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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.
Philip Hu with another play-by-play account of the nonstop life of an Ivy League student-athlete.
UPenn freshman Philip Hu checks in after a tough two weeks of school and swimming, including his first meet as a college swimmer.
Philip Hu talks about building momentum from class to the pool in this week’s blog.
Pennsylvania freshman Philip Hu talks about the struggles of adapting to college life and finding a work-life balance.
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 titleSunday, 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.
Young talent continues to shine during the 2012-2013 high school season with standout performances from freshman on both sides of the Potomac.
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.
The Va. AAA State Swimming & Diving Championship Meet kicks off on Friday, Feb. 17. Finals on Saturday. Who will take home the team title? What records could fall? Here are 5 storylines to follow at this year’s championship meet.
On a night where few races were won without achieving an All-American cut time, Oakton’s boys’ and girls’ teams outlasted the competition to once again stand tall as the AAA Northern Region champions. Oakton’s boys beat Woodson, 281.5 to 250, at Oakmarr RECenter, despite not winning a single event until the final relay of the night.
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.
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.
Weekly High School Wrap-up: Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun meets beat weather; Maryland meets cancelledMonday, 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.
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.
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.
Potomac Glen, the smallest team in the MCSL’s Division B, clinched its first division title on Saturday. Swimmers take the pool for divisional meets in the NVSL this weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A look at the results from the Concorde, Liberty, Patriot, National, Cardinal and Cedar Run District meets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
The Greater Washington region has become the most successful youth swimming hub in the nation, in large part because of a pair of decades-old clubs anchored in Maryland and Northern Virginia. The Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club (RMSC) and Curl-Burke Swim Club (CUBU) are for the second straight year ranked first and second nationally among more than 2,000 swim clubs in the nation, according to a USA Swimming computer ranking that evaluates the results of club swimmers ages 11 to 18.