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Villanova Men/Women Lead Big Easts After Day 2

It was another exciting day at the SPIRE INSTITUTE in Geneva, Ohio as the Big East Swimming and Diving Championships went into the second day of competition.

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CUA Swimming & DIving 2018 Landmark Conference Highlights

CUA concluded their 2018 season with the Landmark Conference Championships in which the men’s team won their second straight title while the women took home second place in the league.

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Georgetown Women, Villanova Men Lead Big Easts After Day 1

The 2018 Big East Swimming and Diving Championships kicked off Wednesday night at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.

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Alabama To Undergo $21 Million Renewal & Renovation

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees recently approved a $21 million renewal and renovation of the Alabama Aquatic Center, the home of the Crimson Tide men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs.

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Washington & Jefferson’s Michael Orstein To Retire At End Of Season

For 30 years, Michael H. Orstein has been an institution at Washington & Jefferson College as head men’s and women’s swimming & diving coach and so much more.

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SwimMom Musings: Be The One Who Shines

Just returned from my first Conference  Champs in the NCAA where swimmers actually competed with athletes in another conference – an opportunity to make new friends, test your endurance, and observe the sport from a new perspective.

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119 Divers To Take Part In FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018

Rostock, Germany, is set to host the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018 for the 24th consecutive year.

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Enough Winter Olympics, Pivot Towards 2020 Summer Olympics

Enough ice dancing. Enough speed skating. Enough skeleton-ing. Enough about Norway.


Stanford Sweeps Weekly Pac-12 Men’s Weekly Honors

The Pac-12 Conference announced today that STANFORD’S Abrahm DeVine was named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Week and Tarek Abdelghany was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Week.

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YNS Sharks Coach Janet Harty Appointed New England YMCA Coaches Rep

The national office of YMCA Swimming and Diving recently announced that YMCA of the North Shore swim coach Janet Harty is the new Regional Representative for YMCA Swimming and Diving in the New England region.

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The Swim Parents I Couldn’t Understand

During my children’s age group years, there were always a few parents that I didn’t “get.”


Records Broken At Schenectady-Saratoga Sharks’ Region 1 Invite

Crimson Aquatics from New England won the Men’s, Women’s and Combined Team titles as The Sharks finished 2nd in each category.

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Wagner To Compete At NEC Championships This Weekend (Hype Video)

The Wagner College swimming and diving team will compete in the 2018 Northeast Conference (NEC) Championships February 21-24 at the Nassau Aquatic Center.

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Stanford’s Janet Hu Named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete Of The Year

Stanford’s Janet Hu has been named the Women’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the Conference office announced today.

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Open Water Swimming Breathing Techniques

Swimming is the only sport where the coach yells at you for breathing, for actually taking in air or energy.

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