UCSB Water Polo player dead after being pulled up from bottom of swimming pool

Sophomore Nicholas Johnson was pulled from the bottom of his high school pool while completing a practice and pronounced dead after receiving CPR from some fellow lifeguard-certified swimmers.


2014 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Celebration Photo Vault

Way better than jumping in for a morning workout, the Georgia women go for a victory dip after winning the Team Title at the 2014 Women’s NCAA DI Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Mitch’s Monday Meet Review: Women’s Division I NCAA Championships edition

Join SwimSwam’s Mitch Bowmile as he reviews all of the action from last weekend’s NCAA Championships for the Division I women.

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Longhorns Host NCAA DI Swimming & Diving Championships For 8th Time

The NCAA Championships feature 235 invited swimmers and 35 divers from 58 universities. Texas and California lead the field with 16 invited swimmers apiece. Texas and Purdue each have a meet-best four divers.

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VIDEO: Gregg Troy Wraps Up Women’s Meet; Looks Ahead to Men’s Meet

Gregg Troy was a little disappointed in his women’s team’s overall placing, but still holds high hopes for his men’s program in Austin this coming weekend.


Fortune Magazine Names JHU Head Coach George Kennedy The World’s 36th Greatest Leader

Johns Hopkins Head Coach George Kennedy was named the World’s 36th Greatest Leader by Fortune Magazine, joining leaders such as Pope Francis, Bill Clinton, Alan Mullaly, the Dalai Lama, and many others.


Open Water Swimming this Spring? Keep it safe!

Open water swimming can be a truly liberating experience.  For some it’s a great break from the perceived monotony of…

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VIDEO: Olympic Medalist Caitlin Leverenz on Cal Bears NCAAs, training, engagement, and what she does for strength

Caitlin Leverenz, a long time great swimmer for the Cal Bears, and USA, who won bronze in 200 IM in…


VIDEO: Notre Dame’s Emma Reaney 200 breast American Record, 1st NCAA title

4 strokes on first length, and then 6 on the rest, for a 200 breaststroke! Great stroke count. How does…


Does Psych Sheet Scoring Really Matter? More Than You Might Think

The Georgia women came into NCAA’s seeded first, and they came out of NCAA’s seeded first, and left the same way. See how far everyone else moved according to seed.


2014 M. NCAA Picks: No, Seriously, The Deepest 100 Back Field Ever

Can David Nolan defend his NCAA title in the 100 back? With 14 swimmers already under 46.0, expect one of the best 100 back races we’ve ever seen.


VIDEO: NCAA 100/200 breaststroker Wisc.-Milwaukee’s Emily McClellan, Coach Clements

Coach Kyle Clements and vivacious Emily McClellan tell shock of finding out what NCAAs were. “I cried…I didn’t want to…

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VIDEO: NCAAs Team Hosts, Minnesota: Coach Kelly Kremer and 2-time individual A finalist, Kiera Janzen

“This will shock Coach Kelly Kremer a lot, but I really liked the mile,” said Kiera. Coach Kelly Kremer talked…

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2014 M. NCAA Picks: De Lucca, Wynalda, Quintero chasing 1:30 in the 200 free

In the 200 free, Joao de Lucca will try to defend his NCAA title, break the NCAA record and perhaps even top his 2013 post-race celebration.


VIDEO: NCAA San Diego State’s 3 time swim off winner and two sport athlete, Anika Apostalon

Anika Apostalon, San Diego State Freshman Swimmer and Water Polo Player, had three swim offs at NCAAs this past weekend:…

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