After being caught in a shoot out this summer, Max McHugh has returned to training and competition, putting up some very fast times at the Minnesota Invite
After winning the mile at the beginning of tonight’s session, Brooks Fail got back in for another grueling race and managed to race to third in 1:42.13
Since this is a wrap-up, I’m giving you my top 4 swims of the weekend, my top 4 surprises of the weekend, and as always, the syrup on top.
When asked about the week the horns have had in Minnesota, Katz admitted that this Texas team is “weirder than we’ve ever been”
Reece Whitley took this one, becoming the new national leader this season. He nearly went under 1:51, winning at 1:51.02
In a feat never done before, Abbey Weitzeil, became the first woman ever under twenty-one seconds in the 50-yard freestyle. But How?
On top of his massive 43.82 butterfly relay split, Alvin Jiang posted lifetime bests in the 100 fly (44.94) and 100 back (45.26) in Minnesota this weekend
Haas, out in 50.98, came home with a pair of 27-mids to win with 1:45.92, breaking the US Open record set all the way back in 2005
Erika Brown defeated Olympic champion Simone Manuel in the 100 FR while Cody Miller took down Olympic champion Dmitiry Balandin on night 4 of the US Open.
In the championship final, Allison Schmitt established the pace early on and held off a strong finish from Siobhan Haughey to secure the victory
Melanie Margalis of Saint Petersburg Aquatics topped the field in the women’s final, coming from behind to win with a new U.S. Open Meet record of 4:37.34
After qualifying second in morning heats, Lilly King threw down a dominant 1:05.65 to win the women’s 100 breast by nearly a full second.
17-year-old Phoebe Bacon stunned the crowd by upsetting World Record-holder Regan Smith in the final of the women’s 100 back.
Cody Miller is essentially a household name (in a swimmers house) at this point, and it is starting to show when fans get a chance to interact with him
In a thrilling battle between two 17-year-olds, Phoebe Bacon went on to upset world record-holder Regan Smith to become the 3rd-fastest 17-18 performer.