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Posts Tagged ‘Matt McLean’

All the links you need to enjoy the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool for the US2014 Mesa Grand Prix. Find all the links you need to follow along here!

Video: Matt McLean talks Grand Prix, NBAC and Olympic experience

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Interview with Sterling-native Matt McLean on his recent move to North Baltimore Aquatic Club and the his takeaways from the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar double up on final night in Austin

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

NCAP stars Katie Ledecky and Andrew Seliskar both completed difficult doubles on the final night of competition at the Austin Grand Prix. [Gallery]

NBAC dominates on day 2 of Austin Grand Prix [updated]

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Yannick Agnel, Allison Schmitt lead North Baltimore to a three-win night in Austin.

Katie Ledecky claims 400 free at Austin Grand Prix

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Full results and recap of the first night of action from Austin.

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar among locals to advance in Austin

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Plenty of locals and former All Mets competing at the 2014 Austin Grand Prix this weekend. Full coverage and locals results inside.

Megan Romano doubles up in Minneapolis

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Former Georgia swimmer Megan Romano earned gold in two events on night two at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.

Katie Ledecky to headline U.S. Team at Duel in the Pool

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Katie Ledecky will lead a U.S. squad of 33 swimmers, including 16 Olympians, when they take on the European All Stars at the Dual in the Pool in Glasgow, Scotland this December.

USA Swimming surpasses 400,000 members in 2012-2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

USA Swimming saw its largest single-year growth in athlete membership in 2012-2013. Potomac Valley surpasses 11,000 members in same year.

FINA world championships event and broadcast schedule

Friday, July 26th, 2013

The pool events begin on Sunday night. Find all the information you need to catch the action from Barcelona within.

Missy Franklin captures the 100 back in record time

Friday, June 28th, 2013

NCAP’s Ledecky earns fourth event at world championships.

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.

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.

Matt McLean earns relay gold, team USA adds to medal tally at FINA short-course worlds

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Matt McLean anchored the 4×200 freestyle relay for team USA on a dominant day two of the 2012 FINA Short-course World Championships.

Matt McLean, Ellyn Baumgardner named to US team for short course worlds in Turkey

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

USA Swimming names US team to short course worlds.

Day 4 highlights from London [Updated 17:10 7/31]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Highlights from day 4 of the swimming competition from London.

U.S. Olympic roster announced

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

USA Swimming reveals 2012 U.S. Olympic roster.

Local swimmers conclude stellar week

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Day 7 of the U.S. Olympic Trials concluded with a bang for the Potomac Valley swimmers.

McLean earns spot with 200 free performance

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

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

Katie Ledecky breaks Janet Evans’s 400 freestyle age group record

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

At the U.S. Olympic Trials, Katie Ledecky, 15, breaks Janet Evans’s 1988 age-group record in the 400-meter freestyle.

Matt McLean, Ellyn Baumgardner and Jack Conger among Washington-area swimmers in position to make team

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Seventeen Washington-area swimmers competed on Day 2 of the U.S. Olympic Trials. Matt McLean, Ellyn Baumgardner and Jack Conger headlined the group in the night’s finals.

Missy Franklin posts fastest time in 100-meter backstroke prelims [Gallery included]

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Teen star calls her first race of the session a ‘huge adrenaline rush.’

Local report from Omaha: Matt McLean, Eric Friedland, Amanda Kendall and others take part in first day of U.S. Olympic Trials

Monday, 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.

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.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day One&lt;br /&gt;Men's 400 IM and 400 free; Women's 400 IM

Friday, June 1st, 2012

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.

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.

RFTW's Top 11 Stories of 2011

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

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

Team USA thrashes European All-Stars in Duel for their fifth consecutive win

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Missy Franklin continued to shine in international competition, as did Ryan Lochte, who showed why he is the considered the best swimmer in the world, swimming unrested.

2011 Duel in the Pool: McLean and Ziegler set to compete for thirty-five member U.S. team against European All-Stars

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

The U.S. team has never lost in the event’s five-year history. Area stars Matt McLean and Kate Ziegler will be joined by Ryan Lochte, Natalie Coughlin, Missy Franklin and others against a fast group of forty-one brought by Europe.

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.

Racing towards a London showdown, Phelps, Lochte back in the pool

Friday, November 11th, 2011

This weekend, November 11-13, swim fans will see two heavyweights going at it in the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center pool at the 2011 Minneapolis Grand Prix, hosted by USA Swimming, as Lochte and Phelps face off in four events.

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.

Former All-Mets win NCAA title with Texas

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Former All-Met swimmer of the Year Eric Friedland and former All-Met diver Matt Cooper were both part of Texas’s men’s national championship this past weekend, as the Longhorns took the team title with 500 points, ahead of Cal’s 469.5. More results inside.

Area roundup

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Former All-Met and Olympian Kate Ziegler is seeded first in several events for this weekend’s PVS Senior Short Course Championships held at George Mason, and in some races might go up against some of the area’s top young swimmers. Five local swimmers qualified for the men’s NCAA swim championships, check out their seeds for the meet. Former All-Met Swimmer of the Year Eric Friedland is seeded third in the 200 breaststroke. Also, prepping for NCSA junior champs.

Area round-up

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

A round-up of area events, including the Virginia men winning the ACC championships, locals performances for Texas at the Big 12 championships, top performances at CAAs by Ashley Danner and Eric Knight, Oakton All-Met Kaitlin Pawlowicz’s nomination for USA Swimming’s race of the week and local clubs taking national honors.

Where are they now? – Part I

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

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 with the swimmers from the classes of 2005, ’06 and ’07. Tomorrow, the status of the All-Met Classes of 2008 and 2009.

Bernardino Tackles Issues Beyond Charlottesville

Friday, September 25th, 2009

A season after winning Coach of the Year honors twice — for his men’s and women’s teams — Virginia’s Mark Bernardino seeks continued success in the pool as he takes on a new, national challenge.





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