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Efmiova Leads Trojan Charge on Day 1 of Speedo Grand Challenge

The Speedo Grand Challenge is a unique sort of meet. It features  four-swimmer A-finals (which has caught on more quickly…

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In Briefs: Speedo Grand Challenge Psych Sheets and Events to Watch

The Speedo Grand Challenge begins this morning out at Irvine’s William Wollett Aquatics Center, site of last year’s USA Swimming…

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TSC Gives Out 2011 Men's NCAA Championship Awards

(Picture above of the Cal men celebrating in the University Aquatics Center Pool after winning. Thanks to Tim Hochradel for…

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Texas Goes Down Swinging With Two Individual Titles; Cal Lead Too Much to Overcome on Final Day of 2011 NCAA's

Complete Day 3 Results. This writeup was originally written live, as the meet unfolded. For the highlights, just read the…

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Stanford Falls Out of Hunt, Texas Still Battling Cal on Day 3 Prelims at NCAA's

There were a ton of close finishes in prelims on Day 3. Between Texas and Cal, they finished 8th in…

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Staab Wins Epic Butterfly Showdown, Shields' Backstroke Overshadows on Day 2 of 2011 NCAA Championships

Complete Day 2 Results This writeup was originally written live, as the meet unfolded. For the highlights, just read the…

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2011 NCAA Swimming Prelims Day 2: Dwyer Falters Again, Virginia Continues to Impress

Overall Impressions of Prelims We can start to see a few trends on day 2 of this meet. Florida is really…

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Virginia's McLean Pulls Huge 500 Free Upset on Monumentous Day 1 at 2011 NCAA's

Day 1 Results This writeup was originally written live, as the meet unfolded. For the highlights, just read the sections…

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Stanford Breaks American Record on Day 1 Prelims

Full Prelims Results Not a whole lot shifted in the team-scoring dynamics in prelims on day 1. Everyone looked very…

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Upsets, Favorites, and Key Race Predictions from Men’s NCAAs: Team Scoring

We’ve fully broken down each event at NCAA’s, and after doing so, I’m even more confident that Cal is going…

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Upsets, Favorites, and Key Race Predictions from Men’s NCAAs: Day 3

Day 1 |  Day 2 |  Day 3 As we’re all sitting in anticipation of the beginning of the women’s…

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Upsets, Favorites, and Key Race Predictions from Men’s NCAAs: Day 2

Day 1 |  Day 2 |  Day 3 As we’re all sitting in anticipation of the beginning of the women’s…

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Upsets, Favorites, and Key Race Predictions from Men's NCAA's: Day 1

Day 1 |  Day 2 |  Day 3 As we’re all sitting in anticipation of the beginning of the women’s…

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2011 Men's NCAA Psych Sheet By the Numbers (Scoring and Other Stats)

With the release today of the Men’s official 2011 NCAA Psych Sheets, it’s time to look at some numbers (check…

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In Brief: Observations from Men's NCAA Uncut Psych Sheet

USASwimming.org has posted the Men’s NCAA Uncut Psych Sheet. That means that this doesn’t tell us entries, but it does…

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