Classes have only been in session for a week or two at many schools, but the NCAA Swimming & Diving season waits for no man – the first dual meet of 2015-2016 takes place this Friday in Cleveland, Mississippi.
To make things interesting at the conference level, SEC rival Auburn will bring their men and women. Last season Auburn was 3rd just behind UGA on the men’s side and 4th on the women’s side at this meet.
Texas A&M head women’s swimming coach and two-time U.S. Olympic coach Steve Bultman was inducted into the American Swimming Coaches Association Coaches Hall of Fame.
Alex Farrow, a senior at Seacrest Country Day High School in Naples, Florida, has given his verbal commitment to the Gators for 2016-17.
Gunnar Bentz will try to fill the shoes of two perennial All-Americans in Nic Fink and Chase Kalisz.
LSU has made its first foray into the recruiting market of the high school class of 2016, nabbing California breaststroker Catherine Lowengrub.
Junior Kyle Darmody will lead the Tigers into battle this season
Natalie Hinds is part of a big returning senior class for the Florida Gators, who graduated just three seniors and zero NCAA points.
What would it take Gator sprinter Caeleb Dressel to score in a 50 for his coach Gregg Troy to do away with his infamous mustache?
NCAA champ Kristian Gkolomeev leads a loaded sprint crew at Alabama that’s only getting better.
It’s Back-to-School-Back-to-the-Pool time, and we at SwimSwam would like to acknowledge the 2632-and-counting freshmen swimmers and divers we’ve been tracking. Good luck to you all; have a great freshman season!
Adding a fourth day to the meet will help spread out the events, but it could make the final day more challenging.
Tennessee hit some major adversity at the 2015 NCAA Championships, but a small graduating class and a big-time incoming transfer provide high hopes for 2016.
Texas A&M will host the annual Art Adamson Invitational on Nov. 19-21, with a bit of a twist this year. Prelims will be held in long course meters, with finals in short course yards.