California State University Campuses to Remain Closed Through Fall 2020

Instruction for students at all 23 Cal State campuses will remain mostly online through the fall, chancellor Timothy White announced Tuesday.


ASU Adds Canadian Breaststroker Pilar McCann to Incoming Class

n April of 2019, at the Canadian Worlds Trials, McCann put together a 10th place finish in the 50 breast and a 17th place finish in the 100 breast.

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Junior Nationals Finalist Ange Harris Commits to Arizona State (2021)

Junior Nationals finalist Ange Harris of Sound Beach, New York has verbally committed to join the Arizona State Sun Devils class of 2025.

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Norwegian Record-Holder Marte Lovberg Joins Incoming Arizona State Class

Lovberg, a freestyler with range and IM potential, has been part of two Norwegian national record-setting relays, one in LCM and one in SCM.

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British Open Water Specialist Gordon Mason to Join ASU in Fall 2020

Last summer, Mason represented Team Great Britain at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, where he raced to a 42nd-place finish in the 5K contest.


NCAA Allows D1 Schools to Reduce Scholarships; Alters Recruiting Rules

While the NCAA rejected Division I schools’ first request at a blanket waiver, they’ve approved 3 others this week to help programs deal with the…


Euro Juniors Bronze Medalist Lea Polonsky Commits to Cal Class of 2021

Israeli swimmer Lea Polonsky, a former National Record holder and 2019 European Junior Championships bronze medalist, has committed to Cal.

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World Record Holder Regan Smith Still Set for Fall 2020 Stanford Enrollment

Despite the Olympic postponement, the 18-year-old Smith is still on track to start college at Stanford this fall, she says.


Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC Extend Athletic Activities Bans Through May

3 of the NCAA’s Power 5 Conferences have announced extensions to their bans on athletic activities in the last few days, even as some states begin to reopen.

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Pac-12 Finalist Ellie Jew Transfers from Arizona to Notre Dame

Ellie Jew was Arizona’s top-placing 100 breaststroker at last year’s Pac-12 Championship meet, finishing 8th. She now heads to Notre Dame.


Bruce Furniss Inducted Into CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Furniss, a two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer, 10-time world record holder and six-time NCAA champion, helped USC win national titles in 1976 and 1977.

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Pure Sprinter Jeremy Graunke Commits to Arizona State (2021)

Jeremy Graunke joins a growing Arizona State recruiting class of 2021, where he will bolster an under-the-radar sprint group in Tempe.

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Arizona High School State Breaststroke Champion Tate Bahti Commits to Wildcats

Tate Bahti was the 2019 Arizona Division II High School State Champion in the 100 breaststroke as a junior. He’ll stay in-state for college.

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NCAA’s Coming Name, Image, Likeness Overhaul Will Open New Revenue Streams

There will only be a handful of swimmers (like Regan Smith, above) capable of big contracts based on Olympic achievements, but there are other avenues…

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Olympic Swimmer Dmitri Colupaev Working With Restaurants to Feed Hospitals

Colupaev, a former swimmer at USC and 2012 German Olympian, has been working with local restaurants to provide 500 meals per day to frontline healthcare workers.

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