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Aaron Sequeira Commits to Stanford

3 weeks ago
People in this story:Aaron Sequeira

Sept. 25, 2019— Sequeira does his club swimming with Cincinnati Marlins and owns the Olympic Trials cuts in both backstroke events with four additional U.S. Open cuts. He placed fifth in the 200m back and ninth in the 100m back at Junior Nationals this past summer where he earned 100% best times. At Juniors East in December, he finished 17th in the 100 back and 22nd in the 200 back before going on to win both the 100 and 200 back at TYR Junior Nationals.

Sept. 25, 2019— Sequeira does his club swimming with Cincinnati Marlins and owns the Olympic Trials cuts in both backstroke events with four additional U.S. Open cuts. He placed fifth in the 200m back and ninth in the 100m back at Junior Nationals this past summer where he earned 100% best times. At Juniors East in December, he finished 17th in the 100 back and 22nd in the 200 back before going on to win both the 100 and 200 back at TYR Junior Nationals.

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Marlee Rickert Commits to George Washington

3 weeks, 1 day ago
People in this story:Marlee Rickert

Sept. 24, 2019— Reading YMCA backstroker and sprint freestyler Marlee Rickert has verbally committed to George Washington University for 2020-21.

Sept. 24, 2019— Reading YMCA backstroker and sprint freestyler Marlee Rickert has verbally committed to George Washington University for 2020-21.

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Sarah Barton Commits to Nebraska

3 weeks, 1 day ago
People in this story:Sarah Barton

Sept. 24, 2019— Barton, who owns a pair of U.S. Open standards, swims year-round with SwimMAC Carolina and raced two events at Junior Nationals this past summer after recording four top-5 finishes at North Carolina LCM Seniors. Last winter, the two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American placed 18th in the 200 back at Juniors East. Also competing for Southlake Christian Academy, Barton won the 100 back and 200 IM as a junior at the NCISAA DII State Championships.

Sept. 24, 2019— Barton, who owns a pair of U.S. Open standards, swims year-round with SwimMAC Carolina and raced two events at Junior Nationals this past summer after recording four top-5 finishes at North Carolina LCM Seniors. Last winter, the two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American placed 18th in the 200 back at Juniors East. Also competing for Southlake Christian Academy, Barton won the 100 back and 200 IM as a junior at the NCISAA DII State Championships.

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Lara Mitchell Commits To Boston University

4 months ago
People in this story:Isabelle Stadden | Lara Mitchell | Regan Smith

June 16, 2019— Boston University's first verbal commitment from the class of 2020 is Lara Mitchell, who is already faster than BU's school record in the 100-yard backstroke.

June 16, 2019— Boston University's first verbal commitment from the class of 2020 is Lara Mitchell, who is already faster than BU's school record in the 100-yard backstroke.

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Mary Kate Reicherter Commits to Indiana

4 months ago
People in this story:Anna Freed | Avery Williams | Elizabeth Broshears | Ella Ristic | Grace Haskett | Mary Kate Reicherter | Morgan Scott

June 12, 2019— Reicherter is part of a backstroke heavy class joining a Hoosiers team that won a Big Ten Championship with only two backstroke scoring swims.

June 12, 2019— Reicherter is part of a backstroke heavy class joining a Hoosiers team that won a Big Ten Championship with only two backstroke scoring swims.

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Jake DiMartile Commits to Wisconsin

4 months ago
People in this story:Elle Braun | Jake DiMartile

June 12, 2019— Backstroker Jake DiMartile of Fort Washington, Penn. has handed the University of Wisconsin a verbal commitment to begin fall 2020.

June 12, 2019— Backstroker Jake DiMartile of Fort Washington, Penn. has handed the University of Wisconsin a verbal commitment to begin fall 2020.

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Larkin mulls over medley swim future

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4 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Mitch Larkin

June 12, 2019— Champion backstroker Mitch Larkin admits he may have to take the medley events seriously after setting a 200m individual medley Commonwealth record.

June 12, 2019— Champion backstroker Mitch Larkin admits he may have to take the medley events seriously after setting a 200m individual medley Commonwealth record.

