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Oakton boys and girls show championship promise

Monday, January 19th, 2015

The Cougars girls aim for a four-peat, while the boys chase the girls’ success.

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.

Oakton girls, Robinson boys repeat at Virginia’s 6A state meet

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Janet Hu leads the Oakton girls to a third straight Virginia state title, and the Robinson boys also repeat in 6A.

Oakton girls, Robinson boys win 6A region titles

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Hu just misses national high school record for Cougars; defending state champion Robinson boys also win.

Oakton girls, Robinson boys in position for 6A North Region title runs

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Recap of the Virginia 6A North Region preliminary heats. Finals begin at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Oakton’s Janet Hu commits to swim for Stanford

Monday, July 1st, 2013

2011-2012 All Met Swimmer of the Year Janet Hu commits to swim for Stanford on first day of recruitment.

Oakton girls, Robinson boys claim Virginia AAA swimming and diving championships

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Janet Hu reset two state records to lead the Oakton girls to a second straight Virginia AAA swimming and diving championship while Robinson topped Madison in the boys’ meet.

Madison boys, Oakton girls take Northern Region swimming and diving titles

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

The Oakton girls set a new meet scoring record while the Madison boys won with a true team approach at the Northern Region swimming and diving championships.

Oakton boys slip past Robinson to repeat as Concord District champs; girls' romp for third consecutive title

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Oakton’s boys edged Robinson by four points to win the Concorde District title for the second straight year. The Cougar girls dominated from start to finish.

Weekly Wrap-up: Churchill, Oakton girls roll; Churchill, Seneca Valley boys contests tight

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Young talent continues to shine during the 2012-2013 high school season with standout performances from freshman on both sides of the Potomac.

James Murphy, Megan Byrnes ready for high school pool

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Freshmen James Murphy and Megan Byrnes shined on Friday night in a quad meet with Langley, Oakton, Madison and Robinson.

Hu dominates as Oakton girls win Va. AAA title [complete results]

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

Janet Hu breaks two state and pool records to lead Oakton girls to their first Va. AAA girls’ swimming and diving championship. Cox upsets Northern Region’s best to win boys’ title.

Oakton boys reclaim Concorde District title; girls repeat

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Oakton rolled at the 2012 Concorde District championship meet. Janet Hu was sensation for the Cougars as was brother Philip Hu, Conor Murphy, Brian Phillips, and Carter Sharer.

Yorktown girls’ dominate, W-L boys’ repeat as National District champions

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Yorktown nearly doubled their nearest competitors in points on Saturday night at the 2012 National District Championship. Washington-Lee boys repeated in a total team effort.

Preview: Concorde District Championship Meet

Friday, January 27th, 2012

RFTW’s look at this weekend’s Va. AAA Patriot District Championship Swim & Dive Meet, taking place January 27-28 at Cub Run RECenter. Oakton is hoping to get back to championship form this season. Their girls are the defending district champions, while their boys were the runner ups after winning the district, region, and state the year before. Expect Chantilly and Westfield to make things difficult for the Cougars as they put their star studded line ups on the the blocks.

Preview: Patriot District Championship Meet

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

RFTW’s look at this weekend’s Va. AAA Patriot District Championship Swim & Dive Meet, taking place January 26-28 at Lee District RECenter. Woodson is the run away favorite to repeat as boys’ champions, but if the past is any indication of the outcome for the girls, the meet will not be over until the final relay is over.

Weekly High School Wrap-up: Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun meets beat weather; Maryland meets cancelled

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

A little snow didn’t slow down northern Virginia’s top teams, as perennial powerhouses concluded their regular season with wins. Maryland schools were forced to cancel their meets due to icy roads from the storm that hit Friday night.

Weekly Wrap-up: Woodson, Yorktown, Oakton alone at the top in Va. with Districts around the corner

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Woodson, Yorktown, and Oakton are undefeated on both girls’ and boys’ sides in the Northern Region with one meet to go. Churchill, Wootton, Walter Johnson, and Whitman are battling it out in the MCPS’ top division, and are looking ahead to their first Maryland states appearances.

Weekly Wrap-up: Yorktown, Woodson, Oakton, West Springfield still chasing perfect records on both sides

Monday, January 9th, 2012

That list of undefeated teams got smaller over the weekend, as we put 2012′s first week of high school swimming behind us.

An early test for high school teams to start 2012

Friday, January 6th, 2012

The high school season kicks back into gear this weekend with rivalry meets in northern Va. and heavyweight bouts in Montgomery County, featuring Madison-Langley, Robinson-Westfield, Walter Johnson-Wootton, and Churchill-B-CC. We’ll see who trained the hardest during the three week holiday break as we enter the 2012 half of the high school season.

