Television color commentator and former Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines will be taking over direction of 30 Orlando-area YMCAs to create a new SwimMAC-type super-club system.
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kyle Darmody got to race older brother while anchoring Auburn’s NCAA championship 400 free relay
Auburn freshman Kyle Darmody got to anchor a relay against his big brother (who swims for Texas) and came out on top, helping Auburn win a NCAA title in the 400 free relay.
Michigan’s repeat NCAA 1650 champion Connor Jaeger talks about the year for the Wolverines, who had an up-and-down NCAA Championships but won two titles on Saturday.
Cal’s Jeremy Bagshaw provided an early spark for the Golden Bears on Saturday, and said he could see the excitement in his teammates during his heat of the mile.
Always an entertaining interview, Louisville Cardinal senior Joao de Lucca talks in the video above about his 100 free win, comparing it to Formula 1 car racing.
University of California head coach Dave Durden (on the right above) checks in with SwimSwam to share his thoughts on the Golden Bears team title from the weekend, a title that came down to the sixth and final swimming session to be decided.
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kevin Cordes talks stroke count, summer goals after record-breaking NCAA Championships
Arizona’s Kevin Cordes lowered a pair of his own American records en route to his second-straight NCAA Swimmer of the Meet award.
California freshman Ryan Murphy shares his thoughts from his first NCAA Championships where he won two individual titles and hoisted the team trophy with his Berkeley Golden Bears.
Cal’s Jeremy Bagshaw had a huge swim out of the early heats of the mile, taking 2nd overall and setting the tone for a Cal team that got hot at the perfect time to make an NCAA championship run.
Texas has hugely outperformed their seeds this week, and our projected scores show them winning, though the 4-point margin means this one should come right down to the wire.
Texas’s John Murray, Cal’s Ryan Murphy and Florida’s Marcin Cieslak (pictured above) all hold top-2 seeds as their teams battle for the overall NCAA title on the meet’s final day.
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz smashed one of the most impressive American records on the books with a 3:34.50 in the 400 IM that won him his second NCAA title in the event.
Cal gained 46 points from seeds this morning, a big gain – but it still falls short of Texas, which picked up 76 and is projected to score the exact same amount of points as Cal tonight (not including diving and the 800 free relay).
USC’s Cristian Quintero is one of a bunch of men in hot pursuit of the 200 free title – Quintero cruised to a prelims heat win after taking the 500 free last night.
Seth Stubblefield came up with two huge relay anchor legs for Cal, which swept the relays and gained a ton of points on night one. The Golden Bears sit a close second to Texas with Florida still in the hunt