he College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced its 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large teams last week and 20 Division I men’s swimmers and 17 women’s swimmers were among those honored.
California will fill the vacancy in its coaching staff this week, hiring former Texas volunteer assistant coach Chase Kreitler, a source tells us.
Lake Shore Swim Club’s Ben Brooks is transferring from Eastern Michigan to West Virginia in the fall.
Chris O’Shea of Three Village Swim Club has signed with West Virginia University to finish his three remaining years of eligibility.
Cole Crane from Episcopal School of Jacksonville and Episcopal AmberJax has given a verbal commitment to the Longhorns for 2019-20.
A new proposal would extend the NCAA’s “year in residence” requirement to all sports, requiring all transfers to sit out a full year before rejoining NCAA competition, though other proposals would allow students with a certain GPA to bypass that requirement.
USA Swimming National Junior Team Member Ethan Harder from Billings, Montana has announced his intention to swim for the Texas Longhorns beginning in the fall of 2019.
In a year that seems to have more high-level Division I head coach openings than usual, 11 programs are still without head coaches for next season.