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2023-24 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: Pre-Season Edition

Is this the year we see Arizona State take over as the best men’s team in the nation? See who we rank #1 heading into the 2023-24 campaign.


2023-24 NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: Pre-Season Edition

Fourth last season, the Louisville Cardinals kick off the 2023-24 campaign as SwimSwam’s #3 ranked team in the NCAA.


Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 9/23/2023

Our Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming series celebrates swimmers of every age and experience level with age group profiles of some recent results.

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Wild Speculation: Who Will Take The Reins From Eddie Reese At Texas?

Perhaps the most highly sought after position in the sport, there are no shortage of candidates to fill Eddie Reese’s shoes next season in Austin.


Coaching Legend Eddie Reese To Retire After 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials

Currently entering his 46th season as the head coach of the Texas men’s program, Reese has led the Longhorns to an NCAA record 15 national titles.


Todd DeSorbo, Anthony Nesty Named Head Coaches For 2024 U.S. Olympic Team

The NCAA coaches assume the same roles they held at the 2022 World Championships, with DeSorbo leading the women’s team in Paris and Nesty guiding the men.


SwimSwam Pulse: 43.3% Pick Florida Women To Land Top-3 Spot At 2024 NCAAs

Coming off a breakout season that included an SEC title, many predict the Florida women will take another major step forward in 2023-24.


arena Swim of the Week: Haig Buckingham Drops 57.85 100 Breast At Aussie SC Champs

The 19-year-old has been on the rise and could be Australia’s answer on the men’s medley relay.

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USA Swimming Outlines Assistant Coach Selection Criteria For 2024 Olympic Staff

The U.S. will return to its traditional staff of having three women’s assistants and three men’s assistants after they appointed eight assistants in Tokyo.


Ranking The 2023 NCAA Women’s Recruiting Classes: #13-16

The addition of all-arounder Kathryn Hazle provides a big boost to Cal’s recruiting class for the 2023-24 season.

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Submit Your Swimming Hazing Stories

In light of this week’s news, SwimSwam is interested in hearing what our readers have to say and the past experiences they’ve had.


Ranking The 2023 NCAA Women’s Recruiting Classes: Honorable Mentions

Reese Tiltmann (pictured) highlights a small but strong recruiting class for the Indiana Hoosiers this season.


CAS Rejects Appeal of Former LEN President Paolo Barelli

Barelli was initially suspended for two years in November 2022, and then his ban was extended to three years this past March.

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Euro Junior Medalist Alexa Reyna Joining Arizona State One Year Early

A highly-touted recruit in the class of 2024, Reyna joins the Sun Devils one season early after expediting her high school graduation.


Grimes, Alexy Highlight USA Swimming’s 2023 Golden Goggle Award Nominees

Katie Grimes picked up four nominations for her performances this year, while Jack Alexy was nominated in three different categories.