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Minnesota Invitational: Kelly Pash Poised for Strong Double for Texas

The 2022 Minnesota Invitational continued from Minneapolis with Day 3 of the college midseason meet. The Day 3 prelims saw the women’s and men’s 100 butterfly, 400 IM, 200 Free, 100 breaststroke and 100 backstroke. Here is a look at the top performers in each event: Day 2 recap Minnesota Invitatio.....

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Stanford, Georgia Win Inaugural Team USA Collegiate Impact Awards

Stanford, Georgia Win Inaugural Team USA Collegiate Impact Awards The University of Stanford and University of Georgia were among the top recipients of the inaugural Team USA College Impact Awards, announced by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee on Thursday. The awards honor the scho...

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An Inside Look At Swimmer Emotions on Race Day

An Inside Look At Swimmer Emotions on Race Day You are awakened in the morning’s early hours by an alarm blaring for you to get up and prepare for today’s swim meet.  “Oh man, I wish I could sleep in today." Though it would be nice to sleep in a little longer, you know you have to get up and start g...

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A Change In Approach: Rephrasing Negative Self-Talk

A Change In Approach: Rephrasing Negative Self-Talk When swimmers look at tough sets or competition as a challenge, and not a threat, they perform better. When they are excited to race, and not fearful to step up on the block, they swim faster. So naturally, when a swimmer understands ...

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Passages: Don Sammons, Long-Time University of Illinois Coach, 90

Passages: Don Sammons, Long-Time University of Illinois Coach, 90 Don Sammons, the former head coach of the University of Illinois swimming and diving team, died on Nov. 24. He was 90 years of age. Sammons coached the Illinois men’s team from the 1971-72 through 1992-93. He was the head coach of the...

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Skip Kenney, Iconic Stanford and Olympic Swimming Coach, Dies at 79

Skip Kenney, Stanford University’s iconic swim coach has died. According to sources, Kenney died on Sunday night at age 79 after a short time in hospice care. Kenney was one of the most successful college coaches of all time. He was also the head Olympic coach in 1996 in Atlanta and was an assistant...

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Florida Adds Alum John Hulvey to Coaching Staff

Florida Adds Alum John Hulvey to Coaching Staff The University of Florida announced on Monday the addition of John Hulvey as a volunteer assistant coach. A 2006 graduate of the Gators, Hulvey has been a coach for 15 years. He’s currently the head coach of Gator Swim Club in Gainesville. Hulvey is Ga...

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5 Holiday Season Swim Workouts to Give a Try

5 Holiday Season Swim Workouts to Give a Try As the conclusion of another year draws nearer, the holiday season is right around the corner. No matter what traditions and celebrations you may participate in outside of the pool, it is also a great time to finish the year strong in the pool. Winter can...

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12 Questions You Should Ask During College Recruiting Process

12 Questions You Should Ask During College Recruiting Process By Ashley Illenye (Archive) Each year, high school seniors must make one of the biggest decisions of their young adult lives: Where they will spend the next four years of their lives and educations. Recruiting trips primarily decide where...

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Division II Barry University to Add Men’s and Women’s Swimming

Division II Barry University to Add Men’s and Women’s Swimming Barry University announced last week that it will add men’s and women’s swimming to its Division II athletic offerings. Barry will add five programs for the 2023-24 academic year – men’s and women’s swimming, beach volleyball and men’s a...

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5 Ways to Swim Faster - No Talent Needed!

By Makena Markert, Swimming World College Intern. Have you ever felt like you were doing everything you possibly could to get better and weren’t seeing results? Consider trying these five things that require absolutely no talent. If you incorporate them into your life, you just might see the improve...

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Big Ten Weekly Honors: Ruslan Gaziev, Anna Peplowski Lead Award Winners

The Big Ten Conference announced its weekly swimming and diving awards. Big Ten Men’s Swimmer of the Week Ruslan Gaziev, Ohio State Gr. – Toronto, Ont. – St. Joseph – Major: Economics Helped the Buckeyes to a victory at the Ohio State Fall Invitational Finished second in the 100 Free (42.45) and 200...

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5 Integral Members of a Swimmer's Support System Outside the Water

By Maggie Lasto, Swimming World College Intern. The life of a swimmer is complicated. You can take the swimmer away from the pool, but you can’t take the pool away from the swimmer; or the chlorine for that matter. Swimming is a sport that not only follows you around, it also impacts the people clos...

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College Swimming Record Chase: What Barriers Could Be Broken in 2023?

College Swimming Record Chase: What Barriers Could Be Broken in 2023? After pulling away from Torri Huske and hitting the wall first for her second consecutive NCAA title in the 200-yard IM, Alex Walsh looked genuinely shocked — not necessarily because of her victory but because she had recorded the...

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6 Team Bonding Ideas To Unite the Squad

By McKenna Ehrmantraut, Swimming World College Intern. As the summer winds down and the school books come out, college swimmers are preparing for another eventful season full of grueling practices and best times. While the coaches are preparing tough sets, team captains are looking for ways to help ...