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Versatile Joseph Radde Commits to In-state Hoosiers for 2021-22

Joseph Radde from Irish Aquatics has committed to swim for the in-state Hoosiers beginning in the fall of 2021.

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NCAA D1 Issues Waiver to Allow Immediate Eligibility After Transfer

Division I athletes transferring for the first time to another Division I school will now be eligible to compete immediately.

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NCAA Relay Qualifying Update: UGA Leads The Way With All 10 Relays In

The University of Georgia is the only school in the NCAA with all ten relays already qualified for the NCAA Championships.

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SSPC: Penn State Coaches Explain Importance of Team Book Club on Culture

Penn State swim & dive has a book club and most recently the women read Untamed by Glennon Doyle, while the men “read” (watched) Netflix’s The Last Dance

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Olympic Trials Qualifier Faith Johnson Announces Verbal Commitment to Minnesota

Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100 back, Faith Johnson has verbally committed to swim for Minnesota beginning in the 2022-23 school year.

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Michigan Sets Fall Record with 148 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Criteria for making the team include being in at least their second academic year at their institution and maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Judge Denies Iowa Swimmers Request For Injunction on Program Cut

A judge denied a request for injunction just one day after Iowa swimmers asked the court to halt the cuts to the Hawkeye swimming & diving program.

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Brendan Burns Swims 45.8 Back, 46.1 Fly, Frankel Shines at IU Time Trials

Sophomore Brendan Burns was just .05 seconds off a lifetime-best in the 100-yard backstroke at Indiana’s two-day time trial meet.

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California Sprinter Cat Watrous Announces Verbal to Indiana for 2022-23

North Bay Aquatics sprinter Cat Watrous has announced via social media that she intends to swim for Indiana University in 2022-23.

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NCAA and Pan Pacific Medalist Mackenzie Padington Announces Retirement

Canadian national teamer and former Minnesota Gopher Mackenzie Padington has announced her retirement from competitive swimming.

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Iowa Swimmers File For Injunction To Stop School From Cutting Women’s Swim/Dive

Student-athletes at the University of Iowa have filed for an injunction that would stop the school from eliminating its women’s swimming & diving program.

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Knight Commission Recommends Separating FBS From NCAA

The Knight Commission recommended that the top level of college football split away from the NCAA to govern itself, leaving swimming under the NCAA umbrella.

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Ohio State Adds Distance Freestyler Mason Edmund for Fall 2022

At the 2020 Texas 6A HS State Championships, Edmund clocked a 4:29.61 in the 500 free to finish 10th overall, a lifetime best at the time.

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SSPC: Maggie Macneil on Converting Short Course Success to a LCM World Title

Macneil walks through managing nerves, observing her role models, and how she converted her short course success into the 50m pool.

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4-Time Wisconsin State Champion Av Osero Will Dive at Minnesota, Not Iowa

Av Osero, who won 4 consecutive Wisconsin High School State Titles, has announced that she’ll be a Golden Gopher after Iowa cut their program.

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