Articles by Spencer Penland

Michael Phelps Says Popovici Can Break the 200 Free WR, Marchand the 400 IM

Phelps believes Popovici has what it takes to bring that record down, something which would have seemed impossible just one year ago.

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Maggie MacNeil Takes Down Two LSU Records in Dual Meet Debut – 51.10 BK, 47.43 FR

MacNeil has already started breaking LSU program records, taking down the 100 back and 100 free marks yesterday.

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College Swimming Previews: #1 Cal Men Seeking First Repeat as Champions Since 2012

Cal had a tremendous 2021-2022 season, winning the NCAA title by a healthy margin over the defending champion Texas Longhorns.

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1:46/3:51 IM’er Carter Lancaster, #7 in Class of 2024, Sends Verbal to Cal

Bolles School Sharks 16-year-old Carter Lancaster has handed his verbal commitment to Cal’s recruiting class of 2024.

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2022 Jose Finkel Day 5: Costa Cracks Another South American Record – 7:41.23 800FR

The fifth and final day of the 2022 Jose Finkel Trophy in Recife saw yet another South American Record fall, this time at the hands of Guilherme Costa.

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Rowdy Gaines Says He Believes Caeleb Dressel is Taking a Six-Month Break

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines sat down for an interview with Maria Taylor on the premier episode of “Chasing Gold”.

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2022 World Junior OW Champs Day 2: Hungary’s Fabian and Betlehem Earn 10k Gold

Hungary performed exceptionally in the 10k this morning, seeing Bettina Fabian and David Betlehem win the girls and boys races respectively.

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Brazil SC Worlds Roster Update: Santos and Scheffer Hit Qualifying Times on Day 4

Nicholas Santos and Fernando Scheffer have now punched their tickets to SC Worlds, which are set to take place in December in Melbourne, AUS.

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2022 Jose Finkel Day 4: Scheffer Clocks South American Record 1:41.32 SCM 200 FR

Staying true to the first three days of the meet, day four of the 2022 Jose Finkel Trophy in Recife saw a South American Record go down.

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2022 World Champs Gold Medalist Drew Kibler Back Home Training at Carmel Swim Club

2022 World Champs gold medalist Drew Kibler has moved back to Indianapolis and resumed training with Carmel Swim Club under head coach Chris Plumb.

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2022 World Junior OW Champs Day 1: Katie Grimes and Claire Weinstein Each Win Gold

Katie Grimes won the girls 7.5k at the 2022 World Junior Open Water Championships by well over two minutes.

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Brazil SC World Champs Roster Update Day 3: Gomes Punches Ticket with 25.86 50 BR

Gomes joins Leonardo Santos and Caio Pumputis, who have also qualified for the World Champs roster.

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2022 Jose Finkel Day 3: Conceicao Cracks South American Record in Women’s 50 BR

Brazilian breaststrokers stole the show on the third day of the 2022 Jose Finkel Trophy in Recife.

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2022 World Junior Open Water Champs: Event Schedule and Preview

The 2022 FINA World Junior Open Water Championships are set to take place from September 16-18 at Mahé, Seychelles.

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Brazil SC Worlds Roster Update: Santos & Pumputis Become First to Qualify (Day 2)

Brazil has put forward one of the more difficult selection criteria we’ve ever seen for an international roster.

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