On a weekend that reminded us how exciting swimming can be as a team sport, one swim set off a chain reaction to one of the biggest upsets in recent NCAA memory.
Denver’s Kyle Milberg and Sam Corea were named Summit League Swimmers of the week, while South Dakota State won both diving awards with Connor Florand and Olivia Olesiak.
Rice’s Rachel Moody was named Swimmer of the Week after breaking the school 100 breast record at the Houston Quad. North Texas senior Catherine Johnson was named Diver of the Week.
Drexel sophomores Kyle Lukens and David Sanchez were honored for the men, while Towson senior Kaitlin Burke and Northeastern senior Candace Young won for the women.
Tennessee’s senior day celebration produced two senior SEC Swimmers of the Week. The Vols’ Lindsay Gendron won for the women while rival Florida got a men’s award for Brad deBorde.
Tickets for the 2014 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships are now on sale for the meet which runs from Feb. 19 – 22 at Ralph Wright Natatorium in Louisville, Ky.
Cornell hosted their final meets in ode to their seniors as both Cornell teams had wins against Brown.
Carlyle Blondell of Louisville and Christine Pedersen were named AAC Swimmers of the Week in the final set of weekly awards to be given out this season.
Providence sweeps Big East weekly awards after school record-setting performances against Boston College.
Providence won both men’s and women’s Athlete of the Week in the Big East this week on the heels of a tough loss to Boston College that produced 6 new Providence school records.
Radford University has announced the cutting of their women’s swimming program.
Ohio State grabs three of six Big Ten weekly awards, Minnesota’s Keefer wins 15th Diver of Week honor
The intense Ohio State-Michigan rivalry dual meets produced four of the six weekly Big Ten award-winners, with the Buckeyes taking three of those honors. In addition, Minnesota’s Maggie Keefer won Diver of the Week for the 15th time in her career.
Long-time Arizona assistant will finally get his shot at leading the Wildcats without an interim tag.
Duke’s Nick McCrory has won his 5th ACC Diver of the Week award of the season.
Speedo USA Redesigns College Swim Team Uniforms with New Custom Suits for Cal, USC, University of Florida and the University of Michigan
Cal Women’s Swimming will race in the New Speedo USA “thin-strap suits” during the 2013-14 collegiate swimming season.
Bowling Green went on the road this weekend to knock off the Marshall Thundering Herd for its fourth straight win.