Florida Women Kick Off 2020-2021 Corona-Season With Intrasquad Meet

The Florida women, who return 6 of their 11 individual NCAA qualifiers from last season, held their first meet of the season on Friday.

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Missouri Keeps Backstroker Mara Manion In-State for Fall 2021

At the 2020 Missouri HS Class 2 State Championships, Manion was the 100 back runner-up (57.35), while she placed seventh in the 100 free (53.25). 

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Brecken Merkel De-Commits from Iowa, Chooses Mizzou for 2021

Merkel was a double A-finalist at the 2019 Minnesota AA HS State Championships, placing third in the 200 IM (2:04.26) and sixth in the 100 fly (56.19).

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5-Time All-American Sonnele Oeztuerk Will Transfer from Auburn

The German-born Oeztuerk finished 6th at the 2019 NCAA Championship meet in the 200 backstroke as a sophomore and ranks 2nd in program history in that event.


Colombian National Teamer Santiago Corredor Returns to NCAA Transfer Portal

In February of 2019, Corredor announced that he would transfer from Florida to USC, but he never wound up swimming any meets for the Trojans’ varsity squad.


Florida Women Land 3rd Top-20 from Class of 2022: #12 Hayden Miller

Hayden Miller’s verbal commitment is Florida’s 6th -and 3rd in the top 20- for the class of 2026.


Futures 200 Fly Champion Tate Cutler Verbally Commits to Auburn for 2022-23

Tate Cutler, a former NAG relay record-holder from DART Swimming, has opted to swim and study at Auburn University beginning in 2022-23.


SwimSwam Podcast: Jeff Poppell on Building a Team From the Ground Up

Poppell was integral in building 3 major programs from the ground up and he shares what lessons he learned along the way.


Big Ten B-Finalist Katie Minnich Transfers from Michigan to Florida

Michigan native Katie Minnich will join the University of Florida women’s swimming and diving team with 2 years left of NCAA eligibility.


Tennessee Volunteers Have Mapped Out a Tentative 2020-2021 Swimming Season

The defending SEC Champion Tennessee Volunteers women will kick off their season with an intrasquad meet in about 2 weeks.


Shaine Casas Swims 1:37.9* in 200 Yard Back in Practice

Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas suited up in practice on Saturday. There’s an asterisk on the swim, though, as he probably was past 15 meters on the start.


Florida Gators Secure Verbal Commitment from #5 Zoe Dixon for 2022-23

Zoe Dixon, one of the top prospects out of Virginia, has opted to defect to Florida for her collegiate career, giving a verbal to the Gators for 2022-23.


How Tennessee Landed 18 Freshmen Boys in their Class of 2024

“We looked for athletes with more versatility, athletes that loved to work and compete and athletes that would look for any possible way to improve.”


SwimSwam Podcast: Robert Howard on Developing Elite Level Speed

Howard talked about being a lifelong Tide fan and how Nick Saban and Alabama football inspired him to rise to the top of his game in the pool. 


SwimSwam Podcast: Brown, Banic, DeLoof & More Talk Training in Knoxville, ISL

While Molly Hannis was the prominent figure in this group for years, the group has seen a huge increase recently from graduations as well as relocations