Six swimmers from the Texas A&M swimming & diving teams have been chosen to represent their country at the 2015 Pan American games in Toronto, Ontario.
Caeleb Dressel went big in two swims on Friday in Orlando.
Ziv Kalontarov, who won a gold medal for Israel in the 50 free at the inaugural European Games in Baku, will swim for Auburn in the fall.
Tennessee high school state champ Walker Higgins out of Tennessee Aquatics has verbally committed to the Georgia Bulldogs for 2016.
Missouri All-American breaststroker Sam Tierney is spending the summer training with the loaded professional group at USC, but will return to Mizzou in the fall to help start a postgrad group at his alma mater.
“I am super excited to have Shane join our staff this season. He brings a lot of coaching and recruiting experience to our program”.
Texas A&M will be represented by four Aggie swimmers, along with women’s head coach Steve Bultman, at the 2015 World University Games July 4-11 in Gwangju, South Korea.
After another successful year in the pool that saw the Aggies take fourth place at the NCAA Championship, nine members of the Texas A&M Swim & Dive team have been selected to the 2015 CSCAA Scholar All-American Team.
In just its fourth season in the expanded Southeastern Conference (SEC), Missouri will host the SEC Championships in swimming & diving in 2016.
Kyle Darmody will lead the Auburn Tigers into a 2015-2016 season that will begin it’s regular-season schedule against arch-rivals Alabama.
All-American backstroker, Kira Toussaint, will be transferring to the University to Tennessee. Toussaint is the Dutch record holder in the women’s 100 scm backstroke and is also the daughter of 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist, Jolanda de Rover.
Maxime Rooney, a top-10 men’s recruit in the class of 2016, has already verbally committed to the University of Florida, part of a trend to pledge earlier and earlier.
Among the headline-grabbing NCAA rule changes we reported on last week is another impactful update: the NCAA will add long course meters as an approved course for college swim meets next season.
Of all teams that placed in the top 10 at the 2015 NCAA Championships, Kelsi Worrell, Tanja Kylliainen, and the Louisville Cardinals had the highest team GPA in the spring semester.
The Auburn swimming and diving program completed a successful year in the pool and the classroom as 19 student-athletes were selected as Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Associate of America (CSCAA), the organization announced Wednesday.