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Penn State Men’s Swimming & Diving Team Participate in $11.7 Million THON Event

Penn State’s annual THON fundraiser has raised $167 million to fight childhood cancer in 47 years, including $11.7 million in 2020.

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Ohio State Picks Up Verbal Commitment from 2021 Sprinter Mackenzie DeWitt

Mackenzie DeWitt from Hudson Explorers Aquatics Team has announced her intention to swim for The Ohio State University beginning in the fall of 2021.

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Which NCAA Power 5 Conference Teams Can Still Practice and Compete?

Only a handful of schools are yet to be prohibited from practicing as well as from competing as part of the response to COVID-19.

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2020 NIC Championships: Watson, Poletta Win Double on Thursday

Cleveland State’s Dominic Poletta dropped over half a second in the 50 fly at this meet, winning the race in 21.14. He returned to win the 50 free.

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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: Final Edition

NCAA’s are canceled. Bummed? Yeah, us too. But relive what could/would have been in our final edition Power Ranks, including conference champ results.

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End-of-Season Intrasquad Meets an Option in Wake of NCAA Cancelation

Schools are considering hosting their own end-of-season meets after the NCAA canceled all remaining winter and spring championships.

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3 Women’s Alternates Added To D-I NCAAs As Harvard Drops Out

Three more women’s alternates have been invited to the 2020 NCAA Swimming Championships, with Harvard scratching out due to coronavirus.

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Winter Juniors Finalist Daniel Matheson Verbals to Northwestern for 2021

At the 2019 Winter Junior Championships – West, Matheson climbed to eighth in the 500 free, ninth in the mile, and scored in C-finals of the 200 fly/400 IM.

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A Look At Women’s NCAA Relay Qualification, 2017-2020

For the 4th year in a row, Standford, Cal and Louisville hit all 5 ‘A’ cuts for the Women’s D1 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

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2020 W. NCAA Previews: Hansson, MacNeil, and Brown Set for 100 Fly Showdown

The 100 fly is one of the most anticipated showdowns, featuring 2 women tied as the NCAA Record holders and a 3rd who holds the American Record.

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2020 W. NCAA Previews: Weitzeil Aiming for 2nd Sub-21 to Defend 50 Free Title

Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the reigning NCAA Champion, made history this season as the first woman to break 21 in the 50 free.

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Scoring Out The 2020 NCAA Men’s D1 Pre-Selection Psych Sheets

The NCAA pre-selection psych sheets only dropped this morning, but we’ve already got the seeds scored out with all swimming events (but no diving) included.

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Florida’s Kieran Smith to Swim 200 Free Instead of 400 IM at NCAAs

While Smith swam the 400 IM at SECs in a time that then led the nation, he won’t be entered in it at NCAAs. He’ll instead be the top seed in the 200 free. 

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Cal’s Hugo Gonzalez Goes with 200 Breast Over 200 Back at NCAAs

His time from the 200 breast time trial at Pac-12s ranks him 4th in the nation, while his time in the 200 back ranked 8th.

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Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas Chooses 400 IM Over 100 Back for NCAAs

This season, he’s dropped the 100 back on day 2 for the 400 IM. He was the 4th fastest 100 backstroker in the nation this season.

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