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Swim Fort Lauderdale Wins US Masters Team National Championship

The Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters team won the National Team Championship title at the 2021 United States Masters Swimming (USMS) Long Course National Championship during the weekend. A field of 706 swimmers from 159 teams competed at the event October 7-10 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Thi...

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Cal Set to Host Virginia in Battle of National Swimming Powers

Cal opens its dual-meet season with a home matchup of top-4 finishers from last year's NCAA Championships, hosting Virginia at 5 p.m. PT Friday at Spieker Aquatics Complex. The meet will feature men's and women's teams from both schools, and admission is free. Last March, Cal placed fourth at the na...

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USMS Nationals Day 3: Perfecting the 100 Freestyle

USMS Nationals Day 3: Perfecting the 100 Freestyle By Daniel Paulling The 100 freestyle is a challenging race that requires swimmers to have top-notch sprinting capabilities but also a level of endurance if they want a great time. To help you perfect your 100 freestyle, here are tips from two swimme...

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Cal Women Swim to Three Pool Records at Chick-Fil-A Invitational

Cal Women Swim to Three Pool Records at Chick-Fil-A Invitational With wins in 10 of 11 events, including pool records in three different relays, Cal's women's swim team completed the first two sessions of the Chick-Fil-A Invitational Friday with strong performances throughout its lineup. The six-tea...

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USMS Nationals Day 2: Backstroke Bands, Unique Drills Lead to Titles

USMS Nationals Day 2: Backstroke Bands, Unique Drills Lead to Titles By Daniel Paulling Backstroke can be a difficult stroke to swim. Many backstrokers struggle with a lack of body rotation that keeps their stroke long and efficient or crossing over on their entry. To help you swim like a national c...

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Texas A&M Swims Past Houston in Season Opener

The Texas A&M women’s swimming & diving team took down the Houston Cougars, 163.5-130.5, as it opened its season on the road at the CRWC Natatorium Thursday afternoon. The Aggies claimed the top spot in 12 of the 16 events on the day. Texas A&M got out to a strong start as the 200 medley ...

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Missy Franklin Appointed to Board of the Laureus Sports Foundation

Missy Franklin has been appointed to the Board of the Laureus Sport Foundation. It is an organization she has been a member of, but is now on the board of the worldwide organization that champions gender equality in sport. Franklin made the announcement on social media. "It is with SO much pride, jo...

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Indiana Swimming Sweeps Kentucky, Women Top Indiana State

Indiana swimming got its 2021-22 season off to a winning start Wednesday (Oct. 6), defeating Kentucky and Indiana State at Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatics Center. TEAM SCORES Men Indiana 171, Kentucky 115 Women Indiana 162, Kentucky 138 Indiana 253, Indiana State 47 • More college news INDIANA S...