Clara Smiddy

The Top 16 Women in Each Event at 2017-18 NCAA Midseason

We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point. 

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Lynch Closes Georgia Invite with Personal Best 42.01 100 Free

Lynch led by a nail at the halfway mark, but was able to outpace Hoffer to stretch his lead up to a couple of tenths through the back half.

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UGA Invite Day 3 Prelims, Weitzeil Rush Delivers 47.16 100 Free

The third and final prelims session of the 2017 UGA Invite wrapped up this morning with the Cal Bears continuing to look dominant.

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Auburn’s Gonzalez Blasts Nation-Leading 3:39 400 IM at Georgia Invite

Gonzalez’s time was not only the fastest time in the NCAA thus far by 2 seconds, but also the fastest time done by any swimmer this year, topping Chase Kalisz’s 3:39.45 from Winter Nationals.

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UGA Invite Day 2 Prelims, Cal’s Noemie Thomas Swims 51.00 100 Fly

Cal, Michigan, and Georgia continue to duke it out at the UGA Invite, giving swim fans a preview of what’s to come at the NCAA Championships.

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Michigan’s Haughey Drops 1:53.4 200 IM at Georgia Invitational

Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey is still on fire. She dropped a full second from her best time to win the 200 IM, meeting the NCAA ‘A’ standard with a 1:53.48.

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UGA Invitational Day 1 Prelims, Weitzeil Hits ‘A’ Cut 50 Free

Powerhouses Cal, Michigan, and Georgia begin 3-day battle at the UGA Invite.

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Andrew Seliskar in IM and Breast, but No 200 Fly at UGA Invite

Andrew Seliskar is racing the 100 and 200 breast, but no 200 fly this weekend.

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Louise Hansson: It’s Easier to Set Goals When You Know Where You’re At

USC’s Louise Hansson had a big day 2 at the SMU Classic, throwing down top tier times in both the 200 back and 200 IM.

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Comerford Doubles with 4:39 500 FR, 47.0 100 FR to Close SMU Classic

She and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey went head-to-head, flipping just a hundredth apart (22.93 to 22.94) at the 100. Comerford had the back half speed to get it done, though, touching in 47.00 to Haughey’s 47.22.

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Comerford Posts 1:41.7 200 Free, 50.7 100 Fly Split at SMU Classic

While she typically swims the freestyle leg, Comerford took over the fly leg of the 400 medley relay this time, posting a 50.73 to give the Cardinals a huge lead.

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Michigan Pulls in Another Backstroke Verbal: Mariella Venter of South Africa

The University of Michigan has received a verbal commitment from South Africa’s Mariella Venter for the class of 2022.

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College Swimming Previews: #11 Michigan Set for Landmark Year

Siobhan Haughey will be one of Michigan’s biggest scoring threats this season, with the potential to become a triple A finalist at NCAAs.

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7th Seed Smiddy Scratches 100 Back On Day 4 In Indianapolis

7th seed Clara Smiddy has scratched the women’s 100 back.

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2017 U.S. Trials Previews: Baker, Smoliga Lead Tight Pack in 100 Back

After Smoliga took the narrow win ahead of Baker at Olympic Trials, Baker turned the tables in Rio to win a silver medal while Smoliga finished 6th.

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