Breakout Names from the 2016 U.S. Open That Became Tokyo 2020 Olympians
The 2016 U.S. Open was held right before the Rio 2016 Olympics for swimmers that *just* missed the team. Some standout names from that meet are now Olympians.
2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Battle for Second in Men’s 200 Backstroke
Olympic champion Ryan Murphy leads a tight field in the men’s 200 backstroke, where the battle for the second spot is tight between 3 swimmers.
2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Murphy, Pebley Reign In Men’s 200 Back
Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are virtual locks for the top two spots in the men’s 200 back at the upcoming U.S. National Championships in Irvine.
2017 World University Games: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap
Kosuke Hagino will hit the water in the men’s 200 back prelims on day 5 in Taipei.
US Releases WUGs Roster; Only 2 Swimmers To Double With Worlds
USA Swimming has announced its 44-swimmer squad for the 2017 World University Games, with only two of the eligible pool swimming World Champs team members electing to take part in both meets.
Final Prospective 2017 U.S. WUGs/Jr Worlds Rosters
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
2017 U.S. World Trials: Day 4 Finals Live Recap
Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.
2017 U.S. World Trials: Day 2 Finals Live Recap
Jacob Pebley will look to qualify for his first LC World Championship team tonight in the men’s 200 back.
2017 U.S. World Trials: Day 2 Finals Preview
Check out a preview for tonight’s finals in Indianapolis.
2017 U.S. Trials Previews: Can Shebat Break Up Cal Party in 200 Back?
Teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are the frontrunners in the 200 back, but Texas’ John Shebat could come out of nowhere after his explosive NCAA season.
Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Men’s High School Class of 2013
Five years ago, we ranked Jack Conger as the #1 recruit in his class. He won 9 NCAA event titles and helped Texas win the big show three times. How did the rest of his class stack up over four years in the NCAA?
Purdue Men Make Biggest Leap From SwimSwam Predictions At NCAAs
With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.
2017 M. NCAA Picks: 200 BK Will Be Murphy’s Individual NCAA Swan Song
Cal’s Ryan Murphy will chase his own NCAA and American Record in the 200 back after dominating the field with a 1:35.73 last season. Now a 2-time Olympic backstroke champion, Murphy will be swimming in his last ever NCAA Meet, and this could be the last time we see him focus on yards. If successful in defending his backstroke titles, Murphy will have 4-peated in both.
2017 Men’s ACC Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap
Tonight’s action will feature a battle between ACC Record holder Hennessey Stuart and Championship Record holder Grigory Tarasevich in the 200 back, but Robert Owen may also challenge for the title in that event.
2017 Men’s ACC Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap
NC State will be looking to build its lead tonight after putting 11 swimmers into A-finals this morning.