Articles by Riley Overend

2023 Swammy Awards: NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships

Leon Marchand somehow surpassed sky-high expectations by clocking the fastest times ever in six different events within the span of 72 hours.


16-Year-Old Kade Snyder Passes Michael Phelps for 3rd in 100 Back Maryland LSC Rankings

Arena Club Aquatics (ACA) 16-year-old Kade Snyder threw down another impressive personal best on the third day of the 2023 Speedo Sectional Championships.

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2023 Division I Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Swims You Might’ve Missed

Swimming in the early distance heats, NC State senior Ross Dant delivered on the big stage with a personal-best 14:30.32, good for second place overall.


Former Florida Associate Head Coach Steve Jungbluth Resurfaces at Swim Tech Gainesville

Former University of Florida associate head coach Steve Jungbluth has found a new home in Gainesville four months after the Gators parted ways with him.


Clarion’s Brehan Kelley Becomes 1st Woman to Win PSAC Swimming Coach of the Year

Last month, Brehan Kelley guided the Golden Eagles to a third-place finish at the 2023 PSAC Swimming Championships, their best result since 2017.

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Florida Freshman Josh Liendo Splits Fastest 100 Fly Leg Ever During Gators’ 400 MR Win

Florida freshman Josh Liendo became the first swimmer to ever post a sub-43 split on the 100 butterfly leg during the Gators’ record-breaking relay win.


Josie Panitz Staying with Ohio State for 5th Year Instead of Transferring to Cal

Ohio State senior Josie Panitz will remain in Columbus next season to use her fifth year of collegiate eligibility with the Buckeyes.


Drew Kibler Clocks Top 200 Free Time in World This Year with 1:45.82 at Indy Sectionals

Olympian Drew Kibler clocked the top 200 free time in the world this year with a 1:45.82 to win by nearly two seconds on Friday night at the IU Natatorium.


Three Years After Pool Closure, Tulane Releases Update on Renovation of Reily Natatorium

Three years after Tulane closed Reily Natatorium — initially due to COVID-19 and then for “scheduled maintenance” — the Green Wave offered a progress update.


Cal Launching Formal Investigation Into 2 Leaders Over Handling of McKeever Complaints

Cal has launched an investigation into AD Jim Knowlton and associate AD Jennifer Simon-O’Neill regarding their handling of complaints against Teri McKeever.


Arizona State Champ Ian Pickles Switches Commitment From Texas to USC for This Fall

A few months after giving a verbal pledge to Texas, Hamilton High School (Chandler, Ariz.) senior Ian Pickles has flipped his commitment to USC. 


Cal’s American Record in the Men’s 200 Medley Relay Somehow Survives Another Year

Despite the top six finishing under Cal’s American record in the men’s 200 medley relay, the mark will remain standing for another year.


Four-Time Olympian Suing German Swimming Association for Allegedly Ignoring Abuse

German diver Jan Hempel is suing the German Swimming Association for ignoring his complaints of sexual abuse for years by former coach Werner Langer. 

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2023 M. NCAA Previews: Florida Aims to Fend Off Tennessee, ASU in 200 Medley Relay

Cal junior Bjorn Seeliger (pictured) was one of three swimmers under Ryan Murphy’s 50 back record during last year’s 200 medley relay final.


LIVEBARN Race of the Week: Douglass Leads Loaded 100 Fly Field with NCAA-Record 48.46

In one of the most stacked NCAA races ever, Virginia senior Kate Douglass crushed the NCAA record with a 48.46 in the 100-yard butterfly on Friday night.