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Mai McKenna Commits to San Diego State University

4 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Bailey Duran | Courtney Vincent | Elliyana Ferrin | Mai McKenna

June 11, 2019— Osprey Aquatic's Mai McKenna has committed to San Diego State University. McKenna stands to make strong contributions in the backstroke and IM events.

June 11, 2019— Osprey Aquatic's Mai McKenna has committed to San Diego State University. McKenna stands to make strong contributions in the backstroke and IM events.

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Chris Staka swims into top 20 in world in 50-meter backstroke

4 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Chris Staka

June 11, 2019— Chris Staka moved into 20th in the world in the men’s 50-meter backstroke with his time of 25.06 seconds. Staka, an Aptos alum, swam the time in qualifying first in the event, which he later …

June 11, 2019— Chris Staka moved into 20th in the world in the men’s 50-meter backstroke with his time of 25.06 seconds. Staka, an Aptos alum, swam the time in qualifying first in the event, which he later …

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Backstroker Abigail Harter Verbally Commits to In-state Purdue

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4 months, 4 weeks ago
People in this story:Abigail Harter | Cassidy Sampson | Hayley Pike | Natalie Myers | Tessa Wrightson

May 21, 2019— Southeastern Swim Club's Abigail Harter has verbally committed to Purdue for 2020-21.

May 21, 2019— Southeastern Swim Club's Abigail Harter has verbally committed to Purdue for 2020-21.

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Kentucky Wildcats Pick Up Verbal from Backstroker Abbie Shaw for 2020

5 months ago

May 16, 2019 NIWOT, COLORADO— The University of Kentucky has earned a new verbal commitment for the 2020-21 season and beyond from high school junior Abbie Shaw of Niwot, Colorado.

May 16, 2019 NIWOT, COLORADO— The University of Kentucky has earned a new verbal commitment for the 2020-21 season and beyond from high school junior Abbie Shaw of Niwot, Colorado.

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Futures Champion Anna Freed Verbally Commits to Indiana (2020)

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5 months ago
People in this story:Anna Freed

May 13, 2019— Anna Freed will help Indiana re-build their backstroke depth starting in the fall of 2020.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Anna Freed is heading to Indiana #swimming

May 13, 2019— Anna Freed will help Indiana re-build their backstroke depth starting in the fall of 2020.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Anna Freed is heading to Indiana #swimming

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Cameron Gring Commits to James Madison

5 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Cameron Gring

May 8, 2019— James Madison University has received their first verbal commitment for the fall of 2020 from Reading, Penn. backstroker Cameron Gring.

May 8, 2019— James Madison University has received their first verbal commitment for the fall of 2020 from Reading, Penn. backstroker Cameron Gring.

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Abbie Shaw Commits to Kentucky

5 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Abbie Shaw

May 5, 2019— Abbie Shaw of Elevation Athletics has verbally committed to swim for Kentucky in 2020-21.

May 5, 2019— Abbie Shaw of Elevation Athletics has verbally committed to swim for Kentucky in 2020-21.

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Sullivan boy, 10, breaks 37-year-old swimming record

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7 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Jonathan Iacobazzi

March 5, 2019— SULLIVAN — Jonathan Iacobazzi, a 10-year-old from Sullivan, broke a 37-year-old record in the 100 backstroke for the Sullivan Blue Dolphins.

March 5, 2019— SULLIVAN — Jonathan Iacobazzi, a 10-year-old from Sullivan, broke a 37-year-old record in the 100 backstroke for the Sullivan Blue Dolphins.

