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2018 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

 Katie Ledecky dominated the anchor leg for Stanford in 1:39.87 to help the Cardinal defend their title. Louisville’s Mallory Comerford put up the fastest split of the night, though, with a 1:39.14 on the 2nd leg.

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Ella Eastin Discusses ‘The Stanford Taper’ (Video)

After winning the 800 free relay with a commanding lead, Stanford junior Ella Eastin gave insight on what the last couple of weeks have looked like for the Cardinal

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“Knock it Down.” Sally Jenkins Says the USOC Needs to Start Over

The USOC no longer benefits our athletes, and there’s only one way to fix it. In the words of Sally Jenkins, “Knock. It. Down.”

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2018 NCSA Spring Jr Nationals: Day 2 Live Recap

Kentucky commit Caitlin Brooks opened up Wednesday with a win in the 200 back.

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2018 W. NCAA Previews: a Battle of American Record Breakers in 400 IM

The 400 IM American Record changed hands last season between Stanford teammates Katie Ledecky and Ella Eastin. Now that Ledecky has dropped the 200 free for the 400 IM at NCAAs, who will capture the title (and possibly the American Record) at the big showdown?

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2018 Winter Nationals Will Be in Greensboro (in Long Course)

Winter Nationals and Winter Juniors — East will take place in Greensboro, N.C., while Winter Juniors — West will be in Austin, Texas.

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All the Links You Need for the Women’s 2018 D1 NCAA Championships

You can find all the links you need to follow along right here on SwimSwam, as well as event-by-event previews and predictions.

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USAS Age Group Committee Favors Banning Tech Suits for 12 & Unders

While USA Swimming has not formally released the contents of the Stu-Isaac-led review of technical racing suits for USA Swimming’s…

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FINA Vice President Dale Neuburger Plans to Retire in 2021

Notes from the February USA Swimming Board of Directors meeting confirm that Neuburger is planning to retire in 2021.

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Abby Arens, Eli Fouts Impress In 100 Breast At Day 2 NCSA Prelims

16-year-old Abby Arens moved up to 12th all-time in the 15-16 age group with her 1:00-flat 100 breast at NCSA Junior prelims.

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USA Swimming Plans to Begin Selling Alcohol at Swim Meets

A USA Swimming task force has recommended guidelines for selling alcohol (and alcohol sponsorships) at certain meets.

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2018 M. NCAA Previews: Final Schooling-Dressel Showdown in 100 Fly

Schooling, the Olympic 100 fly champion, is the top seed heading into the meet with a 44.78 from midseason. Dressel clearly hasn’t shown all of his cards yet since he swapped this event for the 100 breast at SECs, but if his performances in his other events and his fly speed in the 200 IM are any indication, we could be in for something special.

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2018 W. NCAA Picks: Cal Trying to Hold Off IU, Stanford in 200 Medley

Cal comes into this meet with a star-studded NCAA record-holding 200 medley relay team, but they will have to hold off the ever-present Stanford and new threat Indiana to defend their title.

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WATCH: Race Videos from Day 1 of the 2018 NCSA Junior Nationals

Madison Homovich of Marlins of Raleigh won the 1000 free on the opening night of the 2018 NCSA Spring Junior National Championships.

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2018 M. NCAA Picks: Frosh Aim for Podium in Senior-Heavy 400 IM Field

In a field laden with seniors, freshmen Brandonn Almeida and Hugo Gonzalez have a shot at the podium.

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