Big Ten

Iowa Picks Up 2021 Verbal Commitment from Canada’s Catherine Minic

Canadian butterfly specialist Catherine Minic has committed to the Hawkeyes for 2021-22 and beyond.

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PSU’s Jack, Murphy Named Members of Big Ten Anti-Hate & Anti-Racism Campaign

Olivia Jack and women’s swimming & diving head coach Tim Murphy were among the Penn State representatives announced.

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Wisconsin Shuts Down Old Natatorium ahead of Schedule Amid Coronavirus Closure

The University of Wisconsin is now officially without a swimming pool after the school announced this week that it was…


Members of Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition Announced

In addition, the Big Ten Conference formally launched a Voter Registration Initiative that has been in the planning stages since February of 2020.

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Monday Marks Opening Day for the Recruiting Class of 2022

Prospective student-athletes from the high school class of 2022 may begin to receive calls from college coaches beginning Monday, June 15, 2020.


Indiana’s Andrew Couchon and Kai Bathurst Enter NCAA Transfer Portal

More Indiana swimmers are on their way out as rising junior Andrew Couchon and rising sophomore Kai Bathurst have both entered the transfer portal.


#10 Recruit in Class of 2021 Lindsay Flynn Changes Commitment to Michigan

After originally committing to Indiana University, Flynn has now decided to enlist with another Big Ten program – Michigan.


Northwestern Tabs Associate Head Coach Katie Robinson to Lead Program

Robinson, now the second female coach of a men’s team in the Power 5, was the head women’s swimming and diving coach at Tulane University from 2012-17.


Michigan Names Auböck, MacNeil 2019-20 Athletes of the Year

Auböck is the eighth men’s swimmer to receive the award, while MacNeil is the sixth women’s swimmer to receive the award and first since 1997.

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Big Ten Recognizes Spring and At-Large Sports Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

The Big Ten recognized a total of 2,055 students competing in spring and at-large sports who have been named to the Academic All-Conference team.

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Moldovan Record-Holder Nichita Bortnicov Sends Verbal to Indiana for 2021

Bortnicov’s 200 fly NR in short course meters is a 2:01.30, which converts to a 1:49.27 in yards. He’s also part of two NR relays.


Italian Freestyler Ilaria Murzilli Commits to Nebraska

Ilaria Murzilli will join Nebraska’s strongest group, their distance freestyle group, when she arrives in Lincoln in the fall of 2021.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Ray Looze on What Makes a Perfect Breaststroke

Looze talks about the ins and outs of learning how to coach breaststroke, what he looks for in potential recruits, and how to build up a great breaststroke


Tommy Cope Named Michigan’s Big Ten Medal of Honor Recipient

Cope is the 16th Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient from the men’s swimming and diving program and fifth in the last nine years.


Iowa, Auburn, Alabama Report Positive Coronavirus Test Among Athletics Returns

As collegiate athletics departments across the country begin bringing student-athletes back to campus, several have reported positive tests for coronavirus.