Alexei Sancov

2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: First Edition

The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.

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Russian Teenager Andrei Minakov Withdraws from ISL to Preserve NCAA Eligibility

The seventeen-year-old Minakov says he plans to enroll at an American school next year after taking a pre-Olympic gap year.

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2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

The session includes a 200 fly swim-off, the prelims of the women’s 50 back, men’s 100 free, men’s 200 IM, women’s 200 fly, and the mixed 400 medley relay.

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Practice + Pancakes: Morozov, Balandin, Hansson (and More) Worlds Taper at USC

I ended up at the University of Southern California, catching the end of a taper practice with some of their postgrads who were gearing up for World Champs

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2018-2019 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: Final Edition

Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal. 

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Projecting the Cutline: 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships

The defending NCAA Champion Texas Longhorns have 20 swimmers who earned invites to NCAAs. They’ll have to drop 2 today, and another 2 if they want to invite their 3 qualified divers.

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2019 Pac-12 Men’s Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Tonight’s session is a quick one with just 2 events: the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay. Look for Cal’s Andrew Seliskar to make a splash.

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2019 Men’s Pac-12 Championships Fan Guide: Cal Looking As Deep As Ever

Andrew Seliskar leads a stacked Cal group that’s looking for their second consecutive Men’s Pac-12 title.

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Carson Foster Breaks National HS Record in 200 Free – 1:32.99

His time would currently rank 9th in the NCAA this year, with the SEC having already swum their conference championships.

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Seliskar Pops Quick 1:33 FR/1:53 BR/1:44 IM in Win Over USC

Cal V. USC (Men) February 8th, 2019 Berkeley, CA Results Final Scores Cal 156- USC 126 (exhibition impacted) The men…

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USC Men Set for Road Tests at Cal, Stanford

USC’s men’s swimming and diving team hits the road this weekend with road tests at California at 2 p.m. on Friday and at Stanford at noon on Saturday.

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USC’s Carsten Vissering Splits 22.9 Breast On 200 MR in Dual Meet

Vissering also went 52.29, just ahead of Minnesota freshman Max McHugh’s 52.62, in an incredibly fast 100 breaststroke race today.

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Mid-Season Check In: How Are the NCAA Freshmen Men Faring So Far?

here’s a look at the top 10 in every NCAA event. Freshmen only.

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2018-2019 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: December Edition

More upheaval at the top! For the second straight men’s Power Rankings, we have a new #1 as the battle for the NCAA title continues to tighten.

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2018 Texas Invite: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Three-time defending national champion Townley Haas will be up against a loaded men’s 200 free field tonight that saw six men go sub-1:35 in the prelims.

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