March 6, 2020
2020 PRO SWIM SERIES – DES MOINES The 2020 Pro Swim Series stop in Des Moines continues on Friday morning with prelims of the 200 free, 200 back, 400 IM, and 100 fly. There are a few notable Olympic and World names among the prelims scratches. One of them is Simone Manuel , who will opt out of the 100 fly. Manuel will still be swimming the 200 free. Hali Flickinger , who set a new PSS Record in the 200 fly on day 2, opted out of the 400 IM. Fellow U.S. Olympian Tom Shields has scratched out of his signature 100 fly to focus on the 200 free.
March 3, 2020
The 2020 Illinois Boys State Swimming and Diving Championships took place on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the New Trier Natatorium in Winnetka, Ill. The meet was highlighted by Loyola Academy’s Luke Maurer who broke the Illinois state record in the 200 free during prelims with a time of 1:34.49. St. Charles North defended their state title with a total of 137 points, just two points ahead of runner-up Loyola Academy (135).
Luke Maurer new #IL boy's state high school record 200yds #freestyle 1:34.49