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Michael Phelps failed to reach the championship final in either of his events Sunday, and offered some harsh criticism of his performance after.
The California recruit was edged in the final meters, but beat his childhood hero.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte finished on the podium at the Pro Swim Series stop in Charlotte Friday night, but the next class of butterfliers are chasing the pair of Olympians — including Jack Conger and Andrew Seliskar.
The 18-time gold medalist will challenge himself with six events at USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series event in Charlotte.
Michael Phelps expected to compete in the 200-meter butterfly for first time since London, but has company with Andrew Seliskar and Jack Conger in the mix.
No swim-off between Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky, but the 18-year-old phenom still posted a world No. 2 time.
Breaking down the 2014-15 All-Met first and second teams by club.
The 2014-2015 All-Met teams were released Friday and showcased the top swimming and diving talent in the area.
A select group comprised of medalists from NCSA Junior Nationals will compete next month at the 2015 Irish Open Swimming Championships in Dublin.
Less than 500 days until the 2016 Rio Olympics, but Potomac Valley swimmers have wasted no time qualifying for next next summer’s U.S. Trials.
Matthew Hirschberger and James Jones claimed gold in the 1,500 and 50 freestyle, and NCAP won a few in between as well on the final night of NCSA Junior Nationals.
John Shebat, Carsten Vissering, Andrew Seliskar and James Jones added the 400 medley national records in the 15-18 and 17-18 age group Saturday morning.
The California recruit continued his assault on the medal stands in Orlando, winning a fourth and fifth individual gold.
A photo gallery recap of Friday’s morning preliminary heats in Orlando.
Anyone did not stand a chance Thursday against the top-ranked high school swimmer in the country. And so not-anyone won two more golds.
Carsten Vissering and Andrew Seliskar finished 1-2 in the 100-meter breaststroke in top-five all-time times in Orlando.
NCAP breaks a sixth national record, with seven sessions left to go at NCSA Junior Nationals.
VIDEO | NCAP’s foursome of John Shebat, Carsten Vissering, Andrew Seliskar and James Jones break the national age group record in the 200-yard medley relay.
Five national age group records went down Tuesday night during the opening session of in Orlando.
The premier March junior national meet continues to be a showcase for Potomac Valley swimmers.
The Potomac Valley’s best concluded three days of racing, as swimmers turn their attention toward NCSAs and sectionals.
Andrew Seliskar becomes the fifth fastest all-time performer in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke.
The California recruit took down the 17-18 mark in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke Saturday in Fairfax.
The Nation’s Capital Swim Club product moves into fourth all-time in the 400-yard individual medley event.
The annual short-course championships begin Friday night with a timed final.
Virginia’s brightest stars shined Friday and Saturday in Richmond, but so too did other All-Mets and up-and-comers.
Andrew Seliskar clocks Virginia-record 46.13 seconds in the 100-yard butterfly for Jefferson, which wins the Va. 5A title.
The Jefferson senior came up just short of the national public high school record in the 100-yard butterfly at Virginia 5A state swimming and diving championships.
The Cal recruit fell short of David Nolan’s 1:41.39 national high school record, but destroyed the VSHL record.
The Jefferson senior and California recruit made bold predictions for Saturday’s Virginia 5A preliminary heats, and he was pretty close.
Jefferson’s Andrew Seliskar touches in an all-time VHSL-best time in the 100 butterfly at 5A state swimming and diving championships to eclipse Sean Fletcher’s 47.08.
After a dominating performance at Metros, the Little Hoyas are back on top.
The weekend’s Metro and Virginia region meets were fast, and the relays were among the best performances.
Andrew Seliskar’s 47.14 second challenged the fastest time in history performed by a Virginia high school swimmer.
All-Met Andrew Seliskar set two region records in helping Jefferson win the Va. 5A North boys’ title. On the girls’ side, Stone Bridge and Jefferson finish second and third.
Friday’s Virginia 5A North region championships are a stepping stone for the Colonials in their quest of a state title.
This week’s rankings have a new No. 1 after Georgetown Prep suffered its first major defeat Saturday night.
VIRGINIA | The No. 4 Colonial boys dominated Saturday night while still holding back All-Met Swimmer of the Year Andrew Seliskar. Their girls cruised past conference opponents for a second straight title as well.
