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Michael Phelps third in 200 IM in Santa Clara

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Michael Phelps earned his second win of the weekend in Santa Clara at the final stop of USA Swimming’s Grand Prix series.

Jack Conger, Cory Bowersox receive postseason honors

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Texas swimmer Jack Conger and diver Cory Bowersox earn all-American designations.

Cal wins NCAA men’s swimming and diving title

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

California pulled away from Texas in on Day 3 of the 2014 men’s Division I swimming and diving championships to reclaim the title.

Chuck Katis, Cal set American record in 200-yard medley relay; trail Longhorns at NCAAs

Friday, March 28th, 2014

California opens stellar night in Austin with American record in 200 medley relay. Texas leads after Day 2 of the 2014 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.

19 D.C.-area swimmers with NCAA ‘B’ cuts

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Former area swimmers competing at the NCAA level are making moves towards securing their spot in the March championship meets.

Jack Conger among midseason automatic qualifiers for NCAAs

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Jack Conger among 65 swimmers who have secured their spots in the NCAA championship meets in March at the midway point in the 2013-2014 NCAA season.

Jack Conger, Cory Bowersox win big on first night of Virginia quad meet

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Texas leads Virginia, Penn State, and West Virginia after Friday’s session of the two-day quad meet in Charlottesville.

Jack Conger wins two in collegiate debut and more locals results

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Find results from Jack Conger’s first collegiate dual meet and more results from local swimmers and divers competing across the nation in this week’s NCAA swimming report.

Golden Goggle nominees announced; Jack Conger makes his collegiate debut; and more of the hottest swimming links

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Read the top swimming stories for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2 in our midweek links.

Katie Ledecky, Jack Conger and Andrew Seliskar make 2013-2014 U.S. national team

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

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.

Jack Conger, Catherine Mulquin end MCSL careers with a bang

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Fourteen records went down this weekend at the Rockville Municipal Pool during the 2013 MCSL All-Stars. [Gallery Inside]

Jack Conger earns gold at World University Games

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Machine Aquatics’ Jack Conger blasts field in 200-meter backstroke for first gold at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia.

Cassidy Bayer impresses Dana Vollmer at World Trials

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Cassidy Bayer has three top-15 finishes and a gold medal from Dana Vollmer to take home to Alexandria after three days at U.S. Nationals.

Locals Recap: Katie Ledecky earns second and third events in Barcelona

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Local-natives Katie Ledecky and Matt McLean finish strong on night two at the U.S. National Championship and World Trials.

Jack Conger earns second seed heading into 200 back finals at U.S. Nationals

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Locals move on to Wednesday night’s finals at U.S. Nationals and World Trials.

Locals Recap: Andrew Seliskar, Cassidy Bayer impress on day one of U.S. Nationals

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

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.

World Trials Preview: Days 1-2

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

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.

2013 MCSL Preview

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Our preview of the 2013 MCSL summer swimming season.

2012-2013 All-Met swimming and diving teams released

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Check out our 2012-2013 All-Met swim and dive selections.

Katie Ledecky just misses out on American record in the 500 at Metros

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Katie Ledecky and Jack Conger put themselves in the national record books, and Wootton’s girls and Gonzaga’s boys captured team titles.

Katie Ledecky sets national high school record in 500 free

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Stone Ridge’s Katie Ledecky kicks off the 2013 Metros championship meet by setting a national high school record during prelims.

Good Counsel’s Jack Conger aims to cap prolific run at Metros

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Good Counsel senior Jack Conger is aiming to break two elusive records in his final Washington Metro Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championship meet.

Gonzaga boys three-peat, Holton-Arms girls edge Good Counsel at Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swim and Dive League championships

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Gonzaga captured its third consecutive Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swim and Dive League title while the Holton-Arms girls narrowly edged Good Counsel.

Jack Conger stamps his name to four records at National Catholics

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Jack Conger and Good Counsel’s standouts shined in their final tune-up before WMPSSDLs and Metros.

D.C. area is proving to be one of swimming’s deepest talent pools

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Summer leagues provide foundation for a competitive structure that has produced Olympic medalists.

Jack Conger misses 200 backstroke NAG record on final day of Tom Dolan Invitational

Monday, December 10th, 2012

After rewriting the national age group record books during the first several days of competition, it was a calm final night at the 2012 Tom Dolan Invitational. Plenty of swimmers gave chase to national age group records, including local standouts Jack Conger and Katie Ledecky, but all fell short in the end, fatigue setting in [...]

