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Eddie Reese Breaks Down 800 Free Relay (Video)

Edited by Coleman Hodges. Reported by Tony Carroll. After the Longhorns banded together for a new NCAA and U.S. Open…

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2016 Men’s NCAA Championships: 800 Free Relay Photo Vault

Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for Men’s NCAAs, captured all the glory of tonight’s insane 800 free relays. Check out the photo vault for a glimpse of the Texas Longhorns’ new NCAA and U.S. Open record, plus some quality angles of the team benches and swimming stills.

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All The Records Broken At Women’s NCAA Championships

The 2016 Women’s NCAA Championships ended Saturday night with a whole slew of broken records and whether it was a NCAA, Championship, American, U.S. Open or school record, SwimSwam has them listed for you.

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2016 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Finals Photo Vault

Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for NCAAs, snapped some quality shots from Saturday’s finals. Check out the pictures below for a glimpse of the action that occurred this evening, including Georgia’s phenomenal win over Stanford and Cal. (Olivia Smoliga featured above).

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Video: Watch SwimMAC’s 12&U Boys Medley Relay NAG Record

Check out the race video of SwimMAC’s 11&12 National Age Group record performance at SwimMAC’s Latin Pool, in Charlotte, NC, courtesy of Nelson Ricciardi.

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2016 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Photo Vault

Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for NCAAs, snapped some quality shots from Saturday’s prelims. Check out the pictures below for a glimpse of the action that occurred this morning (Danielle Galyer featured above).

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2016 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Photo Vault

Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for NCAAs, snapped some quality shots from Friday’s finals. Check out the pictures below for a glimpse of the action that occurred tonight, including Lilly King’s 56.85 100 breast American Record, Kelsi Worrell’s 49.43 100 fly American Record, Ella Eastin’s 400 IM, Brittany MacLean’s 200 free, and Rachel Bootsma’s 100 back victories.

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2016 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Photo Vault

Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for NCAAs, snapped some quality shots from Friday’s prelims. Check out the pictures below for a glimpse of the action that occurred this morning, including Lilly King’s record-breaking performance and Kelsi Worrell’s scary close American Record swim (Ally Howe featured above).

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2016 Women’s NCAA Updated Team Score Predictions: Day 2 Finals

An early look at the psych sheet for 2016 Women’s NCAAs would’ve pegged defending champion California as the winner, but given the first day and half of competition, the margin for a Bears victory is tightening.

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2016 Women’s DI NCAA Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Leah Smith of Virginia enters a hotly contested 500 free final on the second of the 2016 NCAA Division I Championships, featured above.

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Florida’s Warner Takes Top Seed in One-Meter Diving Prelims (Up/Downs)

After the action subsided for the morning session of swimming, all eyes turned to the McAuley Aquatic Center diving area. This year’s crop of divers resembles an entirely different group of athletes than those who competed at the 2015 Championships, as only two women returned for a top-16 showing.

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2016 Women’s DI NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

The Georgia Bulldogs enter Day 2 of NCAAs with a slight lead after Hali Flickinger, Kylie Stewart, Meaghan Raab, and Brittany MacLean (featured above) posted a 6:51.80 in last night’s 800 free relay timed finals.

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Garrett Weber-Gale Joins Nitro As National Team Interim Coach

Garrett Weber-Gale, two-time Olympic gold medalist, was selected as the interim coach for Nitro Swimming’s National Team.

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Colleen Young Lowers Three Para American Records At Jenks Sectionals

Paralympic National Team Member Colleen Young resets her own S13 American records in the breaststrokes in four swims at the Region VIII Spring Sectionals.

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Taylor Worrell Earns NCAA Invite Lock at Bulldog Last Chance meet

Taylor Worrell and several Division I Championship hopefuls improved their chances for an invite to NCAA’s coming in March.

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