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Jeremy Kipp: ‘I Have 3 Years Left on My Contract’ at Northwestern

In a webinar presentation Tuesday, Northwestern’s head coach of two years addressed rumors of his departure for Southern California.

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Senior Swimmer Felix Auboeck Pays Tribute to Fellow Michigan Seniors

Auboeck’s message, directed at his fellow senior athletes at the University of Michigan, will resonate with thousands of athletes around the country.

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Mackenzie Padington to Forgo Final 2 Years of NCAA Eligibility, Turn Pro

Canadian Worlds team member Mackenzie Padington, who had previously announced a transfer to NC State, will turn pro and continue to train in Canada.

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Olympic Trials Qualifier Justine Murdock Verbals to Northwestern for 2021

Murdock clocked a fourth-place effort in the 200 back at the 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East, hitting her lifetime best 1:56.48.

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FHSAA 1A State Champion Emily Trieschmann Verbals to Northwestern

At the 2019 FHSAA 1A State Championships, Trieschmann took the state title in the 200 free with her lifetime best of 1:47.84.

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Breaststroker and Accomplished Violinist Karl Helmuth Commits to Ohio State

The multi-talented Helmuth swam in the B final of the 200 meter breaststroke at the 2019 USA Swimming Junior National Championships.

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NCAA Allows D1 Schools to Reduce Scholarships; Alters Recruiting Rules

While the NCAA rejected Division I schools’ first request at a blanket waiver, they’ve approved 3 others this week to help programs deal with the…

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Univ. of Wisconsin Athletics Asks Top 25 Earners to Take Voluntary Pay Cuts

Between those voluntary pay cuts and work hour reductions of around 350 employees, the department hopes to save around $2.8 million. Head swim coach Yuri Suguiyama (above) was not among the top 25 in 2019.

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Jesse Moore Promoted To Minnesota Associate Head Coach

Moore formerly held the title of assistant coach since being hired in July of 2018.

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Northwestern Adds 2021 Verbal Commitment from India’s Kenisha Gupta

Kenisha Gupta, who represented India at 2019 FINA World Junior Championships, has announced her verbal commitment to Northwestern for 2021-22.

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Big Ten Announces Mental Health Initiatives, Including 31-Person Cabinet

The Big Ten Mental Health and Wellness Cabinet has been put together to promote optimal mental health for student-athletes.

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Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC Extend Athletic Activities Bans Through May

3 of the NCAA’s Power 5 Conferences have announced extensions to their bans on athletic activities in the last few days, even as some states begin to reopen.

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Florida High School 3A Runner-up Lance Lesage Verbally Commits to Purdue

Lance Lesage came in 2nd in the 100 back at 2019 FHSAA 3A States. He will swim for Purdue beginning in the 2021-22 school year.

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Michigan State Lands MN Class 1A Record-holder Grant Wolner for 2020-21

Grant Wolner from Winona High School and Winona Swim Club has announced his intention to swim for Michigan State University next fall.

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