Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Grevers Gets It Done For KrayzelburgSquad

It’s time for a postmortem on the first iteration of USA Swimming’s SwimSquad battles. What really brought about Team Krayzelburg’s dominant win?

In two words: Matt Grevers.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Switkowski’s Big Split Buoys FL Medleys

Counting for double points, the relay events at NCAAs are essential for a team hoping to contend for a top-5 spot. The Florida Gators have struggled to find four good medley relay legs, but a big swim this week from Jan Switkowski might have them in NCAA title contention anyways.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Bonetti Rules Orange Bowl Classic

Texas A&M senior Brock Bonetti dominated the Orange Bowl Classic this week, taking home four event titles while swimming six events in the single-session meet in Key Largo, Florida.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Kolesnikov, Again

In an unprecedented showing, red-hot Russian backstroker Kliment Kolesnikov takes his second consecutive Swim of the Week.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Kolesnikov’s Finest Hour

It was a banner week for Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov. In fact, the hardest decision about this Swim of the Week is which Kolesnikov swim to select.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: East 800 Free Relays Soar

At USA Swimming’s Winter Junior Championships – East, the opening night saw two of the best age group 800 free relays in history, punctuated by two of the best leadoff splits in age group history.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Grothe of a Post-grad Distance Star

For many, the end of college marks the end of a competitive swimming career. For Zane Grothe, it was only a beginning.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Int’l Virtual Dual Comes Down To 400 FR

400 freestylers Nathan Wells and Ross Hill still had their event to come, and blasted a 1-2 finish that secured an international virtual dual meet win for Loughborough University of Great Britain.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Drabot With The Dagger

At the Art Adamson Invite this weekend, Drabot blasted the nation’s fastest 200 fly time – and not only that, a time that would have earned second place at last year’s NCAA Championships.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Seliskar Sets Up Breaststroke Crossover

A national age group record-breaker and one of the fastest 200 breast prospects in history, Andrew Seliskar spent the first two years of his NCAA career swimming 200 fly instead.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Mauro Castillo The Longhorn Killer

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ipsen Goes 8:52

Swimming on the road in the frigid north this weekend, NC State senior Anton Ipsen brought the heat.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ledecky Regains The Throne

The 200 free is really the only event where anyone can challenge Katie Ledecky at this point. So it’s no surprise the ultra-competitive Stanford Cardinal found a way to take over the top time in the NCAA this season with a 1:41.60 at the U.S. College Challenge.

Blueseventy Swim(s) of the Week: 8 Big Winners From SMU Classic

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Dolan, Comerford & The Circle Of Life

The NCAA circle of life continued over the weekend, as last year’s upset specialist Mallory Comerford got her first taste of swimming with a target on her back – and upstart Notre Dame sophomore Abbie Dolan became the next young hotshot to make a name for herself.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Hosszu’s WC 100 IM An 18-Point Swing

With a $50,000 cluster bonus on the line, Hong Kong’s overall point title came down to one swim.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Paul Ungur, Utah

Paul Ungur put up a big sprint backstroke time that could help Utah break through for an NCAA relay berth later this year.