting four state records for St. Xavier.

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Johnny Crush Swims 42.99 in Kentucky State High School Prelims to Break State Record

Johnny Crush, a senior at St. Xavier High School in Louisville, broke both the high school and LSC records in the 100 free in Kentucky.

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2023 Winter Juniors – East: Swims You Might Have Missed On Day 4

Thomas Mercer dropped over three seconds on the day en route to his 6th-place finish in the 200 butterfly this evening (1:45.55).

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2023 Winter Juniors – East: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

The final preliminary session of the 2023 Winter Juniors (East) will feature the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, and 200 butterfly.

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2023 Winter Juniors – East: Swims You Might Have Missed On Day 3

Freddy Klein won the B-final of the 400 IM in 3:48.42, posting the fastest closing 100 of the field tonight with a 50.96 on the free leg.

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2023 Winter Juniors – East: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

This morning’s prelims session will feature heats of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back. 

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16-Year-Old Thomas Heilman Lowers His Own NAG Record in 200 IM (1:41.41)

Most of Heilman’s improvement came on the opening fly leg of the 200 IM, where he split half a second faster (21.65) than his old NAG record from last year.

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2023 Winter Juniors – East: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Carmel’s Alex Shackell will enter the water tonight as the 2nd seed in the 500 freestyle, trailing teammate Kayla Han by just under two seconds.

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2023 Winter Juniors – East: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

This morning’s prelims session will feature heats of the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free and is set to last a little less than 2 hours.

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2023 Winter Juniors – East: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

The 2023 Winter Juniors – East meet gets underway with a night of relay timed finals (200 medley relay, 800 free relay) in Columbus, Ohio.

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Marvin Johnson Outduels Johnny Crush In 100 Free At McCallie Invitational

Navy commit Johnny Crush set a new best time in the 100 free (43.86), finishing 2nd to Marvin Johnson, a top recruit in the class of 2025.

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