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Posts Tagged ‘Nation’s Capital Swim Club’

Bradley Phillips: Mixed feelings from my final ACCs

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Senior Brad Phillips walks us through the ups and downs of his final conference championship meet with Virginia.

NCAP wins four events to close NCSAs on top

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Nation’s Capital finished day 5 in Orlando with four victories and a team title.

Seliskar shatters NAG record in 200 breast; Bayer adds 100 butterfly record

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Andrew Seliskar, Cassidy Bayer set national age group records, continue Nation’s Capital’s dominance at NSCA Junior Nationals in Orlando.

Carsten Vissering, Janet Hu join record-breaking night at NCSAs

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Five total national age group records were set during day two finals at the 2014 National Club Swimming Association short course junior nationals in Orlando.

Three D.C.-area qualifiers to watch at 2014 Women’s NCAA Division I Championships

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

The nation’s best women’s college swimmers take to the water for the 2014 NCAA Division I championships on Thursday, including three former All-Mets.

Isabella Rongione, NCAP tally three victories on first night at NCSA Junior Nationals

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Isabella Rongione earned her first victory of the 2014 National Club Swimming Association short course junior nationals in Orlando with a come-from-behind victory in the 1,000-yard free.

Tia Thomas, Katie Mack dominate PVS Junior Olympics

Monday, March 17th, 2014

D.C.-area junior age group stars show off talent at 2014 Junior Olympics.

NCAP nabs third NAG relay record of season [correction]

Friday, March 14th, 2014

NCAP’s 13-14 boys takes down 800 freestyle relay national age group record Friday at 14&U J.O.’s.

FISH’s Madelyn Donohoe strong during distance session at 14 and under J.O.’s

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Rising distance star continues success on first night of PVS 14 & under Junior Olympics Thursday.

Stephen Seliskar: All ‘business’ at Big Ten Championships

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Purdue’s Stephen Seliskar take a look back a the Big Ten swimming championships.

Andrew Seliskar tries to do it all for T.J.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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.

Bradley Phillips: Down but not out

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Virginia concluded a brutal month of competition ahead of ACCs. Senior Brad Phillips reflects on his final month of dual meets in orange and blue.

NCAP’s Brett Feyerick sets 10 & under national age group record in 50 back

Monday, February 10th, 2014

NCAP followed Friday and Saturday’s high school championship meets up with a record-breaking performance from 10-year-old Brett Feyerick.

Stephen Seliskar: Preparing for the end

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

As conferences and NCAA approach, Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks taper, routine and staying focused.

National age group record holder Matthew Hirschberger joins NCAP from Florida

Monday, January 27th, 2014

15-year-old distance star Matthew Hirschberger moves to Georgetown Prep site to train with Bruce Gemmell.

Video: Katie Ledecky pleased with results in Austin

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Interview with All-Met Swimmer of the Year Katie Ledecky following a successful, two-win weekend at the Austin Grand Prix.

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]

Video: Allison Schmitt holds off Katie Ledecky in 200 free at Austin Grand Prix

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 200-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.

Video: Katie Ledecky dominates 400 free at Austin Grand Prix

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 400-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.

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.

Stephen Seliskar: Training in paradise

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Sophomore Stephen Seliskar is back from a lengthy training trip in Hawaii with an update from Purdue.

Age group-star Isabella Rongione joins NCAP, Katie Ledecky

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Isabella Rongione, formerly of FISH, joines Katie Ledecky to train under Bruce Gemmell.

Philip Hu: Whirlwind month at UPenn

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Philip Hu with a big update from the end of his first semester at the University of Pennsylvania, including his mid-season taper meet, finals week and winter training trip.

Team USA win Duel in the Pool in tiebreaker

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Katie Ledecky and Team USA rebounded from a 14-point deficit to win their sixth straight Duel in the Pool.

Katie Ledecky misses podium on difficult day 1 for Team USA at Duel in the Pool

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Bethesda-native Katie Ledecky finishes off the podium for the first time in her international career. Team USA trails Europe, 68-54, after the first night in Glasgow.

Stephen Seliskar: Dealing with Stress

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Stephen Seliskar is through finals and heading to Hawaii for Purdue’s winter training trip. Read his athlete blog for a first person perspective on how he balances academics and athletics during finals week.

Cassidy Bayer breaks 34-year-old NAG records on night two of Tom Dolan Invite

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

NCAP’s Cassidy Bayer lowers Mary T. Meagher’s 200 butterfly national age group record during Saturday’s finals.

