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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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Stanford Lands 2019 Junior National Champion #8 Samantha Tadder

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.

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USC Will Move Undergraduate Instruction Primarily Online for Fall 2020

Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in California, USC walked back on its initial plans to bring students to campus in the fall.

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Stanford Men Kick Off Class of 2025 Recruiting with Verbal from Gabe Machado

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.

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Pac-12 Announces Initial Steps To Combat Racism and Promote Social Justice

Newly-created head of diversity & inclusion position, formation of social justice & anti-racism advisory group among first steps.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Reece Whitley explains The Only Real Way Change Will Come

This is one of many instances in which Reece has started sharing his experiences in an effort to educate the community as to what black athletes go through

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UCLA Receives Verbal Commitment from New York HS State Runner-Up Joanie Cash

At the 2019 New York HS state champs, Cash clocked a 23.15 to finish second in the 50 free final. She was also 50.95 to finish third in the 100 free

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Arizona Delays Athletes’ Return To Campus Due To Latest Coronavirus Data

The University of Arizona is delaying its plans to return its student-athletes back to campus in light of the latest coronavirus data. 

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National HS Record-Holder Torri Huske, #2 in the Class, Chooses Stanford

Last summer, Huske broke a 38-year-old NAG record in the 15-16 100 fly with a 57.80 in long course meters at the 2019 U.S. Summer Nationals.

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Washington St. Asst Coach Bex Freebairn Can No Longer Work in US after Change in Visa Rules

Freebairn was unable to get her work visa renewed after the Trump administration suspended new work visas earlier this week.

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