SW Biweekly – Oh So Fast – A Full Recap of All the Highlights From the 2022 Men’s NCAA Championships – On Sale Now!

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In this issue of SW Biweekly, read our full recap of the 2022 Men’s NCAA Championships- The Golden Bears won their 7th team title; Stanford men closed out a strong season; Bob Bowman’s red shirt experiment paid off major dividends for Arizona; Eddie Reese persists at coaching for U Texas despite a previous retirement announcement! Also featured is Claire Curzan, set to shine at Trials after a four-win Pro Series in San Antonio; Conor Dwyer to be inducted into Gator Hall of Fame despite doping ban; Katie Grimes, Axel Reymond win 10k titles at Open Water Nationals; Indianapolis confirmed as host of 2024 Olympic Trials; Three-time Olympian Haley Anderson announces retirement; Grant Shoult to retire after Mission Viejo meet; Luca Urlando takes down Ryan Murphy’s American record in 100 back; Bobby Finke swims 5th fastest time in 1650 free; Drew Kibbler claims 200 free title; Kacper Stokowski sweeps the 100 back; Leon Marchand breaks Dressel’s 200 IM mark; The 2022 Swim Camp Directory; and much, much more!


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ISSUE FEATURES

008 CLAIRE CURZAN SET TO SHINE AT TRIALS AFTER ANOTHER FOUR-WIN PRO SERIES IN SAN ANTONIO
by David Rieder
This upcoming LC championship season presents a big opportunity for Olympian Claire Curzan, 17. Her recent success at the SCM Worlds in Abu Dhabi (six medals) and the first two stops of the TYR Pro Swim Series (four wins at each) has been phenomenal.

010 DESPITE DOPING BAN, CONOR DWYER TO BE INDUCTED INTO UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA HALL OF FAME
by David Rieder
Conor Dwyer, three-time U.S. Olympic medalist (2 golds, 1 bronze, 2012-16) and former Gators star (2010-11), will be inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame in October.

012 KATIE GRIMES, FRENCHMAN AXEL REYMOND WIN 10K TITLES AT OPEN WATER NATIONALS
by Matthew De George
Katie Grimes and Frenchman Axel Reymond opened the 2022 U.S. Open Water Nationals recently with wins in the 10K race.

013 USA SWIMMING CONFIRMS INDIANAPOLIS WILL HOST 2024 OLYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS
by Matthew De George
The 2024 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials will be held in Indianapolis in Lucas Oil Stadium, home of NFL’s Indianapolis Colts.

014 THREE-TIME OLYMPIAN HALEY ANDERSON ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
by Matthew De George

015 GRANT SHOULTS TO RETIRE AFTER MISSION VIEJO MEET
by Matthew De George

016 OH SO FAST!!
On the following pages, Swimming World shares the many highlights of the Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships, March 23-26, at Georgia Tech in Atlanta—a meet that featured a return to the top of the podium for the University of California-Berkeley.

018 A CAL TRADITION: GOLDEN BEARS’ LATEST NCAA TITLE EARNED THROUGH POWER AND DEPTH—AND EXPECTATION
by John Lohn
California won its seventh men’s NCAA team title—and fifth since the 2000 campaign and of the Coach Dave Durden era. The 2022 campaign marks the 12th consecutive time in which Cal has finished either first or second in the men’s NCAA team standings.

020 AFTER STRONG SEASON, STANFORD MEN SEEKING RETURN TO NCAA POWERHOUSE STATUS
by John Lohn
With the progress made since Dan Schemmel was hired as men’s swimming coach in May 2019, it should not be long until the Cardinal are a perennial top-five team and potential NCAA contenders.

022 THE BOB BOWMAN REDSHIRT EXPERIMENT PAID MAJOR DIVIDENDS FOR ARIZONA STATE
by John Lohn
Because of the pandemic, Arizona State took a redshirt year for the 2020-21 swim season. Nearly two years later, the decision has proven wise, with Coach Bob Bowman’s Sun Devils finishing sixth in the men’s NCAA team standings for the school’s best finish in 40 years.

