Articles by Nicole Miller

SEC Delays Football Season Until September 26, No Non-Conference Games

The SEC has delayed the start of its football until September 26, and teams will only play in-conference games amid concerns about the coronavirus.

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Bolles School Swimmers Post Nation-Leading Times at First Meet Since Shutdown

Several swimmers from the Bolles School Sharks in Florida posted nation leading times and personal bests during the team’s first meet since the coronavirus.

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Junior National Champ Lydia Jacoby Returns to Competition in Black v. Gold Meet

Last weekend, swimmers from three Alaskan teams competed in the annual Black vs. Gold Meet, including junior national championship Lydia Jacoby.

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Speedo Marketing Manager Karen Cermak Dies After Battle With Cancer

Speedo Sports Marketing Manager Karen Kolb Cermak died from cancer on July 17. She worked throughout her illness, serving teams across the west coast.

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Division II Administrative Committee Allows Temporary Eligibility Waiver

The Division II Administrative Committee will allow athletes to obtain an eligibility waiver if they play less than 50% of their season due to coronavirus.

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Update: Cooper Sever Completes 24 Hour Swim in Honor of Uncle Chris Wooten

Cooper Sever has completed the 24 hour swim that he was attempting in honor of his uncle Chris Wooten, a North Carolina police officer.

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Former WR Holder Jesse Vassallo Demonstrates His Team’s Open Water Safety Plan

1984 Olympian and former world record holder Jesse Vassallo made a YouTube video highlighting how his team is training safely amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Open Water Olympic Medalist Marc-Antoine Olivier Looking Ahead to Tokyo

Arena Elite Athlete Marc-Antoine Olivier has been France’s top open water swimmer since winning bronze the 10km in Rio. Now he’s looking towards Tokyo 2021.

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Longtime New England Swimming Official Bob Menck Dies at 59

Longtime New England Swimming official “King” Bob Menck died at the age of 59. He officiated meets across the country including the US Olympic Trials.

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Former Western Illinois Swimmer Accuses Athletics Department of Mistreatment

Former Western Illinois swimmer Jacelyn Hanson has accused the athletics department of mistreating the swim team, saying program cut was not budget related.

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USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland Tweets Letter to 1980 US Olympic Athletes

USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland has tweeted a letter to members of the 1980 US Olympic Team as the 40 year anniversary of the boycotted Games approaches.

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Brad Langford Promoted to Head as Coach Centenary Coaches Swap Positions

Former assistant Brad Langford has been named the new head coach of Centenary, replacing Butch Jordan, who will remain with the program as an assistant.

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Swedish Swimmers Johansson and Holmquist to Attempt 30km Swim for Charity

Swedish swimmers Victor Johansson and Marcus Holmquist are going to swim 30 km in Sweden’s lake Vättern to raise money for the World Food Program USA.

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NC Swimmer Cooper Sever to Swim for 24-Hours in Honor of Uncle Chris Wooten

16 yr old Cooper Sever is going to attempt to swim for 24 hours in order to raise money for The Shepherd Center Patient Assistance Fund in his uncle’s name.

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Mid-American and CAA Latest to Alter Fall Sports Due to the Coronavirus

The Mid-American Conference and Colonial Athletic Association have become the latest Div. 1 conferences to alter their fall sports amid the coronavirus.

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