Articles by Andy Hardt

How Bobby Finke’s 14:12 Made Me Feel

Finke’s swim feels approachable in a way that other races do not. And that’s what made it one of the most beautiful races I’ve seen in a long time.


Longtime St. Olaf Head Coach Dave Hauck Dies At Age 87

Longtime St. Olaf College Swimming & Diving coach Dave Hauck died on Saturday, at the age of 87, surrounded by his family.


Houston Women Wrap Up 3rd-Straight AAC Title, Cincinnati Men Repeat

Houston dominated the meet for their third straight American Athletic Conference title, winning four events on the final day of action. The Cincinnati men repeated as champs, and did so by winning every event except the 200 breaststroke on Day 4.

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Akron Claims 6th-Straight MAC Title

Akron won its sixth straight MAC title, and the almost-300-point margin was due to their depth. Eastern Michigan had two wins on the final day, and pulled away from Buffalo to hold onto second.


Akron Women Snap Three MAC Records, Boost Lead on Championships Day 3

Akron won three events on Day 3 on the MAC championships to all but clinch the title, but on a day where 4 MAC records fell, Delaney Duncan stole the show for Eastern Michigan swimming 58.25 in the 100 breaststroke to get well under the NCAA A cut.

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Houston Women, Cincinnati Men Boast Lead Heading into AAC Final Day

The Houston women more than doubled their lead on Day 3 of the AAC Championships, winning three events, while East Carolina won five of the six events on the men’s side, but Cincinnati still boasts the overall lead.

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Akron Breaks MAC 200 Free Relay Record on Day 2 of Championships

Akron is the heavy favorite to win a sixth straight title, and the Zips swam up to that standard on Day 2 of the MAC Championships, winning three of the four events on the day.

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Houston Women, Cincinnati Men Surge Into Lead on AAC Day 2

The Houston women took a sizeable lead, winning three of four events on Day 2 of the AAC Championships, while the Cincinnati men took a modest lead over East Carolina as the men’s meet threatens to come down to the wire.

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Akron Sets Meet Record in 200 Medley Relay on MAC Championships Day 1

The MAC Championships started with a bang as Akron swam to a meet record and an NCAA A cut in the 200 medley relay, as they took an early team lead, and look to win another MAC title.

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Houston Women, ECU, Cincinnati Men Lead After AAC Day 1

A short session didn’t produce much difference in the team scores, as the Houston women took a small lead on Day 1 of the American Athletic Conference Championships, while the East Carolina and Cincinnati men are essentially tied.

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San Diego State Women Wrap up 4th Mountain West Conference Title

San Diego State when diving in their fast skins to celebrate their first Mountain West Conference Championship since 2015.

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Liberty Women Win #2, Incarnate Word Men Win #3 in CCSA

After the dust of a long and stressful week of timing malfunctions settled, the CCSA crowned 2 champions on Saturday night.


More Delays on Day 3 of CCSAs as Liberty and UIW Stretch Leads

COASTAL COLLEGIATE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION (CCSA) – MEN AND WOMEN Wednesday, February 20 – Saturday, February 23 Liberty Natatorium, Liberty University,…


San Diego State Wins 4 of 6 to Take Control on Day 2 in Mountain West

San Diego State’s McKenna Meyer won the 400 IM as part of a big day for the Aztecs on Friday at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet.

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Nevada, SDSU Separated by 2.5 Points after 2 Days in Mountain West

The San Diego State women have closed the gap to just 2.5 points after 2 days at the Mountain West Conference Championships.

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