Pac-12 Football Players Threaten Season Boycott If Demands Aren’t Met

The players threaten to jeopardize the 2020 Pac-12 football season if demands related to matters of player health, financial reform, and social justice…


Backstroker Kate Luft Transfers from South Carolina to UCLA

In her freshman season with the Gamecocks, Luft improved marginally in the 50 and 100 back while taking over five seconds off her old best in the 200 back.


Washington State Will Go Fully Online This Fall; Swimming Still on Track

(Above) Washington State’s 2020-2021 captains). The Cougars are expecting to resume their season as normal this fall, though school will be online only.


SwimSwam Podcast: Bob Bowman Responds to SwimSwam’s ASU Redshirt Comments

Bowman was open and honest about his reasonings and was happy to answer a lot of the major questions that commenters had.


Wesson, Siebert, Valasek Round Out Cal Men’s 2020-21 Incoming Class to 13

With the addition of Tavis Siebert, Max Valasek and Tyler Wesson, the Cal men’s swimming & diving program will start the 2020-21 season with 13 newcomers.


All-American Zach Yeadon Heads to Cal for Final Year of NCAA Eligibility

Yeadon scored in the 500 free and mile at both the 2018 and 2019 NCAA Champs, while he’s the reigning ACC champion in both races.


2020 NCAA Qualifier Hallie Kinsey Transfers to USC Trojans

Kinsey clocked a 1:54.12 to place sixth in the 200 fly at the 2020 SEC Championships. At that meet, she was also 10th in the 100 fly (52.51).


World Record-Holder Regan Smith To Defer Stanford Enrollment In Olympic Year

World champion backstroker and #1-ranked NCAA prospect Regan Smith will take a gap year from college competition in 2020-2021.


SwimSwam Podcast: Lea Maurer on Why Eating Dessert Wins World Titles

Lea made the world champs team and during the meet, teammate Jenny Thompson ate a waffle sundae before her individual swim, the 100 free.


NCAA President: “The Format of Our Championships Will Have to Change”

NCAA president Mark Emmert released a statement on Friday that was the most direct address yet of the coronavirus impact on the 2020-2021 NCAA season.


Arizona St. Will Redshirt Entire Swimming Roster for 2020-2021 NCAA Season

Arizona State head coach Bob Bowman says that the move is being made in the interest of safety for the program’s student athletes.


NBAC Sprinter Lucas Calderon (2021) Makes Verbal Commitment to Utah

North Baltimore’s Lucas Calderon will add to the sprint group at Utah beginning in the fall of 2021.

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Florida High School State Champion Hayden Kwan Commits to Stanford

Kwan, who is scheduled to arrive at Stanford in the fall of 2021, will bring badly-needed backstroke depth to the Cardinal.


Oregon 6A Runner-up Anna Jorgensen Commits to Arizona Wildcats

Anna Jorgensen will follow her father, Olympic gold medalist Dan Jorgensen (USC), into the Pac-12 when she begins at Arizona.

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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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