The college swim season really heats up this week with the highly-anticipated Texas-Florida-Indiana triangular meet on Friday and Saturday. That could give us a rematch in the ongoing Caeleb Dressel-Joseph Schooling rivalry, as well as pit 200 free stars Townley Haas and Blake Pieroni against each other.
The SMU Classic came through with some shockingly-fast early-season swims on the women’s side, with USC taking the crown by a half-point over Louisville.
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Two thirds of voters selected the Texas Longhorns as their preseason favorites to win the men’s NCAA title in 2018.
The sport of swimming is often said to foster tight-knit communities, and sometimes those communities stretch around the globe.
Bruno Fratus, Etiene Medeiros and Joao Gomes, Jr each won their respective strokes as Brazil earned the Raia Rapida title for the fourth-consecutive year.
College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Executive Director Joel Shinofield called the decision “shortsighted,” emphasizing that Wright State’s financial goals as a school have been closely tied to “enrollment and retention,” an area where swimming & diving have actually helped the university.
Former Bridgeport University swim coach Sean Raffile incurred two more arrests over the last month or so in the midst of several more ongoing criminal charges.
41% of voters selected Arizona-to-Florida IMer Grant Sanders as the most impactful transfer of the upcoming NCAA season, besting Auburn-to-NC State sprinter Jacob Molacek and Ohio State-to-Tennessee diver Colin Zeng.
The NCAA circle of life continued over the weekend, as last year’s upset specialist Mallory Comerford got her first taste of swimming with a target on her back – and upstart Notre Dame sophomore Abbie Dolan became the next young hotshot to make a name for herself.
An award for Italy’s Coach of the Year has spurred a major social media firefight among Italy’s top swimmers, with emotions running so hot that Italy has opened a federal investigation.
NCAA competition continues to heat up this week, with the first major triangular of the season: Auburn will host SEC foes Tennessee along with Big Ten power Wisconsin in a major showdown on Friday. That should include blue-chip transfer Stanzi Moseley (pictured) making her debut for the Volunteers.
Notre Dame’s twin upsets of the Louisville men and women highlighted the first weekend of October’s slate of NCAA duals….
Texas has loaded up with 4 of our top 20 recruits in the class of 2018, including four men under 1:36.2 in the 200 free.
Chad le Clos and Katinka Hosszu each won $50,000 bonuses in Cluster 2 to join Sarah Sjostrom with six figures of prize money earnings so far.