024 AFTER U-TURN ON RETIREMENT, EDDIE REESE ON DECK OF NCAA CHAMPS IS PERFECT SIGHT
by John Lohn
Despite announcing his retirement as University of Texas head coach last year, for now—and until he decides otherwise—Eddie Reese continues at the helm of the Texas program, doing what he does best: producing championship-chasing squads.

026 INTERIM ASSISTANT COACH DAVID MARSH MAKES IMPACT ON CAL MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP RUN
by David Rieder
Cal men’s coach Dave Durden once worked for legend David Marsh as an assistant when Marsh was leading Auburn to NCAA titles. With Cal assistant Chase Kreitler and his wife expecting their first child, Durden asked Marsh to come to Cal as the interim assistant coach for the season’s final two months.

027 LUCA URLANDO TAKES DOWN RYAN MURPHY’S AMERICAN RECORD IN 100 BACKSTROKE
by David Rieder
Georgia sophomore Luca Urlando has developed into one of the best butterflyers in the United States over the past few years, but in leading off the Bulldogs’ 400 medley relay, Urlando used his phenomenal underwaters to blast out in front of the field, finishing 100 yards of backstroke in 43.35—an American, U.S. Open and NCAA record!

029 2022 SWIM CAMP DIRECTORY

034 BOBBY FINKE DOMINATES 1650 FREESTYLE; FIFTH-FASTEST TIME EVER DESPITE “SLOPPY” SWIM
by David Rieder
A year ago, Florida’s Bobby Finke won his first NCAA title in the 1650. In 2022, the American record holder in the mile and 800-1500 Olympic gold medalist has become the most dominant distance swimmer in the United States.

036 DREW KIBLER LIGHTS UP BACK HALF TO CLAIM 200 FREESTYLE CROWN
by David Rieder
The University of Texas won its 15th NCAA team title last year without the benefit of an individual champion. That changed this year, as Drew Kibler was the “Lone Star” to touch first in an individual event.

037 KACPER STOKOWSKI ON SWEEPING 100 BACKSTROKE WINS WITH BERKOFF: “NC STATE KNOWS HOW TO COACH BACKSTROKE”
by Dan D’Addona
After finishing second in the 100 back at last year’s NCAAs, NC State’s Kacper Stokowski put together a late charge that got him to the wall in 44.04 for his first NCAA victory.

038 LEON MARCHAND BREAKS DRESSEL 200 IM MARK WITH 1:37.69
by Matthew De George
ASU’s Leon Marchand added his name to the list of international freshmen to make massive impacts on the college scene, winning the 200 IM in 1:37.69 to better the NCAA record set in 2018 by Florida’s Caeleb Dressel.

039 BRENDAN BURNS SPRINGS SURPRISE IN 200 FLY
by Matthew De George
Indiana junior Brendan Burns led the 200 fly from start to finish to capture his first national title. It was a magnificent race in which the top four finishers were separated by only 29-hundredths of a second.

040 MATTHEW SATES SETS 500 FREE MEET RECORD IN JUST FOURTH-EVER 500 SWIM
by Dan D’Addona
Joining Georgia at midseason, Matthew Sates set a goal to win the 500 at NCAAs. The freshman from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, led a 1-2 Bulldog finish, using a late charge to set a meet record of 4:06.61, ahead of last year’s champ, Jake Magahey.

041 IT’S A SPRINGBOARD DOUBLE FOR TEXAS A&M’S KURTIS MATHEWS
by John Lohn
On back-to-back days, Texas A&M’s Kurtis Mathews turned in a springboard sweep, both times beating Indiana’s Andrew Capobianco, who won the 3-meter competition in 2019 and 2021. When Mathews won the 1-meter, it marked the first time a male diver from A&M had claimed an NCAA title.

 042 HOW THEY TRAIN CLAIRE DAFOE
by Michael J. Stott

043 PARTING SHOT

 

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