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Iowa High School State Champion Cameron Linder Verbally Commits to Minnesota

2019 IHSAA 200 IM state champion Cameron Linder has made a verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota for 2020-21.

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Ohio State to Add New Mexico Head Coach Dorsey Tierney-Walker to Staff

Walker has extensive head coaching experience, and replaces Jordan Wolfrum on Bill Dorenkott’s Ohio State staff.


Michigan Will Host Tri Meet with Tennessee, Virginia in 2019-2020 Season

The Michigan Wolverines swimming & diving teams have released their 2019-2020 schedules, which will include some new opponents and several top 10 foes.

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Smachlo, Tucker, Sims All Three Event Winners To Close Out 2019 Eric Namesnink

The meet concluded with the 1500 free, 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free, bringing many lifetime bests and even a first time Olympic Trials cut.


Long Time Michigan Coach Gus Stager, Winner of 5 NCAA Team Titles, Dies at 96

Gus Stager was the head coach at Michigan in the 1960 and 1970s, where won an NCAA team title as an athlete, and 4 more as a coach.


Minneapolis Native Elle Niebuhr Staying Home to Swim for the Gophers in 2020

Minneapolis native Elle Niebuhr is staying close to home to continue her swimming career, committing to attend the Minnesota in the fall of 2020.

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Miles Smachlo Completes Fly Sweep, Tess Howley Avenges Day 1 Loss At Namesnik

Miles Smachlo wins his second butterfly event in as many days, this time just missing his career-best time by a tenth of a second.


Big Ten Champ Miles Smachlo Swims Lifetime Best in the 100 LCM Fly at Namesnik

Miles Smachlo, the defending Big Ten Champion in the 100 fly in yards, now ranks 8th this season in long course among Americans in the same event.


Minnesota Lands Verbal Commitment from MN Backstroke Champ Casey Stowe

Two-sport athlete Casey Stowe has announced his verbal commitment to swim for the University of Minnesota beginning in the fall of 2020.


Eastin, Apple, Cusinato, Prigoda Among ISL Pros Attending WUGs and World Champs

Tomorrow, the World University Games will kick off in Italy, and will feature a handful of professional swimmers from the International Swimming League.

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2019 Eric Namesnik Memorial Open Features Pros, Olympians

NCAA mile champion Felix Auboeck will race at the meet, though he’ll step a little outside of his comfort zone 2 weeks before the World Championships begin.


Ally McHugh, Beata Nelson Among Big Ten Athlete of the Year Nominees

Penn State’s Ally McHugh and Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson were among the 14 women nominated for Big Ten Athlete of the Year honors.

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1,221 Swimmers & Divers Named as CSCAA First Team Scholar All-Americans

The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has tabbed 1,221 swimmers and divers as Scholar All-Americans for…


Minnesota Will Host Florida Gators for Season Opener (2019-2020 Schedule)

2019 NCAA runner-up in the 200 breaststroke Max McHugh, above, and the Minnesota Gophers will play host to Florida in early October.


William Christenson Set to Swim for Minnesota Beginning in Fall 2020

Olympia, Washington’s William Christenson verbally committing to swim for the University of Minnesota beginning in the fall of 2020.

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