Nikol Popov

Friesen Drops 2:07 200 BR, 8 Potential NCAA Qualifiers at Tennessee Last Chance

In prelims of the 100 breast, Friesen dropped a 59.62 to move up to 25th in the NCAA. She then swam a 2:07.24 in the 200 breast, which ranks #8 in the NCAA.

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2020 SEC Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Texas A&M’s Anna Belousova will race to defend her 100 breast title on day 4 of the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.

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2020 SEC Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Kieran Smith and Khader Baqlah return for the Gators’ 800 free relay after their team set the SEC Meet Record to win the title last season.

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Tennessee Scores Verbal Commitment from Irish Nat’l Record-holder Mona McSharry

Irish National Record-holder Mona McSharry, who won the 100 breast at 2017 FINA Junior World Championships, will swim for Tennessee next year.

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Tennessee Set to Square Off with Louisville on Thursday

Following Tennessee’s victory over Virginia, the Vols and Lady Vols head back out on the road to square off with Louisville on Thursday.

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#11 Asia Minnes Makes Verbal Commitment to Lady Vols for 2021

Asia Minnes, the #11 recruit from the high school class of 2021, has announced her verbal commitment to Tennessee for 2021-22.

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OT Qualifier Lauren Barakey Makes Verbal Commitment to Tennessee

Lauren Barakey of TIDE Swimming has announced her intention to attend the University of Tennessee next fall.

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College Swimming Previews: Peaking At The Right Time Is Key For #5 Tennessee

A lot of Tennessee’s success will run through Erika Brown, who will be a contender for three individual NCAA titles once again in her senior year.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Tonight’s session features finals of the 400 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, and men’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.

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2019 US National Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Aussie Elijah Winnington will contest in the 400 free prelims while 200 breast champ Reece Whitley and WUGs champ Ian Finnerty will meet in the 100 breast.

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Sprinter Morgan Scott Transfers Out of Indiana, Heads to Alabama

Scott, a 24.1/51.9 backstroker, comes in with a 100 back time faster than the Alabama program record. She’s the second IU to Alabama transfer this year.

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2019 Atlanta Classic: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel will not be swimming the 50 free, and will instead be in the 200 fly.

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2019 Atlanta Classic: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel will contest the men’s 100 fly on night one of the Atlanta Classic.

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Vols 200 Medley Relay: “We know how hard we’ve worked this year” (Video)

The Vols hit their stride in this one, as Tennessee’s Meghan Small took it out with a 24.05 back split. Nikol Popov took over with a 26.51 on the breast leg, while Maddy Banic turned in a 22.58 on the fly

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2019 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.

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