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2018 W. NCAAs: Simone Manuel Defends 50 Free Title

Simone Manuel threw down the 3rd-fastest 50 freestyle of all-time, defending her title in 21.18.

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2018 W. NCAAs Finals Preview: Stage Set for Cal-Stanford Showdown in 200 Free Relay

At Pac-12s, Cal took down the American Record. This morning, Stanford broke that record. The 2 teams will go head-to-head tonight with their best lineups.

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2018 W. NCAAs: Day 2 Prelims Were… Kinda Weird?

The overall level of competition is undoubtedly high at the 2018 NCAA Championships, but a few swims stood out as “off.”

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2018 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Stanford’s Katie Ledecky (500 free), Simone Manuel (50 free), and Ella Eastin (200 IM) are chasing their own records today as the Cardinal swimmers hold the NCAA Records in all 3 individual races.

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2018 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

 Katie Ledecky dominated the anchor leg for Stanford in 1:39.87 to help the Cardinal defend their title. Louisville’s Mallory Comerford put up the fastest split of the night, though, with a 1:39.14 on the 2nd leg.

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Erika Brown Appears to Have Hit Her Taper at NCAAs

Initial results indicate that Erika Brown has carried her incredible SEC Championship breakout meet through to NCAAs.

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All the Links You Need for the Women’s 2018 D1 NCAA Championships

You can find all the links you need to follow along right here on SwimSwam, as well as event-by-event previews and predictions.

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2018 W. NCAA Previews: After Fast Rise, Erika Brown Eyeing 100 Fly Gold

Tennessee’s Erika Brown wasn’t even an individual qualifier for NCAAs last season, but now she’s got her eyes on the 100 fly title.

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2018 W. NCAA Picks: Stanford Goes For 5 Straight In 400 Medley Relay

Simone Manuel will be key for Stanford to defend their 400 medley relay title over Cal, who were DQed last year after out-touching the Cardinal.

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2018 W. NCAA Previews: American Record Holder vs. NCAA Record Holder in 50 Free

The NCAA Championships will pit the American Record holder, Abbey Weitzeil, against the reigning NCAA champion and NCAA Record holder, Stanford’s Simone Manuel, in the 50 free.

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The Official 2018 SwimSwam Women’s NCAA Predictions Index

As we tick down the days to the 2018 Women’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.

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2018 W. NCAA Picks: Cal Favored in 200 Free Relay

Katie McLaughlin has taken over for the now-graduated Farida Osman on Cal’s 200 free relay.

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2017 W. NCAA Picks: Manuel Closing In On 100 Free Trifecta

Defending champ Simone Manuel will look to go 3-for-3 in the 100 free at her final NCAA Championships.

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Stanford Rule D1 Women’s Psych Sheet Scored By Collegiate Best Times

Last week, I scored out the D1 women‘s pre selection psych sheet. This exercise gives us some idea of how…

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Are You Good Enough To Get A Swim Scholarship?

Every year swimmers and their parents contemplate the college journey ahead. What no one tells you is that less than 10% of high school swimmers end up swimming in college.

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