PHOENIX, Arizona, December 27. WE average more than 3,000 news items posted a year here at Swimming World, and 2012 proved to be a particularly prolific year with nearly 4,000 items posts. With the end of the year coming, we're going to look back at the most read items from the previous year. Today, we look at the most read news items from March and April.

1. The Morning Swim Show, March 20, 2012: Carlos Almeida Anxious to Race at NCAAs -- March 20, 2012
2. Far Western Championships To Be Streamed Live to Worldwide Audience; March 29 -- March 29, 2012

3. The Morning Swim Show, March 13, 2012: Kevin Milak Previews NCSA Juniors -- March 13, 2012
4. Swimming World Projects Texas to Win NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving Championships -- March 3, 2012
5. Passages: Former Indiana Diver Mark Lenzi, 43; Funeral Information Now Available -- April 9, 2012
6. The Morning Swim Show, March 9, 2012: Alyssa Vavra Ready to Race the Best at NCAAs -- March 9, 2012
7. Swiss National Championships: Alexandre Liess Lowers 200 Fly National Record -- March 16, 2012
8. Swiss National Championships: National Record Highlights First Day -- March 15, 2012
9. Swiss National Championships: Day Three Complete -- March 17, 2012
10. Montenegro Wins Men's Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament -- April 9, 2012