Articles by Jared Anderson

Team Scores: Georgia in control, Stanford making moves on day 1

Stanford had a big night, sweeping the relays to leapfrog Cal for second place. Tomorrow looks like Cal’s biggest day, though, so Georgia and Stanford will have to keep their guards up.

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NCAA and American records fall to Stanford’s 400 Medley Relay

Lia Neal’s huge anchor leg pushed Stanford past Texas A&M to break American and NCAA records.

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MacLean and Franklin duel their way under NCAA 500 free record with MacLean taking the touch

Brittany MacLean won a hard-fought NCAA title in the 500 free, and it came with the NCAA record in 4:32.53.

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Women’s NCAAs Day 1 Ups/Downs and Prelims scoring: Georgia already pressing its advantage

Georgia already has 11 point-scoring swims and dive slots tonight and has moved up 4 points from its seeds.

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Bentz, Hu in multiple A finals after prelims of NCSA Juniors day 3

Gunnar Bentz has arrived at NCSA Junior Nationals, and he hold a pair of top-2 seeds. Janet Hu, Simone Manuel and Francis Haas all look primed to repeat after night 2 wins.

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5 NAGs fall in 9 events at NCSAs night 2; Manuel’s 47.09 highlights fast night

Simone Manuel dropped a 47.09 to win the 100 free, just one of 5 National Age Group records to go down on the second night of NCSA Junior Nationals in Orlando.

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Janet Hu breaks Breeden’s 200 fly NAG, keeps it in Stanford family

Future Stanford Cardinal Janet Hu broke former Stanford Cardinal Elaine Breeden’s National Age Group record in what’s been a devastating night for the record books at NCSA Junior Nationals.

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Carsten Vissering cracks 53, snags NAG in 100 Breast at NCSAs

Carsten Vissering went 52.83 to win NCSA Juniors and break Andrew Seliskar’s National Age Group record for 15-16s.

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13-year-old Alexis Wenger gets 100 breaststroke NAG at NCSAs night two

Grosse Point Gators (Michigan) 13-year-old Alexis Wenger took down the second National Age Group record of 2014 NCSA Juniors, winning the “B” final of the 100 breast in 1:00.98.

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Simone Manuel blasts 47.09-second 100 free, Franklin’s NAG goes down

When Simone Manuel went a lifetime-best in prelims of the 100 free at NCSA juniors, it seemed like she might have been going after her prelims swim a little harder than some of the other top seeds. Turns out that 47.67 was just a walk in the park for the 17-year-old.

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Manuel rips off 47.6 in 100 free at NCSA Juniors Day 2 prelims

First Colony’s Simone Manuel is the runaway top seed in the 100 free. Meanwhile Sam McHugh and Michael Andrew nabbed a pair of high seeds and will meet in the 200 fly.

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2014 W. NCAA Picks: NCAA 800 free relay record on high alert for Cal-Georgia showdown

Missy Franklin is a scary sight for opposing teams in this relay, but Georgia has their own dominant line-up, led by Shannon Vreeland, to help counter Cal’s Bears.

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RACE VIDEO: Touchout of .01 for Britain-based 14-year-old in yards debut at Pleasant Prairie Sectional

14-year-old Emma Cain (third from the top in the pink cap) took home a touchout win in her first-ever yards swim after flying in from Britain to compete at the Pleasant Prairie Sectional Meet. (Video courtesy of Steve Cain).

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2014 W. NCAA Picks: Fast freshmen 400 free relay legs could decide meet’s big finale

Three of the top contenders will look to star freshmen to power their programs to the top of the podium at the final event of the NCAA Championships.

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2014 W. NCAA Picks: Georgia looks to set tone early with 200 free relay

The very first event of the 2014 NCAA Championships will go a long way in telling who showed up to swim and who doesn’t look ready for the bright lights and intense pressure of a national championship final. Look for top-seeded Georgia to set the tone early.

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