Van Mathias

SwimSwam Pulse: 35.4% Pick Florida Men Over Indiana, Texas & NC State At 2024 NCAAs

Florida emerges as the top pick to take 3rd at NCAAs this season as they bring back a talented group and reload with a strong recruit class.


2023-24 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: Pre-Season Edition

Is this the year we see Arizona State take over as the best men’s team in the nation? See who we rank #1 heading into the 2023-24 campaign.


2024 College Swimming Previews: #4 Indiana Men Combating Losses with 15 Newcomers

Brendan Burns and the high-powered Hoosier relays will be one of many driving forces behind the team’s success in the 2023-24 season.


Singapore’s Mikkel Lee, a 2023 SEA Games Gold Medalist, on Indiana’s 2023-2024 Roster

Singaporean Mikkel Lee, 20, is listed on Indiana’s roster as a freshman for this season.


2023-24 College Swimming Previews: Yost, Gaziev, Clark Return to Lead #11 Ohio State Men

The return of Yost, Gaziev, and Clark provides Ohio State with a solid veteran foundation, but the Buckeyes have question marks headed into 2023-24.


NCAA ‘B’ Finalist Brian Benzing Transferring to Indiana for 5th Year (2024-2025)

Benzing, who will finish up his undergrad at Towson this upcoming season, made the B final of the 100 breast at both 2022 and 2023 NCAAs.


How The COVID Fifth Year Has Created New Opportunities For NCAA Swimmers

In this article, five different NCAA swimmers share what getting an extra year of eligibility meant for the trajectory of their careers in college.


Former Junior College Champion Billy Cruz Transfers to Indiana

Cruz started his college career at Iowa Central, where he turned heads with a 19.10 in the 50 free. After a stop at USC, he will wrap his career at Indiana.


2x NCAA Champion Brendan Burns To Use Fifth Year Of Eligibility At Indiana

Burns scored 46 out of Indiana’s 139 individual swimming points at the 2023 NCAA Championships and was also a major contributor on the Hoosier relays.


2023 Men’s NCAA Championships: Results & Records Summary

Leon Marchand made history at the Men’s NCAA Championships, setting all-time records in the 200 breast, 200 IM and 400 IM to lead ASU to a runner-up finish.


2023 Swammy Awards: NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships

Leon Marchand somehow surpassed sky-high expectations by clocking the fastest times ever in six different events within the span of 72 hours.


Josh Liendo Becomes The 2nd Fastest 100 Freestyler In History With 40.28

Liendo soared to victory in the 100 freestyle, notching a 40.28 to become the second fastest man in history behind Caeleb Dressel.


Van Mathias Talks His 2nd Place Finish in 100 Breast, First Time Swimming it at NCAA’s

In past seasons, Mathias has swam the 100/200 fly and 200 IM, but for his fifth year with Indiana, he decided to switch to 50/100 free and 100 breast.

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2023 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Destin Lasco will be in the hunt for a second straight title in the 200 back on Saturday with a potential American Record in his sights.


2023 Division I Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

How low can he go? Out under his 400 IM record pace at the halfway mark in prelims, Léon Marchand aims to break the NCAA record for the third time this season