The Powerlist

College Recruiting: There is Nothing Magic About July 1

Don’t panic if you have not received a ton of calls on July 1. This is only the first day that D-I coaches are “allowed” to start making calls.

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Missouri to host SEC Championships for first time in 2016

In just its fourth season in the expanded Southeastern Conference (SEC), Missouri will host the SEC Championships in swimming & diving in 2016.

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Auburn Will Begin 2015-2016 Season Against Rivals Alabama

Kyle Darmody will lead the Auburn Tigers into a 2015-2016 season that will begin it’s regular-season schedule against arch-rivals Alabama.

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Kazan Organizers Launch New World Championships App

To help keep up with all of the action surrounding the upcoming 2015 FINA World Swimming Championships in Russia, the…

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FGCU All-American Kira Toussaint Transfers To Tennessee

All-American backstroker, Kira Toussaint, will be transferring to the University to Tennessee. Toussaint is the Dutch record holder in the women’s 100 scm backstroke and is also the daughter of 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist, Jolanda de Rover.

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Sub-20 Sprinter James Jones Verbally Commits to Michigan Wolverines

James Jones is one of two sub-20 second sprinters so far in the high school class of 2016.

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Open Contact Season Begins for High School Seniors on July 1

Maxime Rooney, a top-10 men’s recruit in the class of 2016, has already verbally committed to the University of Florida, part of a trend to pledge earlier and earlier.

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NC State to Host Wolfpack Speed & Power Camp December 2015

With a total of three power packed sessions, the Wolfpack Speed & Power Camp will instruct & demonstrate the proper sprint technique, stroke mechanics, starts, turns, and relay handoffs for sprinters.

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International Stars Head to Vichy for the French Open

One of the highlights of the weekend will be the showdowns between Cesar Cielo and Florent Manaudou in the 50 freestyle and 50 butterfly…

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Trojan Swimmers Pinzon and Dvariskyte Make A Very Funky Couple

“We met a year ago and it was love at first sight. Rami was quite upfront about it, she was actually the one that asked me out. We went for sushi after a swim,” Omar recalls.

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What is The Art of Swim Parenting?

Being a swim parent is not easy. If it were, we would likely have 2 million registered USA Swimming members, rather than 400,000.

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Alshammar Pulls Out of World Championships Due to a Back Injury

On the advice of doctors Therese Alshammar has decided to forgo competing in Kazan so she focus on her rehabilitation…

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Misty Hyman Dethrones “Madame Butterfly” at the 2000 Sydney Games

In 2000 at the Sydney Games Misty Hyman defeated hometown favorite and world record holder to capture gold in the 200m butterfly. Here is how it went down.

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NCAA to add long course meters back into rulebook as ‘approved course’

Among the headline-grabbing NCAA rule changes we reported on last week is another impactful update: the NCAA will add long course meters as an approved course for college swim meets next season.

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FINIS Vapor Now in Europe and on Film (See Video Showcase)

John Mix, CEO, FINIS, Inc.: “We’re broadening our gaze to a more global market—this is one of many steps down a path to growing our international presence.”

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