Chris Swanson

Meet the Mid-Major Qualifiers For Division I Men’s NCAAs

Harvard is leading the way for the mid-major schools, having qualified 6 individual swimmers and all 5 relays.


Watching Swimming: What Makes a Race Good?

Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.


No Zane Grothe In Men’s 1500, Arguably The Most Wide Open Event

Zane Grothe adds to the list of contenders sitting out of the men’s 1500 in Indianapolis.


2017 M. NCAA Picks: Smith Looks To Redeem Himself In 1650

After coming in as the top seed last year, Texas senior Clark Smith will look to redeem himself and land on top of the podium this time around in the men’s 1650 free.


The Case for an Olympic Women’s 1500

Last night Katie Ledecky completed her historic Olympics with an insane performance in the 800 freestyle, touching the wall almost…


University of Pennsylvania Completes Historic Season (Video)

The Quakers have reversed course to become the most exciting team in the Ivy League


5 Biggest Upsets of the 2016 Men’s NCAA Championships (Pick ‘Em Stats)

You won’t hear any I-told-you-so’s from our Pick ‘Em entrants about Chris Swanson’s 1650 free title. That’s because not a soul predicted the Penn senior to win the mile at NCAAs. The full winner pick stats are here.

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Culmina el Campeonato Masculino de la NCAA 2016

Los nadadores de la Universidad de Texas se hicieron acreedores del trofeo de primer lugar por segundo año consecutivo al vencer a California y Texas.

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Texas Outscores Entire Big Ten Conference at Men’s NCAA Championships

The NCAA Champions from the University of Texas outscored the 8 scoring teams from the Big Ten at the men’s NCAA Championship meet.


2016 NCAA Men’s Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Texas sophomore Joseph Schooling crushed the first-ever 1:37 in the 200 fly to cap a wild final session of the 2016 NCAA Championships and seal the team title for the Longhorns.


Chris Swanson Becomes First Ever Penn Men’s NCAA Swimming Champion

Penn’s Chris Swanson won the 1650 free on Saturday, leaving only one current member of the Ivy League to have never won an NCAA event title.


Chris Swanson of Penn: I think people like the underdog (Video)

Penn’s Chris Swanson came out of nowhere to blast a 24.3 split and take the touchout win by just a tenth.

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2016 Mid-Major Scorers Already Outpace 2015 By Day 3 of Men’s NCAAs

Just two and a half days into the 2016 men’s NCAA Championships, the meet has already been a banner one for mid-major schools, with 5 mid-major scoring swims lined up for Friday night after 6 on Thursday.

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8 Mid-Major Swimmers to Watch at Men’s NCAAs

Keep an eye on these top swimmers from mid-major schools, including 5th seed in the 1650 Penn’s Chris Swanson, who are expected to have stellar showings at NCAAs.


2016 Men’s Ivy Championships Day 3: Princeton Sneaks By Harvard

Penn’s Eric Schultz tied with Princeton’s En-Wei Hu-Van Wright for the 100 freestyle victory.