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Lars Jorgensen

PHOENIX, Arizona. July 10. TODAY, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America announced its 2014 Spring CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams. The program is sponsored by Nike Swim.

To be honored as a Scholar All-America Team, a program must have achieved a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is presented twice during the year, once for the fall and once for the sprin

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Michael Hixon

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9. IN a move that will send shockwaves through the NCAA Diving community, Texas has confirmed to Swimming World that two-time NCAA champion Michael Hixon has elected to transfer.

Swimming World has also learned via a source close to the situation that Hixon intends on heading to the Indiana Hoosiers to train with his current synchro partner Darian Schmid

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Matt Tallman

NOTRE DAME, Indiana, July 9. UNIVERSITY of Notre Dame men's swimming and diving head coach Matt Tallman officially announced on Wednesday the appointment of Tim Lane as assistant swimming coach and Chris Swenson as the team's director of operations. Both Lane and Swenson will begin work with the program immediately in preparation for the 2014-15 season.

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Peter Brown

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, July 8. AFTER 13 seasons leading the Brown men's and women's swimming and diving programs, head coach Peter Brown announced his retirement from coaching on Tuesday. A national search will begin immediately.
I have been extremely fortunate to have coached at a world-class university, said Brown. The collective and diverse passions of the faculty, staff, st

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CSU Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colorado, July 1. COLORADO State University-Pueblo Women's Swimming & Diving Coach Brian Pearson has announced the program's initial recruiting class, which includes 14 women from four different states and two foreign countries.

The group includes nine recent high school graduates, three California junior college transfers and a pair of current CSU-Pueblo students who wil

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ACC and Big 10 logos

PHOENIX, Arizona, July 1. TODAY across the United States, a few Division I universities will officially move to new conferences, setting up some new dynamics in swimming and diving.

Only two of the top Division I conferences will get new swimming and diving teams, putting more swimmers on deck at the conference championships. But unlike Texas A&M's move from the Big 12 Conference to t

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Lauren Rhodes

RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 29. NC State swimming & diving coach Braden Holloway announced the four-member signing class of three freshmen and one transfer for the women's swimming program. The class is set to begin competing for the Wolfpack when the 2014-15 campaign gets underway in the fall.

Our women's class is small but mighty, Holloway said. We elected to go after ver

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Emory Seniors

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, June 26. TODAY, the NCAA released time standards for the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships that will take place at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas. The meet will take place March 18-21 next year.

NCAA Division III Men's Time Standards

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2013juniorsDave Salo announces the time trial heats at the junior nationals.

LOS ANGELES, California, June 26. EUROPEAN standouts Pawel Furtek from Wroclaw, Poland, and Ralf Tribunstov from Rakvere, Estonia, as well as Jon Knox from Sebastopol, Calif., have signed National Letters of Intent, USC swimming coach Dave Salo announced today.

Furtek has emerged as one of Europe's top distance swimmers and will represent Poland at the 2015 European Championships. The

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West Florida

PENSACOLA, Florida, June 26. UNIVERSITY of West Florida women's swimming and diving head coach Andrew Hancock has announced the signing class for the team's second season in 2014-15. The Argonauts will be looking to take another step forward after a successful first season that included a runner-up finish at the New South Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Conference Championships

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2013NCAAD2 Queens Crowd

GESTEL, The Netherlands, June 25. THE Queens University of Charlotte's men's swim team will get a major boost to their NCAA Division II program when Dutch Olympian Dion Dreesens steps onto campus after this summer's European championships.

Dreesens sent the following Tweet on Monday to announce his impending move from Holland to the United States:

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Michigan swimming

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, June 21. THE aquatics community is mourning the passing of former Michigan swimmer and high school coach Matthew Mann III, who died peacefully on June 11 in his hometown of Ann Arbor, Mich., with family at his side.

Mann is the son of the legendary Matt Mann II, who guided the University of Michigan to six men's NCAA swimming and diving team titles. The younger Ma

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Mandy Commons DiSalle

CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 18. CINCINNATI native Mandy Commons-DiSalle has been named the University of Cincinnati swimming and diving head coach, Director of Athletics Mike Bohn announced Wednesday.

Commons-DiSalle takes the helm of the program following four seasons as an assistant coach for the Bearcats.

Mandy seized this opportunity and won the role as head coach for the Bearcats swimmi

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Tommie Dillione

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania, June 18. THE Penn State women's swimming and diving program and head coach Tim Murphy have inked six new swimmers and divers for the 2014-15 campaign. The class is full of local talent with five Pennsylvania products and one student-athlete from Virginia.

The new class includes Pennsylvanians Alyssa Bixler (York, Pa.), Tommie Dillion (Newtown,Pa.) McKayl

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Mike Bottom

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, June 17. HEAD University of Michigan swimming and diving coach Mike Bottom announced Tuesday (June 17) the addition of swimmer Samantha Yeo (Singapore/Raffles Girls' School) to the U-M women's swimming and diving team who will join the incoming freshman class of 2014-15.

Yeo joins the previously signed group of swimmers Gillian Ryan (Kutztown, Pa./Kutztown A

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Lee, Beisel, Naurath, Whitaker

Feature by Michael J. Stott

In December 2010, Swimming World polled four of the nation's most prized high school swimmers regarding the college recruiting process. At the time, each stressed that their eventual selection came down to what felt like the proper fit. Upon graduation in May, we asked them if the chosen school matched their expectations.

The four were Eliz

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Patrick Jeffrey

STANFORD, California, June 11. PATRICK Jeffrey has been named the head diving coach at Stanford University, Bernard Muir, The Jaquish & Kenninger Director of Athletics, announced Wednesday. Jeffrey comes to The Farm from Florida State where he spent the last 15 seasons leading the Seminoles' diving program.

It is an honor to be offered the position at Stanford University, said Jeffrey

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