Articles by Tony Carroll

Rio Organizers Launch Official 2016 Olympic, Paralympic Medals

The front of the medals features “Rio 2016” surrounded by laurel leaves – a symbol of victory in ancient Greece. The back of the medals feature the Greek goddess of victory, Nike.


2016 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Will Licon (above) and Cal’s Josh Prenot have each won one of their two head-to-head matchups this week in Atlanta. On Saturday, they’ll have one last battle in the 200 breast, where Licon is the defending champion.


2016 Men’s NCAA DI Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from the third day of the 2016 Men’s NCAA DI Championships in Atlanta, Georgia.


Schooling Splits 43.3 Fly En Route To Texas NCAA Relay Record

Schooling made up a full second on the first 50 alone, taking his swim out in 19.83 and then brought it home in 23.51.


Will Licon Wins With 2nd Fastest 200 IM in History, Breaks Pool Record

Licon, a junior, reeled in California’s Josh Prenot and Ryan Murphy to claim the NCAA title, breaking Ryan Lochte’s pool record.


NC State Takes Full Advantage of Morning Swims, Leads Day 2 Ups/Downs

The team race intensifies as NC state slightly out swims Texas during the Thursday morning session of the 2016 NCAA DI Championships.


Conger, Haas Lead Texas Longhorns To US Open Record In 800 Free Relay

Texas, NC State, and Florida posted the three fastest 800 freestyle relays in history to open the 2016 Men’s NCAA DI Championships in Atlanta, GA.


52 Teams Earn NCAA Division I Men’s Invites (Official Psych Sheets)

Texas leads the country with seventeen invited swimmers. After scoring out the meet, they are also projected to win the meet by 30 points over NC State.


Scoring Out The 2016 NCAA DI Psych Sheet – Women’s Edition

California will be competing to defend their NCAA title. If they win this year, it will be their fifth national championship in program history.


NCAA Releases Pre-Cut Psych Sheets For Women’s 2016 NCAA Championships

These lists provide fans with insight about which events the top swimmers will be swimming in Atlanta later this month.


12 Mexican Athletes Compete Internationally Under FINA Flag

Recently, SwimSwam confirmed that Mexican swimmer Daniel Delgadillo competed earlier this month in Argentina at the first Open Water World Cup event of the year.

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Westlake and Woodlands To Fight For Texas 6A UIL Title

The Girls’ 6A meet should be a thriller. The defending champions, Austin Westlake won regionals over the Woodlands, but the psych sheet scoring shows the Woodlands are expected to win by a mere 14 points.

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10 Races To Watch For At The Boys WIAA State Championships

Junior Paul DeLakis has never lost the 100 breaststroke at this meet. He is the favorite to win this event, seeded at 56.71, but Ivar Iverson has also been quick this year. He is a close second at 56.98.

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UConn Women, SMU Men Take Early Lead At AAC Championships

Two championship records highlighted the first day of the 2016 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships in Houston.

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Women’s Big Ten Championships Delayed Due To Illness

According to an anonymous athlete participating in the meet, no teams are allowed at the pool today, so the meet will be delayed until at least tomorrow.