Cassidy Bayer scares national age group record in 100 fly

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

NCAP’s Cassidy Bayer misses national age group record by .06 seconds.

Three national age group records set on night one of Tom Dolan Invitational

Friday, December 13th, 2013

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 Tom Dolan Invite

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Five story lines to follow at this year’s Tom Dolan Invitational.

29 photos from the 2013 Winter Nationals

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Take a look back at the best picture from USA Swimming’s 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.

Video: Katie Ledecky discusses her American record in the 1,650 free

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Video interview with Katie Ledecky, 16, following her historic swim in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle at Winter Nationals.

Katie Ledecky shatters American record in 1,650-yard free at Winter Nationals

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Katie Ledecky makes history with a multiple record-breaking swim on Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn.

Chuck Katis leads five NCAP swimmers into last night of finals

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Katie Ledecky and Chuck Katis will swim in center lanes to conclude the competition at Winter Nationals.

Katie Ledecky, Janet Hu, Andrew Seliskar top qualifiers for day two finals

Friday, December 6th, 2013

NCAP qualified seven swimmers for Friday’s finals session during day two of the 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.

Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin go 1-2 in 500 free at Winter Nationals

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Katie Ledecky opens night one of Winter Nationals with a national championship.

NCAP breaks second national age group relay record during day 1 finals

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Janet Hu and Katie Ledecky bookend another national age group relay record.

Janet Hu lowers national age group record in 50-yard free at Winter Nationals

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar, and Janet Hu highlight the first night of finals at Winter Nationals.

Katie Ledecky nominated for USSA female athlete of the year award

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Katie Ledecky nominated for United States Sports Academy award for world championship performance.

Winter Nationals: Day 1 prelims recap

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Nine local swimmers advanced to finals in the first day at Winter Nationals.

Janet Hu ties national age group record in 50-yard free

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Janet Hu showing serious speed in prelims during day 1 of Winter Nationals.

NCAP blasts 200-yard free relay national age group record

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Janet Hu, Katie Ledecky, Laura Branton and Kylie Jordan smash national age group record. Hu just misses national age group record in 50 free.

Winter Nationals psych sheet released: Locals set to compete on national stage

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar and others ready to compete at USA Swimming’s Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tenn.

Philip Hu: Embracing highs and fighting through lows

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Philip Hu with another play-by-play account of the nonstop life of an Ivy League student-athlete.

Bradley Phillips: Early season taper and fall racing

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Virginia’s Bradley Phillips tells us his thoughts after a disappointing showing at the Ohio State Invitational.

Katie Ledecky named 2013 female swimmer of the year by Swimming World magazine

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Katie Ledecky, the All Met swimmer of the year out of Stone Ridge, named female swimmer of the year by Swimming World following an exceptional year.

Stephen Seliskar: Finding motivation in success

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Stephen Seliskar checks in after competing against the nation’s elite at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.

Philip Hu: First meet and learning lessons

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

UPenn freshman Philip Hu checks in after a tough two weeks of school and swimming, including his first meet as a college swimmer.

Brad Phillips: Feeling "off" in the pool

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Senior Brad Phillips discusses learning from disappointing swims after Virginia falls to Texas and Penn State at home.

Stephen Seliskar: Win, or run out of pool trying

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Stephen Seliskar gets in-depth about approaching early season dual meets.

Philip Hu: Positive momentum – A successful week at last

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Philip Hu talks about building momentum from class to the pool in this week’s blog.

Sarah Haase, Andrew Gemmell post top-15 times

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Results from the previous weekend of NCAA competition. Sarah Haase and Andrew Gemmell swam into the top 15 in the country during dual meets on Friday and Saturday.

Bradley Phillips: Pushing through fatigue

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Bradley Phillips and Virginia swimming receive a visit from National Team Director Frank Busch.

Stephen Seliskar: Preseason training

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks training cycles and preparing for the upcoming dual meet season.

Philip Hu: Seeking balance

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Pennsylvania freshman Philip Hu talks about the struggles of adapting to college life and finding a work-life balance.

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.

22 former area swimmers and divers compete at Virginia Tech invite; Catherine Mulquin strong in debut

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Many familiar names made their collegiate debuts over the weekend and showed off the D.C. area’s impressive swimming talent.

