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Gold Medalist Ryan Held Swims Best Time of 21.62 in 50 Free in Birmingham

Ryan Held swam lifetime bests in the 50 and 200 free on Saturday. He’s scheduled to swim two more races, including the 100 fly, on Sunday.

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2021 Men’s NCAAs: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?

Carson Foster or Luca Urlando? It was an agonizing choice for #1 recruit. But after one year… it’s Destin Lasco leading individual scoring.

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2021 NCAA Men’s Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.

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Cal Wins First 400 Free Relay Title Since 2011 (Relay Splits)

While Cal fell a bit short to Texas in the overall battle, the Bears closed out the meet with their win in the 400 free relay since 2011.

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2021 NCAA Men’s Day 4 Ups/Downs: Cal Goes 8/2, Texas Projected to Keep Lead

The Cal Bears returned 8 up and 2 down swims Saturday morning, yet the Texas Longhorns look strong to hold onto their lead from yesterday.

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2021 NCAA Men’s Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.

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2021 NCAA Men’s Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

This morning, the team race will start to take shape, with prelims of the 500 free, 200 IM and 50 free set to run.

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2021 Men’s NCAAs Night 2 Preview: Magahey, Lasco, and Hoffer Hold Top Seeds

On the slate tonight will be the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay. Cal holds the top seeds in two events.

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2021 M. NCAA Picks: Cal Looking For First 400 Free Relay Win In a Decade

On paper, it’ll be Cal and Texas dueling it out in the 400 free relay while simultaneously aiming to wrap up a team title.

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2021 M. NCAAs Preview: Can Michigan Recreate Their Big Tens Magic in the 200MR?

The Wolverines put on a show in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Champs, breaking the meet record and swimming the fastest time in the NCAA this season.

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2021 M. NCAA Picks: Hoffer Aims To Fend Off New Wave of Sub-19 50 Freestylers

Defending champion Ryan Hoffer faces the deepest 50 free field in history this week, with seven men having broken 19 seconds heading into NCAAs.

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2020-2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: Final Edition

Things are very much still up in the air between Cal and Texas, two teams with consistent NCAA track records and plenty of time left to drop this season.

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2021 M. NCAA Picks: Hoffer and Krueger Lead Younger Field in the 100 Free

Daniel Krueger and Ryan Hoffer top the 100 free psych sheet, and are the only two returning A-finalists in this event from the 2019 NCAA Championships.

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David Curtiss Smashes Overall National High School Record in 50 Free with 19.11

NC State commit David Curtiss lowered his own National Independent School Record, and broke the overall 50 free record, moving to #6 all-time for 17-18 boys.

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David Curtiss Takes 0.16s Off Own 50 FR National Independent HS Record at 19.26

18-year-old David Curtiss knocked his own 50-yard free independent HS record down from 19.42 to 19.26, now moving up to 7th all-time in 17-18 history.

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