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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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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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Renowned Pine Crest Coach Jay Fitzgerald Retiring After 2017-18 Season

Jay Fitzgerald will step down and retire after 23 years as the program director and head coach of Pine Crest…

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USC Women To Host Washington State Thursday

The No. 4 USC women’s swimming and diving team hosts its final swim meet of the calendar year on Thursday (Oct. 26) against Washington State at 6 p.m. at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.

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Blueseventy Swim(s) of the Week: 8 Big Winners From SMU Classic

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Comerford Posts 1:41.7 200 Free, 50.7 100 Fly Split at SMU Classic

While she typically swims the freestyle leg, Comerford took over the fly leg of the 400 medley relay this time, posting a 50.73 to give the Cardinals a huge lead.

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Scott Hauls in Triple as USC Downs San Diego

Junior Riley Scott was arguably the most impressive swimmer of the meet, taking 3 wins individually.

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

You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.

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College Swimming Preview: #9 USC’s Incoming Class is Small but Mighty

USC has only a small freshman class, but blue-chip breaststroker Margaret Aroesty has potential to become a bona fide star.

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Ranking the 2017 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Brooke Forde headlines a scary good class at #1, the Stanford Cardinal.

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2017 U.S. Trials Previews: Manuel Chasing 23 in 50 Free

After coming up just 2 hundredths shy of Dara Torres’ American Record (24.07), Manuel will look to cement her status as the record holder in both sprints this summer.

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GSC’s Main Tops Lavado in 100 Free to Close Plantation Sectionals

Gator Swim Club’s Corey Main wrapped up the 2017 Speedo Southern Zone Sectionals in Plantation, Florida with another title.

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