Articles by Spencer Penland

Wash. State’s Larson Hits 22.70 50 FR, 1 of 5 Pool Records in Dual with Utah

Larson put on a show in the 50 free, finishing in 22.70, well ahead of the runner-up, Woznick, who touched in 23.23.

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Freshman Chloe Stepanek Helps Texas A&M Roll Past Houston in Women’s Dual

Stepanek first won the 200 free with a 1:47.65, blowing away the field as the only swimmer to crack 1:50.

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Pac-12 Swimming & Diving Conference Competition to Begin this Weekend

The Pac-12 conference is slated to begin its official in-conference competition this weekend with Washington State is hosting Utah on the 15th.


Big Ten Swimming & Diving Schedule Will Kick Off This Weekend

iven the unique circumstances of the last year, the Big Ten is conducting its swimming & diving season differently than in years past.


MHSAA Girls D3 Preview: Cranbrook and Marian In the Team Title Hunt

Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood and Bloomingfield Hills Marian, the 2nd and 3rd place teams last year respectively, appear poised to battle it out.

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MHSAA Girls Division II Preview: Greaves and Olsen Look to Defend Titles

Birmingham Seaholm enters this weekend’s Division II Championships with a good shot at defending their team title from last year.


MHSAA Girls Division I Preview: Ann Arbor Pioneer Leads the Way on Psych Sheets

Ann Arbor Pioneer, who finished 2nd in last year’s team standings, looks to be in excellent position heading into this weekend

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Rutgers Expects to Redshirt a Significant Portion of its Swim & Dive Roster

SwimSwam is set to have Rutgers head coach Jon Maccoll on the SwimSwam Podcast next week to discuss the situation. 


Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Helped WR DK Metcalf Learn to Swim Last Offseason

Swimming has been a part of Wilson’s weekly training program for a long time now.


SwimmersBest Drill of the Month: Using Fins as Resistance, Then as Propulsion

December’s SwimmersBest Drill of the Month comes to us from Herbie Behm, an assistant coach at Arizona State University.

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Michigan/IU/Northwestern Double Dual Headlines Released Big Ten Meet Schedules

The shortened conference schedule consists of 3 meet weekends: January 15-16, January 22-23, and February 5-6.


Wheeling Hires Fairmont State Head Swim Coach Patrick Snively as New AD

Patrick Snively served 20 years as the head swim coach for Fairmont State, leading the Falcons to their first MEC conference title in 2018.


Zionsville Swim Club Breaks 15-16 Boys 400 Free Relay NAG with 3:00.53

The record previously was held by an Upper Dublin Aquatic Club squad featuring Mike Thomas, Wyatt Amdor, Jake Sannem, and Michael Jensen.


LSU’s Stanfield Helps Lead Tigers Over Tulane with 1:48 200 FR & 1:57 200 BK

The Tigers won by a score of 189-111, claiming victory in 12 of the 16 events.

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