Posts Tagged ‘Bradley Phillips’
Cassidy Bayer earns her second NAG record on Friday night at the 2012 PVS Senior Long-Course Championships.
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.
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.
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.
Final scores from the weekend’s conference championships, along with which former local high school stars scored points for their college teams in the finals.
For swimmers, taper means sleeping in an extra half hour, time spent on starts, turns, and finishes, as a jovial feeling pervades practice, teammates in high spirits, excited to “hit their taper” and swim best times.
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.
For those of you without high school swim meets occupying your time on Saturday, there are a number of strong NCAA meets, brimming with local talent, taking place across the area. This is a great way to see fast NCAA Division I and III swimming in your own backyard, and a great opportunity for anyone considering swimming [...]
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.
Read about Virginia swimmer Bradley Phillips in today’s Behind the Blocks athlete spotlight.
Meet records, medals, Olympians, and all on a Friday at Kingston Chase in Herndon. Elsewhere, MVP Dolphins halted Takoma Park D.C.’s PMSL Division A winning streak.
We’re back! Finally! It’s time to kick off the 2010-11 high school swim season, and we’ll start with today’s boys’ preview featuring swimmers to watch and the top storylines from around the region.
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.
This Week In U.S. Swimming covers the latest junior national results, examines the results from the Synchronized Swimming championships at Stanford University and provides an quick recap and link to a story on McDonalds and swimming.
The first day of NCSA Junior Nationals is in the books. Check out how the swimmers from local clubs Curl-Burke, Rockville-Montgomery and Arlington Aquatic fared on Day One and early in Day Two, and get links to see the full results of the first day’s events.
Oakton’s boys end Robinson’s seven-year reign as state champions, while the Rams’ girls start their own streak with a second consecutive victory in Virginia Beach. FULL RESULTS AND VIDEO ATTACHED
The swimmers who will compete Saturday in the Virginia AAA state championship were not yet in middle school the last time the season-ending meet was held at the Princess Anne Recreation Center in Virginia Beach. But the story of that pool — which sparked controversy when it was found to be less than a half-inch short of 25 meters at the 2003 championships, thus nullifying several national records — is well known by many of the athletes.The pool has since undergone construction to meet competition standards. Yet while the lanes this year are a full 25 meters, there’s another type of measurement that will affect the athletes from Northern Virginia.
Here are the top three times in all 24 events leading up to Virginia A-AA and AAA states, WMPSSDLs and Metros in the coming days and weeks. The times were submitted to reachforthewall.com by coaches and administrators after duals, districts, divisionals, regionals and other meets.
For the second consecutive year it was Oakton who took home the Virginia AAA Northern Region title, finishing ahead of Fairfax (215), Langley (198) and Robinson (193) with 244 points. FULL RESULTS INSIDE!
With the major snowstorms in the rear view mirror and all winter sports preparing for a hectic championship season, swimmers — perhaps more than any other sport — face a major challenge to recover from a week-long hiatus from the pool in order to be ready for the year-end meets.
Madison’s boys’ and girls’ teams took home titles in the Liberty District, W.T. Woodson’s boys’ and girls’ earned championships in the Patriot and the Oakton boys and Robinson girls won titles in the Concorde in meets around the area. FULL RESULTS INSIDE!!
After months of dual meets, the championship season has finally arrived for Virginia teams as the area district meets open this weekend across the Northern Region. Here is a quick preview of the area Virginia AAA Northern Region district championships.
Washington Post reporter B.J. Koubaroulis interviews Oakton swimmers Bradley Phillips and Kaitlin Pawlowicz. Phillips and Pawlowicz are returning state champions and talked with Koubaroulis about the goals and expectations that comes with winning an individual state title.