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NC State Gets 2020 Verbal from Local Backstroke Standout Morgan Jones

8 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Morgan Jones

Jan. 24, 2019— NEW COMMIT: NC State has gained a new in-state verbal commitment for the 2020-21 season from Greensboro, North Carolina backstroker and current high school junior Morgan Jones

Jan. 24, 2019— NEW COMMIT: NC State has gained a new in-state verbal commitment for the 2020-21 season from Greensboro, North Carolina backstroker and current high school junior Morgan Jones

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Sun Devils Snag Verbal Commitment From Pearland's Bobby Pearce

12 months ago
People in this story:Bobby Pearce

Oct. 18, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Pearland, Texas native and backstroke specialist Bobby Pearce has verbally committed to Arizona State as a member of the class of 2023. Pearce swims year-round for Pearland Aquatics and owns the

Oct. 18, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Pearland, Texas native and backstroke specialist Bobby Pearce has verbally committed to Arizona State as a member of the class of 2023. Pearce swims year-round for Pearland Aquatics and owns the

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Backstroker Danielle Carter of Palo Alto is Latest Verbal to Cal

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12 months ago
People in this story:Danielle Carter

Oct. 17, 2018— Carter would’ve been just outside of the 100 back A final at the 2018 Pac 12 Champs, and she would’ve been a solid B final scorer in the 200 back.

Oct. 17, 2018— Carter would’ve been just outside of the 100 back A final at the 2018 Pac 12 Champs, and she would’ve been a solid B final scorer in the 200 back.

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FHSAA 2A Champ Lucas Kravchenko Stays In State, Verbals to Gators

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12 months ago
People in this story:Lucas Kravchenko

Oct. 17, 2018— Kravchenko, a sprint freestyler and backstroker, is the defending FHSAA 2A Champion in the 100 backstroke.

Oct. 17, 2018— Kravchenko, a sprint freestyler and backstroker, is the defending FHSAA 2A Champion in the 100 backstroke.

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NC State Wolfpack Adds Verbal From Talented Sprinter Katie Mack

12 months ago
People in this story:Katie Mack

Oct. 17, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Sprinter Katie Mack, who also has an impressive resume in backstroke and IM, has verbally committed to NC State. The Ashburn, Va. native will make the move to Raleigh next fall.

Oct. 17, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Sprinter Katie Mack, who also has an impressive resume in backstroke and IM, has verbally committed to NC State. The Ashburn, Va. native will make the move to Raleigh next fall.

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A Turn That Is Ever-Changing: The Back To Breast Transition

1 year ago
People in this story:Chloe Sutton

Oct. 17, 2018— Within the past couple of years, the backstroke to breaststroke transition turn has stirred up a lot conversation. Coaches and swimmers are constantly testing different ways to complete the turn

Oct. 17, 2018— Within the past couple of years, the backstroke to breaststroke transition turn has stirred up a lot conversation. Coaches and swimmers are constantly testing different ways to complete the turn

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Louise Hansson Explains Backstroke Duties, European Summer (Video)

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1 year ago
People in this story:Louise Hansson

Oct. 15, 2018— Louise Hansson is primarily known as a flyer, but she led off the Trojan’s relay, and went 51.97.

Oct. 15, 2018— Louise Hansson is primarily known as a flyer, but she led off the Trojan’s relay, and went 51.97.

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Max McHugh Posts 1:57 200 Breast As Minnesota Falls To Wisconsin

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1 year ago
People in this story:Max McHugh

Oct. 13, 2018— Both of Nelson’s backstroke times are currently ranked 3rd in the nation this season.

Oct. 13, 2018— Both of Nelson’s backstroke times are currently ranked 3rd in the nation this season.

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Sydney Pickrem Picks Up Backstroke Duties, Hits 1:58 IM at OSU

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1 year ago
People in this story:Lisa Bratton | Sydney Pickrem

Oct. 12, 2018— With A&M having graduated Beryl Gastaldello and Lisa Bratton, their two top backstrokers, Pickrem is, oddly enough, stepping in on medley relay backstroke duties.

Oct. 12, 2018— With A&M having graduated Beryl Gastaldello and Lisa Bratton, their two top backstrokers, Pickrem is, oddly enough, stepping in on medley relay backstroke duties.

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Arkansas Hangs on to Top In-state Backstroker with Verbal from Allie Rogers

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1 year ago
People in this story:Allie Rogers

Oct. 12, 2018— Allie Rogers of Little Rock Central High School and The Aquakids has verbally committed to swim for the in-state Razorbacks in 2019-20.

Oct. 12, 2018— Allie Rogers of Little Rock Central High School and The Aquakids has verbally committed to swim for the in-state Razorbacks in 2019-20.

