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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II: Night 5 Finals Photo Vault

Night 5 of the US Olympic Trials was electric! It saw loads of excitement with new and returning olympians. Here are the top shots from the electric night.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel’s first opportunity to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team comes in tonight’s final of the men’s 100 freestyle.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II: Day 5 Prelims Preview

Ryan Lochte is taking on a brutal 200 back/200 IM double this morning in his attempt to make a fifth-straight Olympic team at age 36.

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Overreacting: Lochte Misses 200 Free Semi, Baker Hindered by Injury

Day two of the 2021 US Olympic Trials did not fail to provide us with many surprises, one being Ryan Lochte missing the semi-finals in the 200 free.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II: Day 2 Prelims Photo Vault

US Olympic Swimming Trials continued this morning with many battles for spots in the finals, and Jack Spitser was on deck to capture it all.

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Backstroker Casas Enters 7 Events in Omaha, Including 100 Fly/Free & 200 IM

Along with his top three back seeds, Shaine Casas holds No. 8 seeds in the 100 fly/200 IM and No. 17 seed in the 100 free, putting up semifinals threats.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Battle for Second in Men’s 200 Backstroke

Olympic champion Ryan Murphy leads a tight field in the men’s 200 backstroke, where the battle for the second spot is tight between 3 swimmers.

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Longhorn Invite Day 3 Prelims: Angel Martinez Swims MEX 200 IM National Record

Mexican Angel Martinez hit 2:00.18 to break his own 200 IM national record of 2:00.58. At the same time, Carson Foster put up a US No. 4 time of 1:59.23.

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Longhorn Invite Day 2 Finals: Stadden Nails 2:07.28 BK, Cox Puts Up 1:57.38 FR

During Friday’s finals session in Austin, both Isabelle Stadden (200 BK) and Madisyn Cox (200 FR) put up personal bests.

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Longhorn Invite Day 2 Prelims: Isabelle Stadden Breaks 2:08 in the 200 Back

Isabelle Stadden hit a 2:07.93 PB to remain the 12th-fastest American in history in the 200 BK. Among active U.S. performers, Stadden also remains No. 6.

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Texas Swimmers, Ledecky/Manuel Highlight Longhorn Elite Invite Psych Sheets

Highlighting the 2021 Longhorn Elite Invite this weekend include Olympic hopeful Carson Foster and Olympic champions Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky.

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Maxime Rooney Swims 52.13, 3rd-Best Time of His Career, in 100 Fly in Austin

Maxime Rooney has only been faster than his Saturday 52.13 in the 100 fly at one meet: the 2019 US National Championships.

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Men’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2017-2021

California pulled 5 of our top 20 recruits. All five scored in each of their 3 NCAA meets. None scored less than 70 points. And the class scored 529.5 total.

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Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Men’s High School Class of 2017

#1-ranked Ryan Hoffer was the top-scoring swimmer in the outgoing senior class – but the #2 swimmer rose from being the #18-ranked recruit.

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2021 NCAA Men’s Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.

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