Articles by Yanyan Li

Anna Moesch, Top Sprinter In Class of 2024, Verbally Commits To UVA

Moesch holds best times of 21.97, 47.76, and 1:44.10 in the 50/100/200 free, making her the fastest sprint freestyler in the high school class of 2024.

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Gretchen Walsh Posts 50.53 100 Fly, Becomes Fastest Woman Ever Unsuited

Walsh beats out Maggie MacNeil’s mark of 50.84 from two weeks ago to become the second woman under 51 seconds in a practice suit.

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Virginia vs. Florida 2022 — Dual Meet Live Recap

Follow along as SwimSwam live recaps Saturday’s dual meet matchup between the #1/9-ranked Virginia and the #11/3-ranked Florida teams.

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Commonwealth Games Champion Pieter Coetze Verbally Commits To Cal For Fall 2024

Coetze is set to make an immediate impact when he arrives at Cal, holding long course times that would already be in NCAA scoring range if converted to yards.

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The Biggest Storylines From The Virginia vs. Florida Dual Meet

In this article, we review some of the biggest storylines that will be coming out of this weekend’s dual meet between Virginia and Florida.

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Dobler And Mikuta Post Times That Would Have Scored At 2022 NCAAs In USC Invite

Kaitlyn Dobler and Reid Mikuta went times of 57.83 and 51.41 in the 100 breast respectively, which both would have scored at NCAAs last season.

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Olympian and NCAA Champion Diver Tyler Downs Not Listed On Purdue Roster

Downs scored half of Purdue’s 86 points from men’s NCAAs last year, and the Boilermakers will likely move out of the top 25 following his departure.

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Berkoff, Stokowski, And Co. Nab Day 2 Individual Wins As NC State Sweeps Tennessee

Berkoff swam a 52.45 100 back on Saturday, which sits behind Maggie MacNeil’s 51.10 as the second-fastest time this season in official competition.

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Sprinters Shine On First Day Of Tennessee vs. NC State Dual Meet

Quintin McCarty, one of the fastest freshman sprinters in the NCAA, went 19.44 in the 50 free unsuited and was just 0.09 seconds off of his personal best.

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Diggory Dillingham, The Fastest 50 Freestyler In The Class of 2023, Commits to USC

Dillingham will be a major boost to the USC men, who have lost several of their top swimmers to the transfer portal this past year.

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Tickets On Sale For The 2022 FINA Short Course World Championships

The price for a single-session adult ticket at 2022 Short Course worlds is nearly twice as expensive as the equivalent type of ticket from last year’s meet.

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Duke Freshman Kaelyn Gridley Pops 26.61 50 BR Split, 1:34.27 150 BR At Intrasquad

Gridley’s 50 breast was faster than Duke’s breast split at 2022 ACCs, and her 150 breast time was faster than what Alex Walsh went at the UVA intrasquad.

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Chad Le Clos Opens Up About Suicidal Thoughts, Experience With Therapy

In an Olympics.com interview, Le Clos spoke about his mental health struggles following the 2020 Olympics, his opinion on Phelps, and his goals for Paris.

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Jake Foster Likely Not Taking Fifth Year, Will Retire If He Gets Into Med School

Foster tells SwimSwam “with some degree of certainty” that he won’t be taking a fifth, and that he would retire from swimming if he enrolled in med school.

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Texas Men, USC Women Claim Team Victories To Close Out 2022 SMU Classic

USC’s Isabelle Odgers (pictured) was the top points scorer on the women’s side of the meet, racking up a total of 52 individual points.

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