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Georgia Bulldogs Add Verbal From Local Standout Charlie Logan

1 year ago
People in this story:Charlie Logan

Oct. 12, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Georgia has snagged a verbal commitment for the fall of 2019 from local freestyler and backstroker Charlie Logan. Logan has been a Bulldog since the start, doing his club swimming

Oct. 12, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Georgia has snagged a verbal commitment for the fall of 2019 from local freestyler and backstroker Charlie Logan. Logan has been a Bulldog since the start, doing his club swimming

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Catherine Christuk to Become a Friar With Verbal to Providence

1 year ago
People in this story:Catherine Christuk

Oct. 11, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Backstroker and IMer Catherine Christuk of Peabody, Mass. has announced her verbal commitment to Providence College for the fall of 2019.

Oct. 11, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Backstroker and IMer Catherine Christuk of Peabody, Mass. has announced her verbal commitment to Providence College for the fall of 2019.

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Q&A with Ryan Murphy on Back2Back Swim Camp

1 year ago
People in this story:Chase Kreitler | Claire Tuggle | Dave Durden | Jacob Pebley | Ryan Murphy | Yuri Suguiyama

Oct. 10, 2018— Back2Back Swim Camp is an elite backstroke camp founded by Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley. Murphy shares his experience with the first Back2Back Swim Camp.

Oct. 10, 2018— Back2Back Swim Camp is an elite backstroke camp founded by Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley. Murphy shares his experience with the first Back2Back Swim Camp.

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Connecticut Secures Verbal from Crimson Aquatics' Caitlin Spencer

1 year ago
People in this story:Caitlin Spencer

Oct. 10, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Uxbridge, Mass. native Caitlin Spencer has given her verbal to the University of Connecticut and will join the Huskies next fall. A backstroke and butterfly specialist, Spencer swims year-round with

Oct. 10, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Uxbridge, Mass. native Caitlin Spencer has given her verbal to the University of Connecticut and will join the Huskies next fall. A backstroke and butterfly specialist, Spencer swims year-round with

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Minnesota Snags Verbal from Backstroker Desmon Sachtjen

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1 year ago
People in this story:Desmon Sachtjen

Oct. 9, 2018— Wisconsin’s Desmon Sachtjen has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota class of 2023.

Oct. 9, 2018— Wisconsin’s Desmon Sachtjen has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota class of 2023.

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Texas 5A 100 Back Champion Abby Koczo Sends Verbal to Alabama

1 year ago
People in this story:Abby Koczo

Oct. 6, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Frisco, Texas native Abby Koczo has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Alabama. A talented backstroker and IMer, she will make her way to Tuscaloosa in the fall of 2019.

Oct. 6, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Frisco, Texas native Abby Koczo has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Alabama. A talented backstroker and IMer, she will make her way to Tuscaloosa in the fall of 2019.

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12-year-old swimmer from KP smashes records in national championship

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1 year ago

Oct. 5, 2018— Ahmad Durrani reached the finish line in 37 seconds in the 50m backstroke...;

Swim.Express tweeted this: #swimming speedster Ahmad Durrani ...

Oct. 5, 2018— Ahmad Durrani reached the finish line in 37 seconds in the 50m backstroke...;

Swim.Express tweeted this: #swimming speedster Ahmad Durrani ...

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Junior National Champ Charlie Logan Commits to Georgia

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1 year ago
People in this story:Charlie Logan

Oct. 4, 2018— The UGA men snag another in-state, middle-distance backstroker in North Oconee High School’s Charlie Logan.

Oct. 4, 2018— The UGA men snag another in-state, middle-distance backstroker in North Oconee High School’s Charlie Logan.

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Australia’s Leon MacAlister Sends Verbal Commitment to Stanford

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1 year ago
People in this story:Leon MacAlister

Oct. 4, 2018— Australian backstroker Leon MacAlister has announced his verbal commitment to the Stanford University men’s swimming and diving class of 2023.

Oct. 4, 2018— Australian backstroker Leon MacAlister has announced his verbal commitment to the Stanford University men’s swimming and diving class of 2023.

