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2017-2018 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.

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Ranking the 2017 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #5-8

Hungarian Olympian and new Florida Gator Liliana Szilagyi might be the best international pickup for any NCAA team’s 2017 freshman class.

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Canyons Aquatic Club Hires David Kuck as New Head Coach

The Canyons Aquatic Club has hired David Kuck as their new head coach. He replaces Coely Stickels, who left the program to…

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2017 U.S. Worlds Trials Preview: Race For 29s In Women’s 50 Breast

Find links to all of our event-by-event previews here. 2017 U.S. NATIONALS/WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TRIALS Tuesday, June 27th-Saturday, July 1st 50-Meter…

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Photo Vault: 2017 CIF-SS Division 1 Championships

CIF-SS Division I Championships in Riverside, California.

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2017 CIF Southern Section Division 1 Finals: LIVE Recap

Keep an eye on Sean Lee out of Loyola, who rattled the meet record in the 200 IM. The senior will look to lead the defending champs with top seeds in the IM and 100 fly. Santa Margarita’s Samantha Shelton held pace on the girls side, holding top seeds in the 200 free and 100 back.

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American Short Course Championships Relocated to San Antonio

A plumbing leak at the Texas Swimming Center in Austin has forced the American Short Course Championships March 2nd-4th to relocate to Austin. Amanda Weir (pictured) is one of the top-flight swimmers slated to swim there.

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Alex Walsh Breaks 15-16 NAG In 100 Breast At Winter Juniors (East)

Alex Walsh broke the 15-16 NAG in the 100 breaststroke in a time of 58.80.

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Melanie Margalis, Omar Pinzon Win U.S. Winter Nats High Point Awards

With 3 wins, Melanie Margalis was the female High Point Award winner in spite of not swimming in the last session of the meet.

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Breast/IM Specialist Emily Sykes Verbally Commits to Tennessee

Emily Sykes is the latest verbal commit to the strong and deep Tennessee class of 2021.

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Slovenian Olympian, Tjasa Pintar, Verbally Commits to Tennessee

Tjasa Pintar, a member of the 2016 Slovenian Olympic Team, has given a verbal commitment to the University of Tennessee for 2017-18.

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Tennessee Snags 2x Illinois State HS Champion Alexis Yager for 2017-18

Alexis Yager of Rosary High School and Academy Bullets Swim Club has verbally committed to swim at the University of Tennessee beginning with the 2017-18 season.

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Tennessee Reels in New Jersey Distance Star, Amanda Nunan

Amanda Nunan just made a verbal commitment to the Volunteers, where her Seahawks teammate Colleen Callahan, is a senior.

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YNat Champion Bailey Grinter Gives Verbal Pledge to Tennessee

Bailey Grinter, who swims for Edwardsville High School and Edwardsville YMCA in Edwardsville, Illinois, has given her verbal commitment to the University of Tennessee for the 2017-18 season.

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#5 Recruit Nikol Popov Verbally Commits to Tennessee

Nikol Popov, the 5th-ranked recruit in the high school class of 2017, has verbally committed to the Tennessee Volunteers. She…

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