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Penn Snags Verbal from #8 Matt Fallon of Somerset Valley YMCA

Fallon excels most in breast and IM; he’s the #1 400 IMer in the entire high school class of 2021 and the #2 200 breaststroker in the class.

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Pools In England May Possibly Open In Early July

Swimmers may be able to dive into England’s pools yet, as there are positive signs coming from the government for a possible early July opening.

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Boise State Eliminates Women’s Swimming & Diving Program in Cost-Cutting Move

Boise State University athletic director Curt Apsey announced today the immediate elimination of the baseball and swimming and diving programs.

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2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist Andrey Grechin Is Coming Out of Retirement

32-year old Andrey Grechin (right) retired after the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. With an extra year before Tokyo, he’s now attempting a comeback.

SwimSwam Podcast: Olympic Champion Tom Dolan Gives 400 IM Master Class

Dolan discusses the mechanics of IM, which his strategy was for beating his opponents, and what his surprisingly best stroke was. 

In-State Backstroker Meredith Brown Verbals to Texas A&M Class of 2025

This past winter, at the 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Champs – West, Brown posted a lifetime best 54.59 in the 100 back to finish 17th overall.

Pennsylvania 3A Runner-Up Shelby Kahn Stays Local with Penn State Verbal

At the 2020 Pennsylvania 3A State Champs, just before COVID-19 shutdown swimming as we knew it, Kahn was the 200 free runner-up with a lifetime best 1:50.36.

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Iowa, Michigan Announce Changes to 2020-21 Budgets

Iowa and Michigan both made announcements regarding projected deficits and ensuing budget reductions in the 2021 fiscal year.

Georgia Tech Picks Up NJ Breaststroker Clarissa Sabin for Fall 2021

At the 2019 Speedo Junior Nationals last summer, Sabin reached finals in the 100 breast and 200 IM representing Berkeley Aquatic Club.

Wisconsin Nabs MN AA State Champion Evan Bock for Fall 2021

Bock is the defending Minnesota AA Champion in the 100 fly (48.86). He was also runner-up at that meet in the 50 free (20.91).

Swim England CEO Sees “Positive Signs” Toward Possible Pool Reopenings

English government and public health officials have toured 4 swimming pools as a way to view first-hand how the facilities are able to operate safely. 

Rikako Ikee Aims To Return To Racing In October

19-year-old Rikako Ikee spent most of 2019 in a hospital undergoing leukemia treatments. Now back in the pool, she’s aiming for an October racing return.

Breaststroker Julia Nappi Sends Verbal Commitment to Virginia Tech for 2021-22

Breaststroker Julia Nappi from YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has announced her intention to swim at Virginia Tech beginning in the 2021-22 season.

Louisville Lands Brazilian Youth Record-Holder Gustavo Saldo for Fall 2021

At the 2019 World Junior Champs, Saldo competed in the 400 free, 800 free and 200 fly. He placed 11th in the 200 fly with a near-best of 1:59.49.

Stanford Men Kick Off Class of 2025 Recruiting with Verbal from Gabe Machado

At the 2019 YMCA SC Nationals last April, Machado’s top swim came in the 1650 free, where he claimed third place with a lifetime best 15:32.54.