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First Annual SwimSwam NCAA Division 1 Women’s Preseason Picks

Stanford may be the clear favorite to win the 2018 NCAA Division I team championship, but we don’t think they’re going to win quite every event.

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California Rolls Through Competition At Chick-Fil-A Invite

No. 2 California finished off the two-day Chick-Fil-A Invitational with another strong set of events Saturday, as the Golden Bears claimed five of seven races and won the five-team event.

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Rosters Announced for 2017 USA vs. College Challenge

Katie Ledecky is among the Pac-12 All Stars who will face off with team USA in Los Angeles from October 21st-22nd.

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Cal Women Include Dual with NC State on 2017-18 Schedule

On November 4, the Bears face their first top 1 team of the season as they’ll host the NC State Wolfpack.

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Matthew Josa, Kathleen Baker Win 2017 King & Queen of the Pool Titles

Josa won the crown in his first-ever King of the Pool appearance, while the defending CSCAA National Swimmer of the Year Baker won for the 2nd-straight season.

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College Swimming Previews: Baker Leads Charge for #2 Cal Women

They may not have the depth to challenge Stanford for a title, but with their sprint talent, they should be challenging for several relay titles and should get multiple individual titles with Baker alone.

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

You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.

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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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Top 10 Women’s Storylines Of The 2017-18 NCAA Season

Stanford was dominant at last year’s NCAA Championship meet, and should be again this year. But there are 9 other things that we think are worth a good, hard look this year.

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All The Records Broken At The 2017 FINA World Championships

Check out all the records broken at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Americans Show Incredible Improvement From Kazan To Budapest

The American team saw incredible improvement at the 2017 World Championships compared to their disastrous 2015.

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U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Best Of July Finalists

The United States Olympic Committee today announced the finalists for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of July,…

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Baker, King, Worrell, Manuel Nail WR

Like we did last week, we’re using our blueseventy Swim of the Week to count down the world records from the World Championships, this time focusing in on the world records from the second half of the meet: days 5 through 8.

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Watch USA Women Eclipse WR in 4×100 Medley Relay (Race Video)

Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Kelsi Worrell, and Simone Manuel combined for a U.S. gold medal and world record in the 4x100m medley relay in the last event at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

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Russia, Australia Make Moves in Final Swimming Medal Table

Australia and Russia moved up to double digits to tie China for 2nd with 10 total medals.

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