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UNC Tar Heels Pick Up Another 2023 Verbal From Virginia State Champion Ava Muzzy

NEW COMMIT: The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill has received another verbal commitment for the fall of 2023 from U.S. Open qualifier Ava Muzzy of Roanoke, Va. Her older sister, Emma Muzzy, is currently a senior at NC State where she is an ACC champion. She will join Maren Conze of Garrett ...

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Hungarian Water Polo Documentary Slated for 2022 Release

Hungarian Water Polo Documentary Slated for 2022 Release The shooting of a feature length documentary on the most successful years of the Hungarian men’s water polo team is set to begin soon. Besides the action scenes from the archives, never-seen interviews and personal storytelling will pave the ...

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Just Keep Swimming: 5 Ways to Overcome a Plateau

By Madeline Ladd, Swimming World College Intern (Archive) Maybe you have had a rough season. Maybe you missed that cut time you were hoping for all year by .10 of a second. Maybe you didn’t improve a much as you had hoped. Maybe you got injured or sick and were unable to swim. Maybe, just maybe, you...

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Behind Brendan Burns, Indiana Wins Four Big Ten Honors Awards

Behind Brendan Burns, Indiana Wins Four Big Ten Honors Awards Indiana junior swimmer Brendan Burns was one of four Hoosiers to be recognized in the Big Ten honors, announced Wednesday. Burns’ teammate Carson Tyler was named the men’s freshman of the week. Anne Fowler and Brearna Crawford were the wo...

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The Similarities Between Swimming and Romantic Relationships

The Similarities Between Swimming and Romantic Relationships Swimming and romantic relationships. Both are things many people reading this article will experience at one point or another in their lifetime. Are they related? On the surface, it may not appear so, but when you dive just a little bit de...

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4 Ways to Mentally Recover From the Grind of Swimming

4 Ways to Mentally Recover From the Grind of Swimming By Evangelia Vasilakis, Swimming World College Intern.  All swimmers know how hard the sport can be on them mentally. The draining practices, the long meets, and the stress of working hard out of the pool. This can be a lot on an athlete, it can ...

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7 Reasons Why Sprint Squad is the Best Squad

7 Reasons Why Sprint Squad is the Best Squad "All right folks! Split up into your groups! Let's rock and roll!" Your coach cheers and graciously pairs those words with a few enthusiastic claps. You quickly hop out of your warmup lane, carefully organize your equipment in your mesh bag and make your ...

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Tatjana Schoenmaker Unveiled As An Ambassador For Discovery Vitality

Olympic 200m breaststroke champion Tatjana Schoenmaker has been unveiled as a new ambassador for Discovery Vitality, a programme that encourages healthy living. Schoenmaker became the first woman to break 2:19 when she won the title in Tokyo in July in a world record 2:18.95 and also claimed silver ...

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SEC Weekly Honors: Jarel Dillard, Mona McSharry Lead Honorees

The SEC announced its swimmers and divers of the week. Men’s Swimmer of the Week: Jarel Dillard, Tennessee Tennessee’s Jarel Dillard, a senior from Hendersonville, Tenn., swept the breaststroke events against No. 4 NC State with a pair of NCAA B-cut times. Dillard, the top points scorer for the Vols...

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ACC Weekly Honors: Gretchen Walsh, Nyls Korstanje Lead Honorees

NC State’s Nyls Korstanje has been named ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week, and Florida State’s Joshua Davidson has been selected as the Diver of the Week. On the women’s side, Virginia’s Gretchen Walsh has been named the ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week, while Notre Dame’s Kelly Straub has been selected...

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The Pride of Being a Student-Athlete: Swimmer Edition

The Pride of Being a Student-Athlete: Swimmer Edition The United States’ collegiate programs funnel swimmers to both the National Team and Olympic Team. Forty-nine of the 53 athletes that were on the Tokyo Olympic roster competed with some type of college affiliation, whether having raced for a coll...

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Spain Tops Greece to Win Women’s Junior Water Polo World Championship

Spain Tops Greece to Win Women’s Junior Water Polo World Championship Ariadne Ruiz and captain Paula Camus scored three times each as Spain beat Greece, 10-5, on Saturday to win the 14th FINA Women’s Junior Water Polo World Championship. Spain used a 4-0 run over two minutes in the first half to bui...