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Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Women’s High School Class of 2014

Each summer, college swimming fans look forward to recruiting – the lifeblood of any NCAA swim program. Since 2012, we’ve…


2018 W. NCAA Picks: Stanford Battles To Repeat In 400 Free Relay

Stanford looks like the favorite, but the interesting strategy to watch Saturday will be where teams use their star sprinters – both Simone Manuel and Abbey Weitzeil could anchor or lead off. And where they swim just might be the difference-maker if the race gets tight.


Delaware Coach John Hayman ‘Steps Away’ As Head Coach

Delaware head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach John Hayman will be leaving the program after nearly 30 years.


SwimSwam Pulse: 73% Believe Ledecky Can Break 15:00

Less than one day away from the race itself, nearly three-quarters of SwimSwam voters said they believe Katie Ledecky can break fifteen minutes in the 1650 freestyle.


Blueseventy Swim the the Week: North Allegheny Tops Murphy, Schooling

Excepting the women’s NCAA Championships (which we’ll consider all at once for next week’s Swim of the Week), the boys of North Allegheny High School grabbed headlines this week for taking down a national high school record set by some serious swimming names.

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The Official 2018 SwimSwam Women’s NCAA Predictions Index

As we tick down the days to the 2018 Women’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.


Purdue, Ohio State Dominate Day 3 of Zone C Champs

Purdue’s Brandon Loschiavo won the men’s platform event, leading a team of three men and five women to NCAAs. Northwestern’s Olivia Rosendahl won on women’s platform, giving her three top-3 finishes on the week.


Former Poseidon Coach Banned For Two Years

Matthew Elliott, a former swim coach with Poseidon Swimming in Virginia, has been banned by USA Swimming for two years for sexual misconduct involving a minor.


SwimSwam Pulse: 72% of Voters Say Dressel Could Break 1:30

In the wake of Caeleb Dressel’s American record assault on the 200 IM and 100 breast, we asked fans what the all-time great sprinter could do in a 200 freestyle.


New Document Shows Safe Sport Recommendations To USA Swimming In 1991

A new document from 1991 shows that an ad hoc committee gave USA Swimming a list of recommendations for protecting young athletes from sexual abuse 19 years before USA Swimming launched its own Safe Sport division.


Hixon Wins Again On Day 2 of Zone C Champs

Indiana’s Michael Hixon won his second-straight event on day 2 of the Zone C Diving Championships, with Miami (OH)’s Pei Lin winning the women’s board.


Tusup Ordered To Apologize After Hosszu Testifies Against His Claim

Shane Tusup, longtime coach and husband of Olympic champ Katinka Hosszu, has been ordered to apologize to a former Iron Aquatics coach and pay his legal fees after Hosszu testified against her husband in court.


WPI Relay Out Of Division III NCAAs When Backstroker Unable To Attend

With 3rd-ranked backstroker Jack Bauer unable to attend due to an “academic conflict”, WPI’s 200 medley relay was also bumped from invite status.


IU Sweeps Day 1 Titles At Zone Cs, Qualifies 4 For NCAAs

Indiana swept titles on the opening day of the Zone C Championships, with Michael Hixon winning the men’s 3-meter and Jessica Parratto the women’s 1-meter.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Fail Wins NCAA Bid With Gutsy Last-Chance 500

Arizona freshman Brooks Fail had a stellar last chance meet swim on Saturday in one of the toughest events to time trial by oneself: the 500 free.