Reid Patterson, Georgia’s first national champion and Olympian in swimming, passed away earlier this week. He was 81.
Nathan Adrian went 48.26 for a nice 100 free win, while Katie Ledecky blew away the 400 free field, going 4:04.46.
The Australian has twelve swims under 48 seconds, tied with France’s Alain Bernard and one ahead of World Record-holder Cesar Cielo. More impressive is that all 12 of Magnussen’s swims have come in the post-bodysuit era.
Mark Gallagher (’98) and John Mohler (’50) join 9 other Loyola alums in the Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
Both Mountain West weekly award-winners came out of the same 4-team meet – San Diego State freshman Frida Berggren was named Swimmer of the Week, while Colorado State sophomore Ariana Milone won Diver of the Week.
A who’s-who of British swimming stars will come together on February 1st in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record in the 100 x 100m relay while raising money to research and treat Leukemia.
A new sprints coach in Ryan Mallam as well as a renewed focus on details has Kyle Troskot swimming like a whole new man in his final NCAA season with the Aggies.
Dylan Bosch was named Swimmer of the Week after swimming 7 different events in a two-day stretch for Michigan, winning 5 of them. Minnesota’s Daryl Turner won his fourth Freshman of the Week award.
Purdue had a share of all three conference awards after beating Michigan and Michigan State on consecutive nights to remain undefeated.
Theresa Michalak says she’ll have her full four years of eligibility for the Gators and could start competing as soon as Saturday, depending on her immediate eligibility with the NCAA.
Instead of granting waivers to allow certain transferring athletes to compete immediately for a new school, the new policy would have those athletes sit out a season in exchange for a full-year extension to their eligibility window.
Check out the replay of the fan-attended Google+ Hangout with Olympians and comeback swimmers Dara Torres and Brooke Bennett.
Trinity University has named assistant coach Michael Schuber interim head coach while current head coach John Ryan recovers from multiple eye surgeries.
Colorado State University – Pueblo has hired Brian Pearson as the first head coach of its newly-created women’s swimming and diving program.
Amanda Kendall appeared to be one of the rising stars of U.S. swimming before flaming out with two different college programs in six months. But she’s now back after a year-and-a-half hiatus, competing at the Austin Grand Prix.