Articles by Jared Anderson

Dolfin Swim of the Week: Shaine Casas Goes 1:38.9 in 200 IM

Shaine Casas is one of three men who have ever broken 1:39 in the 200-yard IM. He’s also one of just three men to break 1:40 multiple times.


SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Like ISL’s Experimental 800 Free Format

Almost half of voters considered the experimental 800 free a “great addition” to the ISL’s event lineup, with 31% worrying about the complexity of scoring.


Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Caeleb Dressel, Cali Condors

Caeleb Dressel broke four world records in the month of November, including three in the ISL finale, leading his Cali Condors to the league title.


Competitor Coach of the Month: Jack Bauerle, Georgia

The Georgia Bulldogs had great showings at their fall invitational, while several Georgia-based pros stood out in the ISL taking place in Hungary.


Swimming South Africa Officials Investigated For Handling of Abuse Complaint

An advocacy group triggered a police investigation of Swimming South Africa officials accused of failing to bring sex abuse allegations to the authorities.

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Top 5 Swimmers In Each Event For The Entire 2020 ISL Season

It’s time for one last look back at the top 5 swimmers in the International Swimming League in each event across the course of the 2020 season.


12-Year-Old Gavin Tran Goes 2:11.6 in 200y Breast, #8 All-Time in 11-12 Ranks

12-year-old Gavin Tran went 2:11.64 in the 200-yard breaststroke, breaking into the top 10 all-time in USA Swimming’s 11-12 ranks.


Save Hawkeye Sports Campaign Crosses $2.8M in Pledges

A fundraising campaign to reinstate four eliminated sports at the University of Iowa has raised more than $2.8 million in pledges so far.


The 4 Swimmers & 2 Relays Still Unbeaten Through Two ISL Seasons

Lilly King is 10-for-10 in the 100 breaststroke across the 2019 & 2020 ISL seasons, leading a group of four swimmers and two relays to never lose an ISL race.


Lawyer for ECU Athletes Extends Deadline – But Maybe On ECU’s Dime

A potential Title IX lawsuit over ECU’s decision to cut its swim team has been delayed until December – but that might come at a cost to the school.

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Campbell Wins Liberty’s Invite for First Win Over Liberty Since 2011

Campbell University won the Liberty TYR ’85 Invite over the weekend, with UNC-Asheville second and host Liberty third, though no Liberty divers competed.


ISL 2020: Romanchuk Won 800 Free Test Race With 3 Jackpots

The International Swimming League tried out an experimental 800 free on the day of its season finale, with points awarded at checkpoints along the way.


Report: IMG Still Awaiting Payments From ISL For 2019 Season

Multiple groups say the ISL hasn’t paid debts this 2020 season. A new report suggests another organization hasn’t been fully paid for the 2019 season.


ISL 2020 Final Jackpot Analysis: 6 Events Had Jackpots In Every Meet

The 2020 International Swimming League season has wrapped, and we’re taking a deeper dive into the season’s major rule change – jackpot margins.


ISL 2020: SwimSwam’s Season Awards

We name our Swimmer of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved, and more in our end-of-season International Swimming League awards.