college swimming

Swim Fans, LemonAid welcomes your collective voice

The collective voice of the fans has a purpose. It’s loud, but it’s experienced, and surprisingly good at helping the next generation of athletes filter out the vested interests whispering in their ears.

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College Recruiting – Streamlined

LemonAid is a college recruiting app for iOS and Android co-founded by Eric Knight and the coach who helped him earn an American record, Nate Boyle, himself a former coach to both age groupers and Olympic athletes.

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College Swimming Preview 12/2/2015-12/6/2015

After the Thanksgiving hiatus, college swimming is back in gear. The Invite portion of the season kicks off Wednesday with…

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15 Reasons to be Thankful for Swimming

#4 is the Swimmer Appetite, #5 is College Swimming and #11 is Nathan Adrian! We stopped at 15, but we could’ve gone on forever. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

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College Meet Preview 10/8/15-10/10/15

Be sure to stay tuned in for recaps and highlights from the meets throughout the weekend. Below is a list of some of the D1 meets we’re looking forward to seeing. If we’re missing anything, please leave it in the comments and we’ll get it added to the list.

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Colleges Kick off 2015-2016 Season with Intrasquad and Alumni Meets

The 2015-2016 season continues to kick off as teams dive into the competition water this weekend

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Norwegian Nils Lervik Commits to Arizona State

They have assembled an incredible coaching staff…I truly believe it is the best training environment in the world

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It is time for a Women’s Olympic 1500 meter Freestyle

Katie Ledecky’s 15:25.48 in the 1500m free would be ranked 90th in the world for men…right now.

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How to stay motivated for college swimming in the summer

Let’s face it- it’s almost the middle summer and if you’re like me you’ve hit a low point in your…

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The “5 Tool” Recruit: Keys to a Successful College Recruiting Experience

Every recruit’s goal should be to make the best impression on the coach and prospective team as possible. The top five “tools” a recruit can have are as follows:

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Secrets of College Recruiting: Why Race Video Matters

You don’t have to win or even go a best time or have perfect strokes, starts or turns, but you do have to RACE. Coaches want to see you race.

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Over 1000 College Swimming Commits in 2015, see the list here

Between the more-than-850 commit stories we have written and press releases sent to us by colleges, SwimSwam has compiled a list of over 1000 members of the high school class of 2015. See where they come from and where we will find them next year.

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53-Second Butterflier Anna Quinn Transferring from UCLA to Duke

Anna Quinn (file photo dated: December 14th, 2013) will give the Duke Blue Devils another sub-54 second butterflier in 2015.

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Records, Stereotypes Fall in LGBTQ Movement

Proud to Play: Where the Gay and Athletic Communities Intersect by Oliver Goodman | [email protected] “Stereotypes are like records,” Jack…

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A Reality Check on Grades…Are You Affordable?

“College coaches will look at your times first to see if you can help them and then immediately look at your grades…”

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