Articles by Jared Anderson

Men’s Recruiting Class Ranks Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2016-2019

Looking back at four years, three NCAA meets and one set of NCAA psych sheets, we re-score the 2016 recruiting classes by school.

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WATCH: Michael Andrew Analyzes His Own 1:56.8 IM & That Freestyle Split

Some interesting insight from Michael Andrew’s latest vlog, as the U.S. National Teamer breaks down his nation-leading 200 IM from earlier this month.

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Projected Men’s 2020 NCAA Points By Class – All Classes

We tally up projected individual scoring for the 2020 NCAA meet, plus look back at the past three NCAA meets for class-by-class scoring by individual.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Bob Bowman, Arizona State

Coach Bob Bowman had his Arizona State Sun Devils competing at an incredible level in the first half of March, before the NCAA season was halted by COVID-19.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Hugo Gonzalez’s Bounce-Back

For Gonzalez, even though the postseason was wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic, the 2019-2020 season was a trajectory-changing success.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week / This Day In History: Austin Staab’s 44.1 Fly

Today is March 27 – that’s a very fast day in history, considering it was the Friday of 2009 Men’s NCAAs. Austin Staab smashed records with a 44.18 100 fly.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Support Postponing 2020 Olympics

Our poll ran both before and after the IOC postponed the 2020 Olympics. Nearly half of voters supported postponement over cancellation or ‘wait-and-see’.

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Revisiting Recruit Rankings: Men’s High School Class of 2016

There were a lot of top-20 misses in the class of 2015, though the top of the class was set to produce big at 2020 NCAAs.

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2020 Men’s NCAA Season: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?

8 of our top 10 recruits swam fast enough to earn NCAA invites in 2020. But our top two projected scorers were unranked recruits.

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Women’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2016-2019

This Stanford class went 3-for-3 in NCAA titles over their collegiate career, but Tennessee’s seniors put up the most points over their three seasons.

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Notre Dame Dive Coach Caiming Xie To Retire After 25 Years In South Bend

Notre Dame’s longtime diving coach Caiming Xie is retiring, the school announced today. Caiming was the first full-time dive coach in program history.

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IOC Targeting July-August 2021 For Rescheduled Olympics

Japanese newspaper Yomiuri reports that the International Olympic Committee is working to set up the postponed Tokyo Olympics for July and August of 2021.

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Projected Women’s 2020 NCAA Points By Class – All Classes

It was a senior-heavy NCAA, with five seniors projected among the top 8 individual scorers. We look back at the past 4 years to evaluate recruiting ranks.

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2020 Women’s NCAA Season: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?

It was shaping up to be a banner year for freshmen, led by #1 recruit Kate Douglass – who was on the cusp of a historic freshman scoring effort.

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Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Women’s High School Class of 2016

Way back in 2015, we ranked Beata Nelson as the #2 recruit in her class. She’ll actually finish #3 in NCAA scoring – but could she have caught #1 in 2020?

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