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Brad Sanford Transfers to Duke After Michigan State Cuts Swimming & Diving

With the dissolution of the Michigan State program, sophomore Brad Sanford is transferring to Duke for 2021-22. He will have 3 years of eligibility left.

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Louisville’s Albiero, Notre Dame’s Gillilan Named ACC Swimmers of the Week

UL senior Nicolas Albiero was named the conference’s Men’s Swimmer of the Week, while ND sophomore Coleen Gillilan earned women’s honors.

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Louisville and Notre Dame Split in a Pair of Tight Team Battles

The Notre Dame women and the Louisville men came out on top in a pair of back-and-forth contests between ACC rivals over the weekend.

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UNC Adds Verbal Commitment from State Champion Ede Kosik for Class of 2026

Futures qualifier Ede Kosik, who won the 100 free at 2020 NCHSAA 1A/2A State Meet, has verbaled to the in-state Tar Heels for 2022-23.

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Tennessee HS Runner-up Ellie Taliaferro Verbally Commits to North Carolina

Ellie Taliaferro, a Winter Juniors qualifier in the 50/100 free, 100 fly, and 200 IM, has announced her intention to swim for UNC beginning in 2022-23.

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Olympic Trials Qualifier Tommy Janton Verbally Commits to Notre Dame (2022)

Western YMCA Wahoos’ Tommy Janton, a verbal commit to Notre Dame’s class of 2026, would already score at ACCs in the 200 back.

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Auburn Downs Georgia Tech Men and Women, Unlu Hits 1:36 200 Free

Auburn junior Emily Hetzer won the 200 free and 500 free as the Tigers won all but the 200 butterfly in Atlanta.

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Pitt Nabs 4:19 IMer Yasemine Safargar of Scarlet Aquatics (2022)

At the 2020 ACC Championships, where Pitt finished 10th, Safargar would’ve made the 400 IM C-final with her lifetime best. 

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Boston College Picks Up TX Distance Freestyler Lucius Yu-Kisselbach (2021)

With his best times, Yu-Kisselbach would’ve ranked #2 on BC’s roster last season in the 500 free, 1650 free and 200 fly.

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New York HS Champion Bryce Henkel Verbals to Boston College (2021)

In March 2020, just before the pandemic shutdown, Henkel claimed the New York HS State title in the 100 fly, hitting a lifetime best of 49.43.

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UNC Nabs 44.7/1:37.5 Sprinter Tyler Roberton for 2022

Roberton is coming off of a big meet at the Florida HS 1A State Championships, where he was runner-up in the 100 free and 200 free.

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19.9 Sprinter Drew Salls Makes Verbal Commitment to NC State for 2022-23

Quickly-improving sprinter Drew Salls from Bolles School Sharks has made a verbal commitment to the Wolfpack for 2022-23 and beyond.

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Grace Brenneman (2022) Sends Verbal Pledge to Notre Dame

Sprinter Grace Brenneman has verbally committed to the University of Notre Dame and will begin in the fall of 2022.

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2020 Swammy Awards: NCAA Women’s Coach of the Year, Todd DeSorbo

There was no NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving National Championship meet in 2020, but if there were, Todd DeSorbo had his team lined up to win – on the back of a freshman superstar.

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Pitt Picks Up Virginia Independent HS Champ Kate Bailey (2022)

Last season, Bailey would’ve scored in the C-final of the 200 butterfly at the 2020 ACC Championships.

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