March 30, 2020
The NCAA Divison I Council has voted to grant a year of eligibility to Division I student-athletes who compete in spring sports after a mass cancellation by the organization in early March, but it did not approve the same relief for winter sports athletes. That means athletes who compete in swimming and diving – which are winter sports – will not get another year. Women’s water polo players are among those who will receive an extra year. “Winter sports were not included in the decision,” the NCAA said in its announcement . “Council members declined to extend eligibility for student-a ...
March 11, 2020
The NCAA D2 Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships are underway. They will take place form Wednesday, March 11 thru Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the SPIRE Institute Aquatics Center in Geneva, OH.
May 4, 2021
A total of 127 points earned the men’s team 12th overall. The position is the highest for the program at the NCAA DII Swim and Dive Championships since the team was reinstated in 2015. The previous best was 18th.
Jan. 22, 2021
The University of Connecticut has received their third early verbal commitment for the fall of 2022 from Futures qualifier Alexis Martino of Windham, N.H. She will join Paige Spencer and Hannah Jyawook in Storrs as a member of the Huskies’ Class of 2026. Regarding her commitment, she said: “ I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my athletic and academic career at the University of Connecticut! I am so thankful for everyone that has helped and supported me along the way! #gohuskies” A versatile swimmer, Martino trains year-round with Phoenix Swimming an ...
Sept. 5, 2020
The NCAA Championships is one of the most intense competitions a swimmer might compete in, and falls just short of the U.S. Olympic Trials in terms of the cut-throat attitudes of the athletes and coaches vying for titles and a spot in history. First place in a relay at the NCAA Championships will earn a team 40 points, while eighth place is worth 22 points–2 points more than an individual victory. Needless to say, there is a lot of pressure to perform well on relays. The stage was set for the final of the men’s 200 yard medley relay at the Men’s 2007 NCAA Championships. 32 men on 8 t ...
July 16, 2020
TCU swim and dive welcomes 11 young men in its 2020 recruiting class, head coach James Winchester announced today. Charlie Brennig Hometown: Houston, Texas High School: The Kinkaid School Club Team: Swim Houston Aquatic Center Highlights: Appeared twice on the podium at last summer’s NCSA. Summer Junior and US Open qualifier. Four-year member of All-State Team. Two-time finalist at 2020 Texas Southwest Preparatory Conference Championship – 2nd place in 200 free (1:43.99) and 500 free (4:36.01). Two-time finalist at 2019 NCSA Summer Swimming Championship – 7th place in 15 ...
July 9, 2020
Stanford University announced it will discontinue 11 varsity sports after the 2020-21 school year with synchronized swimming being one of the aquatic sports victimized by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an open letter sent out by the university , the university will discontinue men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men’s rowing, co-ed and women’s sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men’s volleyball and wrestling. All of these teams will have the opportunity to compete in their upcoming 2020-21 seasons, should the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 allow it, befor ...