Thomas Watkins

Only 14 Men’s Teams Have Earned NCAA Relay ‘A’ Cuts Through Midseason Invites

The Sun Devils are one of only two teams to have hit all five NCAA ‘A’ cuts at this point in the season and they lead the league in four of the five relays.


2023-24 College Swimming Previews: Yost, Gaziev, Clark Return to Lead #11 Ohio State Men

The return of Yost, Gaziev, and Clark provides Ohio State with a solid veteran foundation, but the Buckeyes have question marks headed into 2023-24.


Charlie Clark Redshirting at Ohio State This Fall, Will Compete in Spring

After sitting out fall competition, Clark will be seeking his fourth consecutive appearance in the 1650 freestyle A-final at the 2024 NCAA Championships.


Canadian Olympian Ruslan Gaziev Using 5th Year of NCAA Eligibility at Ohio State

Ruslan Gaziev is returning to Ohio State for his COVID-19 fifth year of eligibility next season, giving the Buckeyes a boost amid a wave of key departures. 


Ohio State’s Alex Quach Taking Olympic Redshirt; James Ward Denied Eligibility

The Ohio State men now must replace half of their medley relays next season following the departures of versatile Australians Alex Quach and James Ward.


Cornelius Jahn Deferring Ohio State Enrollment Until 2024-25 Eyeing German Olympic Team

German backstroke specialist Cornelius Jahn was initially announced as one of seven signees for Ohio State’s 2023 recruiting class back in November. 


Men’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2019-2023

Caspar Corbeau was a primary reason why the Texas Longhorns backed up their #1 ranking in the high school class of 2019.


2023 Men’s Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Brendan Burns takes on the 200 back/200 fly double on the final day of the 2023 Big Ten Champs. Last year, he won both events, with a meet record in the fly.


2023 Men’s Big Ten Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

The 2023 edition of the Big Ten Men’s Championships starts tonight in Ann Arbor with timed finals of the 200 medley and 800 freestyle relays.


Michigan and Ohio State Men Go Down to Wire, Buckeye Women Win First Meet in Ann Arbor

It was the first time the Ohio State men have beat Michigan on the road since 1951 and the first time the Buckeye women have ever won in Ann Arbor.


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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Alex Quach and Buckeye Relays Go Undefeated as Ohio State Men Sweep Alabama, Texas

The Buckeyes swept the relays, and Alex Quach went 3-3 individually, as Ohio State defeated both Alabama and Texas in dual meet scoring.


2022 Ohio State Invite: Kentucky’s Kaitlynn Wheeler Posts 4:41.49 500

Kentucky’s Kaitlynn Wheeler (pictured) posted the top time of the morning in the 500 free with a new personal best of 4:41.49.

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College Previews: Strong Core Should Help Blunt Key Losses for #9 Ohio State Men

The Buckeyes take a hit with some key losses, but they’ve got plenty of talent remaining as they aim for a 4th-straight top 10 finish.


15 Year Old Emily Brown Swims 2:15.89 200 IM on Day 4 Cleveland Sectionals

Brown’s best time places her at #54 in the US 15-16 age group of all-time. Brown won the event by over four seconds.