Posts Tagged ‘Amanda Kendall’
Amanda Kendall and Jack Conger earn lanes in their second semifinal at Trials.
Local report from Omaha: Matt McLean, Eric Friedland, Amanda Kendall and others take part in first day of U.S. Olympic TrialsMonday, June 25th, 2012
Matt McLean, Amanda Kendall, Eric Friedland, Ed Moses and Andrew Seliskar take part in the first day of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
The ongoing duel between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps headlines Day Six at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.
Phelps attempts to make the 200-meter butterfly in his fourth straight Olympics on Day Four at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
The second day of competition begins to answer some of the big questions for Team USA. Check out our picks for London, along with favorite and local competitors.
2009 All-Met Swimmer of the Year, Amanda Kendall, dismissed from LSU swim team last week.
It is championship season for swimming, and collegiate athletes were on edge during the last two week waiting to see where the NCAA would make their cuts.
LSU junior Amanda Kendall will not swim at NCAA championship meet.
NCAA released the Division I psych sheet for the Mar. 15-17 championship meet in Auburn, Ala., including invited athletes list.
Athlete bloggers Amanda Kendall and Bradley Phillips are past their first big meets of 2012, but now it’s time to get back to work. Read this week’s blogs inside.
Amanda competed at the four-day Southeastern Conference Championship meet during the weekend. It was a trying meet for her, but she pushed through for some great swims.
Highlights from the ACC (w), SEC, Big East, and Big 10 (w) swimming & diving championship meets, including which former area swimmers are making finals appearances at their conference meets.
Few know the pressure that comes with swimming at that elite level like our athlete contributors, who compete in the ACC and SEC, two of the toughest conferences in the country. Bradley Phillips is two weeks away from entering ACCs, but Amanda Kendall is in her final week of preparation for the Southeastern Conference championship. Michael Flach, training this season under an Olympic redshirt, is taking this time, when most of the country’s elite swimmers are resting for championships, to push his practicing to the next level, heading south to train with friends under the Florida sun.
This week our swimmer bloggers discuss what they are doing outside of the water to ensure success at NCAA conference championships and beyond.
Conference championships are quickly approaching for two of our athlete bloggers. Hear more from Amanda Kendall about weekly technique improvements heading into the weekend’s meet against Texas A&M. Also find out how Bradley Phillips and Virginia did against UNC-Chapel Hill in a heated ACC rivalry meet.
In their first blog posts, our athlete contributors remind us in their own way that sometimes taking a step back is important in order to look ahead. Read about their experience training over the holidays and preparing for NCAA competitions.
Former All-Met Swimmer of the Year, Amanda Kendall is having a breakout season at LSU. Get to know her as she tries to make her Olympic dream come true.
Fairfax native Amanda Kendall earned four gold medals at the 2011 Pan American, which took place October 15-22 and were held in Guadalajara, Mexico at the brand new Scotiabank Aquatics Center.
Two days after the FINA World Championships in Shanghai, USA Swimming’s elite convened in Palo Alto, CA, for the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships. Former All-Mets and local swimmers churned out a number of notable performances at Stanford University’s Avery Aquatics Center.
The place was packed. Old swimmers came out to cheer. Chesterbrook didn’t disappoint, turning in its best performance of the season in its biggest meet.
Good Counsel alum and four-time All-Met Liz Kemp was a member of the surprising Florida Gators team that won its first NCAA championship since 1982, narrowly edging Stanford by 2.5 points. Kemp swam in the 400 freestyle relay that cemented the win. More locals results inside.
Curl-Burke took second overall at the NCSA Junior Nationals this past weekend in Orlando, finishing behind NOVA of Virginia Aquatics (Richmond), which won the meet with a score of 1005.5, ahead of Curl’s 742.5. Rockville Montgomery was fourth with 459 points. A complete round-up of the top finishers from the final three days of Junior Nationals.
RMSC’s Jack Conger breaks a national age group record in the 200 backstroke, Curl-Burke’s Chuck Katis and K.J. Park go one-two in the 100 breaststroke and several other swimmers impress in days two and three at Junior Nationals. Also, locals get started at the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
The NCAA women’s swim and dive championship meet psych sheet is out and several area swimmers have qualified for the event. Perhaps most notably, 2008 All-Met Swimmer of the Year Ashley Danner, now at George Mason, is seeded first in the 100 breaststroke.
A new feature updating you on All-Met swimmers over the past few years and how they are doing at the college level. Today’s post start focuses on the status of the All-Met Classes of 2008 and 2009. Feel free to chime in with your own swimmers to watch, and what they’ve done lately.
Reachforthewall.com begins its expanded coverage of high school swimming with a look at what to watch for in Washington D.C.-area girls’ swimming in 2009-10. Included are the area’s swimmer to watch, top three storylines, notes from around the area, and key dates. Thursday: boys’ preview; Friday: a look at the Robinson-Oakton rivalry.
In Friday’s morning heats at the Potomac Valley LC Championships, 277 male and female swimmers competed for 16 spots in the 200-meter freestyle finals, with Curl-Burke’s Kristen Moores, 20, and George Mason’s Tom Koucheravy, 24, landing the top seeds for the night’s finals. Heats in the 100 breastroke, 100 butterfly and 400 individual medley also took place.