Claire Curzan – TAC Titans (Cary, NC)
Because it seems, Curzan was simply getting began in 2019. She had wrapped up the 12 months at Winter Juniors East with a pair of 15-16 NAG Information within the 50 free (21.77) and 100 fly (50.87). After 4 months of pandemic-induced shutdown, she went to work on the document books starting in July at a TAC intrasquad meet. With occasions of 21.51 within the 50 free, 47.23 within the 100 free, 51.01 within the 100 again, 50.03 within the 100 fly, and 1:53.59 within the 200 fly, she went underneath the NAG document occasions within the 50 free, 100 free, and 100 fly. In August, at one other TAC-sponsored meet, she turned the youngest American girl to interrupt 50 seconds within the 100 fly, going 49.73 to decrease the NAG Document.
In November, competing at U.S. Open in Greensboro, Curzan took an enormous, .87-second chew out of the 15-16 NAG Document within the 100m fly and have become the Third-fastest American of all-time with 56.61. Lastly, in December, on the TAC Blizzard Blitz, she downed Regan Smith’s 100 again NAG Document with 50.18, taking a full .83 off her earlier greatest time and almost cracking the 50-second barrier.
Curzan wrapped up 2020 with the age-group’s prime performances within the SCY 50/100 free, 50/100/200 again, and 100 fly, and the LCM 50 free, 100 again, and 100 fly. She was #2 within the 200y fly and 200m free, #5 within the 200y free, #6 within the 200m again, and #7 within the 200m free.
With half a 12 months left to do additional injury within the age group, Curzan already has all-time top-100 SCY rankings of #1 within the 50 free, #1 within the 100 free, #36 within the 200 free, #1 within the 100 again, #2 within the 200 again, #1 within the 100 fly, and #Four within the 200 fly. In LCM, she is ranked #Eight within the 50 free, #Eight within the 100 free, #7 within the 100 again, #12 within the 200 again, and #1 within the 100 fly.
She is an Olympic Trials qualifier within the 50 free, 100 free, 100 again, 200 again, and 100 fly and is taken into account a critical contender for a spot on the 2021 U.S. Olympic Staff within the 100m fly.
|1||50 FR SCY||16||21.51||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC TITANS Intrasquad||7/17/20||TAC||NC||1035|
|1||100 FR SCY||16||47.23||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC TITANS Intrasquad||7/19/20||TAC||NC||1028|
|1||50 BK SCY||15||24.54r||“Slower than B”||2020 NC OBS 4A State NCHSAA Champs||2/7/20||TAC||NC||1061|
|1||100 BK SCY||16||50.18||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC Blizzard Blitz||12/12/20||TAC||NC||1123|
|1||200 BK SCY||16||1:49.35||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC Blizzard Blitz||12/13/20||TAC||NC||1083|
|1||100 FL SCY||16||49.73||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC TITANS Invitationa||8/8/20||TAC||NC||1073|
|1||50 FR LCM||16||25.23||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Greensboro||11/13/20||TAC||NC||968|
|1||100 BK LCM||16||1:00.30||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Greensboro||11/13/20||TAC||NC||1022|
|1||100 FL LCM||16||56.61||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Greensboro||11/13/20||TAC||NC||1059|
|2||200 FL SCY||16||1:53.59||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC TITANS Intrasquad||7/19/20||TAC||NC||988|
|2||100 FR LCM||16||54.93||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Greensboro||11/14/20||TAC||NC||964|
|4||200 FR SCY||15||1:45.47||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/5/20||TAC||NC||960|
|6||200 BK LCM||15||2:14.32||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/8/20||TAC||NC||937|
|7||200 FR LCM||15||2:02.27||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/6/20||TAC||NC||903|
Bella Sims – Sandpipers of Nevada (Las Vegas, NV)
Sims entered the 15-16s within the spring, and as soon as the swimming pools opened up once more in the summertime, she instantly went to work transferring up the ranks. She warmed up with a few PBs in off occasions (LCM 200 again and 200 breast) in August at a SAND intrasquad meet, then let free in November and December with an array of dazzling swims at U.S. Open in Irvine, Crimson Rock Invitational, and Las Vegas Tremendous Finals Invitational. When the mud had settled, Sims had new PBs within the SCY 50/200/500 free, 200 again, 200 fly, and 200/400 IM and the LCM 100/200/400/800/1500 free, 100/200 again, 200 breast, 100/200 fly, and 400 IM. Of the 14 occasions provided at U.S. Olympic Trials, Sims has now certified for eight of them (100/200/400/800/1500 free, 200 fly, and 200/400 IM). She has Summer season Juniors cuts within the LCM 50 free, 100/200 again, and 100 fly.
