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2019 W. NCAAs: Abbey Weitzeil Ties Fastest 50 Free Relay Split Ever

Weitzeil and Simone Manuel have now both been 20.45 on a relay.

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2019 W. NCAAs: Abbey Weitzeil Hits Fastest 50 Free in History – 21.02

Three years after setting the American record during her redshirt season, Weitzeil finally broke the NCAA record and rebroke her own American mark.

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2019 W. NCAAs: Weitzeil Throws Down 20.49 for 2nd-Fastest 50 Split Ever in 200 Free Relay

The relay tore past the rest of field on the back half of the race, thanks to an insane 41.36 on the back 100 between Amy Bilquist and Abbey Weitzeil.

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2019 W. NCAAs: Cal’s 200 Free Relay Breaks Every Record in the Books

Cal went 1:24.55 to break the NCAA, American, US Open, and pool records in the 200 free relay.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Stanford’s Streak Threatened in 400 MR

The Cal Bears come in with the fastest time this season in the 400 medley relay, and they appear to be the favorites to put an end to Stanford’s winning streak in this event.

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USA Swimming Announces 2019 Diversity Select Camp Roster/Coaches

48 swimmers from 36 clubs and 21 states have been chosen as participants in the 2019 USA Swimming Diversity Select…

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: Cal, Texas Set for Fierce 400 FR Relay Battle

Stanford has won this event 4 of the last 5 years, but they do not appear to be a favorite to win this time around.

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2019 W. NCAA Previews: A Loaded 100 Free Where Anything Could Happen

This year’s field of 100 freestylers includes 4 of the top 10 fastest performers of all time, and 6 of the top 20 performers all-time.

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Claire Curzan Becomes 1st Sub-22 14&U 50 Freestyler in History – 21.89

Curzan is now the second-fastest 16-and-under swimmer in history, behind only Gretchen Walsh’s 21.82

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Claire Curzan, 14, Wipes Out Missy Franklin 100 FR NAG Record – 47.67

Curzan is now the second-fastest 16&U performer of all-time, and just the second 13-14-year-old in history to break :48.

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Curzan Becomes No. 3 16&U in History, Misses 13-14 50 Free NAG by 0.01

Claire Curzan missed Gretchen Walsh’s 13-14 50 free NAG record by .01 at Cary Sectionals, going 22.01.

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Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil Named Pac-12 Swimmer Of The Meet

Cal junior Abbey Weitzeil was named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Meet and UCLA senior Maria Polyakova was named Diver of the Meet at the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: WAC Championship Beard

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets!

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Gretchen Walsh Breaks Simone Manuel’s National Age Group Record

Gretchen Walsh broke a National Age Group Record that belonged to a swimmer who would become the Olympic champion in the long course version of the same event.

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Taylor Ruck Becomes Top 10 All-Time 100 Freestyler With Relay Lead-Off

Her time ties Lia Neal for 10th all-time fastest performer in the SCY 100 free, and ties Neal for 9th all-time in the NCAA.

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