Swimmers React to 2020 NCAA Championships Cancellation

With Thursday’s stunning news that all three divisions’ 2020 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships are canceled — including Division II’s meet, which was halfway done — swimmers took to social media to air their emotions. Below, we’ve rounded up responses so far from swimmers around the country.


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Sean Phelps



I agree , give them another season


How are scholarships going to work?

GA Boy

Each team if waived by the NCAA to increase their scholarship cap to match returning scholarship amounts, athlete’s scholarships can’t go up but may carry over for one year. (They won’t be able to throw every senior on 100%)


Class acts, each and every one. We share in your disappointment and appreciate how hard you work. From age group champs to the NCAA, we feel for you.

About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majored in media studies and American studies at Claremont McKenna College, where she swam distance freestyle for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps team. Outside of SwimSwam, she has bylines at Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports, SB Nation, and The Student Life newspaper.

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