Wes Jekel

Wisconsin Sweeps Minnesota in Border Battle

For the sixth consecutive time in the series, the Wisconsin men’s and women’s teams defeated Minnesota during Friday’s “Border Battle.”

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Bacon, Benson Shine As Wisconsin Opens Season With Sweeps of Arizona, Hawaii

Badger sophomore Phoebe Bacon won three events and raced on a pair of winning relays as the Wisconsin women easily downed Arizona and Hawaii.

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North Carolina State Champ Charlie Jones Commits to Wisconsin

Charlie Jones has verbally committed to the University of Wisconsin for the fall of 2022. He specializes in butterfly and distance freestyle.

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2021 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

After a 44.8 fly leg on Indiana’s winning 400 medley relay last night, Brendan Burns will try to snag the top seed in the 100 fly A-final.

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2021 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Michigan’s Patrick Callan could lead a Wolverine podium sweep in the 500 free, and he’ll likely get close to, if not go past, the 4:10 barrier.

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2021 Big Ten Men’s Fan Guide: After Lots of Graduation Turnover, IU Has Edge

It’s hard to gauge the firepower for the top five teams or so this year with the truncated season, but Indiana looks to have a slight edge.

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Benson Hits More PRs, Houseman Splits 51.2 BR as Badgers Beat NU

The Wisconsin men look like they’ve assembled their best team in a while as they picked up the win today against Northwestern.

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2020 Men’s Big Ten Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Minnesota All-American Max McHugh, a sophomore, leads the way into the 100 breast final at the 2020 Men’s Big Ten Championships.

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2019 NC State Invite Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Beata Nelson and Nyls Korstanje highlighted this morning’s prelims, but there should be plenty of opportunities for more fast swims this evening.

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Beata Nelson’s 1:53 IM Heads Day 1 Prelims of NC State Invite

Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson put up a nation-leading 1:53.85 in prelims of the 200 IM, one of many nationally-ranked swims from this morning’s Wolfpack Invite.

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Phoebe Bacon Qualifies 1st in 50 Back Prelims on NCSA Final Day

Isabelle Stadden has won both backstroke races at the 2019 NCSA Junior National Championships, but Phoebe Bacon is the top seed in the 50 back.

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Jekel and Madison West Roll to 2nd Straight Wisconsin D1 HS Boys Title

In what is likely the final Wisconsin high school state championship at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium, home to the meet since 1966, Madison West defended their title with 314 points.

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Madison West and Edgewood Lead Wisconsin HS Boys into State Meets

This weekend was Sectionals weekend in Wisconsin boys high school swimming. Besides crowning champions of each individual section, state qualifiers…

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Wisconsin Earns Commitment from Billings Aquatic Club Miler Jack Leuthold

Billings Aquatic Club’s Jack Leuthold has signed a National Letter of Intent to swim for the Wisconsin Badgers in 2019-20.

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Backstroker Tadzio Kurka Verbally Commits to Wisconsin-Madison

Tadzio Kurka from Chicago’s Whitney Young Magnet High School and Chicago Wolfpack Aquatic Club will swim at UW-Madison next fall.

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