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Sydney Pickrem: “I thought I was going really, really, slow” (Video)

Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem dipped under the 4:00-mark in the 400 IM, becoming the 8th fastest performer of all time

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2017 Women’s NCAAs Race Video: Ella Eastin Nabs 400 IM U.S. Record

Watch as Stanford sophomore Ella Eastin defends her title in the 400 IM, taking over the American record from her teammate Katie Ledecky.

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2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Tonight, swimmers will be competing in the finals of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay, while divers compete in the 3-meter finals.

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2017 NCAA Day 3 Finals Preview: Baker/Howe & Ledecky/Manuel Showdowns

Tonight, the two fastest swimmers in history, Ally Howe and Kathleen Baker, will battle in the 100 back, while Stanford and Olympic teammates Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky duel in the 200 free.

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2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 medley relay, and 3-meter diving.

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2017 Women’s NCAAs Race Video: Baker Wins 200 IM, Just off U.S. Record

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

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2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.

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W. NCAA 800 Free Relay Roundup: Cal Swaps Out Weitzeil for Vredeveld

Weitzeil was a part of Cal’s 800 free relay at Pac-12s, but they swapped her out for Kristen Vredeveld at NCAAs. This could be because she’s more valuable on the other relays, but it’s noteworthy because of her health issues following the 200 free at Pac-12s.

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Final Team Predictions For 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships

We’ve previewed each individual event for the women’s NCAA Championships, now it’s time to turn our focus to the broader issue of the NCAA team champion. Here’s our final predictions of the top 25 in the NCAA finish order.

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2017 W. NCAA Picks: Eastin Chasing Ledecky’s 400 IM American Record

In the 400 IM, Eastin will look to take down the American Record of 3:57.68, which was set by teammate Katie Ledecky at last month’s Pac-12 Championships.

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2017 W. NCAA Picks: Smith to Challenge King in 200 Breast

King is the heavy favorite at this point, but Minnesota’s Kierra Smith, a Canadian Olympian, shouldn’t be counted out. With her killer back-half speed, Smith could possibly pull off an upset.

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2017 W. NCAA 200 IM Preview: Eastin Hunting for Her Own Records

Ella Eastin will look to take her NCAA, American, and U.S. Open marks to new heights in the 200 IM.

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SEC Women Individual Scoring Breakdown

2017 SEC SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, February 14 – Saturday, February 18 Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center, Knoxville, TN…

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2017 SEC Women’s Champs: Aggies Deep, Bulldogs Lurking

Smoliga shined for the Bulldogs, but her team came up just short against a rock-solid Texas A&M team.

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2017 SEC Championships: Rooney Scratches 100 Free on Day 5

One of the more interesting day 5 scratches came from Florida’s Maxime Rooney, who scratched out of the 100 free in favor of the 200 back earlier in the session.

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