Posts Tagged ‘PVS’
Potomac Valley’s Junior Olympic Championships offer a glimpse at the future of DMV swimming, with a lot of huge swims in College Park.
The Potomac Valley’s best concluded three days of racing, as swimmers turn their attention toward NCSAs and sectionals.
Andrew Seliskar becomes the fifth fastest all-time performer in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke.
The California recruit took down the 17-18 mark in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke Saturday in Fairfax.
The Nation’s Capital Swim Club product moves into fourth all-time in the 400-yard individual medley event.
The annual short-course championships begin Friday night with a timed final.
With a week off school, Occoquan Swimming enjoyed a week of hard training and Caribbean sun during spring break this year.
Michael Phelps swam the wrong stroke in his second event post-retirement. Don’t worry; it was on purpose.
Christopher Thomas Huott, 53, “engaged in sex acts” with a girl he was coaching, police say.
Friday morning’s heat sheets posted for the Day 2 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
USA Swimming saw its largest single-year growth in athlete membership in 2012-2013. Potomac Valley surpasses 11,000 members in same year.
Summer leagues provide foundation for a competitive structure that has produced Olympic medalists.
Olympic hero Katie Ledecky competes at Potomac Valley Swimming meet.
Jack Conger, Sarah Haase, and Andrew Seliskar to represent PVS at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacs in Hawaii. Meet begins Thursday, Aug 22.
A team atmosphere was evident at the 2011 Winter Classic as area teams urged on their friends against great competition at George Mason University’s Jim McKay Natatorium.
*Edited to include relay records, including two NAG record*
Jack Conger and Michael Andrew broke three National Age Group records between them at the 2011 Tom Dolan Invitational. Curl-Burke broke the boys 13-14 400 medley relay NAG record.
The 2011 Winter Classic kicks off Thursday at 5 p.m., December 8, at George Mason University’s McKay Natatorium in Fairfax. The annual holiday meet, hosted by the Potomac Marlins, is in its ninth year and has become a competitive alternative to the Tom Dolan Invitational, also taking place this weekend.
2011 Winter Nationals: Day Three – Finals results Rachael Burnett (West Virginia University/Potomac Marlins) finished sixth in a timed finals of the women's 800 freestyle in a time of 8 minutes 47.44 seconds. Moving up one position, Jack Conger (RMSC) finished ninth in the “A” Final of the men's 200 backstroke (2:02.27). In the women's [...]
Day Two prelims conclude at the 2011 Winter Nationals in Atlanta.
The holiday swim season begins this weekend with a great meet, helping a great cause. The sixth Turkey Claus Showdown, an official sponsor of the DC Area Toys for Tots Foundation, takes place Friday through Sunday at the Takoma Aquatic and Community Center.
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.
Curl-Burke’s Katie Ledecky shines at National Age Group Team Challenge, shatters 33-year-old National Age Group RecordMonday, November 14th, 2011
Fourteen-year old Kate Ledecky of Curl-Burke, smashed two 13-14 National Age Group yards records at the 5th Annual National Age Group Team Challenge.
On the eve of the early signing period for NCAA National Letters of Intent, three area high school swimmers — verbally committed to swim for the University of Maryland next year — were contacted by the school’s athletic department and told that Maryland would not be sending out letters to swimming recruits, and they should pursue offers from other institutions.
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Katie Ledecky won three events at the USA Swimming Junior National Championships this week, setting a meet record in the girls’ 1500 free, while Chuck Katis posted three top-five swims.
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.
Curl-Burke’s Katie Ledecky, 13, and RMSC’s Jack Conger, 15, each found more success against older competition at this weekend’s Potomac Valley Swimming Long Course Senior Championships.