Articles by Andrew Mering

Queens Women, Indy Men Lead D2 Swimulator Rankings

With the end of the major mid season invites, pretty much every team in the country has had a meet…

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Knoxville Pro Swim Series Participation Less Than Half of 2018 PSS Average

This season for the first time the locations of Pro Swim Series stops was determined by a bidding process. This…

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Watching Swimming: What Makes a Race Good?

Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.

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Australia or Japan: Which Was Better in 2018?

If you want to create a list of the best swimming nations last year, the top spot is easy: the…

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Great Britain Swimming in 2018: Successful, but Trending the Wrong Way

When Great Britain won the rights to host the 2012 Olympics, as many future hosts do, they began pushing huge…

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Pac 12 Mid-Season Analysis: No Surprises at the Top

Now that all the major mid season invites are complete, pretty much every team in the country has had a…

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ACC Mid-Season Analysis: Three Women’s Contenders and the NC State Men

Now that all the major mid season invites are complete, pretty much every team in the country has had a…

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What It’s Like to Nearly Drown in an Olympic Final

A video released by the Olympic Channel this month recounts the women’s 100 fly final from the 1960 Rome Olympics….

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SEC Women Championships Mid-Season Analysis: Lady Vols vs Pedigree

Now that all the major mid season invites are complete, pretty much every team in the country has had a…

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SEC Men Championships Mid-Season Analysis: Chaos at the Top

Now that all the major mid season invites are complete, pretty much every team in the country has had a…

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Big 10 Championships Mid-Season Analysis: Michigan or Indiana?

Now that all the major mid season invites are complete, pretty much every team in the country has had a…

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Checking in on D1 Women’s Freshmen Class: Lots of Upside

The biggest mystery at the start of any NCAA season is the freshmen. We know who was fast in high…

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Winter Juniors East vs West; Which Meet Was Faster?

Winter Juniors wrapped up this past weekend. Both meets featured some exceptional swimming, but was one clearly better than the other?

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Checking in on D1 Men’s Freshmen Class: Awesome or Average?

Last winter, Eddie Reese told The Alcalde that this year’s freshmen class is “probably the best group of swimmers that have…

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Emory Women, Kenyon Men Lead D3 Swimulator Rankings

With the end of the major mid season invites, pretty much every team in the country has had a meet…

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