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200 Butterfly Specialist Gavin Rogers Commits to LSU

Rogers finished 21st in the 200 fly at the 2019 Winter Junior Championships – West in December. He’ll swim at LSU in the fall of 2021.

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Kentucky’s Brown, Seidt Nominees For McWhorter Award

Kentucky Wildcats’ Asia Seidt and Glen Brown are the nominees for the post-graduate scholarship presented to the SEC’s top male and female scholar-athletes.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Kieran Smith Breaks Down 4:06 500 Free

We also dove deep into what it takes to swim a perfect 400m freestyle and how swimming might be able to break the magical barrier of 3:40 in that race.

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Georgia High School State Champion Avery Bargeron Commits to Auburn

Across two recruiting classes, Auburn head coach Gary Taylor has completely rebuilt the Auburn sprint butterfly group, including Bargeron.

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British World University Games Medalist Emily Barclay Will Swim at Arkansas

Arkansas will hope to strike gold again with Emily Barclay, who was the UK’s 2nd-best 50 freestyler last season behind Arkansas graduate Anna Hopkin.

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Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC Extend Athletic Activities Bans Through May

3 of the NCAA’s Power 5 Conferences have announced extensions to their bans on athletic activities in the last few days, even as some states begin to reopen.

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Swimming From Home: Auburn Coaching on SEC Performances, Moving Forward

Each coach gave their perspective on their SEC performances and how this quarantine period could affect athletes once they get back into the pool.

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SEC Conferences Cancels Summer Camps for All Member Institutions Until July 31

A moratorium on practices and team meetings, either voluntary or mandatory, remains in place through at least May 31st, the conference said on Friday.

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WV High School State Champion Macguire McDuff Verbally Commits to Florida

Macguire McDuff from Parkersburg YMCA Sharks in West Virginia has announced he plans to swim at the University of Florida beginning in 2021-22.

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11-Time Louisiana State Champion Sarah Holt Commits to Texas A&M

Sarah Holt, who has attended the Texas A&M Swim Camp in the past, is committed as a member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie class of 2025.

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Florida’s Tori Bindi One Of Two McWhorter Scholar-Athlete of the Year Nominees

Bindi is set to graduate as a biochemistry major with a 3.94 grade point average.

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Commonwealth Games Diver Bryden Hattie Commits to Tennessee

Hattie specializes in platform diving, which will shore up the Tennessee Volunteers’ weakest diving event from last season.

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Luca Urlando’s Shoulder Back To Normal; Plans To Attend Georgia for 2020-2021

World Junior champ Luca Urlando is fully recovered from a dislocated shoulder, his coach says, and is still on track to attend UGA next year.

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NCAA’s Coming Name, Image, Likeness Overhaul Will Open New Revenue Streams

There will only be a handful of swimmers (like Regan Smith, above) capable of big contracts based on Olympic achievements, but there are other avenues…

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Illinois State Champion Ty Spillane Verbally Commits to Mizzou for 2021

Academy Bullets breaststroker Ty Spillane has announced his intention to swim at the University of Missouri in 2021-22.

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