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Kilment Kolesnikov Entered in 3 Individual Races at Youth Olympic

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1 year ago
People in this story:Kilment Kolesnikov

Oct. 3, 2018— Kilesnikov is a World Junior Record holder in freestyle, but has been focusing on the backstroke races at recent championship meets.

Oct. 3, 2018— Kilesnikov is a World Junior Record holder in freestyle, but has been focusing on the backstroke races at recent championship meets.

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Matt Klotz hopes to break LSU backstroke record, look toward 2020 Olympics

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1 year ago
People in this story:Matt Klotz

Oct. 2, 2018— After dominating in the 2017 DeafLympics , Matt Klotz has his sights set for a 2020 World Olympic bid with Hungary .

Oct. 2, 2018— After dominating in the 2017 DeafLympics , Matt Klotz has his sights set for a 2020 World Olympic bid with Hungary .

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World Cup Eindhoven Day 3 Finals: Live Recap

1 year ago
People in this story:Katinka Hosszu

Sept. 30, 2018— Katinka Hosszu led the way on the final morning of the World Cup Eindhoven, claiming the top seeds in both the 200 Backstroke and 200 IM.

Sept. 30, 2018— Katinka Hosszu led the way on the final morning of the World Cup Eindhoven, claiming the top seeds in both the 200 Backstroke and 200 IM.

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Hoosiers Pick Up Backstroker Katrina Sommer With Verbal

1 year ago
People in this story:Katrina Sommer

Sept. 29, 2018— Katrina Sommer will make the move to Bloomington next fall after declaring her intention to swim for Indiana.

Sept. 29, 2018— Katrina Sommer will make the move to Bloomington next fall after declaring her intention to swim for Indiana.

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House of Delegates to Vote on 24 Proposals on Saturday

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1 year ago

Sept. 27, 2018— Included in the vote will be rules about tech suits, backstroke start ledges, and redrawing LSC boundaries.

Sept. 27, 2018— Included in the vote will be rules about tech suits, backstroke start ledges, and redrawing LSC boundaries.

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Janelle Hummingbird Makes Verbal Commitment to Arkansas

1 year ago
People in this story:Janelle Hummingbird

Sept. 27, 2018 ROCKWALL, TEXAS— Backstroker Janelle Hummingbird of Rockwall, Texas has made a verbal commitment to the University of Arkansas beginning in the fall of 2019.

Sept. 27, 2018 ROCKWALL, TEXAS— Backstroker Janelle Hummingbird of Rockwall, Texas has made a verbal commitment to the University of Arkansas beginning in the fall of 2019.

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Lady Tigers Swimming and Diving Place Second in Evanston

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1 year ago

Sept. 26, 2018 ROCK SPRINGS, IL— The Rock Springs High School girls swimming and diving team competed at the Evanston Invitational on Saturday, September 22, in which they took second place. The Lady Tigers competed against Evanston, Green River, Lyman, Kemmerer, and Sublette County. Freshman Abi Robinson-Kim took first place in the 100 yard backstroke, second place in the …

Sept. 26, 2018 ROCK SPRINGS, IL— The Rock Springs High School girls swimming and diving team competed at the Evanston Invitational on Saturday, September 22, in which they took second place. The Lady Tigers competed against Evanston, Green River, Lyman, Kemmerer, and Sublette County. Freshman Abi Robinson-Kim took first place in the 100 yard backstroke, second place in the …

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Purdue Receives Verbal From South Carolina 5A State Champ Michael Juengel

1 year ago
People in this story:Michael Juengel

Sept. 25, 2018— Purdue University has picked up a verbal commitment from Greer, S.C. native Michael Juengel who will join the Boilermakers as a member of the class of 2023.

Sept. 25, 2018— Purdue University has picked up a verbal commitment from Greer, S.C. native Michael Juengel who will join the Boilermakers as a member of the class of 2023.

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It's all swimming in the Galloway family

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1 year ago

Sept. 21, 2018— Blood might be thicker than water but it's swimming that binds a former New Zealand Olympic backstroker and her granddaughter.

Sept. 21, 2018— Blood might be thicker than water but it's swimming that binds a former New Zealand Olympic backstroker and her granddaughter.

