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College Swimming Preview: Auboeck Looks To Lead #5 Michigan Men

Junior standout Felix Auboeck looks to lead the #5 Michigan men in 2018-2019.

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33 Meters: Zane Grothe’s Turnaround Story

This is the turnaround story of Zane Grothe: U.S. National Champion, Team USA member, and Fike Swim ambassador.

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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 5: Ledecky Opts Out of 1500 Free

Katie Ledecky has scratched the 1500 free on the final day of competition at 2018 U.S. Nationals.

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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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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 4 Prelims Preview

Ryan Murphy will go for the backstroke sweep on day 4 of the 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals Championships.

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The Official 2018 SwimSwam U.S. Nationals Preview Index

Bookmark this page to stay on top of every race we preview and for a quick look at our top picks in each race.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Veterans Collide with Short Course Studs in Men’s 200 Free

Reigning World Champs silver medalist Townley Haas is going to need a couple other swimmers in the 1:44 or 1:45 range if the USA hopes to wrest the 4×200 title from Great Britain in 2019.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: All Eyes on Grothe in 400 Free

Grothe, the fastest man in the nation this year and the only American to break 3:50 in-season, looks poised for a big swim after shattering the American Records in the 500 free and 1650 free at Winter Nationals this season.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Zane Train Still Rolling In The 800 Free

Zane Grothe has the hot hand in the men’s 800 free heading into U.S. Nationals. Will anybody challenge him?

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Conger Goes 51.7, 1:56.9 Butterfly At George Block Invite

Jack Conger was one of several Texas Longhorns to shine at the George Block Invite over the weekend, blasting two big butterfly swims along with a 1:48.8 in the 200 free.

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Practice + Pancakes: Texas Men, Dean Farris Tackle Fast Friday (Video)

It’s the heart of long course season. Teams are training hard and loading up on their swimmers. What better time to go and see what the 4-time reigning NCAA champs are up to?

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Seliskar Beats 3/4ths of 4×200 Relay

Last week, Seliskar went 1:49.23 in prelims and 1:48.35 in finals of the 200 free at the Santa Clara Pro Swim Series, beating a field that included three-fourths of Team USA’s bronze-medal 4×200 free relay from the 2017 World Championships.

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2018 Santa Clara Pro Swim Series: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Ryan Lochte will take on the 200 back on day 2 in Santa Clara.

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Neidigh, Grothe Pick Up Mile Victories On Day 1 Of PSS – Santa Clara

Ashley Neidigh won the women’s 1500 on Day 1 of the Santa Clara Pro Series in a new best time.

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