Posts Tagged ‘Nation’s Capital Swim Club’
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.
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 followed Friday and Saturday’s high school championship meets up with a record-breaking performance from 10-year-old Brett Feyerick.
As conferences and NCAA approach, Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks taper, routine and staying focused.
15-year-old distance star Matthew Hirschberger moves to Georgetown Prep site to train with Bruce Gemmell.
Interview with All-Met Swimmer of the Year Katie Ledecky following a successful, two-win weekend at the Austin Grand Prix.
NCAP stars Katie Ledecky and Andrew Seliskar both completed difficult doubles on the final night of competition at the Austin Grand Prix. [Gallery]
Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 200-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.
Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 400-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.
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.
Sophomore Stephen Seliskar is back from a lengthy training trip in Hawaii with an update from Purdue.
Isabella Rongione, formerly of FISH, joines Katie Ledecky to train under Bruce Gemmell.
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.
Katie Ledecky and Team USA rebounded from a 14-point deficit to win their sixth straight Duel in the Pool.
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 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.
NCAP’s Cassidy Bayer lowers Mary T. Meagher’s 200 butterfly national age group record during Saturday’s finals.
NCAP’s Cassidy Bayer misses national age group record by .06 seconds.
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.
Video interview with Katie Ledecky, 16, following her historic swim in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle at Winter Nationals.
Katie Ledecky makes history with a multiple record-breaking swim on Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky and Chuck Katis will swim in center lanes to conclude the competition at Winter Nationals.
NCAP qualified seven swimmers for Friday’s finals session during day two of the 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky opens night one of Winter Nationals with a national championship.
Janet Hu and Katie Ledecky bookend another national age group relay record.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar, and Janet Hu highlight the first night of finals at Winter Nationals.
Katie Ledecky nominated for United States Sports Academy award for world championship performance.
Nine local swimmers advanced to finals in the first day at Winter Nationals.
Janet Hu showing serious speed in prelims during day 1 of Winter Nationals.
Janet Hu, Katie Ledecky, Laura Branton and Kylie Jordan smash national age group record. Hu just misses national age group record in 50 free.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar and others ready to compete at USA Swimming’s Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tenn.
Philip Hu with another play-by-play account of the nonstop life of an Ivy League student-athlete.
Virginia’s Bradley Phillips tells us his thoughts after a disappointing showing at the Ohio State Invitational.
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 checks in after competing against the nation’s elite at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
UPenn freshman Philip Hu checks in after a tough two weeks of school and swimming, including his first meet as a college swimmer.
Senior Brad Phillips discusses learning from disappointing swims after Virginia falls to Texas and Penn State at home.
Stephen Seliskar gets in-depth about approaching early season dual meets.
Philip Hu talks about building momentum from class to the pool in this week’s blog.
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 and Virginia swimming receive a visit from National Team Director Frank Busch.
Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks training cycles and preparing for the upcoming dual meet season.
Pennsylvania freshman Philip Hu talks about the struggles of adapting to college life and finding a work-life balance.
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 debutTuesday, October 15th, 2013
Many familiar names made their collegiate debuts over the weekend and showed off the D.C. area’s impressive swimming talent.
Virginia senior Bradley Phillips writes about adjusting to a new coaching staff in his first athlete blog post.
Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar writes about goal setting for the NCAA season in his first athlete blog post.
College swimming is back underway around the country. Check out how former local standouts did in last week’s meets.
Watch Bruce Gemmell discus Katie Ledecky’s training at the ASCA’s world clinic.
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.
Nation’s Capital takes down national age group record on second night of finals at PVC senior long course championships.
In the fifth week of summer league competition, teams continue to strive towards divisional supremacy in the NVSL, MCSL and PMSL.
The MCSL family comes together each year to celebrate fast swimming at the annual MCSL Coaches Long Course Invitational. [Complete results]
NCAP’s Katie Ledecky scratches 200 free at world championships. National team roster updated.
NCAP’s Katie Ledecky breaks a 25-year-old championship record on her way to a 20-second victory.
NCAP’s Ledecky earns fourth event at world championships.
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.
Summer leagues provide foundation for a competitive structure that has produced Olympic medalists.
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 [...]
Jack Conger breaks two national age group records to headline day three of the 2012 Tom Dolan Invitational.
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]
Potomac Valley clubs walked away with wins in five of the eight events on Thursday night at the Tom Dolan Invitational meet.
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.
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 openersTuesday, October 9th, 2012
Results for former area standouts from week’s 1 & 2 of the 2012-2013 collegiate season.
Nation’s Capital Swim Club names new coach at Georgetown Prep site.
Yuri Suguiyama leaves Nation’s Capital Swim Club for assistant coaching job at Cal-Berkeley.
USA Swimming names US team to short course worlds.
Ex-coach Noah Rucker indicted in Fairfax County Circuit Court.
Curl Burke Swim Club announces name change, new ownership and new logo.
Pictures and summaries from the week ending 7/14 from all across the DMV.
Picture of the week from the MCSL’s week six divisional championships.
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.