Ashley Stenstrom Becomes 3rd Valor Christian Commit to UCLA in 4 Classes

Valor Christian is getting the band back together: Ashley Stenstrom will join her former State Champion relay-mates Lindsay (her sister) and Ella Kirschke at UCLA.


NCAA Top Times Update After First Wave of Mid-Season Invitationals

Shaine Cases (Texas A&M) and Erika Brown (Tennessee) both hold 4 national top times each after the first wave of college invites.


The First 100 Verbal Commitments from the High School Class of 2021

It’s only November and we have already written 100 articles on the verbal commitments from the high school class of 2021.


Gabriel Jett Elects to Stay in State, Delivers Verbal To Cal For 2021

Gabriel is a bit of a trailblazer for the Jett family; both of his parents swam at Auburn in the 90s and his sister currently swims there too.


California State Champion Mia Kragh Verbally Commits to Cal (2021)

Mia Kragh was the 2019 California High School State Champion in the 100 fly and has committed to the Cal Golden Bears in their class of 2025.

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Alexei Sancov Shares How SwimSwam Comments Motivated Him (Video)

After a tough transition to the NCAA his freshman year, Alexei Sancov has hit his stride during his sophomore season at USC


European Junior Championships Finalist Amalie Mortensen Commits to Arizona

Danish freestyle swimmer Amalie Mortensen has verbally committed to the University of Arizona in the class of 2020.

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Louise Hansson Explains Up-and-Down Fall Since Comedown from Worlds (Video)

USC’s Louise Hansson, the defending NCAA Champion and fastest-ever swimmer in this event, won by more than a second-and-a-half, swimming a 50.05

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Breaststroker Emily Ward (2020) Verbally Commits to Washington State

Seattle Metropolitan Aquatic Club’s Emily Ward has verbally committed to swim for Washington State beginning in the 2020-21 school year.

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College Swimming Weekly Preview: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2019

It’s a catch-your-breath weekend between major college invites, as the vast majority of programs are off for the Thanksgiving holiday.


Bob Bowman Describes First Olympic Year Without Phelps Since Pre-2000 (Video)

ASU Head Coach Bob Bowman guided the career of Michael Phelps through 5 Olympic Games. 2020 will be his first Olympic year since 2000 without Phelps.


Five Head Coaches Weigh In on the 2019 NC State Fall Invite (Video)

Braden Holloway, Bob Bowman, Yuri Suguiyama, Gary Taylor, and Dan Colella give their thoughts on the NC State Fall Invite and their teams’ performances.


Katharine Berkoff Is Focusing on The Process More Than Times (Video)

Katharine Berkoff posted a handful of season-bests at the NC State Invite this weekend, but rather than focus on times Berkoff is focusing on “the process.”

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Cody Bybee Is Back With a Vengeance After Missing the 2019 Post-Season (Video)

After missing the 2019 Pac-12 and NCAA Championships due to mono, Cody Bybee is back with a vengeance this season.


Grant Shoults on Fall Training at Stanford: “Better than I expected” (Video)

Grant Shoults came in 2nd in the 1,650 after another 2nd place in the 500. Shoults swam a 14:52.91 in his first rested 1650 of the season.

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