Feb. 25, 2021
FEB 26, 2021 - JENKS — Aiden Hayes was ready to see what he could do. Competing in the final Class 6A swimming state meet of his career, the Norman North senior locked in from the start and got into a zone. Hayes knew he was going to win his two individual races. It was just a matter of how fast he could finish. At Jenks Trojan Aquatic Center on Thursday, Hayes shattered his own expectations. The North Carolina State signee set two national high school records, winning the 50-yard freestyle in 19.20 seconds and 100 butterfly in 45.47. The previous national hi ...
Jan. 19, 2021
NC State’s Kylee Alons has been named ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week and North Carolina’s Aranza Vazquez has been named Diver of the Week. Louisville’s Mitchell Whyte has been selected as the ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week and teammate Daniel Pinto has been named Diver of the Week. A native of Fort Collins, Colorado, Alons helped the No. 4 Wolfpack to wins over No. 16 Duke (163.5-93.5) and No. 18 North Carolina (188-109). The junior won five individual events and was on a first-place relay team, touching first in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 fl ...
Jan. 17, 2021
The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams defeated Virginia Tech on Saturday as the Cavalier swimmers closed the two-day meet against the Hokies at the Aquatic and Fitness Center. The No. 2 Virginia women’s swimming and diving team defeated No. 15 Virginia Tech 202.5-96.5, while the No. 10 Cavalier men’s team defeated the No. 15 Hokies 161-137. The Cavaliers won 23 events throughout the day, including sweeping both relay events. Eight different female swimmers and five male swimmers won an individual event at the competition. The Cavaliers won 13 of 14 races on Saturda ...
March 12, 2020
Matt Brownstead took down Caeleb Dressel’s National Public and Overall High School record at the Pennsylvania 3A State Championships. The meet was held at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium in Lewisburg, Pa. Representing State College Area High School, the senior blasted a 19.24 during finals of the 50 free to clinch the state title. His time eclipsed Dressel’s previous mark of 19.29 that was set in 2013 when he was a senior at Clay High School.