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Late-Blooming Breaststroker Liam Kerns Commits to South Carolina

Liam Kerns, a rising senior and Montana state record holder, improved his 100 breaststroke time from a 1:07 as a freshman to a :56 as a junior.

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In-State Sprinter Ethan Roach Verbals to Mizzou for Fall 2021

At his first MSHSAA State Championships, Roach went lifetime bests in the 100 free (45.84) and 100 back (51.45) to take third in both events.

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1:42 200 Backstroker Jake Marcum, Rising Sophomore, Leaves Indiana for Alabama

The Indiana to Alabama pipeline has been busy since the Crimson Tide hired Coley Stickels, the former IU associate head sprint coach, to lead the program.

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Tennessee Swimmer Erika Brown Will Appear on YouTube’s “Dear Class of 2020”

Brown, the 2020 SEC Swimmer of the Year, is a member of the Class of 2020, and will make an appearances on YouTube’s star-studded celebration event.

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Ella Miller Transfers from Auburn to Minnesota after Freshman Year Injury

Ella Miller swam for 1 semester for the Auburn Tigers before getting injured. She’ll now continue her career at the University of Minnesota.

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NCAA Schools Begin Work with Athlete Brand Consultant Ahead of NIL Rule Changes

A handful of universities have announced deals with consultant Jeremy Darlow intended to teach student-athletes about brand development and communication…

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Returning Conference Points: Florida Primes For 9th-Straight SEC Men’s Title

Florida graduated the highest-scoring senior class in the SEC, but they still lead in total returning points in search of a 9th-straight conference title.

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Sub-20 Relay Split Sprinter Grant Bochenski Commits to Missouri

Bochenski, who is also a backstroker, split 19.91 on Naperville North’s 200 free relay at the Illinois High School State Championship meet in February.

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European Junior Championships Qualifier Mikolaj Malec Commits to Mizzou

Last year, at 17-years old, Malec dropped almost 4 seconds in the 200 back to place 3rd at the Polish National Championships.

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5-Time Michigan High School Champion Annette Schultz Will Transfer to Florida

Schultz, seen here with dog Tucker, swam for Louisville for 2 seasons, but never made an appearance at the ACC Championships.

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Returning Conference Points: Wide Open Women’s SEC Is Near Four-Way Tie

Bailey Bonnett and the Kentucky Wildcats lead the SEC in returning points, but Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia all lurk in a wide-open swimming & diving race.

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Texas A&M Swimmer Raena Eldridge Named 2020 Arthur Ashe Jr. Award Winner

Texas A&M swimmer Raena Eldridge was named the recipient of the 2020 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Female Sports Scholar of the Year…

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Power 5 Conference Commissioners Ask Congress for Support on NIL Legislation

The Power 5 conferences want federal, national legislation put in place before states can make individual decisions on name-image-likeness rules.

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NCAA President Takes 20% Pay Cut; Insurance Policy Kicks In for $270 Million

The NCAA expects to be back to normal financial operations in 18 months thanks to a number of contingencies, including a $270 million insurance policy.

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Arkansas Picks Up a Transfer from Adela Vavrinova after ECU Cuts Program

Vavrinova (above at the 2018 World Cup in Budapest) was one of the faster swimmers in a young ECU core that found themselves without a program 2 weeks ago when the school announced it was cutting its swimming & diving programs.

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