Louise Hansson

NCAA ‘A’ Cuts Update: 173 Cuts Achieved Through Mid-Season Invites

Katie Ledecky and Mallory Comerford are tied for most NCAA ‘A’ cuts with 4 each.

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2017-2018 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: Post- Invite Edition

Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.

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Scoring the NCAA Women’s Teams Based on 2017-18 Midseason Rankings

Per the request of some of our commenters, we’ve gone through and scored out how the women’s NCAA team battle would go based on the midseason rankings. 

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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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Katz and Wright Post NCAA-Leading Times on Day 4 of Texas Invite

Austin Katz and Justin Wright threw down the fastest college times this season in the 200 back and 200 fly, respectively, on the final of the 2017 Texas Invite.

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Schooling wins Battle vs. Conger with 44.7 100 Fly at Texas Invite

Swimming fans got to witness another butterfly battle between Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger in Friday night’s 100 fly final.

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Freshman Katz Comes up Big with 45.3 100 Back Split at Texas Invite

Texas freshman standout Austin Katz was a key player in helping the Horns secure their NCAA spot. Despite their A relay being disqualified, Katz came up big with a 45.34 backstroke split to help the B relay to victory.

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Haas Anchors Longhorns to Victory on Day 1 of Texas Invite

The Texas A team won it in 6:14.62, with Jonathan Roberts leading off in 1:35.29. Teammates Jeff Newkirk (1:33.60), Joseph Schooling (1:33.17), and Townley Haas (1:32.56) finished the job as they won in 6:14.62.

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Conger v. Schooling Matchup in the Cards for Texas Invite

2017 TEXAS INVITE November 29th – December 2nd, 2017 Austin, Texas (UT-Austin) Psych sheet Though Jack Conger is no longer eligible for…

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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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Riley Scott 3-peats in USC Win Over ASU

The USC men prevailed against 153-147 over ASU in a tight dual meet Friday, while the USC women won handily, 176-122. 

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Condorelli Sweeps Sprints as USC Beats Arizona

On the men’s side, sprint ace Santo Condorelli closed in on the 20-second barrier in the 50 free, posting a 20.01 to win it ahead of Arizona’s Chad Idensohn (20.49).

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USC Men/Women Ready For Road Meets At Arizona State, Arizona

The No. 4 USC women’s swimming and diving team and the No. 10 Trojan men make the biennial visit to their Pac-12 desert foes this week with a 2 p.m. meet at Arizona State in Tempe on Friday (Nov. 3) and a noon meet at Arizona in Tucson on Saturday (Nov.

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SwimSwam Swimmer of the Month: Louise Hansson, USC

Hailed as a bit of a surprising choice to be our near-unanimous pick to win the NCAA 100 fly title, USC’s Louise Hansson is backing up that status early in the season. Her month of October has been stellar, and a key reason why the Trojans are 4-0 and one of the NCAA’s hottest teams heading into winter invites.

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USC Trojans Land Verbal from Swedish Distance Star Victor Johansson

Victor Johansson, who owns the Swedish senior national records in the 800/1500 free in both SCM and LCM, has verbally committed to swim for USC next fall.

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