Articles by Amanda Smith

2013-2014 College Swimming Previews: Can #4 USC Fill the Void Vlad Morozov Leaves Behind?

The USC Trojans finished 4th at NCAA’s last year, and will now have to work together to replace Vlad Morozov.


ECU’s Keith Dawley Hired As U. of Houston Assistant Coach

University of Houston completes their staff with two male coaches, Rich Murphy & Keith Dawley, leading the Cougars into the AAC. (Photo: University of Houston)

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Chase Kalisz & Nic Fink Confirm 2013 Duel in the Pool Invitations

Two Bulldogs will team up to represent the US in the Duel of the Pool in Glasgow, Scotland.


Ohio’s No. 1 and Top 40 recruit Zoe Thatcher commits to Auburn

I am proud to announce the commitment of my own swimmer, Zoe Thatcher, to Auburn tonight!

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2013-2014 College Swimming Previews: #6 Florida Women May Sprint Home With A Trophy This Season

The Florida Gators return all individual points for an young but experienced squad, that has the ability to surprise us all this upcoming season.


USC’s Catherine Vogt and Haley Anderson Honored at US Aquatic Sports Awards

Haley Anderson and Catherine Vogt won two awards at last nights US Aquatics Sport Awards. (Photo Credit: Haley Anderson)

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Cincinnati’s Versatile Alisabeth Marsteller Verbally Commits To Princeton

Princeton gets commitment from another top female swimming in the class of 2014 (Marsteller bottom right). (Photo Credit: Amanda Smith)

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Bruce Gemmell named ASCA Coach of the Year

ASCA named Bruce Gemmell the Coach of Year tonight at the World Clinic in New Orleans. (Photo: USA Swimming)


Important Issues Addressed at the House of Delegates

The House of Delegates met this past Friday to vote on items submitted by USA swimming members. (Photo: USA Swimming Logo)


Junior World Swimmers Are Set Up For Records In Final Night In Dubai

The final session of the FINA Junior World Championships will be underway tonight in Dubai. (Photo Credit: Colin B.)


Tennessee’s Luke Percy 50 Freestyle Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

Luke Percy wins one of the most anticipated races of the FINA Junior World Championships. (Photo Credit: Colin Blair)


Louisville Commit Grigory Tarasevich 50 Back Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

Louisville has a new Junior World championship on their hands with Grigory Tarasevich. (Photo Credit: Colin Blair)

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Ella Eastin 200IM Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

Ella Eastin backed up her gold in the 400IM with a silver in the 200IM tonight (Image courtesy of Anne Lepesant video capture).

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Ruta Meilutyte 200 IM Junior World Championships – Post Race Interview

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte finished a triple tonight with a new Meet Record in the 200IM. (Photo Credit: Colin Blair).

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Chimrova Leads A Strong Morning For Russia With A New Championship Record

Ruta Meilutyte, defending World Champion, cruised to an easy second seed in the women’s 100 breaststroke this morning. (Photo Credit Victor Puig,