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7 Simple, and Accessible, Quarantine Dryland Tips to Stay in Shape

Simple Coronavirus Dryland Tips With practically the whole world on lockdown right now as part of the Coronavirus pandemic, swimmers everywhere have been shut out of their pools. Just because you're out of the water, however, doesn't mean you have to get out of shape. For all of those swimmers who a...

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LumaLanes Split Analysis: Kieran Smith's 500 Freestyle American Record

Split analysis for the 500 SCY freestyle is sponsored by LumaLanes. Race Context At the 2020 SEC swimming and diving championships, Florida Gator sophomore Kieran Smith shocked many in the swimming world when he broke Zane Grothe's American record in the 500 freestyle. Until this meet, most saw Smit...

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Ivy League Men's Champs: Harvard Wins Fourth Straight Title

The fourth and final night of the Ivy League men's swimming and diving championships from the campus of Harvard University. Harvard leads the team standings heading into the final, with Princeton within striking distance. A few swimmers will be challenging for their third individual titles. Events t...

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Ivy League Men's Championships: Close Races Highlight Night Three

Night three of the 2020 Ivy League men's swimming and diving championships got underway in Cambridge, Mass with Harvard and Princeton locked in a tight battle for the team title. Today's events included the timed final 1000 freestyle, 400 Individual Medley, 100 Butterfly, 200 Freestyle, 100 Breastst...

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Ivy League Men's Championships: Harvard Takes Lead on Night One

The men's Ivy League swimming and diving championships kicked off tonight at Blodgett Pool on the campus of Harvard University. The host school is the defending champion, having won the last three seasons. The Crimson look to claim their 26th team title and will be challenged by Princeton, which has...

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William & Mary Men, James Madison Women Repeat Victories in CAA

The final session of the Colonial Athletic Association swimming and diving championships went just like last year. The James Madison Dukes won the overall women's team title, which was their ninth ever and third consecutive. The William & Mary Tribe men took their respective team title for the sixth...

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Princeton Captures Team Title at Ivy League Champs

The final night of the Ivy League women's swimming and diving championships is underway. Princeton leads the team race, though by less than 100 points over Harvard. Tonights events include the timed final for the 1650 freestyle, finals of the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butt...

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Close Team Battles Brewing at CAA Champs

The Colonial Athletic Association swimming and diving championships continues on Friday night in Blacksburg, VA. Events tonight include the 400 IM, 100 Fly, 200 Free, 100 Breast, 100 Back, Men's 3m diving, and 400 Medley Relay. Women's Team Scores Through Day Three: James Madison - 425 William & Mar...

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Princeton Edges Ahead of Harvard on Night Three

The third night of the women's swimming and diving championships brings exciting individual races and a big team battle. Harvard and Princeton are currently separated by two points at the halfway point in this meet. Tonight's finals include the 1000 free, 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 b...

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Wright's Sub-19 Highlights CAA Night Two

The second night of finals took place tonight at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center. After taking the leads in their respective team battles, the William & Mary women and the UNCW men look to build onto their leads, while the other teams try to run them down. Women's Team Scores Through Day One: Will...

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Harvard, Princeton Pull Away From Field on Night Two

The second night of finals are set to begin in Providence at 6pm EST. The event lineup today is the 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 50 freestyle, 1m diving, and 200 freestyle relay (finals only). Princeton claimed all four top seeds in the prelims, with Ellie Marquardt, Christie Chong, Amelia Liu, and Sine S...

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Harvard Hits "A" Cut on Night One

The Women's Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships began tonight in Providence, RI, on the campus of Brown University. Eight teams will be vying for the team title over the course of the four-day meet. Women's 200 Medley Relay In a race that came down to a .02 second differential, the Harvard ...

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Conference and Meet Records Aplenty at CAA Night One

The 2020 Colonial Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships began tonight in Blacksburg, VA. The CAA is comprised of seven women's teams and five men's teams. The William & Mary men are looking for their 6th-straight conference title, while the women of James Madison are shooting for a ...

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USC Defeats Cross-Town Rival UCLA

In a battle between two schools situated in the Los Angeles area, the University of Southern California Trojans defeated the University of California-Los Angeles Bruins by a score of 181-119. The meet took place at Spieker Aquatics Complex on the campus of UCLA. The two squads will meet again in two...

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LumaLanes Split Analysis: Daiya Seto's Asian Record 200m Butterfly

Split analysis for the 200 LCM butterfly is sponsored by LumaLanes. At the recent FINA Champions Series meet in Beijing. Daiya Seto of Japan scorched to a new Asian record 1:52.53, breaking the previous record set at the 2008 Olympic Games by fellow countryman Takeshi Matsuda. His swim moves him to ...

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Cal Takes Down UCSD; Post-Grads Shine

The Golden Bears of the University of California-Berkeley men's team had a split squad this weekend, with half competing in Los Angeles against USC and half racing Division II opponent UC-San Diego. In addition to the regular duel meet, some post-graduates training with Cal and Team Elite-San Diego ...

Kansas Leads Iowa State After Day 1 of Competition

The Iowa State Hawkeyes played host to the Kansas Jayhawks this Friday, February 7th. The competition marked the first of a two-day affair between the Big 12 rivals. This meet is the last competition for each of the teams before the conference championships later in the month. At the end of day, one...

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Georgia Tech Dominates at Home

The Georgia Tech swimming and diving teams hosted their final meet on Saturday, February 1st, at home this season against the Savannah College of Art and Design and Georgia Southern. The Yellow Jackets were victorious over both opponents, and the Bees defeated the Eagles for the other matchup of tea...

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Vanderbilt Wins Tri-Meet

The Commodores of Vanderbilt traveled west to face the likes of the University of Arkansas - Little Rock Trojans and the Ouachita Baptist Tigers. The competition featured only twelve events, including a 300 yd freestyle and an ISL-style Skins race. SCORES Vanderbilt - 174, UALR - 50 Vanderbilt - 181...