Katharine Berkoff

NCHSAA 3A State Champ Emma Hastings Verbals to In-state NC State Wolfpack

Distance freestyler Emma Hastings will remain in-state with a verbal commitment to the NC State women’s swimming and diving class of 2026.

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Ranking the Most Highly Anticipated 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Races: #10-1

In the men’s 100 free, several 48’s might not make it to the semifinals. And a 47 might not even make the final!

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Returning Conference Points: Big Talents Incoming For ACC Women

Virginia is in the midst of a recruiting tear – but how do their returning points stack up after graduating a few key contributors?

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Top NCAA Women’s Swimming Recruits Of The Past Decade

Katie Ledecky? Missy Franklin? Regan Smith? Who is the top NCAA swimming prospect of the past decade? We rank our top 50 since 2012.

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How Many Swimmers Would Have Qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials?

If we rewrote 2020, without the coronavirus pandemic, how many late qualifiers would there have been for the Olympic Trials? History has a clue.

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Roadmaps – Mapping the Journey of US Swimming Stars: Women’s 100 Back

Read on how Regan Smith, Kathleen Baker, Olivia Smoliga, Phoebe Bacon, Amy Bilquist, and more raised the bar for the 100 back throughout the years.

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2020 Women’s NCAA Season: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?

It was shaping up to be a banner year for freshmen, led by #1 recruit Kate Douglass – who was on the cusp of a historic freshman scoring effort.

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Top Quotes From the (Unexpected) Last NCAA Taper Meets – Women’s Midseason

One way we at SwimSwam are dealing with our pain is taking a look back at what ended up being the last taper meets of the NCAA season

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2019-2020 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: Final Edition

The Big Ten Champion Ohio State Buckeyes are our fastest risers in our end-of-season poll, flying from unranked to #11 overall.

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2020 W. NCAA Picks: Potential for Two 49s in the 100 Back

Beata Nelson stormed to the win in this event last year, erasing every record to become the fastest female 100-yard backstroker in history.

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Ohio State Recruit Catherine Russo Swims 22.76 50 FR at Montana Girls HS Champs

Butte High School senior Catherine Russo defended her title in the 50 free, winning it for the 4th year in a row.

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2020 ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

UVA looks to be in control, as they had over a 100 point lead on NC State heading into today and put 11 women into A-final swims this morning.

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2020 ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

UVA has a chance to essentially seal the victory with a strong final morning at the 2020 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.

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2020 ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

The UVA Cavaliers should build on their 27.5 lead after putting 12 women into tonight’s A-finals, including four in the 100 fly.

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2020 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

NC State’s Sophie Hansson broke ACC and meet records in the 100 breast last year as a freshman, and she returns as the favorite on day 3.

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