Ivy League

Academy Bullets’ Will Raidt Sends Verbal to Harvard for 2020

Raidt, who placed third in the 200 free at the 2019 IHSA Boys HS Champs, brings in a 45.5/1:37.9/4:30.9 freestyle combo to Harvard.

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Ellen Holmquist Announces Verbal Commitment to Penn for 2020

Wilton Y Wahoos breaststroker/IMer Ellen Holmquist has verbally committed to Penn’s class of 2024.

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High School Relay Record-holder Alex Massey Verbally Commits to Yale

Olympic Trials qualifier Alex Massey of Ensworth Aquatics has verbally committed to the application process at Yale.

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BCST Butterflyer Jazlynn Pak Verbally Commits to Columbia

Jazlynn Pak from Seattle, Washington has announced her verbal commitment to the application process at Columbia University for 2020-21.

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2019 CIF North Coast Champion Claire Suen Sends Verbal to Harvard for 2020

Suen, who won the 100 free at the 2019 CIF North Coast Section Champs, would’ve placed third in the 200 free at Ivies last season.

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2x Arizona High School State Champion Matthew Leblanc Commits to Penn

Matthew Leblanc from Chaparral High School and Scottsdale Aquatic Club has announced his intention to swim for the Penn Quakers in 2020-21.

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1:00 Breaststroker Sophia Zhang Verbally Commits to Harvard for 2020

Zhang, at 1:00.73, is already over a full second faster than Harvard’s best 100 breaststroker was at the end of last season.

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2019 Speedo Junior Nat’l Champion Dylan Rhee Sends Verbal to Harvard for 2020

Dylan Rhee comes in with a time of 1:57.14 in the 200 breast which would’ve made the Ivy League Champs A-final last season.

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U.S. National Team-er, Top 20 HM Arik Katz Sends Verbal to Harvard for 2020

Arik Katz, who finished 5th in the mile at the 2019 World Junior Championships, is the fourth Katz sibling to commit to a D1 school for swimming.

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Harvard NCAA Qualifier Raphael Marcoux Takes Olympic Redshirt Season

Harvard’s Raphael Marcoux will sit out the coming NCAA season in preparation for Canadian Olympic Trials in the spring. Marcoux would have been a senior.

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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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NCAA Addresses Wearable Technology in Latest Swim/Dive Rulebook Update

The NCAA will not allow swimmers to wear any technology that transmits information to an athlete in real-time, only devices for “data collection.”

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What Will it Take to Qualify for the 2020 Division I NCAA Championships?

With the 2019-2020 NCAA season underway, how fast should Division I swimmers expect they’ll need to go to make the NCAA Championships in March?

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Mia Saenger Verbally Commits to Life-Long “Goal College” Columbia

As a 10 & under, Mia Saeger said that Columbia was her ‘goal college.’ This week, she fulfilled that promise with her verbal commitment.

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Princeton Women Host Annual 5K for Breast Cancer Research

The Women’s Swimming and Diving Team at Princeton University will be hosting the 12th Annual Collegians Find the Cure 5K Run/Walk for breast cancer research.

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