Bradley Phillips: Adjusting to changes

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Virginia senior Bradley Phillips writes about adjusting to a new coaching staff in his first athlete blog post.

Stephen Seliskar: Goal setting

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar writes about goal setting for the NCAA season in his first athlete blog post.

Sarah Haase earns second win of season; Austin Dickey shines for Boston U

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

College swimming is back underway around the country. Check out how former local standouts did in last week’s meets.

Bruce Gemmell discusses training Katie Ledecky for world championships [VIDEO]

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Watch Bruce Gemmell discus Katie Ledecky’s training at the ASCA’s world clinic.

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.

Andrew Seliskar sets championship record in 200 fly at junior worlds

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Andrew Seliskar earned his first gold medal on the final day of competition at the 2013 FINA junior world championships.

Andrew Seliskar lowers NAG record at junior worlds; U.S. add two golds on day two

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

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.

U.S. claims two golds on day one at world junior champs

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Members of the United States junior national team finished with four medals on the first day of competition at the world junior championships in Dubai.

Carsten Vissering sets meet and NAG record in 100 breast

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Carsten Vissering joined NCAP teammate Andrew Seliskar on the worlds junior team with a win on Thursday night in Irvine.

Andrew Seliskar sets meet record at junior nationals

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Andrew Seliskar started his junior nationals campaign with a record-setting swim in the men’s 200-meter butterfly.

NCAP's 13-14 girls take down 800 free NAG relay record

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Nation’s Capital takes down national age group record on second night of finals at PVC senior long course championships.

Weekend Preview: Mantua takes on Ravensworth Farm; Takoma Park looks to upset Theresa Banks

Friday, July 12th, 2013

In the fifth week of summer league competition, teams continue to strive towards divisional supremacy in the NVSL, MCSL and PMSL.

Fast swimming and fun mark mid-summer long course championship

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

The MCSL family comes together each year to celebrate fast swimming at the annual MCSL Coaches Long Course Invitational. [Complete results]

Katie Ledecky drops 200 free at worlds

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

NCAP’s Katie Ledecky scratches 200 free at world championships. National team roster updated.

Katie Ledecky sets world-best in the 1,500-meter free

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

NCAP’s Katie Ledecky breaks a 25-year-old championship record on her way to a 20-second victory.

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.

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.

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]

Sanjay Wijesekera wins big on opening night of Tom Dolan Invitational

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Potomac Valley clubs walked away with wins in five of the eight events on Thursday night at the Tom Dolan Invitational meet.

Janet Hu grabs second NAG record at Winter Nationals

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

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 [...]

Katie Ledecky, Janet Hu shine at Winter Nationals

Friday, November 30th, 2012

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.

Collegiate wrap-up: David Kiss, Joey Kelly lead George Mason over Delaware

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

George Mason men top Delaware; Richmond, Old Dominion, and UNC-Wilmington square off; William & Mary dominates Mary Washington; and more recaps of area swimmers at the collegiate level.

Collegiate wrap-up: All-Mets Cyrus Hashemi, Sarah Haase debut; Ricky Munch and Hunter Perrot strong in openers

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Results for former area standouts from week’s 1 & 2 of the 2012-2013 collegiate season.

NCAP hires Bruce Gemmell to take over at Georgetown Prep site

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Nation’s Capital Swim Club names new coach at Georgetown Prep site.

Yuri Suguiyama leaves NCAP to take men’s assistant coaching job at Cal

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Yuri Suguiyama leaves Nation’s Capital Swim Club for assistant coaching job at Cal-Berkeley.

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.

Former Madison swim coach Noah Rucker indicted for sexual relationship with minor

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Ex-coach Noah Rucker indicted in Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Curl-Burke to move forward as Nation’s Capital Swim Club

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Curl Burke Swim Club announces name change, new ownership and new logo.

Weekly wrap-up: record fell like the rain on Saturday as teams fought for division supremacy

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Pictures and summaries from the week ending 7/14 from all across the DMV.

Picture of the week: 'rain can't dampen spirit in MCSL'

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Picture of the week from the MCSL’s week six divisional championships.

Heavy On Talent; Short On Water

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Great club programs? Check. A strong swimming tradition? Check. Enough lanes to go around? Uh … Depends on how many swimmers you pile into each. Local swimmers and officials seek solutions to the strange water crisis in the District’s suburbs, a region with dozens of pools but more swimmers than it can readily accommodate.





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