Articles by Jack McCormick

USA Swimming Alters Scholastic All-America Requirements

Due to the impact of the coronavirus on schools across the nation, USA Swimming has announced they will be altering the requirements for qualification.


Asia Seidt Wins 2020 CoSIDA D1 At-Large Academic All-American of the Year

37 NCAA swimmers were honored as CoSIDA Academic All-America team members, with Kentucky’s Asia Seidt winning Team Member of the Year.


CoSIDA Selects DII Academic All-America Teams

CoSIDA has announced their men’s and women’s Athletic All-America teams, with the men’s featuring 11 aquatic athletes and the women’s having 15.

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Lukas Macek Takes Top Honors as CoSIDA Announces NAIA Academic All-America

A total of 8 swimmers were recognized as Academic All-America, with Lukas Macek earning Team Member of the Year on the men’s side.

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Arthur Albiero Talks Safety Precautions, Return to Training at Louisville

Albiero touched on the precautions Louisville is taking to allow swimming to return to the pool, as well as his outlook on the NCAA season and Olympics.

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Denison’s Kustritz, Wang Earn CoSIDA D3 All-America Team Member of the Year

Two recent Denison graduates, Kustritz and Wang, headline 24 swimmers selected as members of the three D3 CoSIDA All-America teams.


Notre Dame, Georgia Tech Announce Team Captains for 2020-21

Two ACC teams, Notre Dame and Georgia Tech, have announced their captains for both their men’s and women’s 2020-21 swimming and diving teams.

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BUCS Releases Update for 2020-2021 British University Sports Seasons

BUCS, the governing body over university competition within England, has announced an update for its plans during the 2020-21 school year.

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Epic Swims: Michael Phelps Wins Gold, Breaks WR in 200 IM at 2007 Worlds

Among a career of dominant swims and a dominant 2008 Olympic Games performance, a year prior, in 2007, Phelps was possibly at his most dominant.


UMass Coach Russ Yarworth Retires, Replaced by Former Assistant Sean Clark

Following a 41-year long stint as the head coach of UMass, Russ Yarworth has announced he will be retiring, to be replaced by former assistant Sean Clark.


American Red Cross Releases Guidance For Safe Facility Re-Opening

As pools begin to re-open across the United States, the American Red Cross has released guidelines to help allow pools to open in a safe manner.

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Olympic Medalists Bronte Barratt, Patrick Murphy Welcome First Child

Bronte Barratt and husband Patrick Murphy, who both represented Australia at Olympic games, welcomed their first child last week.


Club Teams Make Return to Water While Following Strict Safety Protocols

As many states begin to allow the re-opening of pools, swim teams across the country are able to return to the water for the first time in months.


IOC Member Says October Key in Deciding Future of Olympic Games in 2021

Australia’s John Coates says that October will be crucial in determining if the Tokyo Olympic Games can go forward in 2021.

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Youngstown State Makes Athletic Department Budget Cuts, Won’t Cut Teams

Youngstown State University has announced that, due to the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, they will be reducing athletics budgets.