Articles by Andrew Mering

SwimSwam Reader’s Predict Trials: Pick’em Entry Breakdown

Pick’em is a for fun contest, but we can also look at it as a survey on SwimSwam reader’s opinions on what will happen at trials. Let’s dive into the results.

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2021 NCAA Men’s Championship Scoring Breakdown

Texas reclaimed the national title from defending champions Cal in a close fight this weekend. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers.

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2021 Women’s NCAA Championship Scoring Breakdown

Virginia won their first ever NCAA women’s team title last night. NC State edged Texas for second. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers.

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2021 ACC Men’s Championships Scoring Breakdown

The Louisville men upset favored NC State to win their first ever ACC title in thrilling fashion. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers

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2021 B1G Women’s Championship Scoring Breakdown

Ohio State defended their Big 10 title last weekend over rival Michigan. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers

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2021 SEC Men’s Championship Scoring Breakdown

Florida maintained their dominance over the SEC this weekend with another championship. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers.

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2021 Pac 12 Women’s Championships Scoring Breakdown

Cal reclaimed the Pac 12 title last night from rival Stanford. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of t the numbers.

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2021 Mountain West Women’s Championships Scoring Breakdown

UNLV beat out Nevada in a thrilling meet for the Mountain West title. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers

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2021 SEC Women’s Championships Scoring Breakdown

The Kentucky women won their first ever SEC title last night, holding off Florida. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers.

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2021 ACC Women’s Championships Scoring Breakdown

The Virginia women completed the ACC conference title defense last night. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers.

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An Analysis of Reaction Times

With so much talk of reaction times in recent ISL broadcasts, here’s a closer look at the impact they really have on individual performance.

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How Much Does Taper Matter?

We looked at the data to see, on average, how much faster a tapered swimmer goes in the NCAA.

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Is The Olympic Hangover Real?

Individual-event winners in post-Olympic world championships were slower on average than event winners at the Olympics the year before for the men and women.

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2020 Pac-12 Women’s Championships Scoring Breakdown

The Stanford women won their 4th straight Pac 12 championship last weekend. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers.

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2020 ACC Men’s Championship Scoring Breakdown

The NC State men defended their ACC championship over the weekend. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers.

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