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.
O’Grady, a breaststroker with solid speed in the 200 free and 200 IM, will be part of USC’s breaststroke group revival.
3-time NCAA champion Louise Hansson (above) was among 53 swimmers & divers nominated for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year honor.
Seniors Mackenzie Duarte, Chloe Larson and Taylor McCoy have been selected as the Cougar team captains for the 2020-21 campaign.
Some small sports, like men’s water polo where Stanford are the defending NCAA Championships, will not be limited by the decision.
Paul Violich (left) established in 2017 an endowment for the Stanford women’s head swimming coach position, currently held by Greg Meehan (right).
Meehan and Schemmel explained what an endowment was, where theirs came from, and the impact it has on an athletics program.
The school is eliminating the sports after the 2020-21 school year, an open letter to the community Wednesday said.
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.
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.
ICE announced that international students facing entirely online course loads must leave the country or transfer schools.
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).
Last summer, Tadder won the 2019 Speedo Junior National title in the 400 IM, going 4:46.96 in long course to snag an Olympic Trials cut.
Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in California, USC walked back on its initial plans to bring students to campus in the fall.
At the 2019 YMCA SC Nationals last April, Machado’s top swim came in the 1650 free, where he claimed third place with a lifetime best 15:32.54.