Articles by Elizabeth Levy

Chandler High School to Name Aquatic Complex After Late Coach Kerry Croswhite

Chandler High School is set to name its aquatic complex after head swim coach Kerry Croswhite, who died of COVID-19 in July.

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Iowa Hawkeyes Compete in Final Black and Gold Intrasquad Meet

Aleksey Tarasenko, winner of the 100 free for the Black team, will be transferring to Tennessee following Iowa’s decision to cut swimming and diving.


NCAA Grants Winter Student-Athletes Extra Season of Eligibility

The NCAA has provided winter-sport student-athletes with an extra season of eligibility due to the disruptions the COVID-19 pandemic has created.


Michael Chadwick and Wife Cassi Expecting Baby Boy in March

U.S. National teamer Michael Chadwick and his wife Cassi are expecting their first child. The pair recently relocated to North Carolina where Michael grew up.


Sun Yang Case Costs WADA 600,000 USD

WADA’s annual report states that its case against Chinese Olympian Sun Yang has cost the organization more than 600,000 USD.


BBC Launches George Gibney Podcast

George Gibney was long considered to have vanished. Now, a new podcast created by the BBC has exposed his past in an effort to bring justice to his victims.

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North Carolina Swimming Holds Virtual Ceremony for 2019 Awards

Claire Curzan was honored as the 2020 female swimmer of the year for the 15-16 age group at a virtual awards ceremony held by North Carolina Swimming.

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Division 3 Championships Committee Votes to Amend Format for 2021 Winter NCAAs

On Tuesday, the Division III NCAA Championships Committee voted to amend the format of the 2021 NCAA winter championships in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Olympic Gold Medalist Rachel Bootsma Announces Pregnancy

Olympian and NCAA champion Rachel Bootsma and her husband Cole Reiser are expecting their first child, a baby boy, in March of 2021.


USA Swimming Elects New Members to Athletes’ Executive Committee

USA Swimming has elected new members to its Athletic Executive Committee, as well as two new members to its Board of Directors for this year.

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SMU Kicks Off 2020-21 Season with Intrasquad Meet

Freshman Jenna Watson was among the individual winners at SMU’s annual intrasquad meet, picking up a win in the 200 IM at her first ever college meet.


Farida Osman Honored as One of Forbes’s Middle East 30 Under 30

Egyptian Olympian Farida Osman has been named by Forbes as one of the Middle East’s 30 most influential people under the age of 30 for the year 2020.

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6 Things You Can do as a Recruit When You Can’t Visit Campus

The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for prospective college students. But recruits can still make the most of their college search with these tips.


USA Swimming Provides Incentive for Teams Completing SafeSport Training

The Safe Sport Recognition program encourages USA Swimming club teams to implement safe sport practices to fight child abuse in swimming.


Renowned Cardiologist and Former Longhorn Swimmer, James T. Willerson, Dies

James T. Willerson, a 3-year letter winner for the Texas Longhorns, has a men’s swimming scholarship named in his honor.