December 11-17 Weekly Wrap-up: Va. high schools swim back-to-back meets

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Virginia high schools competed on both Friday and Saturday night this past weekend. This week, our featured meet is South County versus Lake Braddock. Read more inside, along with more summaries and results from this all of this week’s high school action.

Langley girls, Westfield boys win Va. AAA titles

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Langley’s girls used an all-around team performance and two relay wins to vault back to the top of the Virginia AAA swim championships, while Westfield’s confidence boosted them to the program’s first-ever title. Complete meet results inside (pdf)

AAA State Championships preview

Friday, February 18th, 2011

The VHSL AAA swim and dive season comes to a dramatic close this weekend at the state championships in Virginia Beach. The Langley girls and the Westfield boys have to be considered the favorites, but will be tested.

Runner-up no longer

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

After taking second place at the district, regional, and state meets last year, the Langley girls are back and stronger than ever. With district and regional titles already to their names this year, the girls hope to add a state title to that collection this weekend.

Westfield boys set sights on a state prize

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

The Westfield boys have already enjoyed a record-setting season, winning the Concorde District and Northern Region for the first time in program history. But the Bulldogs aren’t satisfied yet; they have their eyes on a VHSL title.

Westfield boys, Langley girls take Northern Region titles

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

As Westfield senior CJ Fiala turned off on the last wall in the 400-yard freestyle relay, the final boys’ event of the Virginia AAA Northern Region swim and dive championships, he found himself neck and neck with Robinson’s anchor. There could not have been a more fitting way for Westfield’s meet to end. Links to complete results inside.

Best of Northern Region to collide Saturday

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Madison divers won both the boys’ and girls’ 1M diving competition to open the 2011 Northern Region Swim and Dive Championships, but the region titles won’t be decided until the swimmers take the water on Saturday evening.

Madison divers sweep Northern Region

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Five days after winning the girls’ and boys’ diving titles at the AAA Liberty District meet, Madison seniors Kelly Corish and Ryan Fox capped a memorable week with a clean sweep at the Northern Region diving championships. At the WMPSSDL championships, Sidwell Friends junior Olivia Grinker won her third straight diving title while Landon’s Jordan Gear won the boys’ title.

Virginia district championships conclude

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

A look at the results from the Concorde, Liberty, Patriot, National, Cardinal and Cedar Run District meets.

Virginia AAA district championship previews

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Despite some postponements due to the weather, Virginia’s district championship meets are on for this weekend and we’ve got your updated dates, times and sites along with preview capsules for each of this weekend’s big meets in the Commonwealth.

Accepting the challenge, preparing for victory

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Now in its second year, Oakton Swim Club is a team designed for disabled high school athletes and shares a unique relationship with the Oakton High School swim team.

Woodson girls stumble, boys prevail

Monday, January 24th, 2011

The South County girls snatched an undefeated season away from Woodson while the Oakton girls and boys beat Herndon to wrap up impressive seasons in the Concorde District.

Northern Region shakeup

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Westfield continued to roll, Thomas Jefferson looked strong and South County posted a historic win in Northern Region action this weekend. In Montgomery County, Whitman’s girls continued their winning ways as the Vikings split a dual meet with Walter Johnson.

Westfield undefeated streak on the line

Friday, January 14th, 2011

The Robinson boys look to turn around their season against the 5-0 Westfield Bulldogs while the emergent South County Stallions will try to knock off Lake Braddock in a Patriot District match-up. In Montgomery County, Whitman takes on Walter Johnson.

High school practice cuts remain a hot topic

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Halfway through the first high school season impacted by budget cuts, Northern Region coaches reflect on the effects of a reduced practice schedule.

Madison, Langley to renew rivalry

Friday, January 7th, 2011

As high school swimming returns to the Northern Region this weekend, a pair of long-standing rivalries stand out on the schedule – Madison vs. Langley and Robinson vs. Chantilly. Also included is a preview of Severna Park Swimming’s ninth annual Winterfest and a recap St.Stephen’s/St. Agnes’s win over Wilson.

Robinson coaches fired after hazing incident

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

The Robinson Secondary School swimming coaching staff was fired last Thursday following a locker room incident at a Dec. 3 swim meet at Cub Run RECenter in Chantilly.

