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NCAA D1 Council Votes to Allow Stacking of Merit/Need Aid and Athletic Aid

The NCAA passed legislation to allow equivalency sports such as swimming and diving to stack need-based aid and/or merit aid with athletic aid.

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Seidt, Hansson, and Marsh Among 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Nominees

3-time NCAA champion Louise Hansson (above) was among 53 swimmers & divers nominated for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year honor.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Mitch Dalton Plays ‘Spill Your Guts or Tweet Your Guts’

We ended with a game based off ‘Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts’. We each ended up tweeting once, and I have to say, Mitch’s tweet was pretty golden:

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Former US National Teamer Claire Adams Retires from Competitive Swimming

Adams is the 2nd elite female backstroker to graduate from college this spring and choose not to pursue the 2021 US Olympic Trials.

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CSCAA Announces 2020 Scholar All-America Team Individual Selections

Louisville and Virginia led all Division I women’s teams with 16 First-Team Selections, while Texas led on the Division I men’s side with 17.

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ICE: Foreign Students Cannot Attend Online-Only School From the US This Fall

ICE announced that international students facing entirely online course loads must leave the country or transfer schools.

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NCAA D2 B-Finalist Bennett Maczka Will Transfer from Queens to TCU

6’6″ freestyler Bennett Maczka will transfer to TCU next season after spending 2 years at Division II program Queens University.

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NCAA Division 1 Council to Adopt New Transfer Rules by January 2021

The NCAA Division 1 Council has committed to adopt a uniform transfer rule by January 2021, which will allow for more flexibility for student-athletes.

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Two-Time Utah 5A Champion Elliott Howe Verbals to Kansas for Fall 2021

Howe has won the last two Utah 5A state titles in the 100 back. Representing Bountiful High School, she was also the 2020 runner-up in the 50 free.

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NCAA Extends Division I Recruiting Dead Period through End of August

The NCAA’s recruiting dead period for Division I schools has been extended through the end of August even as schools resume on-campus workouts.

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Asia Seidt Wins 2020 CoSIDA D1 At-Large Academic All-American of the Year

37 NCAA swimmers were honored as CoSIDA Academic All-America team members, with Kentucky’s Asia Seidt winning Team Member of the Year.

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Returning Conference Points: Texas Is M. Big 12 Favorites, TCU Youth Rises

Texas has never lost a Big 12 Championship meet and returns a huge scoring group. But TCU’s freshmen actually outscored Texas’s freshmen last year.

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Returning Conference Points: Texas Rolls, But Battle Looms In Rest of W. Big 12

There’s not a lot of drama at the top of the women’s Big 12, but the battle for bronze could be fierce between TCU, Iowa State and West Virginia.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Wyatt Collins on Learning & Teaching the Texas Tradition

We sat down with the Texas men’s assistant coach, Wyatt Collins, to pick his brain about the extremely storied Texas Tradition

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Monday Marks Opening Day for the Recruiting Class of 2022

Prospective student-athletes from the high school class of 2022 may begin to receive calls from college coaches beginning Monday, June 15, 2020.

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