Led by Maurer, the Trojans had impressive performances across the board at the Texas Invite, including the women earning NCAA ‘A’ cuts in all five relays.
Several teams that struggled last year are seeing newfound success and big time drops during the early stages of the 2023-24 NCAA season.
So far in their second season under head coach Lea Maurer, USC is proving doubters wrong thanks to an influx of new talent.
Gretchen Walsh has been nothing short of sensational so far this season, leading the Virginia Cavaliers to the top spot in our power rankings (as usual).
USA Swimming has announced the roster for this year’s LEN European U23 Championships, which are set to take place August 11-13 in Dublin, Ireland.
Lindauer’s Fighting Irish totaled 62 points en route to an 18th-place finish at last week’s NCAA Championships — their best team result in program history.
In her first full season as the team’s full-time head coach, Laurer has led the USC Trojans to an impressive first half of the 2022-23 NCAA season.
#2 recruit Rex Maurer, a 2022 Junior Pan Pac medalist and the last of SwimSwam’s top 20 recruits in the boys’ class of 2023, is headed to Stanford.
Dillingham will be a major boost to the USC men, who have lost several of their top swimmers to the transfer portal this past year.
It should come as no surprise—the Virginia women rank #1 in our pre-season NCAA power rankings.
Lea Maurer joins the SwimSwam podcast a couple weeks into her first year as the “Peter Daland Endowed Swimming Coach Chair,” aka Head Coach, at USC.
Arizona alum Brooks Fail stays in the PAC-12 for his first coaching job, joining the USC staff as an assistant swim coach.
Pennington only competed for USC for a semester, and ended up dropping 15 seconds in the 1650 free and winning a Pac-12 title in her time with the Trojans.
The move marks a return to California for Peter Richardson, who previously spent eight seasons at University of Pacific and six seasons at Fresno Pacific.
Bloch has been a member of the USC coaching staff for the last eight seasons, but says it is now time for him to transition to something new.