Italy’s Filippo Dal Maso has announced his intention to join the Virginia Tech men’s swimming and diving team in January of 2019.
Cal’s class is very small, but it does feature the #1 swimmer in the class: one Reece Whitley.
World Juniors bronze medalist and 1:55 long course butterflyer Antani Ivanov, previously an Auburn commit, is following coach Sergio Lopez to Virginia Tech.
Blacksburg, Virginia-native Ethan Apisa is transferring to Virginia Tech from ODU for the 2018-19 school year.
Andrii Govorov will go after his own world record in the men’s 50 fly final on day 5 in Glasgow.
Anton Chupkov has a shot at the 200 breast world record on day 4 of the European Championships.
Gregorio Paltrinieri will look for his fourth consecutive 1500 title at the European Championships in Glasgow.
David Verraszto will seek his 5th straight medal and 3rd straight title in the 400 IM at the European Championships.
Evgeny Rylov is the reigning World Champion in the men’s 200 backstroke.
Auburn will face both the 4-time defending men’s NCAA Champions Texas in January, and the University of Virginia, headed by Gary Taylor’s former colleague Todd Desorbo, in the 2018-2019 season.
Simona Quadarella helped kick-off the Italians’ siege on the medal table through night 1 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.
Star Auburn freshman Hugo Gonzalez will follow coach Sergio Lopez to his new position at Virginia Tech, transferring for the upcoming season.
Auburn University is expected to name current NC State associate head coach Gary Taylor as the Tigers’ new head coach, according to sources close to the program
Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte will be bringing a stacked schedule to Glasgow, expected to compete in the 400m/800m/1500m freestyle events, in addition to the 200m fly, 200m IM and 400m IM.
Joan Lluis Pons won the 400 IM with a 4:14.77, becoming the 6th swimmer to automatically qualify to the European Championships team.