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Races To Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2022 Minnesota Invite

Carson Foster and the Texas men will take on Cal in a must-see showdown at the Minnesota Invite this weekend.


College Swimming Weekly Preview: Nov 30- Dec 6

Defending men’s NCAA champions Cal will take on their midseason this weekend at Minnesota. Also in attendance will be second place finishing Texas.


Winter Juniors Qualifier Tyler Hansen Sends Verbal to Minnesota

Tyler Hansen specializes in breaststroke and middle-distance free events: two disciplines where Minnesota has excelled under head coach Kelly Kremer.

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Cal, Texas Among Eight Teams Confirmed For Minnesota Invite

There are several big invites this weekend, but the biggest clash, at least for the men, is still to come.


Headed Into Midseason Invites, Which NCAA Swimmers Remain Undefeated?

As of November 13, at least 17 swimmers from top 25 DI NCAA programs have yet to lose an individual race. Who will end up with a perfect season?


Wisconsin Opens Up Big Ten Action in Madison with Convincing Wins Over Minnesota

Wisconsin hosted Minnesota for a combined Big Ten dual on Friday, besting the Golden Gophers by large margins in both men’s and women’s scoring. 


2022-2023 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: October Edition

After a flawless start to the season, Josh Liendo and the Florida Gators have overtaken Texas and now hold the #2 spot in our October Men’s Power Rankings.


Minnesota Freshman Ava Yablonski Swims Best Time in 100 Fly in Gopher Win Over SMU

Minnesota entered the season with a big gap in their sprint butterfly group. Freshman Ava Yablonski has impressed early to assuage those concerns, though.


SwimSwam’s 2023 NCAA Pre-Season Champion Picks

Alex Walsh of Virginia was voted to win the 200 and 400 IMs by all 10 of the SwimSwam writers contributing to this report.


arena Swim of the Week: Marchand Caps Off Incredible Pentathlon With 46.6 100 IM

Marchand’s #2 all-time 100 IM swim came after four other 100-yard performances where he was at or near last season’s NCAA invite time.


College Swimming Weekly Preview: Sept 28-Oct 4, 2022

Luca Urlando and the University of Georgia are set to host Arizona State and Missouri this week for the Bulldogs’ first meet of the season.


2022-2023 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: Pre-Season Edition

Gabriel Jett will be one of many key players for the Cal men this season as they seek a national title defense. For now, we’re picking them to do so.


McHugh, Sachtjen, Bloomer & Butler Named Minnesota Team Captains For 2022-23

Max McHugh and Desmon Sachtjen will lead the men’s squad, while Olivia Bloomer returns as captain for the women, and she’ll be joined by Rachel Butler.


NCAA 200 Medley Relay Record Holder Dillon Hillis Returns to Florida for 5th Year

Hillis was second in the 100 breast at 2021 NCAAs and finished sixth in the event this past March. He also was 14th in the 200 breast at 2022 NCAAs.

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Analyzing the Longest Active Streaks of Top-25 Finishes at NCAA Championships

Because this includes the 2022 championships, there can only be 25 teams on the active list per gender as any other streaks would have ended in March.