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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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2022 Minnesota Invite: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

The 2022 Minnesota Invite keeps chugging along this morning with heats of the 200 fly, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 back.


2022 Minnesota Invite: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Despite some key scratches, fans should be in store for some great head-to-head matches tonight in Minnesota, including the men’s 100 breast.


Notre Dame Completes Coaching Staff With Another Louisville Alum: Trevor Carroll

Trevor Carroll swam for new Notre Dame head coach Chris Lindauer at Louisville and spent the last four seasons running Pitt’s most successful training group.


John Hargis Out As Pitt Head Coach After Six Seasons

During Hargis’ tenure, the Panthers finished as high ninth on the women’s side and eighth on the men’s side at the ACC Championships.


2022 M NCAAs Previews: Max McHugh Eyeing that Elusive 49-Point 100 Breast

McHugh’s sights are assuredly set on breaking the 50-second barrier, which would make him just the 2nd swimmer in history to do so.