Articles by Hannah Hecht

Video: Trans Swimmer Natalie Fahey on Her Decision to Transition

In this video, Natalie Fahey, the first openly transgender woman to swim at the NCAA DI level, talks about her plans to transition thisB coming season while competing in men’s swimming.

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Podcast: Jason Dunford “Makes the Jump” from Olympian to Entrepreneur

This week, Olympic finalist Jason Dunford appeared on the podcast When to Jump, discussing his swimming career and his transition into entrepreneurship.

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Greg Meehan Named 2018 CSCAA Division I Women’s Coach of the Year

This year, Stanford was unstoppable, sweeping the relays and finishing the meet a full 220 points ahead of second-place Cal. For that, Greg Meehan was named the Collegiate Swim Coaches’ Association of America (CSCAA) Division I Women’s Coach of the Year. 

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Ella Eastin Earns CSCAA Swimmer of the Year at 2018 W. NCAAs

Stanford junior Ella Eastin was named the 2018 CSCAA Swimmer of the Year after winning three individual events and helping lead the Cardinal to a 1st-place finish at the 2018 NCAA Division I Championships. 

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Stanford Defends Their 2017 Win with a 2018 Women’s NCAA Team Title

2018 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 14th – Saturday, March 17th McCorkle Aquatic Pavillion — Columbus, OH Prelims 9AM/Finals 5PM (Eastern…

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Stanford Becomes 3rd-Ever Team to Sweep Women’s NCAA Relays

Stanford became the third team to ever sweep the relays at the NCAA DI Women’s Championships tonight, setting three national records along the way.

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2018 W. NCAAS: Lilly King, Bethany Galat Post American Record, #3 200 Breast All-Time

2018 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 14th – Saturday, March 17th McCorkle Aquatic Pavillion — Columbus, OH Prelims 9AM/Finals 5PM (Eastern…

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Stanford Takes American, NCAA Records in 200 Medley Relay with 1:33.11

In a tight race where the top three teams all finished under the NCAA and American records, Stanford emerged victorious, winning the 200 medley relay in 1:33.11 over Cal and Indiana.

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Liberty’s Finnigan Receives Elite 90 Award for Highest GPA of DI NCAAs

Alicia Finnigan of Division I Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia has received the Elite 90 Award for the student-athlete with the top GPA at the 2018 Women’s NCAA DI Swimming and Diving Championships.

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2018 W. NCAA Picks: Cal Trying to Hold Off IU, Stanford in 200 Medley

Cal comes into this meet with a star-studded NCAA record-holding 200 medley relay team, but they will have to hold off the ever-present Stanford and new threat Indiana to defend their title.

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Phelps Supports Aly Raisman’s Sexual Abuse Prevention Partnership

Darkness to Light, the nation’s leading advocate for the prevention of child sexual abuse, has partnered with Aly Raisman to offer free training to all adults involved in youth sports. The program is available at fliptheswitchcampaign.org with the promo code FLIPTHESWITCH.

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SandenoSquad Leads the TYR Pro Swim Atlanta Standings after Day 1

Zane Grothe, Andrew Wilson, and Jack Conger took a scoring win apiece to give SandenoSquad the edge in tonight’s Atlanta Pro Swim competition.

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2018 Big 12 Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Tate Jackson dropped a second from his personal best with 41.42 to set a new Big 12 Conference record in this morning’s 100 free prelims.

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2018 Women’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

This morning, we will see huge names in action at the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships, including Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, Kathleen Baker, Katie Drabot, and Ella Eastin.

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Tate Jackson Drops a Full Second to 41.42 for Big 12 100 Free Record

Tate Jackson put up a 41.42 this morning in the 100 free for a new Big 12 Conference, Texas team, and Big 12 meet record. His swim was nearly a second faster than his previous personal best.

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