Lillian Nelson - (Author)

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Fun Friday: A Look at 10 Habits and Superstitions Shared By Swimmers

Fun Friday: A Look at 10 Habits and Superstitions Shared By Swimmers Every swimmer has one or more habits, superstitions or rituals that they cannot live without. Some are simple while others are complex and drawn out. Certain ones may only apply to meets, while others could be a daily occurrence. A...

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Conference USA Championships Day Three: FIU Extends Lead to 126

With three days of the Conference USA Championships at McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta completed, the women of Florida International University have extended their lead over Rice University in their quest for a sixth consecutive Conference USA Championship title. Florida International now leads by...

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2020 Conference USA Championships Day 1: FIU Sweeps Opening Relays

The 2020 Conference USA Championships began tonight at McAuley Aquatic Center on the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta with the 200 medley relay and 800 freestyle relay. The six-team meet features Marshall University, Old Dominion University, University of North Texas, Florida Atlantic University, R...

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The End of a Career: When That Final Race Looms

The End - When the Final Race Looms “Step up.” “Take your mark.” “Go!” Between practices and meets, practically every swimmer grows up having these three phrases ingrained into their heads. We condition ourselves in preparation of hearing the horn of a starting system beginning our race. Age groups....