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First Annual SwimSwam NCAA Division I Men’s Preseason Picks

Think Caeleb Dressel is going to win three events again this year? So do we.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 41% Pick Sanders To Florida As Biggest NCAA Transfer

41% of voters selected Arizona-to-Florida IMer Grant Sanders as the most impactful transfer of the upcoming NCAA season, besting Auburn-to-NC State sprinter Jacob Molacek and Ohio State-to-Tennessee diver Colin Zeng.

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2017-2018 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….

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College Swimming Previews: #4 NC State Men Seek More Relay Titles

Ryan Held and Justin Ress headline an NC State team that seeks an ACC 4-peat this season.

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Top Ten Men’s Storylines Of The 2017-18 NCAA Season

Caeleb Dressel will swim for his collegiate legacy in his senior year with the Florida Gators.

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Former Kentucky Sprinter Cobe Garcia Makes Move to NC State

After three women have uprooted from their former programs to find a new home at NC State over the summer, Cobe…

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Universiades de Taipei 2017 : ces séries qui font peur

L’une des tendances les plus marquantes des courses de natation qui viennent de s’achever aux Universiades de Taipei, a été la réalisation de performances parfois très élevées en séries et (pour le sprint de nage libre) en demi-finales. C’est une constatation récurrente, que font ce qu’intéresse la natation, que cette quasi-obligation de nager vite dès les épreuves qualificatives.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Braden Holloway, NC State

In the NCAA, NC State has put a premium on relays, with game-breaking relay performances keying the school’s rise into the NCAA’s upper echelon. It’s clear that focus on relays is extending to the international level, with Held, Ress and Zevnik all putting up huge relay splits at World University Games.

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2017 World University Games: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

Ella Eastin is the favorite in tonight’s 200 fly final.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: American Sprinting Is Back At Universiade

In 2015, there was a race among swimming fans to declare the death of American male sprinting. But we’re discovering in 2017 that like Mark Twain’s, reports of the American demise were greatly exaggerated.

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2017 WUGs: Ryan Earns Ireland’s First Universiade Gold Since 1991

Ireland’s Shane Ryan earned gold in the men’s 50m backstroke tonight in Taipei, clocking a new national record and making history in the process.

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2017 World University Games: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

It’s day 4 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events, including the 200 IM led by Japan’s Yui Ohashi.

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2017 WUGs: Shane Ryan Becomes First Irishman Under 25 Sec In 50 Back

Top seed in the men’s 50m backstroke in Taipei, Ireland’s Shane Ryan, clocked his nation’s fastest-ever time in semi-finals.

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2017 World University Games: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin will compete in his signature 200 breaststroke at day 3 prelims from Taipei.

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2017 World University Games: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Andrew Wilson put up the fastest time of the meet so far with his 59.6 in prelims, but can he hold off defending champion Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan in the final?

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