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Former area swimmers competing at the NCAA level are making moves towards securing their spot in the March championship meets.
Sarah Haase returns from Stanford’s fall invitational with some things to fix before March.
Sarah Haase discusses Stanford’s “power” Fridays and a renewed focus on speed in this week’s Behind the Blocks blog.
Sarah Haase writes about trying to stay healthy during the heavy training season.
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.
Stanford sophomore Sarah Haase talks transition, diving back into practice, and team goals.
College swimming is back underway around the country. Check out how former local standouts did in last week’s meets.
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.
Jack Conger earned his second medal of the week in the 100 freestyle at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacific championships.
Jack Conger, Sarah Haase, and Andrew Seliskar to represent PVS at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacs in Hawaii. Meet begins Thursday, Aug 22.
Jack Conger set two of the seven records that were broken on Tuesday night at the 2012 MCSL Coaches’ Invitational Long Course meet.
Amanda Kendall and Jack Conger earn lanes in their second semifinal at Trials.
Matt McLean, Ellyn Baumgardner and Jack Conger among Washington-area swimmers in position to make teamWednesday, June 27th, 2012
Seventeen Washington-area swimmers competed on Day 2 of the U.S. Olympic Trials. Matt McLean, Ellyn Baumgardner and Jack Conger headlined the group in the night’s finals.
Phelps attempts to make the 200-meter butterfly in his fourth straight Olympics on Day Four at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
Lochte and Phelps will meet again on day three at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
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.
Katie Ledecky notched her third win of the meet in Orlando, as did Jack Conger, in the second to last day of competition at NCSA Junior Nationals.
Ledecky continues to show her versatility in the freestyle events, winning the 200 free in commanding fashion. Haase one win away from a sweep of the breaststroke events, after 50 breaststroke win on Thursday.
Conger blows away competition in 200m back at Junior Nationals; rising stars McTaggart and Seliskar make first Trials cutsWednesday, March 21st, 2012
Jack Conger rocked the competition Wednesday night in the men’s 200-meter backstroke, bringing the crowd to their feet in the Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center.
Weekly Wrap-up: Ledecky steps into spotlight at Grand Prix; Records tumble at Metros; Virginia champ meet round-upsMonday, February 13th, 2012
Katie Ledecky (Curl-Burke) bursts onto the Grand Prix scene this year, winning the women’s 800m freestyle; Gonzaga, Churchill win Metros; and more in this week’s round-up.
Jack Conger flirts with 500-free record; Gonzaga wins team title at Washington Metro Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championships
Gonzaga enters this week’s championship meets as one of the hottest teams in the area, coming off wins at the National Catholic and WMPSSDL championship meets. They will be tested this weekend at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championship. The Metros finals are Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, where the best teams from Montgomery County, WMPSSDL, and DCIAA come together for one of the best collections of high school talent in on the East Coast.
Weekly Wrap-up: Records tumble at WMPSSDL & Northern Regions; Montgomery, PW, and Loudoun Counties rev up for champ meetsMonday, February 6th, 2012
Freshmen all across the region impressed this week, in the first and second rounds of championship meets in Maryland and Virginia, with All American times and record breaking swims. Read round-ups from all across the area in this week’s wrap-up.
Weekly High School Wrap-up: Gonzaga wins Nat’l Catholics; dual meet season comes to a close in MCPS; Va. district champs beginThursday, February 2nd, 2012
Gonzaga wins National Catholics, as the dual meet season comes to a close for Montgomery County High Schools; Virginia district championships kicked off. Results posted for MCPS, Va. AAA Cardinal, Concorde, Liberty, National, & Patriot Districts, as well as National Catholics and Va. AA Dulles District. Also a quick look ahead to the second weekend of championship meets.
It may be a bit too early to determine who will have the edge in London this year between Phelps and Lochte. Both are swimming at high levels, despite taxing training schedules, but we do know that this weekend, Phelps got the better of Lochte in several events. Also competing on Sunday were RMSC’s Jack Conger and Sarah Haase, as well as former SNOW swimmer Matt McLean.
Phelps joked about going for Erik Vendt’s pool record in the men’s 200 IM before his race on Saturday, but with 100 meters to go, Phelps had a shot.
Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.
*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 Tom Dolan Invitational will begin Thursday night at the University of Maryland’s Eppley Recreation Center, with timed finals events. Over the last decade, the invitational has attracted many of the top club teams from up and down the East Coast, making Tom Dolan one of the most competitive meets in the country. Read RFTW’s in-depth preview of swimmers to watch.
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.
Results from Day One at the 2011 Winter Nationals in Atlanta. Four area swimmers competed Thursday night in the first day’s finals after advancing out of morning prelims.
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.
The early period for swimmers to sign National Letters of Intent ended last Wednesday, Nov. 16, and swimmers from the D.C., Maryland, and northern Virginia areas will be well represented among the countries elite swimming and diving programs.
Good Counsel beat paired Stone Ridge School and Gonzaga College High School, 116-70 and 94-91, respectively, with 1st-place performances by several area stars, including three Olympic Trials qualifiers and a recent National Age Group record holder.
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.
With clear skies and large crowds lining the 50-meter Olympic-sized pool, nine records were broken at the 2011 MCSL Coaches Long Course meet at Rockville Swim Center. The USA Swimming-sanctioned summer league meet allows for fast times to count for elite qualifying events — including the U.S. Olympic Trials. MCSL invites the top eight swimmers [...]
