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arena Swim of the Week: Leah Shackley Continues Rise With 59.55 100 Back

Shackley now ranks fifth all-time in the girls’ 15-16 age group in the 100 back, having dropped nine-tenths of a second since December.

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Michigan Commit Jaeddan Gamilla Leads Hinsdale to Win at Illinois Senior Champs

University of Michigan commit Jaeddan Gamilla led his new Hinsdale Swim Club to team victory at the 2023 Illinois Senior SCY Championships last month.

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Levenia Sim Swims 1:00.45 100 Back on Night 3 NCSAs; #12 15-16 All-Time

Sim swam a best time of 1:00.54 two weeks ago and now moves up from #13 to #12 in the women’s 15-16 age group all-time.

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Johnathan Jordan Named WAVES Bloomington-Normal Y.S.T. Head Coach

Previous Lincoln College swim head coach Johnathan Jordan will officially be the head coach of WAVES Bloomington-Normal Y.S.T starting next Monday.

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Women’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2018-2022

Rhyan White helped lead the Alabama women to a surprise #1 ranking with 237 NCAA points out of the high school class of 2018.


Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Women’s High School Class of 2018

Despite only swimming in two NCAA meets, Taylor Ruck scored the most points out of our top-20 recruits from the high school class of 2018.


Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Zach Harting Makes An Important Announcement

We are back with your weekly dose of swimming’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of this week’s swimming Twitterverse.


Launching An Aquatic Business In The Middle of the Pandemic

Launching an aquatic business during a pandemic is challenging, even for leaders like Olympic swimmers Mikael Orn and Simon Percy of Malmsten, INC.

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Grace Ariola Gives Raw Perspective on Chronic Fatigue, Medical Retirement

Grace offers a lot of perspective on what this dark place looked like for her and the tools she used to work her way back to feeling like herself again.


College Swimming Previews: #3 Texas Adds U.S. Olympians Sullivan and Hernandez

Texas took a massive step in the right direction last season, putting together a greatly improved NCAA team performance, for a 3rd-place finish.


2018-2019 U.S. National Team Member Grace Ariola Announces Medical Retirement

Ariola was a member of the 2018-2019 USA Swimming National Team, and 3x National Junior Team member.


Texas Women Sweep SMU For Senior Day

The #8 Texas Longhorn women wrapped up their dual meet season by defeating the SMU Mustangs in Austin today by touching first in every event.

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2020-2021 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: December Edition

The Virginia Cavaliers have assembled a loaded roster that leads the NCAA ranks. The top threats to their title run, though, remain hard to predict.


Looking Back at Day 2 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

We still want to honor the would-have-been Day 2 of the 2020 Olympic Trials, by reliving Day 2 of the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Trials.


Returning Conference Points: Texas Rolls, But Battle Looms In Rest of W. Big 12

There’s not a lot of drama at the top of the women’s Big 12, but the battle for bronze could be fierce between TCU, Iowa State and West Virginia.

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