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Cal Women Nab Spanish Sprinter Daniela Cogswell for 2021

At the 2019 Spanish Spring Nationals last April, Cogswell placed seventh in the 50 free (26.61) and made semifinals in the 50/100/200 back.

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Butterflier Mason Morris Stays In-State, Chooses USC for Fall 2021

Morris is one of three 2025 commits on the men’s side for USC, including other southern California-based swimmers Kevin Sichak and Chris O’Grady.

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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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NCAA D1 Council Votes to Allow Stacking of Merit/Need Aid and Athletic Aid

The NCAA passed legislation to allow equivalency sports such as swimming and diving to stack need-based aid and/or merit aid with athletic aid.

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USC Adds Local Breaststroker Chris O’Grady for Fall 2021

O’Grady, a breaststroker with solid speed in the 200 free and 200 IM, will be part of USC’s breaststroke group revival.

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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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Washington State Select Women’s Team Captains For 2020-21

Seniors Mackenzie Duarte, Chloe Larson and Taylor McCoy have been selected as the Cougar team captains for the 2020-21 campaign.

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Pac-12 Moves Football, Volleyball, Soccer to Conference-Only Play for 2020

Some small sports, like men’s water polo where Stanford are the defending NCAA Championships, will not be limited by the decision.

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Who Are the People That Endowed the Stanford Head Swimming Coach Jobs?

Paul Violich (left) established in 2017 an endowment for the Stanford women’s head swimming coach position, currently held by Greg Meehan (right).

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SwimSwam Podcast: Meehan, Schemmel on Stanford Endowment, Training

Meehan and Schemmel explained what an endowment was, where theirs came from, and the impact it has on an athletics program. 

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Stanford to Cut 11 Varsity Olympic Sports, Including Synchronized Swimming

The school is eliminating the sports after the 2020-21 school year, an open letter to the community Wednesday said.

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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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Euro Summer Juniors Silver Medalist Fanni Fabian of Hungary Picks Cal

Fabian (left) was the 200 fly silver medalist at the 2019 European Summer Juniors, where she was fifth in the 200 free and swam on three of Hungary’s relays.

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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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After One Season at Indiana, Katrina Sommer Announces Transfer to UCLA

Sommer competed at the 2020 Big Ten Championships for Indiana, racing the 100 back (55.72), 200 back (1:59.08) and 200 IM (2:03.57).

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