Posts Tagged: Swimming

Seward swimmer Jacoby named Alaska Athlete of the Week

November 23, 2020

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby was named our Alaska Athlete of the Week after an eye-popping performance at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships. Jacoby turned in a blistering time of 1:07.57 in the 100-meter breaststroke, which now ranks her No. 2 all-time among American girls 15-16 years old, only .52 seconds behind Megan Jendrick’s national record of 1:07.05 set… Read more »

Jacoby posts USA’s 2nd-fastest 100 breaststroke time for her age

November 14, 2020

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby made a huge splash at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships in San Antonio, Texas, where she popped a blistering time of 1:07.57 in the 100-meter breaststroke. Jacoby now ranks No. 2 all-time among American girls 15-16 years old, only .52 seconds behind Megan Jendrick’s national record of 1:07.05 set in 2000. The… Read more »

Return to pool gives Congdon sense of normalcy amidst COVID

October 29, 2020

Anchorage’s Bret Congdon this weekend will return to the pool with the University of Colorado Mesa women’s swim team for the first time since March, when COVID shut down the sports world. The last seven months have felt like a roller coaster ride due to the pandemic, but she has done her best to manage… Read more »

Seward multi-sport star Spanos to swim for Southwest Oregon

May 13, 2020

Connor Spanos excelled in multiple sports during his years at Seward High School.  He was captain of the Seahawks swim team and basketball team his senior year and would have been the captain of the track squad if the season hadn’t been canceled due to theCOVID-19 virus. Connor has been to State for swimming three… Read more »

Freestyle standout Tatakis to swim for Southwestern Oregon

May 11, 2020

Jesse Tatakis wrapped up a stellar swimming career at Dimond High School by earning State Runner-up in both 200 and 100 Freestyle.  The Lynx swimmer qualified for State all four years and was Region IV Champion in the 100 Free his senior year, 200 Free his junior year.  He was one of the team captains… Read more »

Jennings helps Boise State extend 9-year home unbeaten streak

October 16, 2019

Eagle River’s Emmie Jennings is off to a great start for the Boise State University swimming team. The senior was part of three victories – one individual, two relays – as the Broncos beat Wyoming on one day and Idaho the next day to continue a long home winning streak. Boise State hasn’t lost a… Read more »

Davis named Scholar All-American for Oklahoma Christian

July 7, 2019

Juneau’s Bergen Davis of Oklahoma Christian University was recognition as a Scholar All-American by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America. The award recognizes athletes who have earned a GPA of at least 3.50 — either cumulatively or over a semester — and achieved at least a NCAA D2 B standard time in… Read more »

Fox ends Denison swim career as 11-time NCAA D3 All-American

March 29, 2019

Juneau’s Kenny Fox wrapped up a spectacular career with the Denison University swim and dive team by helping the Big Red win a second straight NCAA D3 title. The senior swimmer earned two All-American finishes to give him 11 in all. Fox, of Thunder Mountain High fame, was part of the 400-yard medley relay team… Read more »

Jennings competes at National Invitational Championship

March 14, 2019

Boise State University swimmer Emmie Jennings of Eagle River was part of two relay teams that placed in the top one-fourth of the women’s competition at the CSCAA National Invitational Championship in Cleveland, Ohio. This is the second time the junior has participated in the NIT for college swimming. Jennings, of Chugiak High fame, competed… Read more »

Lindquist wins 400 IM, sets Hawaii school and MPSF records

February 24, 2019

Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist made quite the first impression at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swim & Diving Championships in La Mirada, California. The University of Hawaii freshman won the men’s 400-yard individual medley in a conference record time of 3 minutes, 46.81 seconds, breaking the old mark that had stood since 2013 by .26 seconds…. Read more »