Vanessa Pearl

Nina Kucheran Changes Commitment to Take 5th Year at Florida

Kucheran would have been Florida’s only 100 breaststroker this past season under the 1:00 mark as her best time stands at a 59.02.

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Women’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2018-2022

Rhyan White helped lead the Alabama women to a surprise #1 ranking with 237 NCAA points out of the high school class of 2018.

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Revisiting NCAA Recruit Rankings: Women’s High School Class of 2018

Despite only swimming in two NCAA meets, Taylor Ruck scored the most points out of our top-20 recruits from the high school class of 2018.

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Four Individual Meet Records Broken on Night 2 of NCSA’s

Greater Toledo’s Scotty Buff broke the NCSA meet record in the 50 back, one of four individual records to fall this evening.

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2022 SEC Women’s Fan Guide: Will the Vols Reclaim Their Throne?

With a rising young core, the Tennessee women appear poised to reclaim the SEC title after winning for the first time in 2020.

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Florida All-American Vanessa Pearl Medically Retires from College Swimming

Without Vanessa Pearl (above) or Cecilia Porter, the University of Florida women’s team faces big breaststroke challenges ahead of the SEC Championships.

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World Junior Medalist Ekaterina Nikonova Arrives at University of Florida  

With SCM to SCY converted sprint freestyle times that rank among the NCAA’s best, Nikonova is a huge addition to the Florida squad.

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New Zealand 200 Breast Record Holder Melissa Cowen Commits to Florida for 2023

Melissa Cowan of Auckland, New Zealand, will bring NCAA-invite ready times in the 100 and 200 breast to Gainesville in the fall of 2023.

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Florida Keeps #9 Julia Podkoscielny In-State for 2023-24

The Florida Gators have picked up a verbal commitment from Julia Podkoscielny, who is ranked #9 in the high school class of 2023.

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Olympic Medalists Finke and Smith Kick Off Collegiate Seasons with Wins

Bobby Finke (above) won the 800 and 1500 free at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. He and Kieran Smith both picked up wins for Florida on Saturday.

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Overreacting: Sprinters Stepping Up, Lochte Bounces Back

With sprinters Abbey Weitzeil and Olivia Smoliga stepping up, Simone Manuel needs to drop at least a second to defend her Olympic gold in Tokyo.

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2021 Atlanta Classic Day 2: Women’s Prelims Live Recap

2016 Olympian Olivia Smoliga holds the fastest seed time in the 100 back this morning (58.73), and she is ranked 4th in the 50 free (24.83).

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Day 1 Women’s Prelims Live Recap

Rio Olympian Melanie Margalis leads both the 200 free (1:56.58 seed) and 100 breast (1:07.20 seed) women’s prelims events here in Atlanta.

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Dressel, G.Walsh, & UGA Stars Highlight STACKED Psychs

Caeleb Dressel’s 8 LCM swims for the 2021 Atlanta Classic: 50 FR, 100 FL, 100 FR (all #1), 200 FR (#5), 200 FL (#6), 200 IM (#6), 100 BR (#9), 100 BK (#17).

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2020-2021 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: Final Edition

The Virginia Cavaliers continue to lead the way into NCAAs, led by five top-ranked relays and a dominant roster from top to bottom.

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