Sims ended 2020 ranked #1 amongst 15-16 women for the 12 months within the SCY 500 free and 200 IM and the LCM 200/800/1500 free. She was #2 within the 400y IM; #Three within the 200y free and 200y again; #Four within the 200y fly and 100m free; #5 within the 200m IM; #6 within the 1000y free; and #7 within the 100y fly.
She seems 12 occasions already on the all-time efficiency lists for 15-16 women, together with the SCY 200 free (#20), 500 free (#10), 1000 free (#82), 200 again (#24), 100 fly (#46), 200 fly (#16), 200 IM (#11), and 400 IM (#12), and the LCM 100 free (#52), 200 free (#27), 800 free (#5), and 1500 free (#28). Sims nonetheless has a 12 months and 1 / 4 left within the age group to enhance her positions.
|1||500 FR SCY||15||4:38.21||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 UT Las Vegas Tremendous Finals||12/19/2020||SAND||CA||997|
|1||200 IM SCY||15||1:56.12||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 UT Las Vegas Tremendous Finals||12/20/2020||SAND||CA||1003|
|1||200 FR LCM||15||1:59.93||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Irvine||11/13/2020||SAND||CA||961|
|1||800 FR LCM||15||8:27.01||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Irvine||11/12/2020||SAND||CA||1010|
|1||1500 FR LCM||15||16:29.17||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 UT Crimson Rock Inv Time Tria||12/3/2020||SAND||CA||977|
|2||400 IM SCY||15||4:06.59||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 UT Las Vegas Tremendous Finals||12/18/2020||SAND||CA||988|
|3||200 FR SCY||15||1:45.01||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 UT Las Vegas Tremendous Finals||12/18/2020||SAND||CA||973|
|3||200 BK SCY||15||1:53.66||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 UT Crimson Rock Invitational||12/4/2020||SAND||CA||1001|
|4||200 FL SCY||15||1:54.89||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 UT Las Vegas Tremendous Finals||12/19/2020||SAND||CA||971|
|4||100 FR LCM||15||55.99||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Irvine||11/14/2020||SAND||CA||926|
|5||200 IM LCM||15||2:17.80||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 Toyota Irvine||11/13/2020||SAND||CA||908|
|6||1000 FR SCY||15||9:46.40||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 UT Sandpipers Pumpkin Invite||10/31/2020||SAND||CA||940|
|7||100 FL SCY||15||52.98||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 UT Las Vegas Tremendous Finals||12/20/2020||SAND||CA||952|
Charlotte Hook – TAC Titans (Cary, NC)
Hook had an incredible 12 months, as nicely. Starting with Cary Sectionals in March, she improved her PBs within the 1000y free, 100y fly, 400m free, and 400m IM. Additionally, whereas it wasn’t her private greatest, she clocked the #1 time within the nation for 15-16 women within the 200m fly. In July, she picked up two extra PBs within the SCY 50 free and 100 free on the TAC Titans intrasquad meet. On the TAC intrasquad in August, she added new SCY bests within the 500 free, 1650 free, and 200 fly, the latter of which –at 1:53.49– ranks Third all-time behind solely Regan Smith and Mary Meagher for 15-16 women. At U.S. Open in Greensboro, she gained the 200 fly (2:10.90) and positioned 4th in each the 100 fly (1:00.13) and 200 IM (2:18.03), making her Third, 13th, and 28th, respectively, total within the mixed standings. Hook completed with a brand new PB within the SCY 200 free on the TAC Blizzard Blitz, the place she gained the 200 free, 200 fly, and 200 IM, positioned 2nd within the 400 IM, and got here in Third within the 500 free.
Hook closed out the 12 months with the #1 200y fly and 200m fly within the age group. She was 2nd within the 200y IM, 100m fly, and 200m IM; Third within the 400m IM; 4th within the 200y free, 1000y free, 100y fly, and 400y IM; fifth within the 500y free; ninth within the 1650y free; and 10th within the 50y free.
She is ranked #32 all-time within the 200y free, #40 within the 500y free, #43 within the 1000y free, #41 within the 100y again, #60 within the 200y again, #15 within the 100y fly, #Three within the 200y fly, #6 within the 200y IM, #14 within the 400y IM, #75 within the 100m again, #25 within the 100m fly, #Four within the 200m fly, #17 within the 200m IM, and #62 within the 400m IM.
