College

York YMCA’s Cameron Speed Changes Commitment from ECU to Florida Atlantic

At the 2020 CCSA Champs, Speed would’ve taken fourth place in the 1650. He also would’ve made the 500 free A-final and B-finals in the 200 fly and 200 free.

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MIT Cancels Fall Sports, Including Men’s WP and Early Season Swim Meets

MIT will only bring primarily rising seniors back to campus for the fall semester. No decision’s been made yet about training for winter sports like swimming.

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7 Ways College Recruiting Is Changing during Coronavirus Pandemic

SwimSwam talked to a number of college coaches about the ways that they’ve had to reenvision recruiting during a quarantine.

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6x Connecticut HS Champ Sophie Murphy Verbals to Georgia Tech

For Cheshire YMCA, Murphy has made several YMCA LC Nationals A-finals and was the 100 free runner-up in 2018 (57.84).

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Breaststroker Julia Unas Sends Verbal Commitment to Columbia for 2021-22

Southern California breaststroke specialist Julia Unas has announced her verbal commitment to the application process at Columbia.

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SEC Runner-Up Liam Bell Decides to Stay at ‘Bama after Entering Transfer Portal

After exploring the transfer market this off-season, rising sophomore Liam Bell has decided to stay at Alabama, where he was the 100 breast SEC runner-up.

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NCAP’s Megan Mastropaolo Transfers from ECU to George Mason

2019 high school graduate Megan Mastropaolo is headed home to Virginia after a year at ECU. She will transfer to George Mason this fall.

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Florida Lands Euro Summer Juniors Medalist Ekaterina Nikonova of Russia

With her converted bests, Nikonova would’ve been right up at the top of Florida’s sprint freestyle group last season.

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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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Hannah Jones Commits to DI Ball State for Fall 2021-22

Freestyler and backstroker Hannah Jones has committed to swim for DI Ball State University beginning fall 2021. She will join the Cardinal’s class of 2025.

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Report: Ivy League Expected to Push All Fall Sports to Spring 2021

The league’s decision is expected to lead to a domino effect of other conferences making decisions about fall sports play.

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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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Consortium to Save ECU Swimming & Diving Pushes Fundraising Over $715,000

A group working to save the swimming & diving programs at East Carolina has pushed their fundraising past $715,000, but are still waiting to talk to the athletics department.

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Rider’s Justin Carey Named MAAC Male Student-Athlete of the Year

Carey, along with women’s basketball player Stella Johnson, mark the first-ever Rider athletes (in either gender) to win the conference award.

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Italian IMer Ginevra Molino Commits to Florida State for 2020-21

IMer Ginevra Molino from Torino, Italy is headed to Tallahassee to swim for Florida State University in the class of 2024.

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