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Kentucky Wildcats Snag First 2022 Verbal from Florida 4A State Finalist Jordan Agliano
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Sept. 8, 2020— The University of Kentucky has officially entered the 2022 recruiting game after receiving a verbal commitment from Jordan Agliano of Orlanda, Fla. She will arrive in Lexington as a member of the Wildcats’ Class of 2026. She told Swimming World: “So beyond excited to announce my verbal commitment to further my academic and swim career at the University of Kentucky. The moment I stepped on campus I knew Lexington had the best opportunities for me to excel and grow as a person and swimmer. I’d like to thank my coaches, friends, teammates, and family for the endless support. ...
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Winter Juniors Qualifier Sydney Rodriguez Makes Verbal Commitment to Pitt
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Sept. 6, 2020— Sydney Rodriguez from River Edge, New Jersey has announced her intention to join the University of Pittsburgh women’s swimming and diving team in 2021-22. “I am so excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my athletic and academic career at the University of Pittsburgh!! Thank you to all my coaches, family, and friends who supported me through this process! Hail to Pitt!💙💛🐾” Rodriguez is a rising senior at River Dell High School in Oradell, NJ. She swims year-round for Scarlet Aquatics and specializes mainly in backstroke and butterfly with Winter Juniors standards in the ...
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Incerti & Edwards-Smith Wreak Havoc On 100 Back At Western Aussies
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Sept. 5, 2020— In addition to two personal bests logged by Olympian Brianna Throssell , 24-year-old Zac Incerti and 17-year-old Joshua Edwards-Smith also made some waves on day 2 of the 2020 Western Aussie SC Championships. Competing in the men’s 100m backstroke event at HBF Stadium, UWSC’s Incerti busted out a lifetime best 100m time of 51.17 to land atop the podium. Splitting 24.68/26.49, Incerti’s time here crushes his previous PB of 52.99, a mark he produced nearly 3 years ago. With his 51.17 outing this evening, Incerti now inserts himself into the list of all-time Aussi performers in this sho ...
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David Gapinski Verbally Commits to Georgia Tech for 2021-22
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July 19, 2020— David Gapinski from St. Johns, Florida has made a verbal commitment to the Georgia Institute of Technology for the 2021-22 school year. A rising senior at Creekside High School, he swims year-round for Loggerhead Aquatics and specializes in butterfly and freestyle. Gapinski finaled in both the 200 free (13th) and 100 fly (13th) at the Florida High School 4A Swimming and Diving Championships in November, earning a PB in the latter. At the Gator Swim Club Holiday Classic a month later, he notched lifetime bests in the 50/200 free while winning the 100 free and 200 free, and finishing s ...
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Slovenian Freestyler Jaka Pusnik Makes 2022 Verbal Commitment to Florida State
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July 18, 2020— Jaka Pušnik from the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana has announced his verbal commitment to Florida State University for 2022-23. Born in 2003, Pusnik swims for PK Olimpija Ljubljana and represents Slovenia in international competition. Last summer he was a finalist in the 200 free at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku. He finished 8th with 1:53.76. Since then he has dropped 2.1 seconds in the 200, his strongest event. He also competed in the 400 free and 200 back.
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Princeton Legacy Isabella Korbly Verbally Commits to the Tigers for 2021
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July 18, 2020— Isabella Korbly from Acton, Massachusetts has announced her verbal commitment to the appication process* at Princeton University for the class of 2025. A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, Korbly will be a double legacy at Princeton, as both her parents –Jenn Aber Korbly and Steve Korbly– swam for the Tigers in the class of 1997. Korbly is a rising senior at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School who does her year-round swimming with United Swim Club. She won the 100 back as a freshman (58.18) and a sophomore (55.28) at the MIAA Girls Swimming & Diving Championships but didn’t comp ...
