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Comparing The 2016 NCAA Division I Time Standards

The time standards got much quicker this year, with 94.4% of the “A” standards faster than there were in 2015.

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Houston to Host Their First AAC Conference Championship in 2016

The Houston Cougars have released their 2015-2016 schedule, which will include the first-ever American Athletic Conference Championship at Houston’s CWRC Natatorium.

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Open Contact Season Begins for High School Seniors on July 1

Maxime Rooney, a top-10 men’s recruit in the class of 2016, has already verbally committed to the University of Florida, part of a trend to pledge earlier and earlier.

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NCAA to add long course meters back into rulebook as ‘approved course’

Among the headline-grabbing NCAA rule changes we reported on last week is another impactful update: the NCAA will add long course meters as an approved course for college swim meets next season.

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Eastern Illinois Women, Yale Men Lead CSCAA Division I Scholar All-America Teams

Of all teams that placed in the top 10 at the 2015 NCAA Championships, Kelsi Worrell, Tanja Kylliainen, and the Louisville Cardinals had the highest team GPA in the spring semester.

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NCAA Approves 100 Yard IM, Synchronized Diving for College Competition

The NCAA has unveiled a sweeping set of new events and rules for the 2015-2016 college swimming season that will…

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INSTANT ANALYSIS: Synchro diving gaining NCAA traction

Coaches can now agree to swap out a scored diving event in favor of a synchronized diving competition. What does that mean for the NCAA moving forward?

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Missy Franklin Named NCAA DI Academic All-American Of The Year By CoSIDA

he College Sports Information Directors of America, CoSIDA, recently published their 2015 Capital One Academic All-America team, naming Franklin the Academic All-American of the Year.

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Over 1000 College Swimming Commits in 2015, see the list here

Between the more-than-850 commit stories we have written and press releases sent to us by colleges, SwimSwam has compiled a list of over 1000 members of the high school class of 2015. See where they come from and where we will find them next year.

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2016 AAC Championships To Be Hosted By Houston

Ryan Wochomurka and his staff will be hosting the 2016 AAC Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships in his…

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800 College Swimming Commits so far in 2015, see the list here

SwimSwam has covered 800-and-counting commit stories, which when taken together tell a story about the high school class of 2015 and where we will find them next year.

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43 Division I Swim & Dive programs earn perfect APR scores from the NCAA for 2013-2014

20 women’s teams and 13 men’s teams earned perfect scores of 1000 for the 2013-2014 season, including women’s NCAA runners-up Georgia.

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University of Houston Hires Hannah Burandt as New Assistant

Ryan Wochomurka will enter his first season as a collegiate head swimming coach next year with the University of Houston…

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NCAA Champs Missy Franklin, Ryan Murphy, Kevin Cordes Headline CoSIDA Academic Teams

Missy Franklin, with a 3.58 GPA in Psychology, has been named to the 2015 CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-District Team.

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First Colony backstroker Charlie Wort joins fast-growing SMU squad for 2015-2016

First Colony backstroker Charlie Wort will stay in-state for his college career, verbally committing to the SMU Mustangs in the spring recruiting period.

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