Georgetown Prep finished strong at National Catholics in a calm weekend before the area’s postseason gets fully underway.
Relive the action in Texas from the final night of racing at the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series.
Katie Ledecky, Cassidy Bayer and Andrew Seliskar all claimed gold on the final night at USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series in Austin.
Relive the action in Texas from the second day of competition at the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series.
The second day in Austin produced more hardware for the 17-year-old freestyle sensation.
Watch Katie Ledecky win the women’s 100 freestyle and an amazing sub-52 second swim in the men’s 100 butterfly by Jack Conger on Day 1 in Texas.
Results from Day 2 of the Austin Pro Swim Series. Updated live.
The Stanford recruit claimed double gold on the first night in Texas.
Results from Day 1 of the Austin Pro Swim Series. Updated live.
The fifth-ranked Colonials polish their racing skills by creating meets within meets.
The best high school swimmers at the beginning of the year were the best swimmer of the entire year.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar gave us the best performances of the year, and plenty of options to choose from.
The top five schools remain intact, but four new teams make their debuts in the rankings after a tumultuous two-week stretch.
The Saxon boys rebounded from a loss against Jefferson to defeat rival McLean, but the Highlanders look poised for future success.
High school times are hard to find, but here is a breakdown of how the area’s high school swimmers rank based on their club swimming times.
As the area’s elite swimmers go for best times at winter invitationals, high school teams are left with empty lanes and disappointing losses.
Three national age group records went down at the Nation’s Capital Swim Club hosted winter invitational in College Park, capped by a near-miss of an American record by Katie Ledecky.
Nation’s Capital Swim Club was named USA Swimming’s top program in its Club Excellence Program for 2015.
Katie Ledecky won two individual events, as did Andrew Seliskar and Ryan Catron, 12, to finish the final session at the University of Maryland.
Andrew Seliskar took down the 17-18 boys’ 200-yard butterfly national record, and Reece Whitley lowered his own mark in the 13-14 boys’ 200 breaststroke.
Andrew Seliskar ties Michael Phelps with the second fastest 17-18 boys 200 butterfly time in history.
The area’s brightest stars clash with some of the East Coast’s best at this year’s Tom Dolan Invitational meet.
The U.S. national team delegations to the FINA World Championships, Pan American Games and World University Games have been announced.
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials will be held in Omaha, Nebraska from Sunday, June 26th, through Sunday, July 3rd, 2016, per a release by USA Swimming on Wednesday.
Andrew Seliskar added two more gold medals during Thursday’s finals at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships.
USA Swimming’s junior national team leapt out to a huge lead in the medal count after winning 15 medals on the first day of swimming at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships.
A year after medaling at junior world championships, Andrew Seliskar and Isabella Rongione return to the international stage at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Maui, Hawaii.
Nation’s Capital Swim Club had four swimmers named to the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships team that will compete in Honolul, Aug. 27-31.
Watch Katie Ledecky, Nathan Adrian, Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps and the rest of the U.S. national teamers compete on day 1 in Irvine, Calif. at U.S. nationals.
Katie Ledecky, a rising senior at Stone Ridge, won the 800-meter freestyle at U.S. Swimming Nationals in Irvine, Calif.
In return to nationals, Phelps falls short.
Swimming’s biggest names advanced to finals on the first day at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.
Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps and a host of Olympians and All-Mets are set to compete at this year’s U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif. Follow the action each day here.
LOCALS NOTEBOOK: A host of All-Mets are set to compete in Irvine, Calif. at the U.S. Nationals, including Andrew Seliskar, Jack Conger, Janet Hu and Sarah Haase.
SUMMER WORKOUTS | The returning All-Met Swimmer of the Year has his sights set on Pan Pacific and world championship success – and he knows how much work in the pool it will take to get there.
Andrew Seliskar, Adi Kambhampaty set league records on Saturday during the division 1 championship meet at Tuckahoe.
Johnny Bradshaw, 10, takes down record in 50-meter backstroke.
[Video] Interview with Andrew Seliskar after his 400 IM best time and 200 butterfly victory at the Charlotte Grand Prix.
Andrew Seliskar, 17, earned his first win at a USA Swimming Grand Prix event on Saturday night.
Michael Phelps won his first race in 21 months since returning to swimming.
Michael Phelps qualified for his second final since returning from retirement last month. Andrew Seliskar third in 400 IM.
