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1978 National Champ Kathy Stetler Inducted into Pitt Hall of Fame

Pitt’s first female national champion and 18-time All-American Kathy Stetler was inducted into the Pittsburgh Hall of Fame on Friday.

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USA Women Advance to FINA World Cup Semis with 15-5 Win over China

The USA Women’s National Team will play for a medal at the FINA World Cup after advancing to the semifinal round with a 15-5 win over China.

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European Champ Rasovszky Vies for 8th-Straight Open Water Cup Crown

European champion Kristof Rasovszky is set to continue his unbeaten run in the LEN Open Water Cup: the Hungarian’s winning count stands at 7 in as many races in the last two seasons and now he is going for the 8th in Slovenia.

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Tickets on Sale for Super Short Course Spectacular in Melbourne

Victorians have the chance to catch all the action poolside as Australia’s swimming superheroes converge on Melbourne for the splash and dash, 2018 Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Championships taking place this 25 – 27 October.

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Zagrobelny Joins Johns Hopkins Coaching Staff

Johns Hopkins announced that Margaret Zagrobelny, who was an assistant swim coach and aquatics director at Susquehanna last year, has joined the Blue Jay coaching staff.

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USA Women Down Canada 17-3 at FINA World Cup, Win Group Crown

The USA Women’s National Team continued their winning ways at the FINA World Cup, defeating Canada 17-3 to claim first place in Group B at 3-0.

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Four Home Events Highlight JMU 2018-19 Schedule

HARRISONBURG, Va. – James Madison swimming and diving will host four home competitions in Savage Natatorium to highlight the 2018-19…

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Sam Petersen Joins NYU as Assistant Coach

Sam Petersen has been hired as an assistant coach of the New York University men’s and women’s swimming teams and will have a role in recruiting and on-deck coaching.

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Shouts From The Stands: Barriers Facing Women Coaches

The lack of women coaches is not the problem, it is a reflection of a problem. That problem is a culture that does not value and support women.

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LIU Set to Open 2018-19 Slate vs. St. Francis Brooklyn, Manhattan

This year LIU Brooklyn will host four home meets and have a few new additions to the slate as they prepare to make a splash at the Northeast Conference Championships in late February.

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USA Women Crush South Africa 26-1 Behind 7 Hauschild Goals

The USA Women’s National Team moved to 2-0 at the FINA World Cup with a 26-1 win over South Africa today. Team USA has now won their first two games at the tourney by a combined score of 44-3.

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Champions League Draw Leaves Last 3 Winners in Same Group

Title-holder Olympiacos (GRE), 2017 champion Szolnok (HUN) and 2016 winner Jug (CRO) will play in the same group in the upcoming season of the Champions League, according to the draw held in Barcelona on Wednesday.

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Woodward to Retire from Diving at Age 23

Olympian Freddie Woodward is to retire from competitive diving. The 23-year-old, who currently holds two British titles, has taken the decision after missing out on opportunities to make teams for the Commonwealth Games and Europeans.

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Chatting with Richard Franklin, Advisor to Hammer Head Swim Caps

SwimSwam met up with Richard Franklin, accomplished business advisor and father of Olympian Missy Franklin, at the ASCA World Clinic 2018 in Anaheim, California, to talk about his new advisory role with swimming head safety advocate Hammer Head Swim Caps.

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USA Men Announce Roster for 2018 FINA World Cup

Four-time Olympian Jesse Smith is joined by fellow Rio Olympians McQuin Baron, Alex Bowen, Luca Cupido, Ben Hallock, Alex Obert and Alex Roelse on the the Team USA roster for the upcoming FINA World Cup.

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