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2021 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Cal junior Reece Whitley comes in as the top seed in the 100 breaststroke on Day 3 of Men’s Pac-12s, where he’ll look to defend his title from last season.

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Projecting the Cutline – 2021 NCAA Women’s Division I Championships

We crunched the numbers – and the early unofficial returns say that all swimmers seeded 41st and higher will earn NCAA bids this year.

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Trenton Julian Will Swim 200 Free over 400 IM Tuesday at Pac-12s (HEAT SHEETS)

Cal senior Trenton Julian will attempt to defend his Pac-12 title in the 200 free, though last year he swapped out the 400 IM for his NCAA day 3 entry.

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Bulgarian Swimmers Say Federation Mandated Pills Leading To Failed Doping Tests

Three young Bulgarian swimmers say their federation required them to take pills at a training camp, leading to the trio testing positive for stanozolol.

Texas Sophomore Kelly Pash Chooses 200 Free Over 400 IM for NCAAs

Pash’s lifetime best 1:42.70, her first sub-1:43 performance, is tied with Riley Gaines of Kentucky for the #2 seed on the pre-cut psychs.

O’Neil, Windle Capture Big 12 Championship Day 1 Diving Titles

Texas’ Jordan Windle recorded a six-dive total of 469.85 points to set a Big 12 Championship record.

After Missing SECs, Potential Scorer Leah Braswell Out of 2021 Women’s NCAAs

With her 4:38.69 in the 500 from November 2020, Braswell would’ve been seeded to score at ninth at the NCAA Championships (9 points).

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UNC Keeps SwimMAC’s Spencer Freeman In-State for Fall 2022

At the 2020 18&U Winter Championships in December, Freeman raced to lifetime bests in the 200/500/1650 free, 200 fly and 400 IM. 

WashU Picks Up Breaststroker Saya Ryan for Fall 2021

Ryan, primarily a breaststroker, has CA/NV sectional cuts in the 200 breast and the 100 LCM breast. Her breaststroke best times in yards both came in 2020.

Former San Jose State Athletic Trainer Found Responsible for 2009 Abuses

After facing Title IX violation allegations in 2009, sports medicine director Scott Shaw has been found responsible for at least 5 of them and has resigned.

Kate Douglass Will Focus on Sprint Frees at NCAA Championships

Kate Douglass will swim the 50 free, 100 free, and 100 fly individually at the 2021 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

Head Coach Bill Dorenkott Talks Through Ohio State Women’s Dominant B1G Title

One thing OSU did is split into event groups on a regular basis, knowing that the team would have to create their own energy in each individual event. 

British C’ships Transition To ‘Selection Trials’ With Major Changes

What was previously known as the British Swimming Championships has transitioned to a new name of the 2021 British Swimming Selection Trials.

Beach Cities Sprinter Macie Campbell Commits to UChicago (2021)

The last high school championships that she competed in was the 2019 CIF Southern Division 2 Section Championships, where she placed ninth in the 100 free.

Swimming’s TopTenTweets: A Very Sleepy Peaty

We’re back this week with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.