Luke Kaliszak

2017-2018 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….

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College Swimming Previews: All About That Sprint For #10 Alabama Men

Luke Kaliszak is key to a lot of Alabama relays in 2018, coming off a season in which he rose into elite sprint backstroke company.

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Top Seed Bentz Scratches 400 IM On Day 3 Of U.S. Open

Top seed Gunnar Bentz has scratched the men’s 400 IM on day 3 of the U.S. Open.

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2017 U.S. Worlds Trials Previews: Uncertainty Only Certain Thing in 50 Back

With Ryan Murphy practically a lock to win the 100 and 200 backstrokes, the 50 might be Matt Grevers’s best chance for a win next week at World Champs Trials.

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McKee, Gibson Named CoSIDA Academic All-Americans of the Year

Anton McKee earned CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year honors for the second straight year.

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2017 U.S. Worlds Trials Previews: Grevers Seeks Redemption in 100 Back

Murphy, who set the World Record in this event last summer, is the favorite going into the 2017 U.S. World Championships Trials, but veteran Matt Grevers won’t make it easy.

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Rooney, Morozov & Khalafalla To Swim-Off 100 Free In Santa Clara

Vlad Morozov will compete in a 3-way 100 free swim-off today in Santa Clara.

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Prenot Pops 2:10.0 200 Breast At Day 2 Prelims of Atlanta Classic

Josh Prenot threw down a quick 2:10.0 200 breast prelim on day 2 of the Atlanta Classic.

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Murphy, Manuel Headline CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams

Simone Manuel was among the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Honorees.

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Texas Slams Down 1:21.54 in the 200 Medley Relay, Bama Also Under 1:22

Texas and Alabama broke the 1:22 barrier en route to the fastest two 200 medley relays ever tonight at the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.

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Day 3 Relay Speculation: Fast 200 MR Leaves Few Changes For Final

This morning’s 200 medley relay was fast enough that very few teams will have alternate lineup options tonight, perhaps in response to a few high-profile miscues in prelims of the 400 medley.

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Alabama DQ Gets Cal’s 400 Medley Relay Into A Final

A disqualification to Alabama bumped California’s 400 medley relay into the A final after the Golden Bears swam an alternate lineup in prelims.

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Final Team Predictions For The 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships

Here’s our predictions for the top 25 teams at this week’s event.

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2017 M. NCAA Picks: Schooling Looks to Crash 44-Barrier in 100 Fly

Texas junior Joseph Schooling, the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 meter fly, returns after coming within hundredths of a 43-second swim last season.

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2017 M. NCAA Picks: 9 of Top 25 Fastest Performers to Race in 100 Back

Cal’s Ryan Murphy headlines a loaded 100 back field that includes 9 of the top 25 fastest performers of all time.

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