At just 16, the latest American swim sensation Melissa Franklin made quite an entrance when claiming three gold medals at the 2011 world championhips at Shanghai and needless to say a great deal is now being expected from 'Missy' at the 2012 London Games.
Katie Ledecky beat defending champion Missy Franklin to win the 200-meter freestyle in a showdown of teen swimming queens Thursday night at the U.S. national championships. Franklin returned 75 minutes later to win the 200 backstroke.
The #Chillin4Charity "Cold Water Challenge," started by Arizona women's basketball coach Niya Butts to raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, is so awesome we wish the Spurs' Patty Mills could introduce it for us.
Olympian Missy Franklin set a record in winning her first NCAA title for California on Friday, and Georgia stretched its lead in the team standings on the second day of the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships.