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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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Butterflier Berit Quass Adds Fly Speed to Tennessee’s Class of 2024

Berit Quass of the Greater Des Moines YMCA is one of 11 incoming freshmen headed to the University of Tennessee for the 2020-21 season. 

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NCAA Extends Recruiting Dead Period Through July 31, 2020

In announcing the decision, the NCAA says this will allow coaches to focus on student-athletes that might be returning to campus as early as June 1.

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Tennessee’s Nathan Murray Named Brad Davis Community Service Award Winner

The SEC announced each of its 14 member institutions’ award winners Thursday, with Murray, along with volleyball’s Alyssa Andreno, winning from Tennessee.

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Division I Swim & Dive Coaches Volunteer $6.2 Million from 2020-21 Budgets

In a release signed by 108 Division I coaches, the CSCAA announced that programs are preempting fallout from the pandemic by volunteering budget cuts.

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Chandler Bray Named Nominee for SEC Brad Davis Community Service Leaders Award

Bray was involved with various projects in the Gainesville community over his four years as a Gator.

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Asia Seidt Named SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar Athlete of the Year

Kentucky swimmer Asia Seidt has been named the female 2019-20 SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete of the Year, joining LSU basketball player Skylar Mays.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Shaine Casas on How Swimming in Austin Changed his Life

Casas delved into his past, explaining how he spent a life-changing summer in Austin training at Nitro while living with now-A&M teammate Ethan Gogulski. 

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Razorbacks’ UK-to-UA Pipeline Thrives with Addition of Macy Lawrence for 2020

17-year-old British sprinter Macy Lawrence is set to join the Razorbacks in the fall of 2020.

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