NCAA Champion Ryan Hoffer Confirms That He’ll Go Pro, Enter ISL Draft

Ryan Hoffer, who finished his Cal career with 7 NCAA titles, will forego his extra season of NCAA eligibility to race in the ISL.


Bryce Mefford Breaks Down Dynamic of Cal Backstroke Crew

Mefford came back in 29.46, the fastest in the field, to take second in 1:54.79, a massive best time for the Cal Berkeley senior

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Purdue All-American Trent Pellini To Swim at USC as Grad Transfer in 2021-22

Purdue All-American breaststroker Trent Pellini will take a 5th year and swim at USC next year while pursuing a master’s degree in finance.


Texas UIL 6A 100 Back Champion Alexis Newman Verbals to Arizona

Back/fly specialist Alexis Newman from Blue Tide Aquatics has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Arizona’s class of 2026.

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Colby Mefford Admits He Likes to “let the audience worry a little bit”

Colby Mefford was in dead last at the 100 mark but turned on the jets coming home, roaring to a new lifetime best and a victory in the 200 back

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Tyler Kopp Talks Cal Underwater Work, Mile Finishing Speed in 400 IM Win

Rising Cal sophomore Tyler Kopp pulled away from the field on breaststroke and held his lead through the finish, securing his spot in the Wave II meet


Liam Bresette on Winning an Event at Olympic Trials: “It’s a dream”

Sammon, who won the men’s 100 free on day 1, took the race out quick, but Bresette had superior closing speed, and got his hand on the wall first

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Carl Bloebaum Throws Down 1:58.90 in 200 Fly to Claim Wave I Victory

17-year-old Carl Bloebaum and 20-year-old Colby Mefford both threw down huge swims in the 200 butterfly in order to qualify for Wave II of Olympic Trials.

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Pac-12 Standout Isabella Rongione Retires, Opens Up About Mental Health

Isabella Rongione announced the end of her competitive swimming career, opening up about her personal struggles and the need to put her mental health first.


Austrian National Record-holder Marlene Kahler Commits to USC

Incoming Trojan Marlene Kahler of Austria would have scored in the top-8 of the 500/1650 frees and in the top-16 of the 200 free at 2021 NCAAs.


ASU Assistant Herbie Behm Breaks Down How Entire Team Handled Red-Shirt Year

Behm said it went quite smoothly, getting a long block to focus on both long course and putting good work in during training heading into Olympic Trials.


Brooke Forde To Take 5th Year At Stanford While Pursuing Masters

NCAA champion Brooke Forde will return to Stanford for one more season of NCAA eligibility while pursuing a masters degree.


Abbey Weitzeil Swims 54.18 in Santa Clara, Remains No. 4 in US This Season

In Santa Clara, Abbey Weitzeil put up a solid 54.18 mid-season effort in the 100 FR. She remains No. 4 in the U.S. this season with her season best of 53.66.


Stanford Adds Tokyo Qualifier Ron Polonsky of Israel for 2021-22

Ron Polonsky will start at Stanford in the fall with times that would already have scored in the B finals of four events at 2021 Pac-12s.


Abbey Weitzeil Swims Pair of 24.61s on Day 2 of Santa Clara LCM Senior Meet

Highlighting the second finals session was Olympian Abbey Weitzeil in the women’s 50 free, who swam a pair of identical times at 24.61.

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