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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Ever More 57s Pursue King in 100 Breaststroke

With King’s 55-second performance, as well as her slew of 56-second swims, it’s easy to lose track of how significant it is for other women to swim 57-anything in the 100 breaststroke.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Uncertainty Abounds In 200 Medley Relay

If there’s one relay that feels hard to project, it’s this one.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Forde & Pickrem to Battle for 2nd Place in 4IM

Ella Eastin’s 2018 400 IM performance at this meet last year was perhaps one of the most stunning in college swimming history – from breaking every record in the books by multiple seconds to handing Katie Ledecky what’s likely the biggest loss margin of her career.

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2019 M. NCAA Previews: Four-Way Platform Showdown In Men’s Diving

Miami’s David Dinsmore won the 2017 NCAA platform dive title, but lost last year to Colin Zeng and two freshman phenoms. All four return this year in what could be the most explosive diving event in recent NCAA memory.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Cal Looks For Double-20s In 200 Free Relay

Cal was within .07 of winning this relay last year and returns all four legs, including two potential 20-point splits.

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2019 M. NCAA Previews: Texas Takes Aim At NC State Run in 800 Free Relay

Over the last two years, Texas has brought in the #2 and #1-ranked recruiting classes, both centered around one event: the 200 free.

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Texas Scratches Collins and Larson to Finalize 2019 Men’s NCAA Roster

The University of Texas, who had 18 swimmers invited to the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships, has scratched two athletes to lower its combined swimming and diving NCAA roster size to 18.

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2019 W. NCAAs Preview: Sub-50 Flyers Hansson and MacNeil Battle

USC’s Louise Hansson and Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil could have an exciting battle in the 100 fly as both swimmers have been under 50 seconds multiple times in their careers.

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2019 Women’s NCAA Championship Pick ‘Em Contest Is Live

It’s bold predictions time… we’re launching our annual Women’s NCAA Championships Pick ‘Em Contest with a tweaked scoring format and a lineup of great prizes!

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Ruck & Nelson Nearly “Co-Favorites” in 200 Back

Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck has been 1:48.67 in the 200 yard backstroke this season, which would have been fast enough to win silver at last year’s NCAA Championships. But Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson has been faster still.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Open Field Leaves Room for Surprise in 1650

With four of 2018’s top-10 finishers out of the NCAA, there’s room for some new blood in the mile.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Two-Year-Old Rematch Highlights Diving Events

Newcomers and redshirt returners threaten to shake up last year’s diving order, including on 1-meter, where UCLA’s Maria Polyakova returns from a redshirt year to recreate what was a seven-point thriller of a finish with Sarah Bacon and Alison Gibson in 2017.

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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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