Articles by Jared Anderson

Zone Diversity Select Camps Go Digital, USA Swimming Announces Rosters

USA Swimming announced rosters for the Central and Western Zones today, the coronavirus pandemic transitioning Diversity Select Camps to digital experiences.

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Returning Conference Points: Ohio State Women Return 22 Scorers In Big Ten

Ohio State won its first women’s Big Ten swimming & diving title in two decades last year, and a deep group of returners make them the favorites to repeat.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: Ryan Murphy’s 2016 Preview of Olympic Breakout

It was a swim in Santa Clara four years ago this week that started Ryan Murphy’s launch to the top of the world in men’s backstroke.

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NC State, Virginia, VT Name Team Captains For 2020-2021

Three ACC powers have officially named team captains for the 2020-2021 NCAA Swimming & Diving season: NC State, Virginia, and Virginia Tech.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 69% Believe It’s Safe For Their Area Pools To Reopen

The majority of SwimSwam voters felt their local area could safely reopen pools, with about 20% saying they didn’t feel local pools should reopen yet.

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Oregon Will Allow Pools To Reopen In Phase 2, As Early As Friday

The state of Oregon will allow swimming pools to reopen in Phase 2 of its reopening plan. For some counties, that could start as soon as Friday, June 5.

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Colorado To Finalize Pool Reopening Guidelines Today, Likely 50% Capacity

Today, Colorado will finalize its guidelines for pools to reopen – and the draft guidelines suggest pools could begin opening immediately at 50% capacity.

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Paris 2024 Olympics To Reduce Olympic Village Beds By 3,000

The Paris 2024 Olympic organizing committee has reduced the number of beds required for the Olympic Village from 17,000 to 14,000, the IOC announced today.

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Returning Conference Points: Florida Primes For 9th-Straight SEC Men’s Title

Florida graduated the highest-scoring senior class in the SEC, but they still lead in total returning points in search of a 9th-straight conference title.

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Rhode Island Reopens Pools With 15-Person Limit As of June 1

Rhode Island has reopened aquatic facilities after pandemic closures – spurred on in part due to a need for water safety after an April drowning.

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UVA Instagram Connects With Alums & Cullen Jones For Conversations About Race

Virginia’s coaching staff connected with some alumni and former swimmers for some longer-form discussions about race amid growing national protests.

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EIU Swimmer Jaylan Butler: Floyd Video ‘Snapped Me Back To My Experience’

EIU swimmer Jaylan Butler was allegedly held at gunpoint by police last year as his swim team’s bus was at an Illinois rest stop.

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USA Swimming Extends 2021 Membership Dates, Publishes 2019 Financials

USA Swimming’s Board of Directors passed a motion to extend calendar year and seasonal memberships, and push the proposed flex membership changes to 2022.

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Returning Conference Points: Wide Open Women’s SEC Is Near Four-Way Tie

Bailey Bonnett and the Kentucky Wildcats lead the SEC in returning points, but Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia all lurk in a wide-open swimming & diving race.

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New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware LSCs Urging Governors To Allow Club Swimming

The New Jersey, Middle Atlantic, and Allegheny Mountain LSCs are calling on their state governors to allow swim clubs to resume training.

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