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2019 Swammy Awards: Female NCAA Swimmer of the Year Beata Nelson

In a season with a lot of highlight performances from collegiate women, Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson stood out above an impressive field of nominees.

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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Rankings: December Edition

Our women’s NCAA swimming & diving ranks had a change at #1… will our men’s ranks do the same? There’s a lot to unpack after mid-season invites.

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Iowa Women Sweep Big Ten Weekly Honors

Kelsey Drake was named the Swimmer of the Week, Jayah Mathews the Diver of the Week, and Millie Sansome the Freshman of the Week.

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Indiana Secures Transfer from Miami (OH) Butterflier Iago Moussalem

Moussalem is the defending MAC champion in the 100 fly and 200 fly, and this summer he helped Brazil to a bronze medal in the 4×100 medley relay at WUGs.

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2019-2020 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Power Rankings: December Edition

The tides are turning, and we have a new #1 in our NCAA swimming & diving rankings, updated after mid-season invites across the nation.

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Max McHugh Leads B1G Men’s Weekly Honors

Wolverines’ Todd, Gophers’ McHugh, Nittany Lions’ Raisanen claim weekly Big Ten men’s awards.

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MacNeil Highlights B1G Women’s Swimming and Diving Weekly Honors

Wolverines’ MacNeil and Sims, along with Gophers’ Zhu earn weekly awards.

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Dubuque Sprinter Anna Pfeiffer Elects To Stay In State With Commitment To Iowa

Pfeiffer could make an impact on the Hawkeyes’ sprint relays as early as her freshman year if she can hit her best times at the B1G Ten Championship meet.

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7x Wisconsin HS Champ Sophie Fiske (2021) Verbally Commits to In-state Badgers

Wisconsin has succeeded in keeping its state-champion sprinter Sophie Fiske. She has verbally committed to the Badgers’ class of 2025.

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Miles Smachlo Describes How Swimming 2 Very Different Races Got the Same Result

Michigan’s Miles Smachlo Lamanted that his easy speed was not there this weekend, and swam 2 very different races between the prelims and finals of his 2Fly

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Felix Auboeck Found the Ideal 500 Pace This Weekend (Video)

Auboeck, the defending national champion, left the second pack behind to hammer home with a 14:42.29 in the 1,650, after a 500 that he felt was lacking

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Max McHugh Describes Recovery Process After Sustaining Gun Wound (Video)

After being caught in a shoot out this summer, Max McHugh has returned to training and competition, putting up some very fast times at the Minnesota Invite

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Pancake Hot Take: 2019 US Open/Minnesota Invite Weekend Wrap-up

Since this is a wrap-up, I’m giving you my top 4 swims of the weekend, my top 4 surprises of the weekend, and as always, the syrup on top. 

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Denver Men Break 2 More School Records on Final Day of ‘Big Al’ Invite

Adriel Sanes broke his own University of Denver record in the 200 breaststroke and also swam on the record-breaking 400 free relay.

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Penn State Women Win 5 of 7 Races on Day 2 of Princeton ‘Big Al’ Invite

Penn State’s Maddie Cooke added a win in the 100 breaststroke to a 50 free victory on Friday as the Nittany Lions got hot on Saturday in Princeton.

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