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Revisiting NCAA Recruiting Class Rankings: Women’s Class of 2015-2018

We ranked Stanford’s class #1 back in the summer of 2014, and guess what? They delivered. Top-10 prospects Simone Manuel, Janet Hu (pictured), Ally Howe and Lindsey Engel averaged 100 individual NCAA points just between the four of them. That means without even considering relays, that quartet could have placed inside the top 15 at NCAAs every year of their career.


2018 W. NCAAs: Ohio State’s Liz Li Scratches 100 Free on Day 4

#8-seed Liz Li will not swim the 100 free on the final day of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships.


2018 Women’s ACCs: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Today will feature the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 1 meter diving.


2018 ACC Women’s Championsip: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Tonight’s final session includes the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 200 free relay.


2018 Women’s ACC Day 2 Prelims: Baldwin Breaks Own 50 Free Meet Record

Day 2 prelims featured the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.


Duke Freshman Connie Dean Drops 4:12 400 IM On Day 2 of Nike Invite

Duke freshman Connie Dean, a British IM/Breaststroker, had one of the highlight swims of the day. In prelims of the 400 IM, Dean blew away the field with a 4:12.40.

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Duke Men and Women Earn Narrow Victories Over UNC

Maddie Hess won both backstrokes as the Duke women prevailed over in-state rivals UNC.


The Top 16 Women in Each Event at 2017-18 NCAA Midseason

We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point. 


Jen Marrkand Drops 1:56.6 200 Fly as UVA Rolls Duke

VIRGINIA VS. DUKE November 3rd, 2017 Charlottesville, VA Full results  Men’s Score: Virginia 169, Duke 131 Women’s Score: Virginia 182,…


Duke To Host Florida State, Virginia Tech In Season Opener

The Duke men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are set to open the season at home in Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion, hosting ACC opponents Florida State and Virginia Tech Friday and Saturday.

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Former U.S. National Teamer BJ Johnson Wins 100 Breast at Maccabiah

Johnson was one of 4 American swimming winners on day 3 of the 2017 Maccabiah Games.


Duke Names Doak Finch As Associate Head Coach

Duke head swimming and diving coach Dan Colella has announced that assistant coach Doak Finch has been elevated to the position of associate head…

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No ‘A’ or ‘B’ Final Scratches On Day 2 In Santa Clara

There were no scratches from ‘A’ or ‘B’ finals on day 2 in Santa Clara.

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Tennessee’s Maddy Banic Taken to Ambulance During NCAA Finals

Star Tennessee sprinter Maddy Banic was taken away from the pool deck on a stretcher and transported to an ambulance on Friday night at the 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Krause Wins 100 Fly Swimoff in 51.7

Krause touched in a personal best 51.71, breaking the 52-second barrier for the first time in her career.

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