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Countdown to the Comeback: Top 10 Michael Phelps feats – #4

We’re counting down the top 10 moments of Michael Phelps’ career, so far. Checking in at #4 is Phelps’ first Olympic medal, which was both gold and a new world record.

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Michigan State captain David Zoltkowski awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Michigan State junior David Zoltkowski has been named winner of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, given to undergraduates across the nation.

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RACE VIDEOS: Men’s and women’s 4×50 free relay at Brazil’s Maria Lenk Trophy

Cesar Cielo led off the winning men’s relay for Minas, while Jeanette Ottesen was the fastest leg while anchoring the winning women’s Corinthians relay.

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Cullen Jones to receive honorary degree from Amherst in May

U.S. Olympian Cullen Jones will be honored at Amherst College’s commencement ceremony on May 25, receiving an honorary degree from the liberal arts school.

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Plantation’s Krissa Robinson on board with Florida State, three other PST swimmers make commitments

Plantation Swim Team had four swimmers ceremonially sign on with college swimming and diving programs today, most notably butterflier Krissa Robinson with Florida State.

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Missouri – St. Louis hires 9-time NCAA DII champ Tomas Kuzvard to head up newly-reinstated programs

Tomas Kuzvard won 9 NCAA titles at the Division II level for Drury, and now he’ll bring his experience to the newly-reinstated University of Missouri – St. Louis squads as head men’s and women’s coach.

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Pitt All-American legend Ronnie Gainsford passes away from cancer

Former Pittsburgh All-American Ronnie Gainsford has passed away at the age of 84 after a battle with cancer.

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Swim Ireland awards Fiona Doyle Athlete of Year, Paul Donovan Coach of Year

Swim Ireland convened in Limerick last week to give out its annual awards, honoring breaststroker Fiona Doyle and National Aquatic Center Performance Centre coach Paul Donovan with High Performance awards.

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Swimming stars Hoff and Durden throw first pitches for A’s and Rays

Katie Hoff threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Tampa Bay Rays game Sunday, and got a surprise from her boyfriend on the field. Meanwhile Cal coach Dave Durden is schedule to throw out the first pitch for the Oakland A’s on Tuesday.

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In Briefs: UConn MVPs, Racine County and El Paso Swimmers of the Year

The UConn Huskies named their end-of-year award winners at their banquet last week.

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Jiang hits 10 wins, triples for Godard, Zuchowski and Andrew close NASA Showcase

Joy Jiang won her 9th and 10th events, while Michael Andrew, Josh Zuchowski and Lance Godard all won three events apiece on the final day of the NASA Showcase.

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Vinny Marciano clips .02 off of Michael Andrew’s 50 fly NAG at NASA Showcase

Marciano went 23.63 to just sneak under the National Age Group record, the second of Andrew’s NAGs he’s broken today.

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A time trial NAG for Marciano, Jiang chasing 10 wins at prelims of NASA Showcase day 4

Vinny Marciano got NAG record #4, while Joy Jiang chases her 9th and 10th wins for 10-year-olds and Michael Andrew takes his last two shots at 13-14 NAG records.

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Another NAG record for Marciano: 47.89 in 100 free to beat Andrew’s 11-12 mark

The 12-year-old continued his great weekend at the NASA Showcase Classic with his fourth National Age Group record, this time taking down the 100 free mark in a time trial.

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Day 3 of NASA Showcase: NAGs for Marciano, Andrew while Jiang hits 8 wins

Michael Andrew broke another National Age Group record to celebrate his 15th birthday. Meanwhile Vinny Marciano broke a NAG of his own and Joy Jiang won her 6th, 7th and 8th races in the 10-year-old age group.

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