Tess Cieplucha

2019 W. NCAAs Night 1 Finals Preview: How Many 1:39 Splits Will We See?

Night one features only the 800 free relay – but there’s plenty to look out for, including some key lineup choices.

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2019 SEC Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

After opting out of the 400 IM, Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem will swim the 200 breast. Meanwhile, the men of Mizzou and Florida will be racking up finalists in the tight race for the 2019 title.

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2019 SEC Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Sydney Pickrem will look to pick up her first indiviudal title of the meet in the 400 IM, but she’ll be met by fierce competition Tess Cieplucha and a tough Florida IM group, led by freshman Vanessa Pearl.

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2019 SEC Women’s Champs Fan Guide: Tennessee Eyeing First-Ever Title

Led by NCAA title contender (in multiple events) Erika Brown, Tennessee’s women could be on a path to their first-ever SEC title.

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TYR Pro Swim Series Knoxville – Day 4 Photo Vault

It’s been a really good kick off into the 2019 Pro Swim Series here in Knoxville.  Strong swims by veterans…

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Cieplucha Swims NCAA A Cut with 4:03 400 IM in Tennessee Invite Finals

Tess Cieplucha had a big swim in the 400 IM to achieve her NCAA ‘A’ cut for Tennessee. She came into the meet with a best time of 4:05.43 from last season, but blew that away tonight with a 4:03.81.

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Nikol Popov is Back, Hits 58.8 100 Breast PR at TN Invite Prelims

After two years without breaking 1:00, Popov smashed through the 59.0 barrier for the first time in her life with a huge swim this morning in the 100 breast.

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Tennessee Invite Finals: Vol Women Get 4 Under Last Season’s NCAA Qualifying Time in 50 Free

The Vols has 4 women under the 2017 NCAA invited time in finals with Brown (21.65), Bailey Grinter (22.08), Maddy Banic (22.15), and Stanzi Moseley (22.20).

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Tennessee Invite Day 1 Prelims: Brown Swims Nation-Leading 21.52 50 FR

Up until this morning, Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin held the fastest time in the NCAA with a 21.64, and only Ky-Lee Perry and Mallory Comerford had also been under 22 seconds so far.

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PREVIEW: Sprints to Reign at 2018 Tennessee Invitational

Maddy Banic, at the heart of Tennessee’s sprint group, will compete this weekend as the Vols host the Tennessee Invitational.

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Comerford, Barna Show Freestyle Prowess In Cardinals Sweep Over Vols

Mallory Comerford won two individual events as the Louisville Cardinals topped Tennesee on the road.

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College Swimming Previews: Soaring Ceiling For #8 Tennessee Women

Tennessee has one of the nation’s most loaded sprint groups (complete with dominant relays), but graduated its best backstroker and breaststroker, leaving a roster with a high ceiling but a few key question marks.

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2018 W. NCAA Previews: a Battle of American Record Breakers in 400 IM

The 400 IM American Record changed hands last season between Stanford teammates Katie Ledecky and Ella Eastin. Now that Ledecky has dropped the 200 free for the 400 IM at NCAAs, who will capture the title (and possibly the American Record) at the big showdown?

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Tennessee Sweeps Swimming Events Against Arkansas

Tennessee swept the swimming events, while Arkansas took both diving events in this SEC matchup.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Matt Kredich, Tennessee

Together, the University of Tennessee’s men’s and women’s teams rose a combined 11 spots in our post-invite Power Rankings after breakout performances at home.

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