College Recruiting

SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Roundup – 9/21/15 to 9/27/15

Check out the college commitments we wrote about during the week of September 21-27, 2015.

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Michigan Grabs Another In-State Verbal from Robert Zofchak

After Michigan received a verbal commitment from elite in-state diver Jake Herremans just yesterday, today they’ve landed a top-flight swimmer to join…

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Remembering Nebraska Swimmer Jon Nelson

Jon came from Storm Lake, Iowa as a :54 second hundred freestyler and ended his career as the team captain of one of the best men’s teams in the country.

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I’m a College Swim Parent; Now What Do I Do?

Your child is 18 years old, a graduate from high school and ready to start his/her next chapter hundreds of miles away from you. What do you do now?


How Freshmen College Swimmers Can Deal With Homesickness

Being away from home for the first time is an experience much like the recruiting process. You can go “nuts” or you can make the best of it. It is strictly up to you.


Ranking the 2015 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #5-8

The recent addition of 2015 European Games champion Ziv Kalontarov has given Auburn fans another reason to cheer heading into the 2015-16 NCAA season


Ranking the 2015 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Tabahn Afrik, the #12 recruit from the class of 2015, is one of many reasons the Notre Dame Fighting Irish ended up in our top 12.


Duke Blue Devils Receive Verbal Commitment from NCAP’s Chris Murphy for 2016-17 Season

The Duke Blue Devils have grabbed their first male commitment from the high school class of 2016 with NCAP’s Chris Murphy….


5 Things to Discuss With Your Swimmer About College

5 things swim parents need to discuss with their swimmers about college recruiting.

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Ranking the 2015 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Katie McLaughlin and Kathleen Baker are two of many reasons why the Cal Bears class sits at the top


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.


Ranking the 2015 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Megan Moroney is the top recruit in University of Virginia’s top ten class


The “5 Tool” Recruit: Keys to a Successful College Recruiting Experience

Every recruit’s goal should be to make the best impression on the coach and prospective team as possible. The top five “tools” a recruit can have are as follows:


4 College Recruiting Tips for Club Swim Coaches

Here are “four tips” that coaches can help their swimmers with the college recruiting process.

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When is My Club Swim Coach Going to Get Me Recruited?

“Helping swimmers and parents through the recruiting process is a full time job, and you can’t expect your club coach to do everything that is necessary to help you get recruited.”