Articles by Jared Anderson

Georgia Swimming Standout Reid Patterson Passes Away

Reid Patterson, Georgia’s first national champion and Olympian in swimming, passed away earlier this week. He was 81.


2014 Austin Grand Prix: Adrian wins 100 free, Ledecky smashes competition on Day 1

Nathan Adrian went 48.26 for a nice 100 free win, while Katie Ledecky blew away the 400 free field, going 4:04.46.


Magnussen’s 47.7 ties him for most sub-48 swims in history

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.


Two swimmers added to Loyola MD Athletics Hall of Fame

Mark Gallagher (’98) and John Mohler (’50) join 9 other Loyola alums in the Hall of Fame Class of 2014.

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Berggren, Milone named Mountain West Swimmer and Diver of the Week

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.

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British stars aligning to break Guinness World record with 100 x 100m relay for Leukemia charity

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.


Troskot making the most of his red-hot senior year for A&M

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.


Bosch wins Big Ten Swimmer of the Week, Turner adds fourth freshman honor

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.

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Mercer and Martin are co-Swimmers of the Week in Big Ten women’s action

Purdue had a share of all three conference awards after beating Michigan and Michigan State on consecutive nights to remain undefeated.

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German Olympian and new Gator Michalak to arrive in Gainesville Thursday

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.


NCAA to consider new 6-year policy on certain transfers in lieu of waiver system

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.


VIDEO REPLAY: Google Hangout with Dara Torres, Brooke Bennett

Check out the replay of the fan-attended Google+ Hangout with Olympians and comeback swimmers Dara Torres and Brooke Bennett.

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Schuber named interim head coach at Trinity while John Ryan is on leave

Trinity University has named assistant coach Michael Schuber interim head coach while current head coach John Ryan recovers from multiple eye surgeries.

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CSU-Pueblo hires coach for brand new swimming program

Colorado State University – Pueblo has hired Brian Pearson as the first head coach of its newly-created women’s swimming and diving program.


Former Pan-Am gold medalist Amanda Kendall to make return at Austin Grand Prix

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.


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