The 2013-2014 Winter All-Met teams were released Friday and showcased the top swimming and diving talent in the area.
Nation’s Capital finished day 5 in Orlando with four victories and a team title.
Andrew Seliskar, Cassidy Bayer set national age group records, continue Nation’s Capital’s dominance at NSCA Junior Nationals in Orlando.
Jefferson’s Andrew Seliskar blasts record during Friday prelims at Virginia’s 5A state meet.
Andrew Seliskar is top-level student and a darkhorse to make the U.S. Olympic team. He’s found excelling in the classroom and the pool to be a demanding, but worthwhile pursuit.
Two-time All-Met Andrew Seliskar displays his versatility to pace the Colonials to the 5A North region title.
NCAP stars Katie Ledecky and Andrew Seliskar both completed difficult doubles on the final night of competition at the Austin Grand Prix. [Gallery]
Yannick Agnel, Allison Schmitt lead North Baltimore to a three-win night in Austin.
Full results and recap of the first night of action from Austin.
Plenty of locals and former All Mets competing at the 2014 Austin Grand Prix this weekend. Full coverage and locals results inside.
NOVA, NCAP both under national age group relay record to cap first night of finals at Tom Dolan Invite.
Five story lines to follow at this year’s Tom Dolan Invitational.
Take a look back at the best picture from USA Swimming’s 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky and Janet Hu propelled Nation’s Capital to a women’s team club championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky and Chuck Katis will swim in center lanes to conclude the competition at Winter Nationals.
Nick Thoman set two individual American records and led off a record-breaking relay on Friday night in Knoxville, Tenn.
An American record and three national age group records were set on the second night of finals in Knoxville, Tenn.
NCAP qualified seven swimmers for Friday’s finals session during day two of the 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar, and Janet Hu highlight the first night of finals at Winter Nationals.
USA Swimming reveals 2013-2014 U.S. senior and junior national teams on Tuesday. 2012-2013 All Met Swimmers of the Year Katie Ledecky and Jack Conger both make team.
Andrew Seliskar earned his first gold medal on the final day of competition at the 2013 FINA junior world championships.
Andrew Seliskar reset his own national age group record twice in the 200 IM on day two at the 2013 FINA world junior championships. Team USA claimed five more medals.
Carsten Vissering joined NCAP teammate Andrew Seliskar on the worlds junior team with a win on Thursday night in Irvine.
Andrew Seliskar started his junior nationals campaign with a record-setting swim in the men’s 200-meter butterfly.
The McLean Marlins upset Overlee and Chesterbrook to win the 2013 NVSL All-Star Relay Carnival.
Division championships and league records are on the line this Saturday as teams enter the heart of the summer league season.
NCAP’s Katie Ledecky breaks a 25-year-old championship record on her way to a 20-second victory.
Local-natives Katie Ledecky and Matt McLean finish strong on night two at the U.S. National Championship and World Trials.
Locals move on to Wednesday night’s finals at U.S. Nationals and World Trials.
Katie Ledecky continued to show why she’s the best distance swimmer in the world, but she wasn’t the only local turning heads on night one at the 2013 World Trials.
Local seeds, TV/webcast schedule, and more to prepare you for the 2013 U.S. Nationals / World Championship Trials taking place in Indianapolis, June 25-29.
Janet Hu reset two state records to lead the Oakton girls to a second straight Virginia AAA swimming and diving championship while Robinson topped Madison in the boys’ meet.
The Oakton girls set a new meet scoring record while the Madison boys won with a true team approach at the Northern Region swimming and diving championships.
McLean upsets Langley for Liberty District girls’ championship; Warhawk boys win fourth title in a rowTuesday, January 29th, 2013
McLean topped Langley for their first Liberty District girls’ championship in 16 years. Madison boys team continued to roll for the fourth straight year.
Thomas Jefferson’s boys moved to 6-0 after beating Liberty District rival James Madison, 162-153, on Friday night.
Jack Conger breaks two national age group records to headline day three of the 2012 Tom Dolan Invitational.
Janet Hu, who set the 15-16 year old national age group record in the women’s 50-yard freestyle on Thursday, earned her second NAG record of the meet in the 100-yard butterfly on Friday night. She finished fourth overall in a time of 52.40 seconds to lower the previous mark by .03 seconds. It has been [...]
