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Towson Tigers Swimming Seek Best Record Since 2006-07

“We had a good meet last weekend and if we can be great this Saturday, we will be competitive with Old Dominion,” Towson Head Coach Pat Mead said. “I’m looking for some fast swims from all of our men. We will need some breakout performances to win.”

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WPO To Attend Annual General Meeting of EU Athletes

EU Athletes is a federation of European player associations and athlete unions representing more than 35 national associations and 25,000 individual athletes across the continent and across various sport disciplines. (Featured Image: Tony Azevedo, 4-time Olympian.)

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Virginia Opens 2013-14 Campaign at Navy Friday

The meet, which will be UVa’s first under first-year head coach Augie Busch, will be contested in 25 meters, as opposed to the 25 yards that will be seen in the rest of the Cavaliers’ meets this season. Live results will be available and linked through VirginiaSports.com.

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Wolfpack Primed for Tri-Meet at Florida State

“We are excited to swim against some great competition this weekend,” said NC State head coach Braden Holloway. “It’s been a long time since NC State has been in Tallahassee. The meet is going to be outdoors, so I think the team is excited for a change in scenery.”

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WKU Swim and Dive Faces Big Ten Foe Northwestern Friday

“Northwestern is very good. They are definitely in the top 25 in the country,” said WKU head coach Bruce Marchionda. “Both the men and women programs are very good with a rich history of having dynamic teams…”

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Tom Luchsinger, Laura Sogar to Speak at National Select Camp on Saturday

USA Swimming National Team members Tom Luchsinger and Laura Sogar (featured image) will be guest speakers at the 2013 National Select Camp on Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Their appearance will last from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT at the Olympic Training Center where they will do in-water sessions and host a Q&A with the campers.

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Iona College Swimmer, Daniela Beasley, makes a difference in lives of orphans

When students do travel, it is usually for pleasure. However, sophomore swimmer Daniela Beasley has a desire to give back on her own and has plans to help the orphans in her hometown of Ecuador to overcome socio-economic boundaries.

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FINA statement on the Dubai (UAE) and Doha (QAT) meets

“Following the recent incidents with the delegation of Israel at the FINA Swimming World Cup meets in Dubai (UAE, October 17-18) and in Doha (QAT, October 20-21), FINA would like to clarify that…”

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Olympian Scott Dickens announces retirement

‘’I’m going to miss my teammates the most,’’ said Dickens, who also competed at two Commonwealth Games, two Pan Am Games and three FINA World Championships.

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CSU Mountain West Diver of Week Ariana Milone

Colorado State diver Ariana Milone has been named this week’s Mountain West Women’s Diver of the Week. The award, which was announced by the conference Wednesday morning, is Milone’s second of her young career.

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Redlands Gets a Good Start to the Season

The Redlands Bulldogs began their season with some impressive early results at the UR October Invitational where they competed against Division II, III and NAIA institutions.

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International Swimming Hall of Fame To Leave Fort Lauderdale

The International Swimming Hall of Fame, Inc., (ISHOF) announced today that upon the expiration of its current fifty-year agreement with the City of Fort Lauderdale, in February of 2015, it will not renew and will look for a new home in another city.

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Emory Falls in Dual Meets to D-I UNC Wilmington

Emory University swimmers and divers recorded a combined 11 first place finishes and a pair of NCAA Division III ‘B’ cut times on Saturday afternoon, but ultimately both the men and women dropped their intercollegiate season-opening dual meet at the Division I University of North Carolina – Wilmington.

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Patience pays off for Swimming Canada Star Hilary Caldwell

Hilary Caldwell still finds it hard to believe she touched the wall third in the women’s 200-metre backstroke final at the FINA World Championships this past summer. But the bronze medal was her reward for the countless early morning rises and thousands of kilometres she’s swum since was a youngster.

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Wheaton Women Win Season Opener

The Wheaton College women’s swimming and diving team opened up its 2013-14 season with an 187-53 dual meet victory over Brandeis University on Saturday afternoon at Balfour Natatorium.

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