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Swimming From Home: Texas Head Coach Carol Capitani Plays “Box of Truths”

Texas women’s head coach Carol Capitani and I took one of Jimmy Fallon’s talk show games, Box of Lies, and made it our own

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NCAA’s Coming Name, Image, Likeness Overhaul Will Open New Revenue Streams

There will only be a handful of swimmers (like Regan Smith, above) capable of big contracts based on Olympic achievements, but there are other avenues…

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Podcast: Schooling Tore Bicep Twice Post-Rio, Regrets Not Red-Shirting

On coach Sergio Lopez’s podcast, Olympic champ Joseph Schooling says he tore his bicep twice in the fall after Rio and wishes he’d sat out the college season.


Before the Dynasty: Eddie Reese as the Visionary of Auburn’s Swimming Success

Before Texas, before the 40-straight conference titles and 40-straight NCAA top 10 finishes, Eddie Reese was a part of 2 other dynasty-building eras in college swimming.


Futures Champion Riley Courtney Verbally Commits to Texas Class of 2025

Riley Courtney, a 1:03/2:15 breaststroker from Scottsdale Aquatic Club, has verbally committed to the Longhorns for 2021-22.

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NCAA Rejects Conferences’ Request to Drop Minimum Sports Requirement

The move, voted on by the Division I Council on Friday, puts a floor on athletic departments’ ability to eliminate sporting programs to deal with fallout…


How One NCAA Swimming Program Has Already Saved $150,000 to Preempt Cuts

This is not hypothetical – here’s how one NCAA swimming & diving program has already reduced its budget by $150,000 for next season.


NCAA Updates Virtual Team Meeting & Recruiting Rules, Eligibility Requirements

Among the updates is that all NCAA Division I sports teams can now require up to eight hours per week of virtual meetings.

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Florida Gulf Coast, Kansas, Denver, & Binghamton Name 2020-2021 Captains

Florida Gulf Coast’s captains include Petra Halmai, who was the 10th-best 200 yard breaststroker in Division I last season.


Roric Fink Out As Associate Head Coach For Texas Women

Associate head coach Roric Fink is no longer part of the Texas women’s swimming & diving program, per the school’s website.


Swimming’s Top 25 Uncommitted High School Juniors (Boys – Class of 2021)

Matthew Fallon (above) is the #3 recruit in the class of 2021 and still hasn’t made his college decision yet. He already has NCAA-worthy times.


Swimming’s Top 25 Uncommitted High School Juniors (Girls – Class of 2021)

Samantha Tadder (above) is one of three swimmers ranked in the top 10 of the high school class of 2021 that are still uncommitted.


Longhorns Sweep Big 12 Swimming & Diving Yearly Awards

Texas senior Claire Adams was named Big 12 Women’s Swimmer of the Year for the third straight time, matching the most in conference history.


SwimAtlanta’s Mia Walters Verbally Commits to West Virginia

SwimAtlanta butterflyer and backstroker Mia Walters has announced her intention to swim for West Virginia University.

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Abbey Weitzeil Named as 1 of 10 Finalists for 2020 Sullivan Award

Like most of the finalists, Abbey Weitzeil wasn’t able to complete her senior collegiate season. She still did enough to earn a top 10 nomination.