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College Swimming Previews: Big Holes To Fill For #9 USC

Alexei Sancov will be relied upon heavily during his freshman campaign with the USC Trojans.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Dave Durden, California Aquatics

California Aquatics brought 23 men to the U.S. National Championships. And coach Dave Durden helped 18 of them earn finals swims and 13 Cal swimmers make some sort of major international travel team for Team USA.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Men’s 100 Breast May Require 59 To Final

Last year, it took 1:00.75 to final. This year’s field shapes up to be much, much faster.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Michael (Andrew) Wilson On Fire in 50 BR

Kevin Cordes’ 26.76 stands as the American Record, while Andrew has been 27.12 and Wilson 27.18.

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Speedo Grand Challenge: Hosszu 2:10 Nei 200 mx-Record Murphy e Baker

2018  SPEEDO GRAND CHALLENGE 25-27 maggio 2018 Irvine, California LCM Meet Central Lista partenti Risultati in diretta Swim Swam Italia preview…

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Hosszu Posts 2:10.8 200 IM On Day 1 Of Speedo Grand Challenge

Katinka Hosszu moved to 8th in the world with her 2:10.87 in the women’s 200 IM at the Speedo Grand Challenge.

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Katinka Hosszu Swims First Races Of 2018 At Speedo Grand Challenge

Katinka Hosszu swam her first races of 2018 this morning in Irvine, California.

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Revisiting NCAA Recruiting Class Rankings: Men’s Class of 2015-2018

Looking back, you might be surprised who wound up with the #1 class in terms of total individual NCAA scoring from 2015 to 2018.

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Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Men’s High School Class of 2014

Flashback 2013: We had Bolles School teammates Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel ranked #1 and #2 in the class. How did those rankings hold up, and what did the rest of the top-ranked recruiting class look like over four years of NCAA production?

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Indiana leads a brutally-close team battle, and also has several event title contenders tonight: among them Ian Finnerty (pictured) in the 100 breast and Blake Pieroni in the 200 free.

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Cal Breaks American Record with 1:21.8 200 Medley Relay

Cal and USC battled for the win, with USC narrowly pulling it out in 1:21.82 to Cal’s 1:21.88. The Bears, though they finished 2nd, set a new American Record.

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Indiana’s Ian Finnerty Swims Historic 49 100 Breast

Finnerty smashed his lifetime best to win the 100 breast, clocking in at 49.69.

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2018 M. NCAA Finals Preview: What Other Barriers Can Dressel Break?

Friday night will feature finals for the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Five teams are within 16 and a half points of one another for the NCAA crown at the moment, with today’s meet-high 7-event prelims session holding perhaps the most valuable key to securing a team championship.

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Relay Speculation

Cal could swap Justin Lynch to fly on the 400 medley relay, throwing in Ryan Hoffer or Michael Jensen as they seek to run down Indiana for the NCAA title.

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