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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Backstroke Cruise

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1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 13, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a quality aerobic backstroke set.

Sept. 13, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week is a quality aerobic backstroke set.

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New Zealand’s Bobbi Gichard Changes Commitment from Florida to Queens

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1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Bobbi Gichard

Sept. 12, 2018— After announcing a verbal commitment to Florida in January, New Zealand backstroker Bobbi Gichard has switched gears and committed to four-time NCAA champion Queens University of Charlotte.

Sept. 12, 2018— After announcing a verbal commitment to Florida in January, New Zealand backstroker Bobbi Gichard has switched gears and committed to four-time NCAA champion Queens University of Charlotte.

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In-State Backstroker Danielle Carter Announces Verbal to Cal

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Danielle Carter

Sept. 12, 2018 MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.— NEW COMMIT: Mountain View, Calif. native Danielle Carter has declared her verbal commitment to swim at the University of California, Berkeley as a member of the class of 2023.

Sept. 12, 2018 MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.— NEW COMMIT: Mountain View, Calif. native Danielle Carter has declared her verbal commitment to swim at the University of California, Berkeley as a member of the class of 2023.

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Swimming World Presents "Up & Comers: Maggie Wanezek"

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Maggie Wanezek

Sept. 9, 2018— Maggie, who swims for the Elmbrook Swim Club (Brookfield, Wis.), became the first swimmer in the girls 11-12 age group to break 30 seconds in the 50 meter backstroke, setting a national age group record at the Wisconsin 12 & Under State Championships, July 27-29. Her time of 29.36 smashed the 2011 mark of 30.16 set by Keaton Blovad of Oregon.

Sept. 9, 2018— Maggie, who swims for the Elmbrook Swim Club (Brookfield, Wis.), became the first swimmer in the girls 11-12 age group to break 30 seconds in the 50 meter backstroke, setting a national age group record at the Wisconsin 12 & Under State Championships, July 27-29. Her time of 29.36 smashed the 2011 mark of 30.16 set by Keaton Blovad of Oregon.

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Backstroker Rachel Sanqunetti Verbally Commits to Indiana State

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1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 6, 2018— Rachel Sanqunetti from Hamilton Heights High School and Power Aquatics has verbally committed to in-state Indiana State University for 2019-20 and beyond.

Sept. 6, 2018— Rachel Sanqunetti from Hamilton Heights High School and Power Aquatics has verbally committed to in-state Indiana State University for 2019-20 and beyond.

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British Olympic Medalist Chris Walker-Hebborn Announces Retirement

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1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Chris Walker-Hebborn

Sept. 6, 2018— British Olympic silver medalist Chris Walker-Hebborn announced his retirement from swimming this week in a post on his official Twitter account.

Sept. 6, 2018— British Olympic silver medalist Chris Walker-Hebborn announced his retirement from swimming this week in a post on his official Twitter account.

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Backstroker Lara Siebrecht Transfers from Gardner

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Lara Siebrecht

Sept. 5, 2018— Lara Siebrecht, a backstroker from Berlin, Germany, has announced her transfer from Gardner-Webb University to Virginia Tech, starting this fall.

Sept. 5, 2018— Lara Siebrecht, a backstroker from Berlin, Germany, has announced her transfer from Gardner-Webb University to Virginia Tech, starting this fall.

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Swimming: It’s no go for backstroker Jian Han in the swimming pool

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Jian Han Tern

Aug. 31, 2018— HE produced a standout performance at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in April but it was a different Tern Jian Han on show at the Jakarta Asian Games.

Aug. 31, 2018— HE produced a standout performance at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in April but it was a different Tern Jian Han on show at the Jakarta Asian Games.

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China Cracks Asian Record In Mixed 400 Medley Relay – 3:40.45

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1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Rikako Ikee | Ryosuke Irie | Xu Jiayu | Yasuhiro Koseki

Aug. 22, 2018— Xu Jiayu’s scintillating 52.30 backstroke lead-off was key as China broke the Asian Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.

Aug. 22, 2018— Xu Jiayu’s scintillating 52.30 backstroke lead-off was key as China broke the Asian Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.

