Tom Shields

A Look At Every American Tokyo 2020 Olympian Left Off The 2022 Worlds Roster

Here’s a look at all 27 Tokyo 2020 Olympians who missed the cut at International Team Trials last week in Greensboro, North Carolina.


Hunter Armstrong Obliterates American Record With 24.01 50 Back, #2 In History

Armstrong knocked more than two-tenths off the American Record and now ranks as the second-fastest swimmer in history, while Justin Ress is now #4.


2022 U.S. Trials: Katie Grimes Scratches 200 Back ‘A’ Final On Day 2

Grimes has dropped the women’s 200 back and will instead race the 200 free, having qualified eighth overall out of the prelims in both events.


2022 U.S. Trials Previews: Andrew, Casas Take Aim At Dressel In 100 Fly

Caeleb Dressel is the favorite in the men’s 100 fly, though he has been beaten twice this year in the race: once by Michael Andrew and once by Shaine Casas.


Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Cody Miller’s Two And A Half Hour Phone Call

We are back with your weekly dose of swimming’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of this week’s swimming Twitterverse.


The Omaha 17: Swimmers Who Competed at All Four Omaha Trials Meets

Tom Shields asked an interesting question: how many swimmers raced at all four Olympic Trials meets that were hosted in Omaha?


Grant Shoults Will Swim His Last Meet at Mission Viejo this Week (PSYCH SHEETS)

Shoults, who competed at the Men’s NCAA Championships last week, announced via Twitter today that he will be retiring following this meet. 


Luca Urlando Becomes First Man Sub-44 in Both 100 Butterfly and 100 Backstroke

With his 43.35 backstroke leadoff in the 400 medley relay and his 43.80 in the 100 butterfly, Luca Urlando is the first man under 44 seconds in both events.


NC State’s Aiden Hayes Lowers 17-18 NAG Record in 100 Fly to 44.75

NC State freshman Aiden Hayes has now broken the 17-18 NAG in the 100 fly twice in one day.

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Aiden Hayes Sets 100 Butterfly 17-18 NAG Record At 2022 NCAA Championships

Aiden Hayes, a freshman at NC State broke the 17-18 100 Butterfly NAG Record during Friday’s prelims session. The record was previously held by Tom Shields.

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Scotty Buff Re-Breaks NCSA Record with 45.40 100 Fly, #4 All-Time 17-18 Boys

Buff now sits less than half a second off Tom Shields’ 17-18 NAG of 44.91, which has stood since 2010.


2022 M. NCAA Picks: Field Chasing Minakov, 43 Second Swims in 100 Fly

Stanford’s Andrei Minakov comes into NCAAs as the fourth fastest man of all time in the 100 fly and the only swimmer in the field under 44 seconds.


2022 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Follow along here as the Stanford men attempt to hold onto their lead on day three of four at the 2022 Pac-12 Championships.


Andrei Minakov Becomes #4 100 Flyer Of All Time, Fourth Man Under 44 Seconds

Andrei Minakov is just the fourth man to break 44 seconds in the 100 fly, joining the likes of Caeleb Dressel, Tom Shields, and Joseph Schooling.


Andrei Minakov Breaks Pac-12 Meet Record in 100 Fly; Fastest Freshman Ever

Stanford redshirt freshman Andrei Minakov broke the Pac-12 championship record in the 100 butterfly. He’s now the fastest freshman in NCAA history.