Articles by Jack McCormick

Florida International Tops Miami In Crosstown Dual

Florida International emerged victorious in a crosstown dual with Miami as both schools recognized their senior athletes.

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Italy Cancels National Youth Championships, Confirms Date for National Meet

Following the tightening of restrictions across the country, the Italian Swimming Federation has announced that the Youth Criteria meet is canceled.

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16-Year Old Owen McDonald Hits 9:23.98 1000 Free at GA Eastern Classic

Traditionally featuring teams from across the country, Dynamo Swim Club hosted the Georgia Eastern Classic as an intrasquad this year due to the pandemic.

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University of Wyoming Honors Seniors with Slip and Slide

Honoring the school’s graduating class, the University of Wyoming held a practice dedicated to the seniors, ending with a homemade slip and slide.


Swiss Court Confirms Racist Tweets the Cause of Sun Yang Ban Overturning

Following an appeal questioning racial motivations behind the original CAS decision, Sun Yang will receive a second trial in front of a new panel.


Cody Simpson Hits Best Time in 200 Yard Free in Practice

Despite his career as a pop star, Australian Olympic Trials qualifier Cody Simpson continued his return to the pool with a new best time in the 200 free.


Larry VanWagner Retires After 45 years as Swim Coach at Marist College

After serving as the only coach in the program’s 43-year history, Larry VanWagner has announced he will be retired following the 2020-21 school year.


University of Delaware Junior Ethan Anderson Dies at 20

University of Delaware junior swimmer Ethan Anderson died on January 2nd, 2021 while in his hometown of Hopewell, New Jersey.


IOC Reconfirms Commitment to Olympic Games Following Tokyo’s State of Emergency

Despite the city of Tokyo declaring a state of emergency, both the country and the IOC remain committed to hosting the Olympic Games as scheduled.


UC-San Diego Becomes 9th D1 School to Announce No 2020-2021 Swim & Dive Season

UC-San Diego announced that the swimming and diving teams will not compete this season due to the inability to provide proper safety measures for athletes.


IOC Member Dick Pound Says Athletes Should Be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccines

A vocal member of the International Olympic Committee, Dick Pound said he believes athletes should be made priority recipients of the vaccine.


Two Swimming and Diving Athletes Among NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award Winners

Kentucky’s Asia Seidt, a four-time SEC champion, was one of two recent swimming and diving graduates to be recognized in the NCAA’s Today’s Top 10 list.

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Ziyad Saleem Continues to Drop, Hits 1:42 200 Back at Schroeder YMCA Invite

A Top-100 age group swim from Ziyad Saleem and an Olympic Trials cut from Erik Gessner highlighted the Schroeder YMCA’s two-day meet.


Lilly King Pledges to Match Donations to Newburgh Sea Creatures

Lily King will be helping to raise funds for her former club team both by sharing word of the fundraiser and matching up to $5,000 in donations.


Only Living Member of 1936 Olympic Team, Iris Cummings Turns 100

Iris Cummings, the oldest living Olympic swimmer that competed in the 1936 Games, celebrates her 100th birthday on December 21, 2020.