Salvino committed to Alabama in February but now has switched her commitment to SMU. She has also expanded her range of events since committing to Alabama.
Santo Condorelli had a strong performance at the U.S. Open last weekend, including achieving his stated goal of breaking 22 seconds in the 50 free.
“Best of the Rest” butterflyer AnneMarie Vlaic, from Lake Oswego Swim Club, has opted to swim and study at SMU beginning in 2025-26.
Summer Osborne, a middle-distance freestyler from New Zealand, has announced her decision to study and swim at SMU next fall.
Richard Salhus spent last season in Baton Rouge, where he helped the LSU women achieve their highest NCAA finish in 30 years.
Ozzie Quevedo is in his first role as a head coach for the SMU Mustang women and looking to make noise at the NCAA level.
SwimSwam took a trip up down to Dallas, Texas, where the SMU women were getting in some race pace work on a Friday afternoon.
The annual SMU Classic will feature Louisville, Mizzou, Auburn, USC and Miami in early October, while the Mustangs will dual with Texas at TAMU in February.
Former Notre Dame swimmer Reed Fujan spent four seasons with the Crimson Tide as an assistant following a stint as head coach at Division III St. John’s.
Jordan Morgan’s best time in the 100 breast would have made the conference ‘A’ final this past season. She spent 2 years at Texas.
SMU’s new 50 meter outdoor pool will give the Mustangs a pair of long course tanks adjacent to each other, joining an elite class of swimming programs.
Williams will be a big replacement for Alabama’s Kensey McMahon, who was the 2023 NCAA champion in both the 500 and 1650 freestyle races.
Mateo Miceli is slated to be the fastest Cardinal in the 200 fly next season with a personal-best time that would have placed him 3rd at ACCs in February.
Melanie Margalis will join new head coach Ozzie Quevedo as the assistant coach at Southern Methodist University in Texas.
Hodgson will replace Ozzie Quevedo as the associate head coach at Alabama after spending the last five years with Northwestern.