Ivy League

2019 W. NCAA Previews: Brown V. Weitzeil for Sprint Queen

For the title of sprint queen in the 50 free, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Tennessee’s Erika Brown look to have a battle like none other for the American record.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Beata Nelson Guns for 100 BK AR, Again

Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson looks to potentially gain her recently-lost 100 BK American record. But freshmen Taylor Ruck and Maggie MacNeil, both in their first year of SCY swimming, could be dark horse threats.

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Who Got Faster? Improvement at Men’s D1 Conference Meets

For most of the college swimming world, championship season is over. Team’s conference meets marked the pinnacle of their seasons….

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Who Got Faster? Improvement at Women’s D1 Conference Meets

For most of the college swimming world, championship season is over. Team’s conference meets marked the pinnacle of their seasons….

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Stanford Reloads In 800 Free Relay

With Olympic champions Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel moving on to the pros, Stanford reloads in search of their third-straight 800 free relay title – and they’ve still got the stars to do it.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Can Cierra Runge Hit Freshman-Era 500 Times?

One swimmer stands out amid a tightly-packed 500 freestyle field, and that’s ASU transfer Cierra Runge.

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2019 NCAA Men’s Division I Psych Sheets Posted

Texas had to cut two of its 20 projected NCAA invitees. See the full psych sheets and cut lines here.

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Scoring Out the 2019 Men’s NCAA Division I Pre-Selection Psych Sheets

Cal leads the way in both points and individual scoring swims, but Texas and IU should both make up serious ground on diving. Adding in returning diving points from last year would have IU winning by 14 over Cal, with Texas 10 points back of California.

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Projecting the Cutline: 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships

The defending NCAA Champion Texas Longhorns have 20 swimmers who earned invites to NCAAs. They’ll have to drop 2 today, and another 2 if they want to invite their 3 qualified divers.

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2018-2019 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: Final Edition

The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.

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Dean Farris Won’t Swim 200 Free at 2019 NCAAs

Harvard’s Dean Farris is switching up his NCAA event lineup for the third year in a row, this time dropping the 200 free and the 200 back in favor of the 100s of those strokes.

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Virginia Men, Women Add 1 NCAA Diver On Day 1 of Zone A

Virginia’s Kylie Towbin won the women’s 3-meter event on day 1 of the Zone A Championships to make a return trip to NCAAs.

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2019 NCAA Women’s Division I Psych Sheets Posted

Lilly King enters the meet as the top seed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, where she’ll have a chance at finishing off a career sweep.

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NCAA Championship Women’s Pre-Selection Lists Are Posted

Ella Eastin, in spite of dabbling in the 200 back at Pac-12s (and winning a conference title), will shift back to her standard NCAA Championship schedule of 200 IM, 400 IM, and 200 fly.

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Farris Breaks Another Ivy Record as Harvard Wins 3rd-Straight Title

Dean Farris and his teammate Brennan Novak each won 3 individual events at the meet, so they shared the high point award for the 2nd-straight season.

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