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LumaLanes Performance of the Week: Xu Ties Asian Games Record For 100 Back Gold

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1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Ryan Murphy | Ryosuke Irie | Xu Jiayu

Aug. 21, 2018— This week’s LumaLanes Performance of the Week goes to China’s Xu Jiayu for his win the 100 backstroke at the 2018 Asian Games.

Aug. 21, 2018— This week’s LumaLanes Performance of the Week goes to China’s Xu Jiayu for his win the 100 backstroke at the 2018 Asian Games.

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NC State Picks Up Backstroker Owen Hanna With Verbal Commitment

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Owen Hanna

Aug. 20, 2018— NEW COMMIT: North Carolina State University has recently received a verbal commitment from backstroker Owen Hanna. A native of Newbury, Ohio, Hanna will join the Wolfpack as part of the class of 2023.

Aug. 20, 2018— NEW COMMIT: North Carolina State University has recently received a verbal commitment from backstroker Owen Hanna. A native of Newbury, Ohio, Hanna will join the Wolfpack as part of the class of 2023.

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Ruck wins Canadian record five medals at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

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People in this story:Taylor Ruck

Aug. 20, 2018— Taylor Ruck of Scottsdale takes second in 200 backstroke and finishes with Canadian record five medals at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.

Aug. 20, 2018— Taylor Ruck of Scottsdale takes second in 200 backstroke and finishes with Canadian record five medals at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.

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Swimming: Russia's Kliment Kolesnikov breaks 50m backstroke world record

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People in this story:Kliment Kolesnikov

Aug. 4, 2018— GLASGOW (REUTERS) – Kliment Kolesnikov of Russia set a world record for the 50 metres backstroke while winning the European Championship title in Glasgow on Saturday (Aug 4).

Aug. 4, 2018— GLASGOW (REUTERS) – Kliment Kolesnikov of Russia set a world record for the 50 metres backstroke while winning the European Championship title in Glasgow on Saturday (Aug 4).

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Maggie Wanezek Breaks 11-12 Girls 50 Back NAG Record at Wisconsin 12 & Under State Champs - Swimming World News

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People in this story:Maggie Wanezek

July 30, 2018— Maggie Wanezek of the Elmbrook Swim Club downed the 50 back NAG record for the girls 11-12 age group at the Wisconsin 12 & Under State Champs.

July 30, 2018— Maggie Wanezek of the Elmbrook Swim Club downed the 50 back NAG record for the girls 11-12 age group at the Wisconsin 12 & Under State Champs.

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Murphy Completes Backstroke Sweep With 100 Back; Grevers Finishes Second

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1 year, 2 months ago
People in this story:Austin Katz | Dean Farris | Jacob Pebley | Justin Ress | Matt Grevers | Ryan Murphy

July 28, 2018— The final of the men’s 100 back featured two Olympic gold medalists in Ryan Murphy and Matt Grevers, and the pair made it a race down to the wire as they went.

July 28, 2018— The final of the men’s 100 back featured two Olympic gold medalists in Ryan Murphy and Matt Grevers, and the pair made it a race down to the wire as they went.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Kaliszak Scratch Bumps Mefford into 50 Bk A Final

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People in this story:Andrew Wilson | Bethany Galat | Katie Drabot

July 27, 2018— Luke Kaliszak, the 7th seed, scratched out of the 50 back, bumping Cal’s Bryce Mefford into the A final.

July 27, 2018— Luke Kaliszak, the 7th seed, scratched out of the 50 back, bumping Cal’s Bryce Mefford into the A final.

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Ryan Murphy Closes Night Three With New American, U.S. Open, and Meet Record

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People in this story:Justin Ress | Matt Grevers | Michael Andrew | Ryan Held | Ryan Murphy

July 27, 2018— Ryan Murphy shattered the American, U.S. Open, and Championships records in the 50 backstroke to grab his second National title of the meet.

July 27, 2018— Ryan Murphy shattered the American, U.S. Open, and Championships records in the 50 backstroke to grab his second National title of the meet.

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Backstroke Starts

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July 20, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week features some tips for improving your backstroke starts.