She is certified for 2021 Olympic Trials within the 100/200m fly and 200/400m IM.
|1||200 FL SCY||16||1:53.49||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC TITANS Invitationa||8/9/2020||TAC||NC||990|
|1||200 FL LCM||16||2:09.55||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/7/2020||TAC||NC||979|
|2||200 IM SCY||16||1:56.62||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC Blizzard Blitz||12/13/2020||TAC||NC||979|
|2||100 FL LCM||16||59.88||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/6/2020||TAC||NC||936|
|2||200 IM LCM||16||2:15.26||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/8/2020||TAC||NC||949|
|3||400 IM LCM||16||4:47.72||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/6/2020||TAC||NC||910|
|4||200 FR SCY||16||1:45.38||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC Blizzard Blitz||12/11/2020||TAC||NC||949|
|4||1000 FR SCY||16||9:42.51||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/5/2020||TAC||NC||929|
|4||100 FL SCY||16||52.2||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/6/2020||TAC||NC||968|
|4||400 IM SCY||16||4:12.83||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 Sectional – Cary||3/6/2020||TAC||NC||910|
|5||500 FR SCY||16||4:41.83||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 NC TAC TITANS Invitationa||8/7/2020||TAC||NC||935|
|9||1650 FR SCY||16||16:27.38||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 NC TAC TITANS Invitationa||8/9/2020||TAC||NC||900|
|10||50 FR SCY||16||22.81||2019 Winter US Open (LCM)||2020 NC TAC TITANS Intrasquad||7/17/2020||TAC||NC||899|
Liam Custer – Sarasota Sharks (Sarasota, FL)
Custer broke the lone particular person NAG Document amongst 15-16 boys in 2020 together with his 14:37.86 mile on the 18&U Digital Championships in Sarasota in December. He took almost a full minute off his earlier PB and lowered Sean Grieshop’s 2014 NAG (14:45.40) by 7.24 seconds. His was the quickest mile of the mixed 18&U digital championship meets throughout the nation. Additionally in Sarasota, he gained the 500 free, was runner-up within the 200 free, 200 again, and 400 IM, and took Third within the 200 IM.
In November, after successful the 500 free and 200 IM on the Florida Excessive College 4A State Championships, he competed at U.S. Open in Sarasota and scored PBs within the 200/400/800/1500 free and 400 IM, choosing up Olympic Trials cuts within the 800/1500 freestyles. Within the mixed outcomes of all 9 websites, he wound up seventh within the 1500, 16th within the 800 free, 17th within the 400 IM, 25th within the 400 free, 42nd within the 200 again, and 78th within the 200 free. In July, at his first racing alternative after the coronavirus pandemic introduced swimming to a half for a number of months, he unleashed some huge time drops on the SYS Summer season Social Distance Meet, together with 5 seconds within the 200 free and 5 within the 400 IM.
Custer is without doubt one of the prime swimmers within the nation in distance freestyler, 200-yard stroke occasions, and IM. He ended 2020 with the highest 15-16 performances of the 12 months within the 500y free, 1650y free, 400m IM, and 1500m IM. He was #2 within the 400y IM and 800m free; #Four within the 200y free; #7 within the 1000 free and 200y IM; and #9 within the 200m again and 400m IM.
His SCY occasions seem six occasions on the 15-16 all-time top-100 record: #25 within the 200 free, #10 within the 500 free, #1 within the 1650 free, #81 within the 200 again, #39 within the 200 IM, and #19 within the 400 IM. In LCM, he ranks 85th all-time within the 400 free, 46th within the 800 free, 49th within the 1500 free, and 100th within the 400 IM.
Custer has certified for 2021 Olympic Trials within the 800/1500m free.
