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Kevin Cordes set his second individual American record in as many days with his victory in the 100 meter breaststroke.
Olympic star Missy Franklin is appearing in a PSA for Boys Town Hotline, a counseling hotline for kids and adults.
Felicia Lee was honored as women’s swimmer of the month by the Pac-12 Conference.
We caught up with USC Head Assistant Coach Jeremy Kipp at the Texas Invite, and he gave us the 411 on USC and why their college and club program is different. (Featured Image: USC NCAA Champ, Vlad Morozov)
Katie Ledecky proved over the weekend that she is a once-in-a-generation distance swimmer, which could be a big win financially (if she wants it).
Video edit is courtesy of Coleman Hodges. 2013 US Winter National Championships – 100 freestyle – as reported by SwimSwam…
Video interview is courtesy of Kelsey Floyd. Video edit is courtesy of Coleman Hodges.
Jeremy Kipp, with some 15 years of collegiate swimming coach experience, is USC’s head assistant swimming coach in his seventh year at USC.
Arizona’s Michael Meyer won the 400 IM one night after winning the 200 IM, and he also put up the third fastest time in the NCAA in the process. Meyer went 3:41.73 to blow away the field, leading by nearly 3 seconds before the race was even half over.
Kasey Carlson won an extremely tight race over Arizona’s Margo Geer in the 100 free.
Kevin Cordes broke the American and U.S. Open Records in the 100 yard breaststroke on Friday night at the 2013, swimming a 50.70 to better the 50.74 he went at the 2013 NCAA Championships. His time was the fastest 100 yard breaststroke in history.
In prelims of the men’s 100 fly, that famous Arizona mid-season taper reared its head, and senior Giles Smith took the top seed in the men’s 100 fly in 44.75. That time would’ve placed him behind only the now-graduated Tom Shields at NCAA’s last season, in a race where Smith was 6th.
Check out this close-up video of Kevin Cordes’ American record in the 100 breast from last night’s Texas Invite final, courtesy of the University of Texas.
Bonnie Brandon closes in on three titles for Arizona in what’s been a banner weekend for the sophomore.