Janet Hu set her first national age group record in the 15-16 year old age group, while teammate Katie Ledecky earned her first national title of the season.
Jack Conger earned his second medal of the week in the 100 freestyle at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacific championships.
Jack Conger, Sarah Haase, and Andrew Seliskar to represent PVS at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacs in Hawaii. Meet begins Thursday, Aug 22.
Four league records fell on Wednesday night at the NVSL All Star Relay Carnival at Lincolnia Park.
The 2012 NVSL All Star Relay Carnival is scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 18, at 4 pm, hosted by the Lincolnia Park Lazers. The meet is one of the most exciting events of the season in the NVSL and will feature some of the area’s top swimming talent in the all-relay all star competition. Here [...]
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.
Preview of the first day of competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 25 through July 2, including which locals to watch in each race and our picks for who will be racing in London.
On the final day at NCSA Junior Nationals, all the usual suspects could be found in the top heats, performing as they had all week. Katie Ledecky and Jack Conger earned the female and male performance of the meet awards.
Katie Ledecky notched her third win of the meet in Orlando, as did Jack Conger, in the second to last day of competition at NCSA Junior Nationals.
Ledecky continues to show her versatility in the freestyle events, winning the 200 free in commanding fashion. Haase one win away from a sweep of the breaststroke events, after 50 breaststroke win on Thursday.
Janet Hu breaks two state and pool records to lead Oakton girls to their first Va. AAA girls’ swimming and diving championship. Cox upsets Northern Region’s best to win boys’ title.
The Va. AAA State Swimming & Diving Championship Meet kicks off on Friday, Feb. 17. Finals on Saturday. Who will take home the team title? What records could fall? Here are 5 storylines to follow at this year’s championship meet.
Weekly Wrap-up: Records tumble at WMPSSDL & Northern Regions; Montgomery, PW, and Loudoun Counties rev up for champ meetsMonday, February 6th, 2012
Freshmen all across the region impressed this week, in the first and second rounds of championship meets in Maryland and Virginia, with All American times and record breaking swims. Read round-ups from all across the area in this week’s wrap-up.
On a night where few races were won without achieving an All-American cut time, Oakton’s boys’ and girls’ teams outlasted the competition to once again stand tall as the AAA Northern Region champions. Oakton’s boys beat Woodson, 281.5 to 250, at Oakmarr RECenter, despite not winning a single event until the final relay of the night.
Weekly High School Wrap-up: Gonzaga wins Nat’l Catholics; dual meet season comes to a close in MCPS; Va. district champs beginThursday, February 2nd, 2012
Gonzaga wins National Catholics, as the dual meet season comes to a close for Montgomery County High Schools; Virginia district championships kicked off. Results posted for MCPS, Va. AAA Cardinal, Concorde, Liberty, National, & Patriot Districts, as well as National Catholics and Va. AA Dulles District. Also a quick look ahead to the second weekend of championship meets.
It was an exuberant atmosphere Friday night at Claude Moore RECenter for the 2012 Liberty District Championship meet. Swimmers from all teams were in high spirits and ready to race. In the end, Langley girls and Madison boys’ again claimed the district title, Madison for the third year in a row. Abi Speers and Cyrus Hashemi shined for their teams.
RFTW’s look at this weekend’s Va. AAA Liberty District Championship Swim & Dive Meet, taking place January 26-28 at Audrey Moore RECenter in Annandale. Will Madison’s boys and Langley’s girls be able to repeat as district champions? Or will another team step up this year and steal the crown? It’s a toss up between the top teams, but we know freshmen swimmers will be the key this year in the Liberty District.
For many, the weekend’s meets brought the summer season to an end, meaning it’s finally safe to head out on that family vacation. Before you hit the beach, take a look at a selection of photos from around the area in the season’s final installment of this weekly feature.
Countless team records and a handful of NVSL records fell Saturday at divisonal meets across the league. And All-Stars is yet to come.
Swimmers at the PVS Long Course Age Group Championships put up fast times despite the hot, sticky heat in Laurel this weekend.
Westleigh leads the MCSL’s Division B, but the Barracudas have had plenty of competition in one of the league’s most evenly matched divisions. And in NVSL, there is a potentially division-deciding meet brewing between Highlands Swim and Lee-Graham.