Swimmers from several area leagues (MCSL, PMSL, PWSL, CSL and DCCL) will hit the water this weekend with their first chance of the summer to showcase their improvement since last season. As the new season begins, many familiar faces will be back hoping to build on their past success.
The 2010-11 Winter All-Met teams were released Friday and showcased the top swimming and diving talent in the area.
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 Whitman girls rode a pair of record-setting relays to their second straight Metros title while Gonzaga used its overwhelming depth to capture its first title since 2003.
Churchill came from behind to reclaim the Montgomery County Public Schools Swimming and Diving Championships on the boys’ side while the Whitman girls continued their perfect season with a repeat performance at Saturday’s meet. Complete meet results inside
With plenty of depth and even more spirit, Gonzaga dominated the field to claim its first WMPSSDL championship since 2008 while the Good Counsel girls notched their seventh straight Saturday night at the Takoma Aquatic Center. Links to complete results inside
A number of league championship meets took place over the weekend, providing plenty of excitement and several surprises. Check out a roundup of the ISL championships and National Catholics.
The Good Counsel boys narrowly edged hosts Georgetown Prep while the girls nearly doubled up Holy Cross Tuesday at a WMPSSDL dual meet.
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.
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.
Here are the area’s girls’ individual top times this summer
Five meet records fell Tuesday night at the MCSL Coaches’ Long Course Invitational, an annual event, including one that had stood since 1986.
Top divisions in the NVSL, MCSL and Prince-Mont Swim League welcomed new teams into the fold for the 2010 season. It’s a welcome promotion for each club, but competing with some of the area’s fastest doesn’t come without growing pains.
It’s commonplace for community pools to hold pasta dinners and pep rallies on Friday nights and those surely will begin tonight as the 2010 summer season finally gets underway.
Sarah Haase and Jack Conger have seen plenty of each other over the past year. The two swim together year-round for Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club and at Good Counsel, where they combined for four individual wins at Metros en route to All-Met honors this winter. Both also headed to Ireland as part of the NCSA All-Star team in the spring. And if they didn’t know each other well enough through all of that, they’ll get a chance to learn more this summer.
The All-Met standouts, considered two of the top swimmers in the region, both swim and coach together at Flower Valley in Division A of the Montgomery County Swim League.
Several local swimmers competed this past weekend at the Irish Long Course National Championships in Dublin. Swimming as part of the NCSA All-Star team, which was selected based on athletes’ performances at the NCSA Junior National Championships in March, the six PVS attendees, Janet Hu (CUBU), Jack Conger (RMSC), Sarah Haase (RMSC), Elizabeth Pepper (RMSC), Chuck Katis (CUBU), and Nick Tremols (CUBU) all placed in the top ten in at least one event.
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.
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.
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.
Good Counsel freshman Jack Conger knocked off marks in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyles, and that begged the question. When was the last time a freshman set two records at Metros?
Whitman’s girls win their first Metros title, while Georgetown Prep cruises to a seventh consecutive championship on Saturday night. Records fell with Whitman’s Danielle Schulkin and Good Counsel’s Sarah Haase and Jack Conger all setting marks. COMPLETE RESULTS INSIDE
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 with the swimmers from the classes of 2005, ’06 and ’07. Tomorrow, the status of the All-Met Classes of 2008 and 2009.
A roundup of results from the Virginia A-AA state championship, where the Brentsville boys’ won a title and Briar Woods girls’ and Broad Run’s boys’ also shined, the VSIS championships, where Seton won another title, and Good Counsel’s win in the girls’ WMPSSDL championships. ALSO THE METROS PSYCH SHEET ATTACHED
Good Counsel’s girls take home a National Catholic title, while Seton School’s Jameson Hill and Holy Cross’s Katie Rogers win Most Valuable Swimmer over the weekend. Hill turned in two automatic All-American times and snapped a record set by Olympian Bobby Hackett that has stood since 1977.
Reachforthewall.com 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.
And thus the summer season ended for thousands of young swimmers across the DC-metropolitan area. Local leagues held their divisional meets Saturday, as teams jostled for next year’s divisional placement and local pride. Records throughout the area fell as swimmers saved their best for last, while fighting it out for first.
Before Friday night, Colleen and Sarah Haase had never swum against each other in a formal competition.
That all changed at the Potomac Valley Long Course Senior Championships when Colleen, 20, finished first in the 100-meter breaststroke final at the University of Maryland, topping 15-year-old Sarah, who was second, by less than half a second. “I was like, I can’t let my sister who’s five years younger than me beat me,” Colleen said. “That would be really embarrassing.” The sisters said they had “no idea” they would be the top two finishers in the race.
In Friday’s morning heats at the Potomac Valley LC Championships, 277 male and female swimmers competed for 16 spots in the 200-meter freestyle finals, with Curl-Burke’s Kristen Moores, 20, and George Mason’s Tom Koucheravy, 24, landing the top seeds for the night’s finals. Heats in the 100 breastroke, 100 butterfly and 400 individual medley also took place.
MCSL’s Coaches Invitational Long Course meet featured many new records and a Hall of Fame ceremony honoring league founders, coaches, volunteers and swimmers who helped shape the league in its early years.