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SwimSwam Pulse: 53% Disagree With Haughey DQ In 200 IM

More than half of voters disagreed with a controversial DQ of Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey out of 200 IM prelims at women’s NCAAs.

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2019 Canadian Trials: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

The women’s 100 fly features youngsters Penny Oleksiak and Rebecca Smith at the top, along with Sweden’s Louise Hansson and another 2000-born Canadian, Maggie MacNeil.

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Men’s Recruiting Class Ranks Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2016-2019

Our recruiting class ranks for the current crop of graduating seniors, all the way back in 2015: #1 Texas, #2 Cal, #3 USC. How did those classes (and the rest of our top 12) turn out after four years? And what would a revised top 12 list look like? We have the answers – and the data – here.

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Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Men’s High School Class of 2015

Just how close did #1 Andrew Seliskar and #2 Townley Haas end up over their careers? And you might be shocked to know just how many developmental sprint talents flourished from outside our top 20 ranks in the boy’s high school class of 2015.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: The Anchor Swim That Won The Title For Cal

With 50 yard to go in Friday’s finals session, Texas was primed to cut Cal’s points lead down to just 29. But Cal anchor Ryan Hoffer had other plans.

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2019 Canadian Swimming Trials: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

It’s day two of the Canadian Swimming Trials. Five women and one man have already booked their trips to the 2019 World Championships, and more will look to join them today – including in the all-important (from a relay perspective at least) 100 frees.

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Women’s Recruiting Ranks In-Progress Analysis: All Classes Through 2019 NCAAs

We’ve looked at the freshmen and seniors compared to our recruit rankings. But how are #2 recruit Beata Nelson and her junior class doing? Or #4 Brooke Forde and the sophomores? We have the raw NCAA scoring data from all four women’s classes, crossed with our earlier recruit rankings, here.

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2019 Canadian Swimming Trials: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

The meet will act as a qualifier for all of the major international meets this summer, including the World Championships in Gwangju.

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2019 Women’s NCAAs: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?

Taylor Ruck was the big freshman scorer, but all 7 of Stanford’s top-ranked recruits scored at NCAAs as rookies. Meanwhile one of our honorable mentions went off for big points.

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Women’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2016-2019

We ranked Cal’s recruiting class #1 back in the summer of 2015. How did they hold up in actual NCAA scoring compared to a juggernaut class from Stanford?

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Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Women’s High School Class of 2015

A loaded women’s high school class of 2015 featured four 2016 U.S. Olympians and several more 2020 frontrunners. But who turned out to be the highest-scoring athlete in NCAA competition?

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Serbian Grand Prix Begins Friday With Prize Money Up For Grabs

This weekend, Serbia will host its Grand Prix, with a purse of prize money available.

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2019 Men’s NCAA Predictions: How Did the Comment Section Do?

Two of the better predictions revolved around John Shebat in his non-backstroke events.

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2019 Men’s NCAAs: How Did SwimSwam’s Power Rankings Hold Up?

After spending the entire year tracking and projecting the men’s NCAA Championships, it’s time to look back at how our Power Ranks held up. Spoiler alert: it’s not great, thanks to major overperformers like Harvard and Ohio State.

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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

The highlight might be the 200 breast, where 200 IM/200 free champ Andrew Seliskar goes up against 100 breast champ (and defending 200 breast champ) Ian Finnerty of Indiana.

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