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Sydney Stricklin Decommits from Kentucky; Gives Verbal Pledge to Liberty
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July 18, 2020— After originally announcing her verbal commitment to Kentucky in February , Clarkston, Michigan’s Sydney Stricklin has switched her allegiance to Liberty University. Stricklin swims for Club Wolverine and is an Olympic Trials qualifier in the 50 free and a Winter Juniors or better qualifier in the 100/200 free, 100/200 back, and 200/400 IM. Last summer, she finished top 30 in the 100 free (57.34) and 200 free (2:04.54) at the 2019 Speedo Junior National Championships and was even faster leading off Club Wolverine relays (56.98/2:03.31). Both times were personal bests.
@SwimXps Sydney Stricklin changes her mind, now decides to #swim for #Liberty
  
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Why You Should Always Finish Strong
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July 11, 2020— Probably sounds familiar. This is one of the classic coach-isms that swimmers receive in the moments before stepping up on the blocks. But this outlook is something you should bring with you to the practice pool, too. Here’s why you should finish strong. Finish Like a Champion It’s the end of a big set, something gnarly like 30x100s on a short interval, best average, and it’s a certified fact that you are hurtin’. Legs are cement, lungs are burning, and you are questioning your choice of sport. As you begin the head-first fall into Ouchietown, your technique begins to crack, you slow ...
@SwimXps A good habit: finish strong #swimming
@GoodbyeChlorine This is good advice for #swimming and in life #finish #strong
  
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Florida High School 3A Runner-up Lance Lesage Verbally Commits to Purdue
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May 3, 2020— Lance Lesage, a Canadian national who lives in Hollywood, Florida, has announced his verbal commitment to Purdue University’s class of 2025 where he will join fellow commit Brady Samuels in the fall of 2021. Lesage wrote on social media: Lesage is a junior at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale. He recently switched club teams, joining Pine Crest Swimming from South Florida Aquatic Club with whom he competed through 2019 Winter Juniors East. Lesage was runner-up in the 100 back (49.55) and finished 7th in the 100 free (46.37) at the 2019 FHSAA Class 3A State Championsh ...
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With More Time, Le Clos Looks To Add Another Olympic Event
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March 29, 2020— With just about every other swimmer around the world, 27-year-old Chad Le Clos of South Africa saw his Olympic preparation hurriedly disrupted with the unfolding of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Just days before the Tokyo Organizing Committee confirmed that this year’s Olympic Games would be moving to 2021, the nation of Turkey where Le Clos’ Energy Standard is based, was set to go into lockdown. All athletes and coaches had roughly 36 hours to leave the country, knocking the original 6-7 week training plan completely off course. With a few days’ worth of reflection und ...
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California Butterflyer Ethan Russell Smith Announces Commitment to Denison
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March 24, 2020— USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Ethan Russell Smith has announced his commitment to Denison University for the 2020-21 season and beyond. Smith hails from Manhattan Beach, California and is a senior at Fusion Academy South Bay. A fly/IM/free specialist, he recently joined the club team Alpha Aquatics. Smith is a Summer Juniors qualifier in the 100/200 fly and a Winter Juniors qualifier in the 200 IM. He swam all three events at 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships West, earning a PB in the 200 fly with his 18th-place finish. A week later he earned a PB in the 200 free at Cali ...
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Florida State Earns Verbal Commitment from Fly/Back Specialist Jenny Bird
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March 22, 2020— Jenny Bird , a junior at Creekside High School in Saint Johns, Florida, has verbally committed to swim at Florida State University beginning in the fall of 2021. She will join fellow class of 2025 verbal commits Alexandra Dicks , Ella Dyjak , Madeline Huggins , and Rachel Moran. Bird swam the 100 back (3rd place) and 100 fly (4th) place at the Florida High School Class 4A Championships in November, notching lifetime bests in both events in prelims. In club swimming, where she represents Loggerhead Aquatics, Bird competed at Winter Juniors East in the 100 back and 100 fly.
