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Former Minnesota HS State Swimming Record Holder Advances to Final of “The Biggest Loser”

A promotional photo of Frederickson at the beginning of NBC’s The Biggest Loser.

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Heated UNC-UVA Rivalry Meet Produces Both ACC Swimmers of the Week

UNC’s Logan Heck’s sprint swims were the key to the Tar Heels’ victory over Virginia on Saturday.

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Williams Bests MIT, Middlebury in Back-to-Back Dual Meets

The Ephs of Williams certainly had a weekend filled with fast swimming. On Friday they faced off against the MIT Engineers and came out on top (192-97 for women, 159-137 for men). Less than eighteen hours later, the Ephs were back up on the blocks racing NESCAC competitors Middlebury and again came out victorious (185-108 for women, 197-101 for men).

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Minnesota men sweep Swimmer, Diver of Week after comeback win vs NC State

Kyler Van Swol was named Swimmer of the Week after some dominant butterfly performances, while Manny Pollard won Diver of the Week for his work on the boards. Northwestern got in on the action with freshman diver Andrew Cramer earning Freshman of the Week.

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A Pair of Louisville Cardinals Win AAC Swimmer of the Week Honors

Tanja Kylliainen (above) and her teammate Joao de Lucca have both earned Swimmer of the Week honors from the AAC.

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VIDEO: York YMCA takes a Saturday look-back at swimming tradition with some 1940’s-era strokes

At the end of a three-and-a-half hour Saturday workout, the York YMCA coaches took an opportunity to teach the team about its own Olympic tradition and the major technical changes in the last 60-some years of swimming. Check out the video of the kids trying out 1940s-era competition strokes.

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NCAA Zone Diving Allocations Released; Zone D (Texas Men) Loses a Spot

See how different teams’ NCAA hopes could be affected by the zone diving distributions.

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Indiana women take two of three weekly Big Ten awards, Minnesota diver honored

Brooklynn Snodgrass won her 8th Big Ten Weekly Honor in just two years of collegiate swimming. Hoosier freshman Gia Dalesandro was also honored, as was Minnesota’s Sarah McCrady.

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Hagino, Yamaguchi Post World-Leaders at Tokyo Metropolitan Championships

Kosuke Hagino is already swimming better backstroke times in January than he did at the World Championships last summer.

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Rice’s Clark Wins Conference USA Swimmer of the Week

Rice’s Casey Clark has earned her 4th Conference USA Swimmer of the Week award this season.

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Eldorado Eagles Top La Cueva in New Mexico Girls’ Metro Meet

Swim Rio Rancho coach Kerri-Ann Petty contributed this report. To see her report on the boys’ championship last weekend, click…

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le Clos and Campbell Both Express Lofty Goals Leading Into Perth

Chad le Clos and Cate Campbell will be in action in Perth this weekend, but both have their eyes on more significant accomplishments at a future date.

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Duke Nets 14 for Recruiting Class of 2014

Duke Coach Dan Colella: “We’re really excited about the men and women that are going to be joining us and what they’re going to be able to contribute immediately in their freshman year. They’re going to have a big impact.”

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Columbia Police Department to Investigate Alleged Rape of Missouri Swimmer

Where the University of Missouri has chosen not to open an investigation into the allegations of rape of former Missouri…

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Matt Grevers Thinks Core Strength in Backstroke

Grevers helps you consider why you choose your stroke, how you visualize your perfect race, and he re-emphasises why “core strength” is so vital to your personal success.

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