Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: MacLean’s Win a Blueprint for NCAA Champs UGA

Brittany MacLean’s 200 free win wasn’t the fastest time, the biggest record or the most impressive win of the meet. But it may have been the swim that won the meet for her Georgia Bulldogs.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Swim 70 Sweep of CT 13-14 Records

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Efimova Heats Up In Orlando

For Yulia Efimova, 2016 is an odd mix of redemption and title defense.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ella Eastin Breaks Hoff’s 200y IM NAG

Ella Eastin’s 200 IM, one of her three National Age Group Records from this week’s Pac-12s, takes our Blueseventy Swim of the Week.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Dressel/Eastin Long Course Projection Double Feature

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: McEvoy Dials In The Physics Of Speed

Australia’s Cameron McEvoy is filling a role the sport of swimming didn’t know it needed.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Yale Goes The Distance At HYP

The Yale women waited a long time for their chance to pace the yearly HYP (Harvard-Yale-Princeton) triangular. So it’s only fitting that their 2016 win was keyed by the longest of races.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Murphy Keys Double Sweep For Rising Cal

Ryan Murphy won 7 of his 8 events as Cal swept both Arizona and Arizona State on back to back days.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: It’s Ledecky, But Not The Swim You Think

Katie Ledecky’s rise in one specific event could have far-reaching impacts on Team USA’s lineup for Rio and beyond.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Scott, Iowa City West Win Battle of HS State Champs

Iowa City West senior Will Scott dominated the sprints at the Linn-Mar Invite, sweeping the 50 and 100 frees while coming up with the field’s best splits in the 200 and 400 free relays.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: A Powers-ful Start To 2016 For Michigan

A huge year of swimming kicked off last week, and for Michigan sophomore Paul Powers, it was a great start.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Rooney Ends 2015 With Speedy 100/200 Frees

On the cusp of the 2016 Olympic year, the United States Olympic roster appears to have doors open for a handful of young swimmers in events with questionable depth. Based on Maxime Rooney’s end-of-2015 meet last week, the 17-year-old is looking more and more capable of stepping through one such door in the freestyle relay events.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Miller Becomes Latest Barrier-Breaker in 200 Breast

What bodes well for Miller’s 2016 year was how smooth the race looked, but mostly how great he was on and off the walls.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Katie Ledecky’s 1000 Free By The Numbers

While the weekend was chock full of huge swims between the Duel in the Pool, both Winter Junior National Championships and the Nation’s Capital Invite, there’s still one swim that’s head and shoulders above the rest.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Allison Schmitt’s Timely Return To Form

Allison Schmitt won dual Winter National titles with two of her best swims since the 2012 Olympic Games.

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