Five national age group records fall on day three of Tom Dolan Invitational

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Jack Conger breaks two national age group records to headline day three of the 2012 Tom Dolan Invitational.

Janet Hu, Katie Ledecky once again making waves in the record books

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

NCAP sets national age group relay record, as Jack Conger, Allie Szekely, and Reese Whitley shine on day two at the Tom Dolan Invitational meet. [Gallery]

2012 Junior Pan Pacs: Jack Conger twice golden on day 3

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Conger earned an individual and relay gold on Saturday night at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacific championship meet in Honolulu.

2012 Junior Pan Pacs: Jack Conger medals again on day 2

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Jack Conger earned his second medal of the week in the 100 freestyle at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacific championships.

2012 Junior Pan Pacs: Jack Conger earns first international gold in 100 back

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Jack Conger blasts field at Jr. Pan Pacs for gold in a new national age group record.

Jack Conger to star for the US at Junior Pan Pacs

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Jack Conger, Sarah Haase, and Andrew Seliskar to represent PVS at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacs in Hawaii. Meet begins Thursday, Aug 22.

Conger breaks two more league records; McTaggart downs 24-year-old record

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Wrap-up of all the action from the 2012 MCSL All-Star weekend.

Weekly wrap-up: recording breaking week for Conger; teams fight to keep perfect records (Picture of the week inside)

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Recaps and pictures from some of the best meets from the DC area summer leagues.

PVS Senior Champs: Cassidy Bayer breaks national age group record in 100 butterfly

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Cassidy Bayer earns her second NAG record on Friday night at the 2012 PVS Senior Long-Course Championships.

Seven records broken at Coaches' Invitational Long Course meet

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Jack Conger set two of the seven records that were broken on Tuesday night at the 2012 MCSL Coaches’ Invitational Long Course meet.

Michael Phelps edges Ryan Lochte on whirlwind night

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Michael Phelps edges rival Ryan Lochte by less than 1/10 of a second in the 200-meter individual medley final on a whirlwind night in Omaha.

Jack Conger finishes fifth in 200-meter backstroke

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Jack Conger finished his first U.S. Olympic Trials strong with a top five finish in the men’s 200 backstroke.

Amanda Kendall, Jack Conger advance to semis; locals move up in rankings

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Amanda Kendall and Jack Conger earn lanes in their second semifinal at Trials.

McLean earns spot with 200 free performance

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

McLean bounces back from day 1 disappointment to earn Olympic bid.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Six Men’s 200 back, 200 IM; Women’s 200 breast, 100 free

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

The ongoing duel between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps headlines Day Six at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Three<br /> Men's 200 free, 100 back; Women's 100 back, 100 breast

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Lochte and Phelps will meet again on day three at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.

2011-2012 All-Met teams revealed

Friday, April 6th, 2012

The 2011-12 Winter All-Met teams were released Friday and showcased the top swimming and diving talent in the area.

Bootsma posts fastest time in the world at Juniors

Monday, March 26th, 2012

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.

Ledecky wins big in 400 free; Conger, Bootsma log pair of wins each on Day 4 at Junior Nationals

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

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 wins second freestyle event; Haase on her way to breaststroke sweep

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

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.

Conger blows away competition in 200m back at Junior Nationals; rising stars McTaggart and Seliskar make first Trials cuts

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Jack Conger rocked the competition Wednesday night in the men’s 200-meter backstroke, bringing the crowd to their feet in the Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center.

4 stories to follow at NCSA Junior Nationals

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Local talent will headline at this year’s NCSA Junior National Swimming Championships. Here are RFTW’s top 4 stories to watch. Link to results inside.

Weekly Wrap-up: Ledecky steps into spotlight at Grand Prix; Records tumble at Metros; Virginia champ meet round-ups

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Katie Ledecky (Curl-Burke) bursts onto the Grand Prix scene this year, winning the women’s 800m freestyle; Gonzaga, Churchill win Metros; and more in this week’s round-up.

