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2024 SEC Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Florida freshman Bella Sims makes her SEC Championship individual event debut on Day 2 of SECs–in the 200 IM, not the 500 freestyle.


Illinois State Gains Commitment From Backstroker Avery Watson (2024)

Watson’s decision keeps her in-state, as she is currently a senior at Crystal Lake South High School in Lake In The Hills, Illinois.

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2023 Swammy Awards: High School Teams of the Year – Carmel (IN) Girls and Keller (TX) Boys

Alex Shackell led the Carmel girls swimming team to their 37th Indiana state title in a row earlier this year — a national record in any sport.

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Illinois State Gains Commitment From Freestyler Hope Westphal (2024)

Westphal’s personal best time in the 1650 would have scored at the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Championships this past season.

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Futures Qualifier Alexandra Davis Signs With Illinois State (2024)

Davis will bring versatility to the Redbirds, as she swims events ranging from middle-distance freestyle to butterfly and backstroke.

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Ranking The 2023 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Aaron Shackell is one of several key additions to Cal’s roster in 2023-24, giving them the top recruiting class in the country.


Illinois HS State Finalist Amelia Murphy Commits To Illinois State (2024)

Murphy’s personal best time in the 200 freestyle would have qualified her for the B-final at the 2023 MVC Championships this past February.

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2024 College Swimming Previews: Relay Power and Young Stars Propel #6 Florida Men

After a monstrous relay performance at NCAAs, the Gators reload this season with a stacked freshman class set to make an immediate impact.


Illinois State Swim & Dive Drops 2023-24 Schedule

The Redbirds are looking to build off a historic campaign in 2022-2023 that saw Madyson Morse win three gold medals at the MVC Championships.

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Sean Sullivan Named Interim Head Coach At Illinois State

Sullivan, who has been a part of the Redbird coaching staff since 2021, takes over after former head coach Caitlin Hamilton left for Kentucky.


Juniors Qualifier Vidar Carlbaum Commits to Swim for Indiana in Fall of 2023

The recent’B’ finalist at the Westmont stop of the Pro Swim Series will bring some strong sprint back and free to Bloomington.


Indiana Distance Group Adds 2023 Commitment from Rapidly Improving Leo Pelaez

Pelaez has made huge improvements in recent years, dropping seven seconds in his 500 free during his senior season alone.


Competitor Coach of the Month: Chris Plumb

Plumb’s successful year at Carmel continued in May at the Indy Spring Cup, where his swimmers produced several impressive performances.


Leah Hayes Swims 100 Free/200 IM Double on Final Night in Indy

Leah Hayes was not far off of her season best in the 200 IM and swam the 100 freestyle earlier in the final session in Indy.


Eli Rollen Commits To Oklahoma Christian University With Team Leading Times (2023)

Rollen’s current best time of 1:47.51 in the 200 backstroke would have made him the team’s top performer this season by over a second.