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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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