Anna Ogren, Winter Junior National finalist in the 200 butterfly, has committed to swim for the University of Alabama beginning in fall 2021.
The tides are turning, and we have a new #1 in our NCAA swimming & diving rankings, updated after mid-season invites across the nation.
The Minnesota Invite features eight ranked programs – six of them inside the top 10 – and highlights the coming weekend of NCAA swimming & diving action.
Our #1-ranking votes are no longer unanimous after a fast fall season for several top programs. The uncertainty after the top two also continues.
USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Nikolas Lee-Bishop of Richmond, Virginia has announced his verbal commitment to Alabama for 2021-22.
The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.
Alabama won their first meet of the Coley Stickels era, but the Crimson Tide’s new head coach named the meet a “Wakeup Call” for some of his athletes.
Despite a coaching change for Alabama, the Crimson Tide will still open up the fall NCAA dual meet schedule with their annual tilt with Delta State on Friday.
King, one of the top sprinters in the entire class of 2024, had initially verbally committed to Indiana in January of this year.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the intensity and excitement of Day 1 at the 2019 US National Championships.
Scott, a 24.1/51.9 backstroker, comes in with a 100 back time faster than the Alabama program record. She’s the second IU to Alabama transfer this year.
Meg Peel was the 2019 NCAA Division III runner-up in the 200 yard backstroker as a sophomore; this fall, she will transfer to Alabama.
After two seasons at the University of Pittsburgh, Westfall becomes new head coach Coley Stickels’ first hire since he was brought on at Alabama in April.
Six Division I head coach positions remain open as the wild NCAA offseason finally starts to slow down.
New Alabama head coach Coley Stickels continues to assemble his staff in Tuscaloosa, announcing today that Reed Fujan would join the Tide as an assistant.