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.
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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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.
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.
Kaylin Bing was one of Cal’s top scorers, winning the 50 free and the 200 free relay.
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.
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.
Cal’s Dave Durden is one of 67 coaches to be named to the U.S. National Team coaching staff for the upcoming season.
ACC weekly honors go to Louisville’s Kylliainen, NC State’s Bilis, UNC’s Nyquist with second-straight diving honor
NC State’s Simonas Bilis, the kingpin of the team’s big win over Georgia last weekend, has been named ACC Male Swimmer of the Week for his efforts. Louisville’s Tanja Kylliainen earns the female honor after winning twice at the ultra-competitive SMU Classic.
Denver’s Ray Bornman was named the Men’s Swimmer of the Week, while Denver’s Amanda Sanders and South Dakota’s Sam Schutt were named the Women’s Swimmers of the Week for their performances Oct. 14-20.
Cari Reiswig wins second-straight Mountain West Diver of Week Award as San Jose State sweeps weekly honors
San Jose State swept the Mountain West Conference’s weekly swimming & diving awards, with freshman diver Cari Reiswig picking up her second-straight award of the season.
Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell continues to show a thrilling combination of sheer speed and closing burst, and nearly cracked 52 seconds in the 100 fly last weekend.
The Georgia Bulldogs cleaned up on the SEC’s weekly swimming & diving awards this week, taking 5 of 6 honors. The men swept the awards despite a loss to NC State, while the women won both swimming awards.
Wisconsin Badger freestylers Ivy Martin (pictured) and Matthew Hutchins swept the Big Ten’s Swimmer of the Week awards this week after their big conference dual meet with border rival Minnesota.