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Amalie Fackenthal Goes Lifetime Best in 100 Back, Hits #3 Time in Country

Fackenthal, a sophomore known primarily as a sprint freestyler and butterflier, ripped a lifetime best 52.83 to win the 100 back tonight against WSU.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 55% Pick Stanford at #1 For Women’s NCAA Ranks

The three-time defending NCAA champions earned a majority of the votes at 55.1% – but the rest of the field pulled solid numbers.

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2019-2020 NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: First Edition

There’s a lot of agreement among rankers with the top four teams. After that… not so much. Stanford chases four straight NCAA titles this spring.

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College Swimming Previews: Individual Titles May Not Be Enough for #1 Stanford

Gone are the days of Ledecky, Manuel, Eastin and Ruck. But Stanford still has the depth of multiple #1 recruiting classes who will need to step up in 2020.

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SwimSwam’s 2019-2020 NCAA Division I Women’s Preseason Picks

The NCAA swim season is upon us, and it’s time for a time-honored tradition: SwimSwam’s staff predicting NCAA event champions half a year out.

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1,115 Swimmers Have Qualified for the 2020 US Olympic Trials (FULL LIST)

Hali Flickinger continues to lead all qualifiers with 9 Olympic Trials standards out of a possible 14. Those 1,115 swimmers have a combined 2,299 cuts.

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Caeleb Dressel Drops His Last 2 Events on Day 5 of U.S. Nationals

Ella Eastin is one of a large group of ALTO swimmers skipping the 200 IM Sunday morning on the final day of U.S. Nationals.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Tonight’s session will be brief with only 5 races: the 400 IM (men’s and women’s), 100 fly (men’s and women’s), and the women’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Prelims of the men’s and women’s 400 IM, men’s and women’s 100 fly. Only 44 heats total this morning for what will likely be the shortest session of the meet

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Day 2 of the 2019 U.S. National Championships includes prelims of three events: the 200 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, and 200 backstroke.

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2019 U.S. Nationals: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

We’ll see a Worlds team member in the men’s 200 fly as Justin Wright will be in the mix, but teenage star Luca Urlando looks like the man to beat in this one.

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2019 U.S. Nationals: Day 1 Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the intensity and excitement of Day 1 at the 2019 US National Championships.

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Charlotte Hook Swims 3rd-Fastest 15-16 American LCM 200 Fly in History

Hook is now the sixth-fastest American woman in the 200 fly overall this season.

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2019 US National Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Today’s morning session begins with heats of the 200 fly and 100 free, and timed finals of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.

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2019 US National Championships: Day 1 Prelims Preview

Day 1 prelims will feature six events: the men’s and women’s 200 butterfly, men’s and women’s 100 freestyle, the women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free.

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