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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. 

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Steve Bultman, Texas A&M

Just two women’s teams hold the top time this month in 14 different NCAA events. It’s no secret that Stanford, owner of 8 of those events, is a powerhouse. But the team with 6 top rankings is far less hyped: coach Steve Bultman’s Texas A&M Aggies.

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NCAA ‘A’ Cuts Achieved Through the End of November

Through the first round of mid-season college invites, there has been 40 individual NCAA ‘A’ cuts achieved, as well as 41 relay ‘A’ cuts.

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Lisa Bratton: “I’m Ready to see What This Team can Do” (Video)

Texas A&M’s Lisa Bratton had an impressive performance in the 200 back, rolling to a personal best 1:50.10

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Drabot Scorches 1:51.7 200 Fly on Day 3 of Art Adamson Invite

Drabot turned heads earlier this month when she threw down a personal best 1:54.49 in a dual meet against NC State. She demolished that time today, taking down reigning NCAA champ Ella Eastin as she touched in 1:51.74 to Eastin’s 1:52.03.

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Eastin vs. Ledecky 400 IM Highlights Art Adamson Invite Day 2

One of the highlight swims of the session came in the 400 IM, where Ledecky battled reigning NCAA champ and teammate Ella Eastin.

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Pickrem Throws Down 1:53.3 200 IM on Day 1 of Art Adamson Invite

Pickrem took off on the breaststroke leg and continued to push ahead as she finished in 1:53.38. That was just 8 hundredths shy of her lifetime best.

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

Siobhan Haughey’s Michigan Wolverines are one of two teams making big leaps into our top 5.

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Texas A&M Men Defeat Texas for the First Time Since 1962

The Aggies did something they haven’t done in 55 years when they faced the reigning NCAA champion Longhorns in dual meet action: They came out on top.

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Texas A&M Women, Auburn Men Win SEC Battle

The Aggies won all of the individual freestyle races on the women’s side, with freshman standout Haley Yelle impressing in the distance events.

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Gastaldello Doubles Up As Aggies Close Out Notre Dame

Beryl Gastaldello picked up two individual wins as Texas A&M completed their sweep of Notre Dame on Saturday.

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Galat, Castillo Luna Shine As Aggies Top MSU, Lead Notre Dame

Bethany Galat had two individual wins as Texas A&M dominated day 1 against Notre Dame and MSU.

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College Swimming Preview: #3 A&M Revamps with Deep Incoming Class

The Aggies are loaded in breaststroke and IM, thanks in large part to Canadian star Sydney Pickrem.

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Watch: Race Videos from Days 2 and 3 of the 2017 U.S. Open

One of the highlight swims on the 2nd night of competition came in the women’s 400 free, where 16-year-old Erica Sullivan smashed the 4:10-barrier for the first time to take gold ahead of open water world champ Ashley Twichell.

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College Teams Dominate Scoring at 2017 U.S. Open

Lisa Bratton swam in 3 individual A-finals to help the Texas A&M women lead team scoring.

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