Articles by Varun Shivakumar

Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Taryn Collura of the University of Nebraska

One team that has built and relied on a strong sprinting corps for a number of years now is the…

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Allie Orvis of the University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is one team in the Big Ten that steadily been on the ascent over the last…

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Rachael Dzierzak of Ohio State University

Editor’s note: I am using Ohio State University instead of THE Ohio State University in the title because otherwise the…

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Haley Sinatro of Penn State University

In recent years, the Penn State Nittany Lions are one team that have seemingly figured out the secret to swimming…

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Ellen Anderson of Northwestern University

Over the past few years, the Northwestern Wildcats have built up a strong middle-distance and distance group that has aided…

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Joanna Wu of Rutgers University

Last year, Rutgers University competed in its first Big Ten Conference Championships in program history after completing their transitional period…

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Jennifer Coady of the University of Illinois

One of the best examples of a senior who has really come into her own during the second half of…

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Elizabeth Brown of Michigan State University

Entering the 2015 Big Ten Championships, the Michigan State Spartans knew that they would soon lose one of the best…

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2015 European Short Course Championships Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

2015 EUROPEAN SHORT COURSE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT THE WINGATE INSTITUTE IN NETANYA, ISRAEL Wednesday, December 2nd-6th Prelims at 9:30 am local (2:30…

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2015 European Short Course Championships Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Katinka Hosszu is entered in three events this morning, including the 200 IM, an event she holds the World Record in.

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Multiple National Records Tumble in Men’s 200 IM Prelims

A trio of national records came down in the prelimary session of the Men’s 200 IM as Greece’s Andreas Vazaios, Luxembourg’s Raphael…

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Israel’s Keren Siebner sets new national mark in 200 fly prelims

Israel’s Keren Siebner took down her own national record this morning with a 2:10.05 in preliminary action. This swim cut off just…

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Two National Records fall in Men’s 100 Breast Prelims

More national standards fell in the second men’s event of the morning, the men’s 100 Breast. Lithuania’s Giedrius Titenis smashed his…

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Katinka Hosszu breaks two minutes and meet record in 200 Back Prelims

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu just can’t stop breaking records, and her onslaught continued on Friday morning with a new meet record in…

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Gustafsdottir Sets New Icelandic National Record 200 Back Prelims

Eyglo Gustafsdottir broke her own national record in the 200 back this morning with a 2:03.96 out of the first heat….

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