The NCAA is really just getting into the swing of its dual meet season – but before we know it, mid-season invite time will be upon us. In fact, we’re now only a month away from the first major weekend of fall invites.
After missing Minnesota’s season-opener against Wisconsin, former Winter National champ Bowen Becker is expected to make his season debut at this Saturday’s dual meet with Florida State.
Former Louisville standout Trevor Carroll has been named to the coaching staff at the University of Pittsburgh remaining in the ACC after a season volunteering with his alma mater.
More than half of voters said the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trial cuts were about what they expected, with about 28% saying cuts were slower than what they had anticipated.
It’s been a stellar couple of years for Russia’s youth, with young swimmers rising to the ranks of the world’s elite in all three non-free strokes.
The defending NCAA champions on the men’s and women’s sides remain #1 in the first edition of the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) dual meet polls released today.
Youth Olympic Games ambassador and 2010 YOGs alum Chad le Clos says the Youth Olympic Games prepared him to win Olympic gold two years later. The butterflyer appears in a Youth Olympic Games promotional video with his take on what the competition did for his career.
Vladimir Morozov leads all earners on the 2018 World Cup tour, hauling in $113,900 over the first four stops. His $50,000 bonus for winning cluster 2 put him well over that mark, and earned him a more-than-$54,000 lead in the money lists.
World record-setters Wang Jianjiahe, Alia Atkinson and Nicholas Santos put up the most World Cup points of any swimmers in Budapest, with Morozov and Wang winning Cluster 2. Morozov still leads the men’s points, while Sarah Sjostrom remains the women’s leader for the series.
Michael Cwirka, a former high school swim coach in Connecticut, has been officially banned by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, appearing in the Center’s banned database as well as USA Swimming’s banned list.
Sean Hutchison, the former coach of Olympian Ariana Kukors and the now-defunct USA Swimming Center of Excellence at FAST, has been permanently banned from Olympic sports by the U.S. Center for Safesport.
The U.S. Department of Justice indicted seven Russian intelligence officials this week, accusing them of hacking and wire fraud as part of a campaign to obtain information about athletes and selectively spread that information in an attempt to make it look like non-Russian athletes were cheating the anti-doping system.
Townley Haas and the Texas Longhorns are the returning #1s… right? Our first-place votes are surprisingly split in our preseason NCAA men’s Power Rankings.
USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey testifed for a Senate Subcommittee Wednesday, giving some updates on USA Swimming’s progress in the area of SafeSport and especially emphasizing the need to speed up response time to sexual abuse complaints.
Intrasquads and alumni meets still abound on the first weekend of October, but Oregon State vs Arizona State will begin to kick off major conference dual meet action.