Pre-NCAA PSA: Photos and video of Minnesota starting blocks and kick plates

With the NCAA not allowing swimmers to remove the kick-plates from the Spectrum blocks at the University of Minnesota, here are some visuals of what the starting platform will look like for relay swimmers at the women’s NCAA Championships later this month.


Florida Women Add Three Possible Qualifiers; Georgia Women 1 at Last Chance Meet

Florida’s Lindsey McKnight is left squarely on the bubble for an NCAA qualification.


Louisville’s Kohoyda, Coutinho Improve NCAA Qualification Chances at Tennessee Last Chance Meet

Louisville’s Gisselle Kohoyda swam a 2:09.95 in the 200 breaststroke in Tennessee to drastically improve her NCAA Qualifying chances.

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Open Turn: Conference Championship Preview, Round 2

Garrett McCaffrey and Morgan Priestley look forward to the 2nd batch of D1 conference championships.


Statistical Analysis: Ranking the women’s conference championships

With numbers courtesy of USA Swimming Stats on Twitter, we’ve put together some charts ranking the top-end depth of each of the major women’s conference to compete last weekend.


Gregg Troy: “5 Days of Racing is Worse Than Two Weeks of Training”

Gregg Troy talks to media after the SEC Championships, and shares that Nick Alexiou, a Virginia transfer, is probably redshirting the season.

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Shannon Vreeland Discusses Georgia’s SEC Title and Their Plans For NCAAs, Video Interview

University of Georgia senior, Shannon Vreeland, talks about the women’s team’s win at the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships held…


2014 SEC Championships: Florida, Georgia repeat, Chierighini puts up a pair of 41s

Auburn’s Marcelo Chierighini (above) went 41.9 to win the 100 free, then 41.4 leading off the 400 free relay. Meanwhile the Georgia women and Florida men successfully defended their 2013 team titles.


Larson Again Closing in on NCAA Record at SEC’s Day 5; 200 Breaststroke Now On Notice

Florida’s Brad deBorde, beard and all, has looked unstoppable at this week’s SEC Championships. He and Auburn’s Marcelo Chierigihini will have two more matchups on Saturday.


Fink Shatters SEC Record in 100 Breast, Aims for Sub 51 at Men’s NCAA Champs, Video Interview

Fink breaks down his record-breaking swim and how he plans to go under 51 seconds in the future.

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Breeja Larson Aims for sub 57 in 100 Breast at Women’s NCAA Championships, Video Interview

Texas A&M University senior, Breeja Larson, popped a 57.24 100 breast, shattering the NCAA, U.S. Open, and American records at SEC Championships!

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A&M Women Sweep Friday’s Finals at 2014 SEC Championships

Cammile Adams is one of three top seeds for the A&M women in three individual events on Friday night in Athens, Georgia.


Breeja Larson Breaks NCAA, U.S. Open, American Records in 100 Breaststroke

For the second-straight year, Texas A&M’s Breeja Larson has broken the NCAA, American, and U.S. Open Records in the 100 yard…

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Elizabeth Beisel 4 for 4 in the 400 IM, Video Interview

Beisel has won the 400 IM at SECs every time she has competed in her tenure at Florida, making the senior a four-time champion in the event.


A&M’s Breeja Larson Takes Top Seed in Women’s 100 Breast; Sits Three-Tenths from Record

Breeja Larson of Texas A&M has only swum some 50’s in relays so far at the 2014 SEC Championships.