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Penn Quakers Release Men’s and Women’s Schedule for 2016-17

The University of Pennsylvania has announced its men’s and women’s swimming and diving schedule for the 2016-17 season.

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The Book That Recounts the 112-Year History of Princeton Swimming, and the Origins of Intercollegiate Swimming

Princeton wasn’t the first American university to field a collegiate swimming team, that honor goes to Penn, but it is…

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Swimmers define Dominance in Rio

Counting finals swims only, Katinka Hosszu’s world-record-smashing 400 IM was by far the most dominant swim of night one.

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NCAA Releases 2016-2017 Division I Time Standards

The Texas men were dominant at the 2016 NCAA Championships for a second-straight title. With only minimal graduations, they could be in line for a 3-peat.

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Comparing the 2017 NCAA Division I Time Standards

Last night the NCAA published its list of qualifying times for the 2017 NCAA Championships, which will be held in Indianapolis at the legendary IUPUI Natatorium.

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2017 NCAA Relay Standards: 16 Relays Would Have Been Bumped In 2016

Just how much did the NCAA’s relay qualifying times change for the coming season? We break down the numbers based on 2016’s invites, finding that NCAAs would have featured 16 less relay entries under the new cuts.

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Ledecky’s 800m Freestyle–Most Dominant Swim of the US Olympic Trials

If you’re Katie Ledecky, you dominate. It’s what you do. Congratulations Katie on posting the most dominating swim of Trials last week.

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U.S. Open Record-Holder Brendan McHugh Wraps Career at Olympic Trials

U.S. national champ and current U.S. Open record-holding breaststroker Brendan McHugh will call it a career following his events at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials – though the Trials finalist stopped short of the word “retirement.”

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Wrap-Up on the College Commitments of SwimSwam’s Class of 2016

July 1, 2016 begins the new recruiting season for the class of 2017. Take a look at where we are so far with class of 2016 commitments.

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Adrian and Thiago score most dominant races in pre-taper competition

This past weekend (June 4-5th), the last major American swim competitions were held before swimmers begin to taper for both U.S. Trials and the Olympic Games.

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Former NCAA Champ Drew Livingston Hired as Princeton Head Diving Coach

Drew Livingston won 2 NCAA Diving titles as an undergrad at the University of Texas.

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Dominant wrap-up of European Championships 2016

Adam Peaty put up the most dominant swim of the 2016 European Championships in the London Olympic pool. His 58.36 in the 100m breast won with a dominance factor of 2.35%–well over a second in front of the field.

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Pac-12 Freshman Scorer Destiny Nelson Transferring To Yale Bulldogs

Pac-12 point-scorer and former Texas high school standout Destiny Nelson will be transferring from the University of Southern California to Yale and the Ivy League after her freshman season.

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Yale’s Fabian Earns Elliot Award

One of the most prolific swimmers in the history of the Yale women’s swimming & diving program has earned the school’s most prestigious athletic award given to a senior female.

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Survey of Athletes Reveals Desire for Better Life-Balance in NCAA

In an NCAA survey of nearly 50,000 Division I college coaches, athletics administrators and student-athletes, respondents dissected how college athletes…

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