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William & Mary Alum, USMS Record Holder Katie Grier Dies At 43

W&M alum and USMS All-Star Katie Grier died in August after several months of advanced metastatic breast cancer complications.

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ISL Matches 7 and 8 Money Lists: Beata Nelson Earns Over $23k to Lead League

Through matches 7 and 8 of the International Swimming League, the Cali Condors have 4 of the top 5 earners in the league with Beata Nelson in the top slot. 

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Pool/Open Water Specialist MaKayla Ciancanelli Verbals to South Carolina

Ciancanelli has qualified for Futures in free, fly, and IM events, but also placed 9th at the 2021 USA Swimming Open Water Jr. National Championships.

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UMass Dartmouth Names Owen Worden Head Coach

Owen Worden worked as an assistant coach for UMass Darthmouth for eight seasons. He’ll coach the women’s team, which was reinstated after getting cut in 2020.

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Carolyn Meier, Cornell Assistant Coach, Hired as Assistant at TCU

Carolyn Meier has been hired as an assistant coach at TCU. She comes from Cornell, where she also served in an assistant coach role.

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Paralympic Medalist Achmat Hassiem in Coma After Surgery

Hassiem is nicknamed “Sharkboy,” as he lost his lower right while saving his brother from a great white shark attack in 2006.

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Futures Qualifier Laurel Wasiniak Commits to Hope College for Fall 2022

Freestyler Laurel Wasiniak will stay in-state as she has announced her commitment to Hope College (MI) beginning in fall 2022.

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Ranking The 2021 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Olympic silver medalist Erica Sullivan (pictured) headlines Texas’ class with the ability to come in and win NCAA titles right away.

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FLEET’s Colin Kennedy Named Age Group Coach of the Year

Kennedy of the Cypress Fairbanks Swim Team (FLEET) won the American Swim Coaches Association and Fitter and Faster’s 2021 Age Group Coach of the Year award

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UNC’s Emily Grund Diagnosed With Leukemia

Emily Grund finished in 4th place on the synchronized 3-meter springboard at the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials, alongside her diving partner Hailey Hernandez.

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Kyle Chalmers, Rob Woodhouse Discuss ‘Jackpot Loss’ to Energy Standard

For the first time in the history of the ISL, jackpot points decided the winner of Match 8, favoring Energy Standard over the London Roar

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Video Of 16-Yr-Old Flynn Southam’s 48.05 SCM 100 Free At QLD C’ships

Catch some race video from this past weekend’s Queensland Championships, featuring 16-year-old Flynn Southam in the men’s open 100m freestyle.

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Caeleb Dressel, Lydia Jacoby Among 3 Swimmers Nominated for 2021 Sullivan Award

Gold medalist Lydia Jacoby, the first-ever Olympic swimmer from Alaska, is one of 38 nominees for the prestigious AAU Sullivan Award.

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James Gibson Ed Altri Coaches Criticano Il Jackpot Della ISL

James Gibson ed altri allenatori della ISL hanno criticato il sistema del jackpot introdotto durante la seconda stagione del campionato

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James Gibson, Other ISL Coaches Take Issue With Jackpot Scoring

Energy Standard head coach James Gibson said he was “not a huge fan of that scoring system” when discussing jackpots during a mid-match interview.

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