Conger, Gonzaga excel at Metros

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Jack Conger flirts with 500-free record; Gonzaga wins team title at Washington Metro Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championships

Preview: Washington Metro Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championship

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Gonzaga enters this week’s championship meets as one of the hottest teams in the area, coming off wins at the National Catholic and WMPSSDL championship meets. They will be tested this weekend at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championship. The Metros finals are Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, where the best teams from Montgomery County, WMPSSDL, and DCIAA come together for one of the best collections of high school talent in on the East Coast.

Weekly Wrap-up: Records tumble at WMPSSDL & Northern Regions; Montgomery, PW, and Loudoun Counties rev up for champ meets

Monday, 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.

Weekly High School Wrap-up: Gonzaga wins Nat’l Catholics; dual meet season comes to a close in MCPS; Va. district champs begin

Thursday, 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.

Phelps bests Lochte for third win at Austin Grand Prix

Monday, January 16th, 2012

It may be a bit too early to determine who will have the edge in London this year between Phelps and Lochte. Both are swimming at high levels, despite taxing training schedules, but we do know that this weekend, Phelps got the better of Lochte in several events. Also competing on Sunday were RMSC’s Jack Conger and Sarah Haase, as well as former SNOW swimmer Matt McLean.

Phelps captures second win, looks ahead to Day Three showdown with Lochte

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Phelps joked about going for Erik Vendt’s pool record in the men’s 200 IM before his race on Saturday, but with 100 meters to go, Phelps had a shot.

Allison Schmitt breaks pool record on opening night of Austin Grand Prix

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Allison Schmitt breaks Janet Evans’ 1988 pool record. Evans swam in the event’s “B” Final, moments before Schmitt’s swim. Evans is making hoping to make the 2012 Olympic team after coming out of retirement last year.

Locals looking for Trials cuts at a star-studded Austin Grand Prix

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.

RFTW's Top 11 Stories of 2011

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Join us as we recap the year’s top stories!

Records tumble at 2011 Tom Dolan Invitational, including five NAG records

Monday, December 12th, 2011

*Edited to include relay records, including two NAG record*
Jack Conger and Michael Andrew broke three National Age Group records between them at the 2011 Tom Dolan Invitational. Curl-Burke broke the boys 13-14 400 medley relay NAG record.

Preview: Tom Dolan Invitational – Dec. 8-11

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

The 2011 Tom Dolan Invitational will begin Thursday night at the University of Maryland’s Eppley Recreation Center, with timed finals events. Over the last decade, the invitational has attracted many of the top club teams from up and down the East Coast, making Tom Dolan one of the most competitive meets in the country. Read RFTW’s in-depth preview of swimmers to watch.

2011 Winter Nationals: Day Three Wrap-up

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

2011 Winter Nationals: Day Three – Finals results Rachael Burnett (West Virginia University/Potomac Marlins) finished sixth in a timed finals of the women's 800 freestyle in a time of 8 minutes 47.44 seconds. Moving up one position, Jack Conger (RMSC) finished ninth in the “A” Final of the men's 200 backstroke (2:02.27). In the women's [...]

2011 Winter Nationals: Day Two Wrap-up

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Day Two prelims conclude at the 2011 Winter Nationals in Atlanta.

2011 Winter Nationals: Area swimmers reach Day One finals – Results

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Results from Day One at the 2011 Winter Nationals in Atlanta. Four area swimmers competed Thursday night in the first day’s finals after advancing out of morning prelims.

Potomac Valley swimmers in action this weekend at Winter Nationals

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Swimmers from area swim clubs will be competing this weekend at the 2011 Winter National Championships. Former SNOW swimmer and University of Virginia graduate, Matt McLean is looking to defend his first place finish in the 400 free and improve upon his second place finish in the 200 free at the 2011 National Championships last August.

WMPSSDL Meet Results: For openers, Good Counsel starts strong

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Good Counsel beat paired Stone Ridge School and Gonzaga College High School, 116-70 and 94-91, respectively, with 1st-place performances by several area stars, including three Olympic Trials qualifiers and a recent National Age Group record holder.

McLean, Conger impress at Nationals

Monday, August 8th, 2011

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.

Chesterbrook cruises

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Chesterbrook won in convincing fashion against Oakton, while the PWSL reached its halfway point. Elsewhere, Cedarbrook hung on in the MCSL.