H.S. Preview: Girls

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Severna Park and Robinson hope to build on respective state title streaks in Maryland and Virginia while a slew of returning All-Mets should make things interesting when Metros rolls around. We preview the 2010-11 girls’ high school swim season with swimmers to watch, plenty of storylines and key meet dates to put on your calendar.

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.

All-Met swimmers announced

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Seton senior Jameson Hill (top) owned the area’s top times in the 200 and 500 freestyle and is the boys’ swimmer of the year.

Oakton junior Kaitlin Pawlowicz, who shattered a national record in the 200 IM, is the girls’ swimmer of the year.

Links to the complete teams can be found inside.

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.

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.

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 II

Wednesday, February 24th, 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 focuses on the status of the All-Met Classes of 2008 and 2009. Feel free to chime in with your own swimmers to watch, and what they’ve done lately.

Metros Psych Sheet and Va. State Conversions

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Get the 2010 Metros psych sheet and see a list of the NISCA unofficial time standards for All-American honors. The list provides a ballpark idea of the time standards after Virginia’s state meet was held at a short-course meter pool in Virginia Beach.

Oakton Boys, Robinson Girls Surge to State Titles

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

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

Va. Beach pool is retooled ahead of states

Friday, February 19th, 2010

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.

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 by coaches and administrators after duals, districts, divisionals, regionals and other meets.

Oakton boys’ take Northern Region title

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

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!

Snow could have lasting effect on swimmers

Friday, February 12th, 2010

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.

Northern Region girls get swims in before storm

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Northern Region girls’ swimming prelims were run as timed finals, and though there is an outside chance a finals may be held next week it is more likely these are the final region results. Also, an update on boys’ swimming and girls’ diving. RESULTS ATTACHED!

Virginia district championship round-up

Monday, February 1st, 2010

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!!

Virginia AAA District meet previews

Friday, January 29th, 2010

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.

An interview with Pawlowicz and Phillips

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

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.

Whitman has its eyes on the prize

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Last February, the Churchill girls pulled off a stunning upset at Metros, knocking off 12-time defending champion Good Counsel with a deep, balanced lineup. This year, Whitman is hoping to repeat the feat with a similar approach.

Va./Private school notes: Gonzaga optimistic

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

This year, despite losing seven key seniors, Gonzaga Coach Dave Norton said his younger swimmers are going into the season unafraid of the preconceptions, and eager to see what they can accomplish with a deeper, well-rounded team.

Maryland notebook: Sherwood holds off Quince Orchard

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Sherwood was one of several teams around the area entering Saturday meets short-handed with one or several of its top swimmers competing at U.S. short-course junior nationals in Columbus, Ohio over the weekend. But those absences provided opportunities for other swimmers to step up and contribute in the Warriors’ sweep of Quince Orchard.

How do you choose?

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Many of the comments over the past few days focused on the balance between high school and club competition. With several high-profile regional and national meets conflicting with high school dual meets, many elite local swimmers are faced with tough decisions on how to split their time. So, our question is: How does an elite swimmer, if forced to choose, pick between individual and team competition with his or her club or high school?

High school roundup: Churchill-Whitman and Oakton-Robinson

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Whitman coach Geoff Schaefer tinkered with his girls’ lineup this weekend, helping his girls’ team defeat defending Metros champion Churchill, 94-77. The Churchill boys rolled to a 128-43 win. Meanwhile, Robinson and Oakton also split this weekend, with the Oakton boys downing the seven-time state champion Rams, 192-123, and the state champion Robinson girls knocking off Oakton (2-1), 181-134.

Rivals Oakton, Robinson square off Friday

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Last season, Oakton celebrated during the Northern Region championships after taking powerhouse Robinson down for the boys’ title. A week later, however, Robinson got the last laugh, winning a seventh consecutive boys’ state championship, and taking home the girls’ title, too. Friday at 6:30 p.m., the two rivals will meet at Cub Run in a meet that has both teams excited for what they said is the most important meet of the dual season.

High School Preview:Boys

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Our high school swimming previews continue with a look at what to watch for in Washington D.C.-area boys’ swimming in 2009-10. Included are the area’s swimmer to watch, top three storylines, notes from around the area, and key dates. Wednesday: girls’ preview; Thursday: boys’ preview; Friday: a look at the Robinson-Oakton rivalry.

High School Preview: Girls

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 begins its expanded coverage of high school swimming with a look at what to watch for in Washington D.C.-area girls’ swimming in 2009-10. Included are the area’s swimmer to watch, top three storylines, notes from around the area, and key dates. Thursday: boys’ preview; Friday: a look at the Robinson-Oakton rivalry.