Bonnie Brandon moves fast. She joined a swim team at age 4, upgraded to a more competitive club at 9 and participated in the U.S. Olympic trials at 14.
Although just 19, Bonnie Brandon broke the UA record in the 200 backstroke and then posted the world's second-fastest time of the year in December.
Coach Andy Lopez celebrates Arizona's national championship victory with Robert Refsnyder. Lopez's celebration was a short one.
Lyndsay Leikem, right, practicing with Flowing Wells teammate Mikaela Cook, says she'll play for Ole Miss.
Rather than kick back for a few weeks, enjoy his celebrity and Arizona's national championship, UA baseball coach Andy Lopez went back to work.
Clark Burckle, fourth swimmer from left, nears the wall en route to finishing second in the 200 breast stroke. "I was so nervous" before the race, he said.
Former UA standout Clark Burckle, left, and Scott Weltz enjoy the medal ceremony after earning spots on the Olympic team.
OMAHA, Neb. - Clark Burckle's Road to London began when he was 6, a kid swimmer in Louisville who was so into the sport that he would watch old tapes of old Olympic swimmers, memorize their times, mannerisms and warm-up routines.
I began this odyssey to the U.S. Olympic swimming trials 12 years ago, in Indianapolis, continued to Long Beach in 2004 and moved on to steamy downtown Omaha in 2008 and again this year.
OMAHA, Neb. - When Arizona's Adam Ritter won the 2007 NCAA championship in the 200 IM, he was the third-fastest swimmer in the history of that event, blowing the doors off, among others, future Olympian Matt Grevers, then a Northwestern swimmer.
Former Arizona Wildcat Clark Burckle swims in the semifinals of the 200 breast stroke. He qualified first for tonight's finals.
OMAHA, Neb. - Nobody knew, and few suspected, that this was going to be The Day of Alyssa Anderson's Life. It would be an Olympic surprise party.
Ryk Neethling competed in four consecutive Olympics for South Africa, winning a gold medal in 2004.
This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.
OMAHA, Neb. - Back and forth they went, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, the world's two greatest swimmers, locked in a 200-meter freestyle battle.
OMAHA, Neb. - Sara Borendame is six weeks away from her senior year at Ironwood Ridge High School, but age didn't matter Tuesday at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
This is Whitney Myers narrating a slide show of her wonderful life: "That's me - I was 15 - at the 2000 Olympic trials in Indianapolis. Look how tiny I was! No wonder Frank Busch called me 'Munchkin.' Do you know Sports Illustrated wrote about me?
This is Whitney Myers narrating a slide-show of her wonderful life:
After a day that was short on speed, magic and big names, the final race of Friday's Tucson Ford Dealers June Invitational developed the most buzz.