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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Eastin Aims for 200 IM Title No.3

In the 200 IM, Stanford’s Ella Eastin looks to have the clear advantage in defending her 2018 title and records.

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Texas Scratches Collins and Larson to Finalize 2019 Men’s NCAA Roster

The University of Texas, who had 18 swimmers invited to the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships, has scratched two athletes to lower its combined swimming and diving NCAA roster size to 18.

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2019 W. NCAAs Preview: Sub-50 Flyers Hansson and MacNeil Battle

USC’s Louise Hansson and Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil could have an exciting battle in the 100 fly as both swimmers have been under 50 seconds multiple times in their careers.

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2019 Women’s NCAA Championship Pick ‘Em Contest Is Live

It’s bold predictions time… we’re launching our annual Women’s NCAA Championships Pick ‘Em Contest with a tweaked scoring format and a lineup of great prizes!

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Ruck & Nelson Nearly “Co-Favorites” in 200 Back

Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck has been 1:48.67 in the 200 yard backstroke this season, which would have been fast enough to win silver at last year’s NCAA Championships. But Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson has been faster still.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Open Field Leaves Room for Surprise in 1650

With four of 2018’s top-10 finishers out of the NCAA, there’s room for some new blood in the mile.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Two-Year-Old Rematch Highlights Diving Events

Newcomers and redshirt returners threaten to shake up last year’s diving order, including on 1-meter, where UCLA’s Maria Polyakova returns from a redshirt year to recreate what was a seven-point thriller of a finish with Sarah Bacon and Alison Gibson in 2017.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Brown V. Weitzeil for Sprint Queen

For the title of sprint queen in the 50 free, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Tennessee’s Erika Brown look to have a battle like none other for the American record.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Beata Nelson Guns for 100 BK AR, Again

Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson looks to potentially gain her recently-lost 100 BK American record. But freshmen Taylor Ruck and Maggie MacNeil, both in their first year of SCY swimming, could be dark horse threats.

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Who Got Faster? Improvement at Men’s D1 Conference Meets

For most of the college swimming world, championship season is over. Team’s conference meets marked the pinnacle of their seasons….

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Who Got Faster? Improvement at Women’s D1 Conference Meets

For most of the college swimming world, championship season is over. Team’s conference meets marked the pinnacle of their seasons….

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Stanford Reloads In 800 Free Relay

With Olympic champions Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel moving on to the pros, Stanford reloads in search of their third-straight 800 free relay title – and they’ve still got the stars to do it.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Can Cierra Runge Hit Freshman-Era 500 Times?

One swimmer stands out amid a tightly-packed 500 freestyle field, and that’s ASU transfer Cierra Runge.

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2019 NCAA Men’s Division I Psych Sheets Posted

Texas had to cut two of its 20 projected NCAA invitees. See the full psych sheets and cut lines here.

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Scoring Out the 2019 Men’s NCAA Division I Pre-Selection Psych Sheets

Cal leads the way in both points and individual scoring swims, but Texas and IU should both make up serious ground on diving. Adding in returning diving points from last year would have IU winning by 14 over Cal, with Texas 10 points back of California.

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