Ruard Van Renen

Southern Illinois Adds Slovakian Standout Tomas Peciar for 2023-2024

Slovakian National Team member, Tomas Pecair, is set to join the Southern Illinois Salukis for the 2023-2024 season.


Four SIU Swimmers To Compete Internationally This Summer

SIU’s Ruard van Renen (South Africa), Mykyta Terentiev (Ukraine), Karen Rodriguez (Mexico) and Tomas Peciar (Slovakia) will all race internationally.

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Ruard Van Renen, A Top Men’s Mid-Major Scorer At 2023 NCAAs, Transfers To Georgia

Van Renen’s times would have made him the fastest 100 backstroker and third-fastest 200 backstroker on Georgia’s roster last season.


The Top 10 NCAA Mid-Majors of All-Time In Every Event – Through 2022-23

Harvard’s Dean Farris produced the fastest time ever for a mid-major in three events during his standout 2018-19 campaign with the Crimson.


NCAA All-American Brian Benzing Enters Transfer Portal For 2024-25 Season

Benzing, who was ranked 15th in the nation in the 100 breast last season, was one out of four male mid-major swimmers to score at 2023 NCAAs.


P2Life Proudly Welcomes US National Champion Gabriel Jett to Ambassador Squad

Coming off a standout NCAA season, Jett joins an illustrious squad of up-and-coming swimming stars as a P2Life ambassador.

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2023 Men’s NCAAs: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?

Texas A&M’s Baylor Nelson had a very strong freshman campaign as SwimSwam’s #1 ranked recruit, winning two SEC titles and scoring 19 NCAA points.


NCAA Champs, Summer McIntosh, and the State of Swimming | SWIMSWAM BREAKDOWN

we discuss the men’s and women’s NCAA Championships, Summer McIntosh at the 2023 Canadian Trials, and the state of swimming right now


P2Life Nutrition Welcomes NCAA Breakout Star Ruard Van Renen as P2Life Ambassador

Van Renen has been taking P2Life supplements daily for well over a year and joins the team coming off a breakout performance at the NCAA Championships.

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Ruard van Renen, the Top Mid-Major Scorer at Men’s NCAAs, Enters Transfer Portal

Ruard van Renen, who as a freshman scored 13 points at the NCAA Championships last season, says he’s grateful for the opportunity that Southern Illinois gave him.


2023 Division I Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Swims You Might’ve Missed

Swimming in the early distance heats, NC State senior Ross Dant delivered on the big stage with a personal-best 14:30.32, good for second place overall.


2023 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Destin Lasco will be in the hunt for a second straight title in the 200 back on Saturday with a potential American Record in his sights.


Ruard Van Renen Earns Salukis’ First Points Since 1995 (Day 3 Swims You May Have Missed)

Ruard Van Renen won the 100 back ‘B’ final, earning the Salukis’ first NCAA points since 1995 and highlighting the swims you may have missed on Day 3 of NCAAs


2023 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

All eyes will be on Leon Marchand on Friday as he takes aim at another record in the 400 IM.


Jack Dahlgren Drops 100 Back On Day 3 of Men’s NCAAs (Prelims Scratches)

Dahlgren drops the 100 back as the 20th seed to gear everything towards the 200 free, where he comes in ranked second.