Bret Lundgaard

2024 M. NCAA Previews: Zalan Sarkany’s Records + Big Absences = Huge Favorite in the 1650

Zalan Sarkany spent the fall semester at home training in Hungary and returned to Tempe in January with a new vigor in the 1650 freestyle.


2024 Women’s SEC Fan Guide: Stars, Depth Have Florida Eyeing Back-to-Back Titles

The Florida women have only gotten better since they won their first SEC title since 2009 last season, making them heavy favorites for the 2024 SEC crown.

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Backstroke Specialist Szymon Mieczkowski Sends Late Commitment to Kentucky for 2024

Szymon Mieczkowski, one of the fastest high schoolers in the 200 back, will be the latest addition to Bret Lundgaard’s crew at Kentucky this fall.

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Kentucky Adds 2024 Commitment from SwimMAC’s Jack Haywood

Haywood will give the Wildcats sprint group a big boost when he joins the program next fall as a member of the class of 2028.


Kentucky Picks Up 2024 Commitment from UIL 6A State Finalist Katy Jost

Jost will help round out the Wildcats middle-distance freestyle group when she joins the team as a member of the school’s class of 2028.


Ex-Kentucky Coach Lars Jorgensen Given SafeSport Restrictions Over Misconduct Allegations

Former Kentucky head coach Lars Jorgensen has been placed in the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s disciplinary database for unspecified allegations of misconduct.


NCAA First-Year Head Coach Check-In: Michigan, Duke Thriving Under New Leaders

New Michigan head coach Matt Bowe led the Wolverines to a strong showing at the UGA Fall Invitational last weekend, showing early signs of progress.


2023 Tennessee Invite: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

The defending SEC Champion in the 200 breast Mona McSharry (above) and the defending ACC Champion in the 200 breast Alex Walsh will both race on Friday.


SEC Champion Levi Sandidge Out of Tennessee Invite With Undisclosed Illness

Sandidge is coming off a breakout freshman season in Lexington, becoming the program’s first-ever SEC champion in the men’s 1650 free this past February.

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Ben Kredich Honored During Tennessee’s Tri-Meet With Florida & Kentucky In Knoxville

Kredich, who died at the age of 24 in August, is being honored with special caps during the Vols’ SEC tri-meet with the Gators and Wildcats on Friday.


Tennessee Returns Home To Face Florida & Kentucky On Alumni Weekend

Tennessee will raise Jordan Crooks’ NCAA Championship banner to the rafters of Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center during Friday’s meet.

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Olympic Great Janet Evans’ Daughter, Sydney Willson, Commits to Princeton for 2025

Sydney Willson, the daughter of four-time Olympic gold medalist Janet Evans, has verbally committed to Princeton for the 2025-26 school year.


College Swimming Weekly Preview: October 4 – October 10

The Texas men will travel to the SMU Classic this weekend. See the full schedule for meets from October 4-10th here.

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Bret Lundgaard Doesn’t Want to Leave “Any Stone Unturned” As New Head Coach of Kentucky

Lundgaard has put an emphasis on establishing a base of trust by getting to know the team and not rushing into heavy training too fast.


Freestyle Specialist Sammie Hamilton Commits to Kentucky for 2024

“I chose Kentucky because of its excellent and knowledgeable coaching staff,” said Hamilton, who picked Kentucky over USC, Alabama, and Ohio State.