The following is a lightly edited transcript of a Slack chat that took place over the last three weeks. This…
Welcome to the first ever SwimSwam mid cycle US Olympic draft. 8 SwimSwam contributors will attempt to defeat each other by drafting the best possible 2020 Olympic rosters.
In many pro sports the ‘contract year’ is a well known phenomenon. Athletes in the last year of their current deal have extra motivation to perform so that their next contract will be a big one.
We’re now a ways out from women’s NCAA’s, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop breaking down the meet….
Since men’s nationals wrapped up a couple weekends ago, I’ve looked at team scoring, individual performances, and team’s future prospects. Now…
The 2018 women’s NCAA championships wrapped up a couple weekends ago with Stanford defending their title by a wide point margin over California.
The 2018 men’s NCAA championships wrapped up on Saturday with Texas defending their title by a narrow 11.5 point margin over…
The 2018 men’s championships wrapped up last night so now it’s time to look at individual performances.
Texas won the 2018 men’s championship in a nail biter over Cal and Indiana. Time to examine how it happened from every conceivable angle.
Following the pattern of the rest of the meet, day 4 saw some unexpected results.
Adding projected prelims points to real scores as of yesterday gives Indiana a small 1 points advantage over Texas. They lead 426 to 425. Cal are lurking in 3rd with 404.5.
Indiana grew their day 2 lead on day 3. After 14 events, they lead with 325 points over Texas’ 306 and Cal’s 291.5.
There were some surprises on day 3 of the men’s NCAA championships, but for the most part, the favorites came through. The 400 IM was won by Abrahm Devine who was picked to win by only 2 entries out of over 600
Cal led the way this morning with 6 individuals qualifying for tonight’s A final and 4 individuals in B finals. Texas were next with 5 up and 2 down
2018 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 21 – Saturday, March 24 Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center –…