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The Final Year Of Swimming

It is 6:30 a.m. I am standing at the edge of the pool, looking down at my toes as they are lapped by the clear, cool water. Thirty minutes ago, I rolled out of bed to the sound of my alarm clock shrilling above my head.

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Emmanuel Wins 2017 Men’s ECAC Winter Championships

The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) concluded the 2017 Winter Swimming and Diving Championships on Sunday, with Emmanuel College claiming the men’s team championship.

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Oakton Swims To 2-0 With Wins Over Langley

Oakton Swim/Dive has had another successful week for the 2017-2018 season. The boys’ and girls’ teams walked away with victories of 187 points to 128 points for the boys and 186 points to 126 points for the girls at Spring Hill Recreation Center.

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Cleveland State Men/Women Sweep Ashland On Road

The Cleveland State University men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams resumed action by sweeping host Ashland Saturday afternoon inside Messerly Natatorium.

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Fresno State Defeats CSU Bakersfield 194-99 For Third Straight Season

Fresno State had the top finisher in 13 of 14 swimming events and in both diving competitions in a dominant 194-99 victory over valley rival CSU Bakersfield on Saturday at the Aquatics Cent

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Leadership Lessons From A Swim Referee

This past weekend I had the privilege of being  “on deck” as a Referee as I spent a day at the Olympic Pool in London, an architectural marvel and a centerpiece of London 2012.

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Video: Pull Your Freestyle Out Of The Gutter

Freestyle may seem like one of the most simple strokes, but since it is everyones main focus, there are plenty of significant aspects that we must work.

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Swimming Australia Appoints Odgers Berndston In Search For New CEO

Swimming Australia has retained global executive search firm Odgers Berndston to assist in its search for a new CEO.

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Shouts From The Stands: Fire In Water

Doing anything where your lungs can taste the freshness of air is effortless. Try doing what I do, but this time don’t breathe. I was 12-years-old when I joined the competitive swim club, Chattahoochee Gold.

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Alex Baumann To Help Lead Swimming Australia High Performance Strategy

Swimming Australia’s High Performance team will receive a boost in the form of Canadian Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist and former world record holder, Alex Baumann, who will take on a new role as Swimming Australia’s Chief Strategist, High Performance.

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New Mexico Brings In Two Recruits For 2018-19 Season

The University of New Mexico women’s swimming and diving team added two signees during the early signing period, including swimmer Raine Gavino (pictured to the right) and diver Daphne Scheck (pictured to the left).

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Alabama To Host Second Crimson & White Intrasquad Meet

After a fast fall, the Alabama swimming and diving teams will hold its second Crimson and White Intrasquad of the semester Saturday morning starting at 8 a.m. in the Alabama Aquatic Center.

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ASU’s Christian Lorenz Named Men’s Pac-12 Swimmer Of The Month

The Conference office announced today that Christian Lorenz of ARIZONA STATE was named Pac-12 Men’s Swimmer of the Month and USC’s Henry Fusaro was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Month for November.

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Katie Ledecky Selected As November’s Pac-12 Swimmer Of The Month

The Conference office announced today that Katie Ledecky of STANFORD was named Pac-12 Women’s Swimmer of the Month and UCLA’s Ciara Monahan was voted Pac-12 Women’s Diver of the Month for November.

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Michigan Men Picks Up Swimmer/Diver Of The Week Accolades

Placed first in the 200 (1:33.69), 500 (4:12.02) and 1,650 freestyle (14:43.76) as well as helped his team to a second place finish in the 800-yard freestyle relay

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