Articles by Spencer Penland

Coleen Gillilan and Abbie Dolan Lead Notre Dame to Sweep of Iowa and Illinois

Coleen Gillilan had a huge impact for ND again, winning 3 events, posting one personal best and one season best.

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Daniella Hawkins Sweeps Distance Events, UCLA Wins 10 of 14 Against Wash. State

UCLA took down Pac-12 opponent Washington State in Pullman, WA on Saturday, winning 10 of 14 events.

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Duke Women Break Two Relay Pool Records in Dual with Queens (NC)

Freshmen showed up big for both teams, claiming victory in 5 women’s events.

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Purdue Sweeps Michigan State in Big Ten Dual

Purdue’s women went 1-2-3 in 6 events on the day

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Wisconsin Bests Denver 110-95 in Men’s Dual

Wisconsin’s Michael Milinovich was the sole double event winner of the day, touching the wall 1st in both the 200 IM and 200 fly.

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3 Pool Records Broken as UCLA Downs UCSD

UCLA’s Stephanie Su kicked off the individual races of the day by breaking the pool record in the 1000 free.

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Olivia Carter Breaks Meet Record in Debut For Michigan

Carter spent her freshman season at Georgia (UGA), where she was named the 2019 SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Year, and earned All-American honors in the 200 fL

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SwimSwam’s Top 10 Instagram Posts of 2019

We went back and compiled the list of SwimSwam’s top 10 Instagram posts of 2019, based on engagement.

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Akron Wins 5 of 6 Women’s Events on Final Day of Zippy Invite

The only women’s event Akron didn’t win was the 1650 free, where Cincinnati’s Rocky Laabs swam a 16:37.96.

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Sofia Chichaikina Clocks 49.4 in 100 Free on Final Day of Rutgers Invite

Lehigh picked up a few men’s event wins on the day, starting with Matt Feryo in the 200 back.

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Cornell Posts 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 Finish in Men’s 400 IM On Day 2 Of Zippy Invite

Much like the first day of compeition, members of Akron’s relays went on to win individual events.

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UConn Sweeps Men’s Swimming Events on 3rd Day of Rutgers Invite

Rutgers’ Sofia Chichaikina continued to build on her strong start to the meet, roaring to victory in the women’s 200 free with a 1:47.62.

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4 Meet Records Broken on Day 1 of Akron Zippy Invite

Paige Dacosta, a Cornell freshman, won the men’s 200 IM with a speedy 1:45.10, breaking yet another meet record.

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Carly Cummings Wins 3 Events as Auburn Sweeps Alabama

Auburn swept Alabama in an in-state SEC rivalry meet at Auburn.

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UConn’s Kearsey Breaks School Record With 19.55 on Day 2 of Rutgers Invite

Will Kearsey was stellar for UConn through the rest of the session, winning the men’s 50 free by well over a second, touching in 19.55.

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