Magnolia Aquatic Club 12-year-old Dean Jones has extended his age group 200 fly dominance, adding a 200 yard fly National Age Group (NAG) record to his identical long course meters NAG from the summer.
What was widely expected to be a four-team battle for the NCAA men’s team title quickly turned into a five-team matchup. And by the morning of the final day, it was that surprise fifth team who was leading the pack.
A loaded Stanford roster took the lead and never looked back at NCAAs, winning by 220 points – the third-largest margin of victory in NCAA women’s swimming history. And Stanford’s sweep of all five relays was just the third relay sweep in women’s NCAA history.
On a historically-dominant Stanford Cardinal roster, it wasn’t five-time Olympic champ Katie Ledecky or seven-time world champ Simone Manuel who led the way. No, the only three-event winner individually was junior Ella Eastin.
Rutgers University has settled a lawsuit with former swim coach Petra Martin, paying her $725,000 and publicly exonerating her of allegations that she had bullied athletes or created a toxic culture within the swim team.
Anytime you break a record held by the all-time greatest, you’re going to get some buzz.
Stanford still leads handily with unanimous #1 votes, but the trio behind them are as close as can be.
More than half of voters in our latest poll say Cal senior Andrew Seliskar should ditch the 400 IM in favor of the 200 free at NCAAs this spring.
There are no scratches on day 2 of the Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, despite some swimmers set up for tough triples.
The men’s 100 back might be the race of the meet. Since 2015, Matt Grevers, Kliment Kolesnikov and Xu Jiayu have all broken the world record in this event, while Ryan Murphy broke the vaunted long course world record.
American breaststroker Molly Hannis has returned home from China after learning that her father had died unexpectedly, according to TV commentator Rowdy Gaines.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has fired chief of sport performance Alan Ashley after a Ropes & Gray report revealed that he failed to take action for more than a year after learning about the sexual abuse allegations against Larry Nassar.
With Kira Toussaint out, the Netherlands only have four women to enter on relays… but that still might be enough for multiple golds.
Alia Atkinson and Ruta Meilutyte share the 100 breast world record, and will go head-to-head in Hangzhou.
Prosecutors in a criminal negligence trial against a former swim coach say the coach disappeared from video surveillance cameras for nearly 10 minutes on the day a 13-year-old swimmer drowned in Southlake, Texas.