College Swimming Previews

College Swimming Previews: One Casas-Sized Hole To Fill For #10 Texas A&M Men

Senior Koko Bratanov will be heavily relied upon this season by the Aggies after the abrupt departure of Shaine Casas one month ago.

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2021-2022 College Previews: #11 Virginia Tech Men Feeling the Sergio Effect

The Virginia Tech men return all of their NCAA qualifiers after finishing a program-best 11th place at the 2021 NCAA Championships.

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2021-2022 NCAA Previews: #12 Arizona Men Get Big Boost With Fail’s Fifth Year

The Wildcats get a boost this season as Brooks Fail, their leading individual scorer last season, returns for a fifth year.

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College Swimming Previews: #12 Michigan Men Aiming to Build On B1G Title

The Michigan men return most of the core that earned them a Big Ten Championship last season despite facing several challenges.

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2021 SEC Men’s Championships Fan Guide: AR-Holders Smith and Finke to Propel UF

Georgia is having a ridiculously impressive season, though, and a very strong A&M team could also make things interesting at the 2021 SEC Champs.

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2021 Women’s ACC Championships Fan Guide: Virginia Favored to Defend Title

Virginia is the heavy favorite to repeat as team champion, while NC State and Louisville are projected to defend their 2nd and 3rd place finishes.

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2020 W. NCAA Picks: A Mad(den) Dash to Topple Forde

Brooke Forde returns to defend her 2019 crown, holding the best time of anyone in the field by at least a half-second at 4:31.34.

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College Swimming Previews: Unlikely Sprints/400 IM Combo Lead #1 Cal Men

Cal has the two best returning 50 freestylers in the NCAA. But they also have arguably three of the top 400 IMers. That’s what you call a well-rounded roster.

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College Swimming Previews: Individual Titles May Not Be Enough for #1 Stanford

Gone are the days of Ledecky, Manuel, Eastin and Ruck. But Stanford still has the depth of multiple #1 recruiting classes who will need to step up in 2020.

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SwimSwam’s Comprehensive 2019-2020 College Swimming Preview Index

Stay on top of our team-by-team previews, recruiting class rankings, NCAA event-by-event winner picks and more with this comprehensive links index.

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College Swimming Previews: Underclassmen and Transfers Buoy #2 Texas Men

The depth is outstanding, especially with elite freshmen and transfers incoming. The task will be swimming best times at NCAAs – an issue in 2019.

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College Swimming Previews: #2 Cal Bears Cover Their Bases with Newcomers

Despite a great senior class graduating last year, Cal still returns a talent-laden roster, headed by the nation’s top sprinter: Abbey Weitzeil.

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College Swimming Previews: A Massive Rebuilding Project For #3 IU Men’s Relays

Seniors Zach Apple, Vini Lanza, Ian Finnerty, adnd James Connor combined for 161 individual points at NCAAs, nearly half of the Hoosier’s 385.5 point total.

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College Swimming Previews: #3 UVA Women Return All Individual NCAA Scorers

UVA is without a doubt in a stronger place heading into this season than last season, thanks in large part to the #1 recruiting class this year.

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College Swimming Previews: Talented Recruits To Help #4 NC State Weather Losses

Despite losing 5 NCAA scorers and 12/20 relay legs to graduation, a talented freshman class arrives to help rebuild around returning star Coleman Stewart.

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