Articles by Andrew Mering

Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft

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.

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Ledecky to Sponsors: Pay Up

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.

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NCAA D1 Women’s Improvement at Nationals

We’re now a ways out from women’s NCAA’s, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop breaking down the meet….

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NCAA D1 Men’s Improvement at Nationals

Since men’s nationals wrapped up a couple weekends ago, I’ve looked at team scoring, individual performances, and team’s future prospects. Now…

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Who Returns the Most Points For Women’s 2019 NCAA’s?

The 2018 women’s NCAA championships wrapped up a couple weekends ago with Stanford defending their title by a wide point margin over California.

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Who Returns the Most Points for 2019 Men’s NCAA’s?

The 2018 men’s NCAA championships wrapped up on Saturday with Texas defending their title by a narrow 11.5 point margin over…

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2018 NCAA Men’s Championships: Individual Breakdown

The 2018 men’s championships wrapped up last night so now it’s time to look at individual performances.

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2018 NCAA Men’s Championships: Final Scoring Summary

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.

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: Pick’em Final Standings

Following the pattern of the rest of the meet, day 4 saw some unexpected results.

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2018 NCAA Men’s Championships: Day 4 Up/Downs and Scoring Projection

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.

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Scoring Summary

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.

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Pick’em Update

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

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Up/Downs And Prelim Scores

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

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Scoring Summary

2018 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 21 – Saturday, March 24 Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center –…

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2018 NCAA D1 Men’s Championships: Day 1/2 Pick’em Update

2018 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 21 – Saturday, March 24 Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center –…

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