Articles by Spencer Penland

Katie Ledecky to Ring the NYSE Closing Bell Today

The stop is Ledecky’s latest in media tour of New York City this week.


NCSA Champs Day 3: Florida Recruit Zoe Dixon Hits 4:42.25 400 IM, Meet Record

With the swim, Dixon has elevated herself to #26 all-time in the 17-18 girls age group.

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Big 12 Champ, 4-Time NCAA Qualifier David Dixon Among West Virginia 5th Years

David Dixon and Max Gustafson will be returning to Morgantown, West Virginia, for a 5th season with the Mountaineers.

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Katie Ledecky Talks GOAT Status, Tokyo 2020 in Appearance on The Tonight Show

Katie Ledecky is coming off a historic Olympics, even by her standards.


NCSAs Day 2: From Irvine to Huntsville, Alec Enyeart Continues Dropping Time

Enyeart was racing at the Speedo Summer Championships in Irvine, CA through Saturday night.

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TCU Promotes Scott Goodrich to Associate Head Coach

Goodrich is entering his 3rd season with the Horned Frogs, and he has primarily worked with the sprint group.


Somov, Sofianidis, and Pinto Join Nicolas Albiero as Louisville Men’s 5th Years

Evgenii Somov, Nikolaos Sofianidis, and Daniel Pinto are also returning for a 5th year as Cardinals.

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NCSA Summer Champs Day 1: Lilla Bognar Posts 2:10.62 200 Bk, #6 All-Time 13-14

The swim marked a truly massive personal best for Bognar, who entered the meet with a lifetime best of 2:18.66, which she swam in May of this year.


Georgia Diver Zach Allen, an NCAA Qualifier, Returning to Bulldogs for 5th Year

Allen has steadily improved over his first 4 years at Georgia.

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School Record Holders Sam Tornqvist and Thomas Hallock to Use 5th Years at VT

Sam Tornqvist is an IM and backstroker for Virginia Tech who qualified for the B final of the 200 back at the 2021 Men’s NCAAs, finishing 12th.


Michigan State Athletic Director Bill Beekman Resigns After 3 Years

With the departure of Beekman from the Athletic Director role, Michigan State will be hiring its 3rd A.D. in the last 3.5 years this fall.


Spanish Open Day 5 Recap: Records Fall on Final Day of the Championships

Jessica Vall was a member of the C.N. Sant Andreu women’s 400 medley relay, which broke the Spanish Club Record.

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Tokyo 2020 Final Medal Tables: USA Leads Overall, Aquatics, and Swimming Medals

The USA totaled 113 medals, 39 of of which were Gold, 41 Silver, and 33 Bronze.


Ohio State’s Hudson McDaniel Time Trials 26.92 50 Breast, #4 American All-Time

Rising Ohio State senior Hudson McDaniel swam a time trial of the 50 breast on Tuesday at the Greensboro site of the Speedo Summer Championships.


Tokyo 2020 Men’s Water Polo: Serbia Downs Greece For 2nd-Straight Olympic Gold

With the win, Serbia has won their 5th Olympic men’s water polo medal, and their 2nd consecutive Gold.

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