SwimSwam’s Comprehensive 2019-2020 College Swimming Preview Index

It’s September, and that means the start of the college swimming season.

We’ve spent the past few weeks dissecting every possible aspect of the coming NCAA season. You can check out any coverage you missed here, with links back to all of our preseason coverage, plus a few hints at what’s still to come.

TEAM-BY-TEAM COLLEGE SWIMMING PREVIEWS

As we do every year, we previewed each of the top 12 men’s and women’s teams in the nation in-depth. You can find all our previews here, or on our College Swimming Previews channel.

WOMEN MEN
Louisville Cardinals #12
Kentucky Wildcats #11
USC Trojans #10
Michigan Wolverines #9
Minnesota Golden Gophers #8
Georgia Bulldogs #7 Florida Gators
Texas Longhorns #6
Tennessee Volunteers #5
NC State Wolfpack #4
Virginia Cavaliers #3 Indiana Hoosiers
Cal Golden Bears #2 Texas Longhorns
Stanford Cardinal #1 Cal Golden Bears

NCAA Division I Preseason Event Winner Picks

We got 8 staff members to pick each event winner half a year out. See our picks here:

RANKING THE NCAA RECRUITING CLASSES

We also ranked out the incoming freshman classes, pulling out the 12 best recruiting classes nationwide for both men and women:

COMING SOON:

In addition, we’ll be rounding out our preseason coverage with an updated set of our traditional Power Rankings, as voted on by a panel of SwimSwam writers and updated to include newly-revealed redshirts and surprise roster additions. Stay tuned to our College channel to keep an eye out for those rankings.

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collegeswimmer

Love looking into this stuff. Thanks SwimSwam!

volmenusa

The BEST articles for true NCAA swimming fans! Thank you.

DBSwims

Wild guess: Texas and Cal rank 1 and 2 for men. Not sure why, but I just get the feeling.

Big Fan

You mean Cal and Texas rank 1 and 2.

DBSwims

Nah, I wrote that right.

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