|1||500 FR SCY||16||4:18.49||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 FL Digital Champs Web site 1||12/12/2020||SYS||FL||965|
|1||1650 FR SCY||16||14:37.86||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 FL Digital Champs Web site 1||12/13/2020||SYS||FL||1010|
|1||400 FR LCM||16||3:58.14||2019 Winter US Open (LCM)||2020 Toyota Sarasota||11/13/2020||SYS||FL||905|
|1||1500 FR LCM||16||15:35.69||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Sarasota||11/14/2020||SYS||FL||924|
|2||400 IM SCY||16||3:48.81||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 FL SYS Summer season Social Distance||7/24/2020||SYS||FL||955|
|2||800 FR LCM||16||8:09.69||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Sarasota||11/12/2020||SYS||FL||916|
|4||200 FR SCY||16||1:36.22||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 FL Digital Champs Web site 1||12/11/2020||SYS||FL||938|
|7||1000 FR SCY||16||9:15.33||2019 Winter Juniors (SCY)||2020 FL Sarasota Sharks Fall Kickoff||9/11/2020||SYS||FL||880|
|7||200 IM SCY||16||1:47.41||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 FL FHSAA 4A Swim & Dive Championships||11/7/2020||UN||FL||962|
|9||200 BK LCM||16||2:03.98||2019 Winter US Open (LCM)||2020 FL SYS Summer season Social Distance||7/26/2020||SYS||FL||937|
|9||400 IM LCM||16||4:28.23||2019 Winter US Open (LCM)||2020 Toyota Sarasota||11/13/2020||SYS||FL||917|
Landon Gentry – Nation’s Capital Swim Membership (Vienna, VA)
Gentry graced the 2020 top-ten age group lists solely six occasions however he posted the nation’s main time amongst 15-16 boys in 5 of these occasions. He kicked off the 12 months with a PB within the mile on the NCAP West 1650 meet and adopted it up two weeks later with lifetime bests within the LCM 100/200400 free on the NOVA Winter Invitational. After he gained the 100 fly and positioned 2nd within the 200 IM on the Virginia Excessive College Class 6 State Championships, the pandemic shut down the swimming pools and he didn’t get one other probability to race till the autumn. Gentry exploded on the finish of the 12 months, dropping tons of time (4.Four seconds within the 400y IM, 4.1 seconds within the 100y again, 3.Four seconds within the 200y free, 1.1 seconds within the 100y free, .9 within the 100y breast, and .35 within the 50y free.
At 2020 U.S. Open in Richmond, he positioned 2nd within the 200m fly, 2nd within the 200m IM, and Third within the 100m fly, which translated to eighth, 15th, and 15th within the mixed outcomes. He swam a second 200m fly in time trials and cracked 2:00 for the primary time. Gentry then competed at 18&U Winter Championships in December. There, he gained the mixed meet within the 200 fly, completed 2nd within the 100 fly, and got here in 13th within the 200 IM. All 3 times had been private bests, as had been the 100/200 free and 100 again he swam on the meet.
Gentry ended 2020 with the 12 months’s quickest 15-16 occasions within the SCY 100/200 fly and LCM 100/200 fly and 200 IM; he was 4th within the SCY 200 IM.
In SCY, he ranks 93rd all-time for 15-16s within the 100 again, sixth within the 100 fly, fifth within the 200 fly, and 25th within the 200 IM. His LCM rankings embody ninth within the 100 fly, 12th within the 200 fly, and 13th within the 200 IM.
Gentry is a 2021 Olympic Trials qualifier within the 200m fly and 200/400m IM.
|1||100 FL SCY||16||46.41||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 PV 18&U Winter Championships||12/3/2020||NCAP||PV||1013|
|1||200 FL SCY||16||1:43.03||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 PV 18&U Winter Championships||12/5/2020||NCAP||PV||1027|
|1||100 FL LCM||16||53.45||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Richmond||11/13/2020||NCAP||PV||997|
|1||200 FL LCM||16||1:59.17||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 TUSO – Time Trials – Wealthy||11/12/2020||NCAP||PV||978|
|1||200 IM LCM||16||2:03.94||2020 Olympic Trials||2020 Toyota Richmond||11/13/2020||NCAP||PV||986|
|4||200 IM SCY||16||1:46.73||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 PV 18&U Winter Championships||12/6/2020||NCAP||PV||978|
Honorable Point out
- Josh Zuchowski – Flood Aquatics Swim Staff-FG: Zuchowski scored plenty of PBs through the 12 months. He started with the Zone Winter Open in January the place he gained the 500 free, 200 again, and 200 breast and earned PBs within the free and breast. He swam at Plantation Sectionals in March, inserting among the many prime 6 in all his occasions (50 again, 100 again, 200 IM, and 400 IM). He started the autumn by defending his 2019 titles within the 100 again and 200 IM at Florida Excessive College Class 1A State Championships. He logged greatest occasions in each occasions, in addition to within the 50 again whereas main off the medley relay. Additionally in November, he took a second off his greatest 200 again time at Flood Aquatics Closed Invite. Zuchowski ended the 12 months with new PBs within the 200 again, 200 fly, 200 IM, and 400 IM on the 18&U Digital Championships in Stuart.
