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2018-2019 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: November Edition

As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….

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2018 Monday Preview #5: Which NCAA Meets to Pay Attention to This Week

The Texas women face a huge test, taking on Stanford and Cal, on the road, on back-to-back meet days.

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Amy Bilquist Reflects on the Death of Her Coach Ryan Kent

Former US National Teamer Amy Bilquist has penned a memoriam to the coach who helped her fall in love with swimming as an age grouper.

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Ruck, Bartel & Voss Break Pool Records At WSU As Cardinal Move To 2-0

Taylor Ruck broke a pool record and won two individual events as the Stanford women improved to 2-0 at Washington State.

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McLaughlin Drops 48.7 100 Free As Cal Men & Women Sweep Utah

Katie McLaughlin set a new PB in the 50 free and won the 100 free in 48.7 as the Cal women won their first dual of the season against Utah.

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NCAA Season Ramp Up: Which Meets to Pay Attention To This Week

Zach Apple is set to make his IU debut this week as the Hoosiers host Kentucky, Mizzou, and Notre Dame in a quad clash.

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McLaughlin and Weitzeil Shine as Cal Women Win Chic Fil A Invite

Katie McLaughlin was 1:57.33 in the 200 fly, and Weitzeil dropped 22.17/48.78 in the sprint frees.

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Andrew Seliskar, Abbey Weitzeil Rule the Pool at Cal Season Kick-Off

Abbey Weitzeil won four out of five individual races today and was crowned the Queen of the Pool.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Regan Smith and Olympic medalist Kathleen Baker will go up against a stacked 100 back field after tying for the 200 back win.

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Gretchen Walsh Goes 54.38, Fastest 15-Year-Old 100 FR In U.S. History

15-year-old Gretchen Walsh continues to impress, putting up the fastest time ever by an American 15-year-old in the 100 free.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Four-Way Battle Brewing In Women’s 100 BK

Olivia Smoliga is one of four women in the hunt to win the 100 back at U.S. Nationals.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Women’s 100 Free Field Loaded With Talent

Simone Manuel spearheads an absolutely loaded lineup in the women’s 100 free at US Nationals.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Youth to Threaten Smoliga & Baker in 50BK

USA Swimming constantly has young swimmers cropping up to take place of seasoned stars, and that couldn’t be more true in women’s backstroke.

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2018 Santa Clara Pro Swim Series: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.

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