NCAA Division II

GLVC Postpones Most Fall Sports, Will Compete in Spring

The Great Lakes Valley Conference, home to some of DII top swimming and diving teams, has decided to postpone most fall sports until spring.

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2019 Alabama HS State Medalist Leighton Rainer Commits to Drury University

Breaststroke specialist Leighton Rainer has decided to continue her athletic and academic careers at Drury University beginning in the fall of 2020.

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President Mark Emmert Says NCAA Would Prefer Federal NIL Legislation

At a Senate hearing this week, Emmert said he believes it’s “innapropriate” for the association to determine athlete compensation laws nationally.

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D3 Catholic University Hires Barton’s Tyler Ziegler As New Head Coach

Catholic University has announced the hiring of Barton College head coach Tyler Ziegler, who will return to Catholic U, this time as head coach.

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All the Cuts and Cancellations to College Aquatics Programs for 2020-2021

SwimSwam’s running list of all the college swim & dive, synchronized swimming and water polo teams that have been cut or canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Barton CC Relay Hero Carlon McClerkin Will Continue His Career at Lindenwood

McClerkin ran down two swimmers in a filling 200 medley relay anchor last season to give Barton Community College its first-ever relay national championship.

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Seidt, Hansson, and Marsh Among 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Nominees

3-time NCAA champion Louise Hansson (above) was among 53 swimmers & divers nominated for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year honor.

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Former UConn Swimmer Jack Gray Will Transfer to Southern Connecticut State

Jack Gray will be an immediate contender for multiple conference championships at Southern Connecticut State next season.

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Wingate Promotes Doyle And Hennessy To Associate Head Coaches

Wingate has promoted two assistant coaches to associate head coaches: Greg Doyle (women’s swimming & diving) and Kevin Hennessy (men’s swimming & diving).

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CSCAA Announces 2020 Scholar All-America Team Individual Selections

Louisville and Virginia led all Division I women’s teams with 16 First-Team Selections, while Texas led on the Division I men’s side with 17.

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Danyael Cuison Commits to DI Dixie State University

Butterfly specialist Danyael Cuison has committed to swim for DII Dixie State University beginning fall 2020. She will join the Buffalo’s class of 2024.

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ICE: Foreign Students Cannot Attend Online-Only School From the US This Fall

ICE announced that international students facing entirely online course loads must leave the country or transfer schools.

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NCAA D2 B-Finalist Bennett Maczka Will Transfer from Queens to TCU

6’6″ freestyler Bennett Maczka will transfer to TCU next season after spending 2 years at Division II program Queens University.

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Massachusetts DI State Champion Tommy Russell Commits to St. Leo University

2017 Futures finalist Tommy Russell has announced his decision to swim at Saint Leo University beginning in the 2020-2021 season.

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Morehouse College Cancels Fall Sports, Including Football, Amid Pandemic

Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia has officially canceled fall sports in response to the coronavirus pandemic, impacting football and cross country.

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