He ranks #21 all-time within the 100y again, #20 within the 200y again, #40 within the 200y fly, #23 within the 200y IM, #15 within the 400y IM, #41 within the 400m free, #9 within the 200m again, and #32 within the 400 IM. He has certified for 2021 Olympic Trials within the 100/200m again and 400m IM.
|1||400 IM SCY||16||3:48.49||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 FL Digital Champs Web site 2||12/4/2020||FAST||FG||958|
|1||50 BK LCM||15||26.93||“Slower than B”||2020 Sectional Plantation||3/6/2020||FAST||FG||965|
|2||50 BK SCY||16||22.17||“Slower than B”||2020 FL FHSAA 1A Swim Champs||11/15/2020||UN||FG||1000|
|3||100 BK SCY||16||47.45||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 FL FHSAA 1A Swim Champs||11/15/2020||UN||FG||1009|
|3||200 BK SCY||16||1:44.02||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 FL Digital Champs Web site 2||12/6/2020||FAST||FG||990|
|3||200 IM SCY||16||1:46.66||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 FL Digital Champs Web site 2||12/5/2020||FAST||FG||980|
|7||200 FL SCY||16||1:46.62||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 FL Digital Champs Web site 2||12/6/2020||FAST||FG||948|
|8||200 IM LCM||15||2:06.89||2019 Winter US Open (LCM)||2020 Sectional Plantation||3/7/2020||FAST||FG||930|
- Sebastien Sergile – SwimAtlanta-GA: Sergile improved in leaps and bounds this 12 months. After inserting 2nd in each the 200 free and 500 free on the Georgia Excessive College 6-7A State Championships, he competed at Southern Premier the place he gained the mile with a PB of 15:32.55. He additionally finaled within the 100/200 free, 100/200 fly, and 200/400 IM. He didn’t race once more till the autumn, however then he went on a tear. At U.S. Open in Huntsville, he gained the 400 IM and notched PBs within the 400 free, 200 fly, and 400 IM. He completed 58th, 18th, and 29th total in these respective occasions within the mixed outcomes. On the 18&U Peach State Winter Championships, he dropped Four seconds off his earlier PB within the 200 fly to win the occasion and submit the nation’s #2 time for the 12 months. He then dropped Three seconds to win the 400 IM and positioned 2nd within the 200 free with a PB. He closed the meet with a win within the 500 free and a time-trial PB within the 50 free. On the SwimAtlanta intrasquad in December, Sergile capped an already spectacular 12 months by successful the 50 free, 100 free, and 200 again, dropping .3, .6, and three.1 seconds within the respective occasions.
Sergile is now 51st all-time amongst 15-16 boys within the 100y free, 27th within the 200y free, 10th within the 200y fly, 51st within the 200y IM, 22nd within the 400y IM, and 61st within the 200m fly.
|2||200 FL SCY||16||1:45.01||2019 Summer season Nationals (LCM)||2020 GA Peach State 18 and Underneath Champs||12/11/2020||SA||GA||983|
|3||400 IM SCY||16||3:49.25||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 GA Peach State 18 and Underneath Champs||12/12/2020||SA||GA||950|
|3||200 FL LCM||16||2:01.82||2019 Winter US Open (LCM)||2020 Toyota Huntsville||11/14/2020||SA||GA||928|
|5||100 FR SCY||16||44.31||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 GA SwimAtlanta’s Vacation Showdown||12/18/2020||SA||GA||925|
|5||200 FR SCY||16||1:36.30||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 GA Peach State 18 and Underneath Champs||12/12/2020||SA||GA||936|
|10||200 IM SCY||16||1:47.71||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 GA Peach State 18 and Underneath Champs||12/11/2020||SA||GA||954|
|10||400 FR LCM||16||4:02.52||2019 Summer season Juniors (LCM)||2020 Toyota Huntsville||11/13/2020||SA||GA||856|
|10||400 IM LCM||16||4:30.03||2019 Winter US Open (LCM)||2020 Toyota Huntsville||11/13/2020||SA||GA||900|
|12 months||15-16 Lady||15-16 Boy|
|2020||Claire Curzan||Liam Custer|
|2019||Torri Huske||Josh Matheny|
|2018||Regan Smith||Gianluca Urlando|
|2017||Regan Smith||Carson Foster|
|2016||Eva Merrell||Drew Kibler|
|2015||Courtney Harnish||Michael Andrew|
|2014||Katie Drabot||Sean Grieshop|
|2013||Katie Ledecky||Andrew Seliskar|
|2012||Katie Ledecky||Caeleb Dressel|