July 20, 2018— This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week features some tips for improving your backstroke starts.

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Missy Franklin Will Swim All Freestyle, No Backstroke, at US Nationals

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People in this story:Missy Franklin

July 19, 2018— Missy Franklin will focus on freestyle events for her first U.S. National Championship since the 2016 Olympic Trials.

July 19, 2018— Missy Franklin will focus on freestyle events for her first U.S. National Championship since the 2016 Olympic Trials.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 76% Betting On American Legacy in Men’s 100 Back

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July 10, 2018— More than three-quarters of voters expressed confidence that the Americans would keep their historic levels of dominance in the men’s 100 backstroke, with no other country getting more than 1…

July 10, 2018— More than three-quarters of voters expressed confidence that the Americans would keep their historic levels of dominance in the men’s 100 backstroke, with no other country getting more than 1…

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Bring Backstroke to Kenya and Improve Cognitive Skills

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July 9, 2018— Bringing sports to the children of Eldoret and surrounding areas in Kenya can have a dramatic effect on their lives.

July 9, 2018— Bringing sports to the children of Eldoret and surrounding areas in Kenya can have a dramatic effect on their lives.

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(VIDEO INTERVIEW) Asia Seidt On Kentucky Backstroke and Tapering Less

1 year, 3 months ago
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July 8, 2018— Kentucky’s Asia Seidt swam a best time to win the 200 back on Saturday night at the Columbus Pro Swim Series. Seidt finished 1-2-3 with two of her teammates from Lexington and

July 8, 2018— Kentucky’s Asia Seidt swam a best time to win the 200 back on Saturday night at the Columbus Pro Swim Series. Seidt finished 1-2-3 with two of her teammates from Lexington and

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Kliment Kolesnikov Completes Backstroke Sweep on Day 4 of Euro Juniors

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July 7, 2018— Kliment Kolesnikov of Rusia continued to show his backstroke prowess on the fourth day of competition at the 2018 European Junior Championships.

July 7, 2018— Kliment Kolesnikov of Rusia continued to show his backstroke prowess on the fourth day of competition at the 2018 European Junior Championships.

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Margherita Panziera Breaks Her Own Italian Record in 100 Back

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People in this story:Margherita Panziera

June 30, 2018— In April, she became the first Italian woman under 1 minute in the 100 back; now she’s knocked another two-tenths from the record.

June 30, 2018— In April, she became the first Italian woman under 1 minute in the 100 back; now she’s knocked another two-tenths from the record.

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Park Tae Hwan Selected For Fourth Straight Asian Games

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People in this story:Park Tae Hwan

June 27, 2018— South Korean swimming legend Park Tae Hwan was selected for his fourth straight Asian Games on Tuesday, per Yonhap News Agency in South Korea. The 28-year-old Park was one of 59 total

June 27, 2018— South Korean swimming legend Park Tae Hwan was selected for his fourth straight Asian Games on Tuesday, per Yonhap News Agency in South Korea. The 28-year-old Park was one of 59 total

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Passages: 1963 NCAA Champion and Distinguished Coach Ed Bartsch Dies at 75

1 year, 3 months ago
People in this story:Ed Bartsch

June 26, 2018— Ed Bartsch, coach to many teams across the country and 1963 NCAA Champion in the 200 Backstroke, passed away on June 18 after a multi-year battle with heart complications. After

June 26, 2018— Ed Bartsch, coach to many teams across the country and 1963 NCAA Champion in the 200 Backstroke, passed away on June 18 after a multi-year battle with heart complications. After

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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Backstroke Bobs

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1 year, 3 months ago

June 21, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week features descending backstroke work that features active rest as opposed to intervals.

June 21, 2018— This week’s Commit Swimming Set Of The Week features descending backstroke work that features active rest as opposed to intervals.

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Auburn Gains Verbal Commitment from Backstroker Ella Miller

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June 15, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Auburn University recently gained another verbal commitment, this time from backstroker Ella Miller, a native of Vermont.

June 15, 2018— NEW COMMIT: Auburn University recently gained another verbal commitment, this time from backstroker Ella Miller, a native of Vermont.

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