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Pair of Cal NCAA Records Highlight Night 1 in Auburn

Leverenz’s All-Time Best swim in 200 IM highlights first night of competition in Auburn, but Jensen’s upset leaves loudest echo.

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NCAA’s Race of the Meet: 400 IM

Hosszu, Beisel, Leverenz, DiRado, Vavra. All could break four minutes in the 400 IM. Over/under set at 3.5 What’s your pick?

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2012 Women’s NCAA Day 2 Predictions

It’s time to check out the favorites for day 2 at NCAA’s, including the “race of the century” in the women’s 400 IM.

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Stanford Gets Verbal from Third Jr. National Team Breaststroker

Altogether, there are 8 female breaststrokers on the 2011-2012 USA Swimming Junior National Team. By next fall, three of them…


Tennessee, Stanford, LSU Women Pick up Friday Dual Victories

Three top-15 women’s teams kicked off their seasons on Friday night with big dual meet victories against less-credentialed employees. Stanford…

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2011-2012 NCAA Women's Previews: No. 4 Stanford Bring in Two Top Freestylers in Freshman Class to Improve Despite Losses

Key Losses: Kate Dwelley (38 NCAA Points, 4 NCAA Relays), Liz Smith (15 NCAA Points, 2 NCAA Relays), Meg Hostage…

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Who Are the Darkhorse Americans to Make the 2012 Olympic Team?

Now that the vast majority of the summer’s meets are over, with deference to the Pan Am Games yet to…


2011 WUGs Day 3: Feigen Takes Men's 100 Free, Costa-Schmid Nears National Record in 200 Free

The USA continued their winning ways on day 3 of the 2011 Summer Universiade from Shenzhen China, and picked up…

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Adrian Clocks 22.1 as Field Continues to Thin at USA Nationals (Day 3 Prelims)

With the United States’ two most high-profile swimmers already out of this meet (Natalie Coughlin and Michael Phelps), Ryan Lochte…

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Guess Who's Back? Hansen Swims 1:00.17 in Prelims at USA Nationals

It’s day 1 at the 2011 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships, and we already have some exciting buzz in the…


Cal Looks Energized; Takes Lead After Day 2 of 2011 NCAA's

This writeup was originally written and posted live, as the meet unfolded. For the highlights, just read the sections underneath…

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2011 Pac-10 Women's Championships: Cal Jumps Out to Lead, But Lead Not Safe Going Towards Day 4

Full Day 3 Results 400 yard IM Just like yesterday in the 200 IM, USC’s Katinka Hosszu lulled her copetition…

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Stanford, UNLV put up Nationally Dominant Times at Arena Invite

Male Swimmer of the Meet- Chad La Tourette (Stanford)- though he only won one race, he had the single most…


Stanford Cardinal Get Revenge on Gators; Arizona Women Avoid Trap Against Wisconsin

Pac 10 Women’s Swimmer of the Week: Andi Murez (Stanford) Pac 10 Men’s Swimmer of the Week: Cory Chitwood (Arizona)…

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2010-2011 College Previews: No. 2 Stanford Women Graduate Two Double-National Champions

Over the next few weeks, as the Long Course season closes out, new freshman are arriving on campus, and fans…

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