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Adam Peaty On A Quest To Be The Best Version of Himself With 56.5 In His Sights
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March 19, 2020— Little is certain in the world at the moment but what is not in doubt is Adam Peaty ’s single-minded quest for constant improvement. Take this. “This is my journey. I don’t want to be going 58.5s at the championships – I want to be going 56.5s so that’s the end game really. “To me, I’m just trying to be the best version I can be.” And this. “It’s just two lengths, two lengths faster than anyone else, better than anyone else. And to be on the finest form I could possibly be in in Tokyo.” Peaty’s best in the 100m breaststroke of course is his astonishing 56.88 from the 2019 World Champ ...
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Edinburgh: Duncan Scott 48.49 100 Free, Jacob Peters Hits Lifetime Best 100 Fly
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March 15, 2020— Edinburgh International Swim Meet concluded tonight with several of Great Britain’s brightest swimming stars taking to the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Adam Peaty threw down a monster 58.13 last night in the men’s 100m breast and followed that up with a 50m breaststroke tonight in 27.14 for another gold. Peaty was quicker in the morning, establishing himself as the top-seeded swimmer in 26.86, a mark just .03 outside the 26.83 he posted at the McCullagh International. Tonight, he led a quartet of Olympic-caliber swimmers with a final time o ...
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McKeon Clocks 1:55.3 200 Free, McKeown Nabs 200 IM/50 Back Double At NSW
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March 15, 2020— In addition to Kyle Chalmers ripping a 51.37 lifetime best in the 100m fly to become Australia’s 3rd fastest performer all-time, there were several other head-turning swims that wrapped up the 2020 New South Wales State Open Championships. For starters, 25-year-old Olympian Emma McKeon turned some heads with her stellar gold medal-worthy time of 1:55.38 tonight in Sydney. After playing it cool in the morning heats with a casual 1:59.65, the Griffith University swimmer unleashed splits of 55.63/59.75 to beat the field by over a second en r ...
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Chalmers Hits 3rd Fastest 200 Free Of Career, McKeown With 58.8 100 Back
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March 14, 2020— Swimming is still going on strong down under, as we saw day 2 action of the 2020 New South Wales State Open Championships. Kyle Chalmers , Emma McKeon , and Kaylee McKeown were among the elite performers who brought the heat during day 1 and the trio, plus more, were back in action today at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Center (SOPAC). For 25-year-old Olympian McKeon, we reported how she nailed a new Aussie All Comers Record in the women’s 100m fly to take tonight’s gold in that event. Hitting the wall in 56.36, McKeon logged the 3rd fastest tim ...
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Chalmers Clocks 1:57 200 Fly/48.2 100 Free, McKeown 2:06 200 Back At NSW
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March 13, 2020— In the midst of swimming meets both small and large being cancelled or postponed around the world, the New South Wales State Open Championships are indeed taking place at Syndey Olympic Park Aquatic Center. As we reported, special instructions regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) were published prior to the meet, including advising against competitor handshakes during medal ceremonies, as well as keeping an eye out for unwell spectators in the stands. Also, this meet is being held against the backdrop that both the Australian Senior and Austra ...
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Ashland's Frownfelter Snaps 29-Year-Old 100 BK School Record at Oregon 5A State
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Feb. 24, 2020— Ashland's Chris Frownfelter blew away the field by 3 seconds and took 3 seconds off his best time as he set the school record in the 100 back.
@SwimXps Congrats: Chris Frownfelter broke his 29-year-old school record 100yds backstroke. #swimming
  
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High School Insider: Titusville swimmer Caleb Brandon has three school records and counting
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Sept. 26, 2019 FLORIDA— Titusville High School swimmer Caleb Brandon holds three school records and wants to set more.
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Green sets new City of Bradford Swimming Club record
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Jan. 29, 2019— Regional medallist Cameron Green, aged 14, took the plaudits, winning gold in the 100m, 200m and 800m freestyle, and 50m and 100m breaststroke. His time of 9min 27.67sec in the 800m was a new club record in the 13/14 years age group.

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