Nguyens lead Westlake Village

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Denny, Alex, Andrew and Anthony Nguyen each won three individual events to help Westlake Village win at West Laurel on Saturday. Elsewhere, Rachel Danegger broke an MCSL record and the NVSL season got off to a fast start.

Summer leagues kick off

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Swimmers from several area leagues (MCSL, PMSL, PWSL, CSL and DCCL) will hit the water this weekend with their first chance of the summer to showcase their improvement since last season. As the new season begins, many familiar faces will be back hoping to build on their past success.

2010-11 All-Met teams

Monday, April 11th, 2011

The 2010-11 Winter All-Met teams were released Friday and showcased the top swimming and diving talent in the area.

Locals shine at Junior Nationals

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Curl-Burke took the overall team title at this year’s Junior Nationals in Orlando, and many local swimmers brought home some hardware of their own.

Whitman girls repeat at Metros; Gonzaga boys victorious

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

The Whitman girls rode a pair of record-setting relays to their second straight Metros title while Gonzaga used its overwhelming depth to capture its first title since 2003.

Deep end of talent pool

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Good Counsel sophomore Jack Conger has become a nationally-recognized swimmer; he is ranked in the top four for his age group in five events. He also has to his credit a 30-minute conversation on swimming with U.S. Olympian Aaron Peirsol.

Gonzaga boys, Good Counsel girls claim WMPSSDL titles

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

With plenty of depth and even more spirit, Gonzaga dominated the field to claim its first WMPSSDL championship since 2008 while the Good Counsel girls notched their seventh straight Saturday night at the Takoma Aquatic Center. Links to complete results inside

Championship meets roundup

Monday, January 31st, 2011

A number of league championship meets took place over the weekend, providing plenty of excitement and several surprises. Check out a roundup of the ISL championships and National Catholics.

Good Counsel sweeps Prep, Holy Cross

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

The Good Counsel boys narrowly edged hosts Georgetown Prep while the girls nearly doubled up Holy Cross Tuesday at a WMPSSDL dual meet.

Locals impress at Tom Dolan Invitational

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Many of the area’s top swimmers competed in the Tom Dolan Invitational at George Mason University over the weekend, while Bethesda-Chevy Chase knocked off Wootton in Montgomery County and Heritage went 2-0 in Virginia’s AAA Cedar Run District.

H.S. Preview: Boys

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

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.

2010 summer season boys’ top times

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Here are the area’s boys’ individual top times this summer (girls coming tomorrow):

Chesterbrook comes up big at the right time

Monday, July 26th, 2010

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.

Age only a number for Ledecky and Conger

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Curl-Burke’s Katie Ledecky, 13, and RMSC’s Jack Conger, 15, each found more success against older competition at this weekend’s Potomac Valley Swimming Long Course Senior Championships.

MCSL swimmers take the long way

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Montgomery County Swim League competitors will test their endurance Tuesday night in the Coaches’ Invitational Long Course meet, in which event lengths are doubled. Ten meet records fell last year.

Conger, Haase teammates year-round

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Sarah Haase and Jack Conger have seen plenty of each other over the past year. The two swim together year-round for Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club and at Good Counsel, where they combined for four individual wins at Metros en route to All-Met honors this winter. Both also headed to Ireland as part of the NCSA All-Star team in the spring. And if they didn’t know each other well enough through all of that, they’ll get a chance to learn more this summer.

The All-Met standouts, considered two of the top swimmers in the region, both swim and coach together at Flower Valley in Division A of the Montgomery County Swim League.

Locals shine at Irish Nationals

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Several local swimmers competed this past weekend at the Irish Long Course National Championships in Dublin. Swimming as part of the NCSA All-Star team, which was selected based on athletes’ performances at the NCSA Junior National Championships in March, the six PVS attendees, Janet Hu (CUBU), Jack Conger (RMSC), Sarah Haase (RMSC), Elizabeth Pepper (RMSC), Chuck Katis (CUBU), and Nick Tremols (CUBU) all placed in the top ten in at least one event.

DBI: Reflecting on the experience

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

After eight months blogging about his experiences swimming with Jeff King and Curl-Burke, reporter Paul Tenorio takes a step back and reflects on his experiences and what the future holds for his swimming career. Plus one final comparison from Day One to Day 254.

Junior Nationals wrap-up

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

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.

Area Roundup

Friday, March 19th, 2010

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

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

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.

NCSA Junior Nationals: Locals on Day One

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

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.

