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Pittsburgh Panthers Pick Up Bolles’ Breaststroker and Juniors Qualifier Drew Heck (2023)

Drew Heck will head north to Pittsburgh to join the Panthers this fall in a potential ACC Championship match up against his twin Will, who joins NC State.

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Pitt Returns Four Swimmers and One Diver with COVID-19 Fifth Year

The Pitt men will have four fifth years and the women will have one fifth year on their roster this upcoming season.

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Notre Dame Scores Best Finish Ever at NCAAs Under New Coach (1st Year Head Coach Review)

Lindauer’s Fighting Irish totaled 62 points en route to an 18th-place finish at last week’s NCAA Championships — their best team result in program history.


Ruard Van Renen Earns Salukis’ First Points Since 1995 (Day 3 Swims You May Have Missed)

Ruard Van Renen won the 100 back ‘B’ final, earning the Salukis’ first NCAA points since 1995 and highlighting the swims you may have missed on Day 3 of NCAAs


Pitt Grabs First Their First Relay Points at NCAAs Since 2002 in the 400 Medley Relay

2023 NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS March 22-25, 2023 Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center | Minneapolis, MN…

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2023 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

All eyes will be on Leon Marchand on Friday as he takes aim at another record in the 400 IM.


2023 M. NCAA Previews: McHugh Aims For 100 Breast NCAA Record One Last Time

In his final NCAA meet, Minnesota’s Max McHugh has a chance to take down the 100 breast NCAA, US Open, and American record at his home pool.


BYU’s Brad Prolo Breaks School Record, Secures Likely NCAA Invite in 200 Fly in Austin

BYU’s Brad Prolo broke his own school record in the 200 fly and likely secured his first NCAA Championship invite on Saturday.


Freshmen Pair Likely Punches Tickets to NCAAs on Day 2 of American Short Course Champs

UNC freshman Louis Dramm won the 400 IM with a 3:42.24, dropping nearly five seconds off his entry time. He now ranks 22nd in the country this season.


Pitt’s Cooper van der Laan Hits NCAA “A” Cut in 100 Breaststroke in American SC Prelims

Pitt 5th year Cooper van der Laan, who finished 8th at NCAAs in 2021, is now ranked 8th in the NCAA this season in the 100 breaststroke.


2023 ACC Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

UVA sophomore Reilly Tiltmann will seek a successful ACC title defense on Saturday in the women’s 200 backstroke.


2023 ACC Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

The 2023 ACC Championship keep rolling along this morning in Greensboro with prelims of the 200 fly, 100 back, and 100 breast


Overreacting To The 2023 SEC & ACC Championships Day 1

After day one of the 2023 ACC and SEC champs, we’ll play the favorite game of SwimSwam commenters: jumping to conclusions after a single day of racing.


Day 1 Results at the ACC Championships Show Good Signs for Pitt Panthers Under New Coach

After winning an NCAA title at Cal as an assistant last year, Chase Kreitler took on a rebuilding project at Pitt this season. So far, there are signs of success for the Panthers.


Pitt’s Van der Laan, Yendell Named ACC Swimmers of the Week

Pitt swimmers Cooper Van der Laan and Sophie Yendell have been named the ACC Men’s and Women’s Swimmer of the Week, respectively.

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