April 4, 2020
Cory Shanks from League City, Texas has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Tennessee’s class of 2025, joining Amber Myers , Asia Minnes , Josephine Fuller , Kate McCarville , Lauren Wetherell , Sara Stotler , Summer Eaker , and Summer Smith . Shanks is a junior at Clear Creek High School. She swims year-round for the club team South Shore Sails. She began swimming a few weeks before her 10th birthday and within 8 months was competing at the State age group meet. By 12, she had 4 Sectional cuts. At 14, she had qualified for the NCSA Championship in 4 events. Today at ...
March 7, 2020
The 2020 SZSS Championships in Plantation continued on Friday with the finals of the men’s and women’s 200 free, 100 breast, 50 back, 100 fly, 400 IM, and 800 free relay timed finals. Olympian Alia Atkinson highlighted the meet on Friday with her 1:08.99 swim in the 100 breast during morning prelims. At finals, Atkinson won the event in a 1:09.36. So far in 2020, Atkinson has yet to break 1:08.
March 8, 2020
Brazilian Olympian and 2019 Worlds silver medalist Bruno Fratus swam his one and only event on Saturday at the Speedo Sectionals Plantation meet in Florida as he won the 50 freestyle with a 22.16. Fratus, 30, was slow off the blocks in finals tonight, out-racing his Coral Springs teammate Renzo Tjon-a-Joe (22.39), who represents Suriname internationally. Fratus swam a 21.97 this morning, which is two tenths slower than his season best of 21.7 from January. Fratus is one of the top sprinters in the world and is certainly a favorite to win a medal in Tokyo this summer for Brazil.