Conger’s record-setting night a rare one

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Good Counsel freshman Jack Conger knocked off marks in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyles, and that begged the question. When was the last time a freshman set two records at Metros?

Whitman girls, Georgetown Prep win Metros championships

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Whitman’s girls win their first Metros title, while Georgetown Prep cruises to a seventh consecutive championship on Saturday night. Records fell with Whitman’s Danielle Schulkin and Good Counsel’s Sarah Haase and Jack Conger all setting marks. COMPLETE RESULTS INSIDE

Little Hoyas Crowned at WMPSSDL’s

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

The Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swim and Dive League boys’ swimming championship was held Wednesday evening at Georgetown Prep after the snow delayed the meet several times. In a back-and-forth affair, Georgetown Prep distanced itself late from rival Gonzaga to claim the win with 437 points, ahead of the Eagles 399.5 and DeMatha’s 376. FULL RESULTS ATTACHED!

2009-10 Area Top Times

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

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.

Falcons win, Seton’s Hill shines at Nat’l Catholics

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Good Counsel’s girls take home a National Catholic title, while Seton School’s Jameson Hill and Holy Cross’s Katie Rogers win Most Valuable Swimmer over the weekend. Hill turned in two automatic All-American times and snapped a record set by Olympian Bobby Hackett that has stood since 1977.

In biggest meet of the season, Cudahy surprises

Monday, December 7th, 2009

At this weekend’s Tom Dolan Invitational Meet, 14-year old Conor Cudahy had one of the most impressive long-distance swims when he dropped dropped close to a minute off his seed time to win the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 9:49.75. Multiple winners included Olympian Kate Ziegler, 13-year old Janet Hu, Samuel Rairden and Emily Zhang among others.

PVS swimmers ready for winter’s biggest event

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Beginning late Thursday afternoon, the majority of the area’s best swimmers will converge on the George Mason University Aquatic and Fitness Center for the biggest meet of the winter season, the Tom Dolan Invitational.

Success Multiplies Under RMSC’s Kraft

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

For Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club Coach Dave Kraft, swimming flows as beautifully and logically as a flawless mathematical proof. Last year, he had four nationally ranked swimmers and received a pleasant end-of-season surprise.

Monday Pool

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

And thus the summer season ended for thousands of young swimmers across the DC-metropolitan area. Local leagues held their divisional meets Saturday, as teams jostled for next year’s divisional placement and local pride. Records throughout the area fell as swimmers saved their best for last, while fighting it out for first.

Conger Is Making Waves

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club’s Jack Conger is making a big splash at the Potomac Valley Swimming Age Group Championships. He has already set two PVS records this weekend, and he holds two national records, all of which have led to lofty expectations for the fourteen-year-old.

Daily Results from PVS Age Group Champs

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

PVS Age Group Champs Archive With almost 900 swimmers competing at the Potomac Valley Swimming Age Group Championships, it can be hard to keep up with all the winners. We’ve got all your first-place finishers, from each of the weekend’s 100 events, right here. Check it out! Final Team Scores 1. Rockville-Montgomery: 6653.5 2. Curl-Burke [...]

Powerhouse Clubs In Weekend Slugfest

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

The Potomac Valley Long-Course Age-Group Championships start Thursday at the Fairland Aquatic Center in Laurel. Officially, it gives 890 kids who are 14-and-under a chance to experience a real racing environment in a 50-meter pool. Unofficially, it’s an opportunity for Rockville-Montgomery (49 top seeds in 100 events) and Curl-Burke (32 top seeds) to slug it out, swimmer by swimmer, for bragging rights and local pride.

Monday Pool

Monday, July 20th, 2009

The final weekend of regular season summer swimming was highlighted by another nail-biter in the MCSL’s most heated rivalry, Rockville vs. Tilden Woods. Plus, the PWSL’s Sudley Seahorses, who won their 68th consecutive meet Saturday and wrapped up their 10th undefeated regular season. But the team needs to win its divisional championship, which will be at Sudley next weekend, to shore up an unprecedented 10 years without a loss.

Records Fall at MCSL Coaches Invitational

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

MCSL’s Coaches Invitational Long Course meet featured many new records and a Hall of Fame ceremony honoring league founders, coaches, volunteers and swimmers who helped shape the league in its early years.





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