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Northwestern Retains & Promotes Andrew Hodgson, Jake Tapp In New Coaching Staff

Northwestern will keep Andrew Hodgson and Jake Tapp on their coaching staff – both have been promoted to associate/assistant head coaching roles.

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2019 CIF Southern Section D2 Runner-Up Marly Lough Verbals to Penn State

Most recently, Lough competed at the Pro Swim Series stop in Des Moines, where she made the 200 back C-final (2:19.90) to finish 19th overall. 

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2016 Olympian Valerie Gruest Announces Retirement; Reveals Childhood Abuse

Valerie Gruest, who was 9th in the 1650 free at the NCAA Championships as a freshman, has officially announced her retirement from swimming.

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Watch: Remembering Morgan Burke’s Speech at the 2017 CSCAA Awards Banquet

After former Purdue athletic director Morgan Burke died on Monday, the community is remembering him and his speech about cutting NCAA teams amid recent cuts.

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Asia Seidt Wins 2020 CoSIDA D1 At-Large Academic All-American of the Year

37 NCAA swimmers were honored as CoSIDA Academic All-America team members, with Kentucky’s Asia Seidt winning Team Member of the Year.

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Michigan Won’t Bring Swimming Programs Back to Campus in First 2 Phases

The University of Michigan has announced a 4-phase plan to return student-athletes to campus; swimming & diving wasn’t named in the first 2 phases.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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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