Mary T. Meagher

BSN Sports Swim Team of the Month: Lakeside Swim Team

The Lakeside Swim Team of Louisville, Kentucky, traces its existence back to 1928, and over the years it has produced eleven Olympians.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Previews: Sjostrom’s 100 Fly Title & WR in Jeopardy

Three women cracked the 56-second barrier in the LCM 100 fly, threatening Sarah Sjostrom’s 55.48 world record. But is Sjostrom’s Olympic title also in danger?

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Looking Back: SwimSwam’s First Interview With Torri Huske

SwimSwam first interviewed Torri Huske in 2019 after the North Virginia 6A Regional Championships when she was a high school sophomore.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Can Curzan/Huske Topple Dahlia in the 1FL?

From June 2019 to November 2020, teens Claire Curzan and Torri Huske rocketed to the top of the women’s 100 fly US ranks, threatening veteran Kelsi Dahlia.

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2021 NCSA Spring Invite: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

NOVA sisters Grace and Caroline Sheble come in as tonight’s top 2 seeds in the 200 fly final while Inspire Swim Team holds the top 2 men’s 50 back seeds.

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Charlotte Hook Becomes Fastest 17-Year-old In the 200-Yard Fly (1:52.72)

17-year-old Charlotte Hook of TAC Titans swam a 1:52.72 in the 200-yard fly, becoming the fastest 17-year-old in the last deacade and No. 3 17-18 all-time.

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Tess Howley Hits Personal Best 1:53.95 200 Fly, Remains #7 All-Time 15-16 Girls

Howley established a new personal best in the 200 fly, shaving .02 seconds off her previous best, which she had swum just 22 days ago.

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Roadmaps – Mapping the Journey of US Swimming Stars: Women’s 200 Fly

Mary T. Meagher’s 80s NAGs and Mary Descenza’s 2009 American record remain unbroken today. Who’s been close to breaking the marks? Could they ever go down?

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Lakeside Swim Team

The Lakeside Swim Team of Louisville, Kentucky, traces its existence back to 1928, and over the years it has produced ten Olympians.

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At the Cold War Peak, a 1982 Dual Meet for Peace (FULL RESULTS)

At the mid-point of competing Olympic boycotts, the national swimming teams of the U.S. and the USSR got together in 1982 for a dual meet. We’ve unearthed full results.

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SwimSwam Rewind: 30 Years of NCAA Championship Swimming Evolution

Nearly everything has changed in the sport since 1989, other than the fact that Eddie Reese was winning team titles at Texas.

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Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil Wins 2020 Honda Sport Award for Swimming

After setting an American record in the 50 free during the shortened 2019-20 NCAA season, Weitzeil becomes the sixth Cal swimmer to win the award.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: Gaines, Meagher Set World Records Before Lost Olympics

On April 11, 1980, Rowdy Gaines and Mary T. Meagher each set world records, the bright spot in an otherwise disappointing year with an Olympic boycott.

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Roadmaps – Mapping the Journey of US Swimming Stars: Women’s 100 Fly

Read on Kelsi Dahlia, Katie McLaughlin, Regan Smith, Torri Huske, Amanda Kendall, Kendyl Stewart, Aly Tetzloff, and Claire Curzan’s 100 fly Roadmaps here!

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Wheaties Wonders: All The Swimmers Featured On The Iconic Cereal Box

Michael Phelps has been featured on the box three times, including receiving a “Lifetime Achievement Honor” from the company after the 2016 Olympic Games.

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