Articles by Jared Anderson

Freshmen impressive as Iowa State tops South Dakota at home

The Iowa State Cyclones nabbed a win over South Dakota Friday night, getting a double from distance star Karyl Clarete and also wringing big production out of its freshman class.

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World Cup points update: Atkinson & Gyurta make charges in Beijing

The series leaders are all but uncatchable, but a pair of breaststrokers made solid headway in tracking down the rest of the field during the Beijing World Cup.

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World Cup money lists: Dekker closing in on 6-figures after Beijing

The 2014 World Cup tour has now given out over a million dollars in total prize monies, and a third swimmer is close to breaking into a six-figure winnings total.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Golden Gopher Daryl Turner talks about 4-win weekend vs UND

Minnesota sophomore Daryl Turner provided some of the biggest fireworks during Minnesota’s crushing 207-89 win over the University of North Dakota.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kierra Smith talks Minnesota Gophers and Canadian anthem

Minnesota’s Kierra Smith currently leads the NCAA in the 200 breaststroke, and she had a chance to catch up with SwimSwam after her Gophers blew out North Dakota Friday night.

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Minnesota topples North Dakota on doubles from Zeiger, Nack, Turner

Brooke Zeiger was one of a number of impressive youngsters for the Golden Gophers, winning the 500 and 1000 frees by dominating margins.

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World Cup Points: Hosszu close to 700, Lu in line for performance bonus

Katinka Hosszu’s points lead is insurmountable, but Lu Ying could break her streak of winning the top performance bonus at each World Cup stop.

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World Cup Money Update: Hosszu & Le Clos continue to pad leads, wallets

As has been the case nearly the entire course of this year’s FINA World Cup circuit, it was Katinka Hosszu and Chad le Clos who brought in the biggest cash hauls on day 1 of the Beijing meet.

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Lu Ying, Xu Jiayu break Asian, Chinese national records at Beijing World Cup

Day 1 of the Beijing World Cup saw a pair of swimmers break national records in their home country in back-to-back events. Lu also broke the Asian record in her 100 fly.

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VIDEO: Golden Gophers get pumped up with 2014-2015 intro video

Get pumped up with this season into video, courtesy of the University of Minnesota.

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Penn State men, women knock off West Virginia on the road

The Penn State Nittany Lions hit the road to face West Virginia Thursday night, coming out with a pair of wins by almost identical scores.

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Ohio State women one race short of sweeping Miami (OH) Thursday

The Ohio State Buckeye women got a win in their first intercollegiate dual of the season, coming within a single win of sweeping the Miami Redhawks.

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Cal women beat Oregon State despite distance double from Sammy Harrison

Kaylin Bing was one of Cal’s top scorers, winning the 50 free and the 200 free relay.

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More than 3000 students, many athletes, involved in UNC academic scandal

The University of North Carolina announced the results this week of an independent investigation into its past academic programs, concluding that over 3,000 students, nearly half of them athletes, had benefited from grade-inflated “phantom” courses.

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Nicolas Oliveira out of Short Course Worlds, to be replaced by Gabriel Ogawa on Brazilian roster

Freestyler Nicolas Oliveira has dropped off the Brazilian roster for the 2014 Short Course World Championships, becoming the second major Brazilian name to do so.

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