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University of Texas Coaches Eddie Reese and Matt Scoggin Talk Longhorn Success
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SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Feb. 3, 2021 — The University of Texas Longhorns remain among the strongest in men’s college swimming and diving. Coaches Eddie Reese and Matt Scoggin weigh in.

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Louisville Men, Kentucky Women on Top in Bluegrass Battle
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Jan. 24, 2021 — Louisville Men, Kentucky Women on Top in Bluegrass Battle in Lexington with wins by Nick Albiero and Riley Gaines highlighting each team.
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Five Honored with Swimming & Diving Weekly Awards
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Jan. 21, 2021 — Five student-athletes from three institutions were honored with Big 12 Swimming & Diving weekly awards. Texas’ Carson Foster and West Virginia’s David Dixon were men’s co-swimmers of the week while the Longhorns’ Olivia Bray was selected women’s swimmer of the week. WVU’s PJ Lenz and Iowa State’s Michelle Schlossmacher Smith were named the divers of the week.

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Kylee Alons, Mitchell Whyte Named ACC Swimmers of the Week
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Jan. 19, 2021 — NC State’s Kylee Alons has been named ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week and North Carolina’s Aranza Vazquez has been named Diver of the Week. Louisville’s Mitchell Whyte has been selected as the ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week and teammate Daniel Pinto has been named Diver of the Week. A native of Fort Collins, Colorado, Alons helped the No. 4 Wolfpack to wins over No. 16 Duke (163.5-93.5) and No. 18 North Carolina (188-109). The junior won five individual events and was on a first-place relay team, touching first in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 fl ...

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@SwimXps  Congrats Kylee Alons, Mitchell Whyte #ACC #swimmers of the week honors
  
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Winter Juniors Qualifier Aubrey Bowles Sends Verbal to Villanova
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Sept. 7, 2020 — Aubrey Bowles , a native of Richmond, Virginia, has announced his verbal commitment to swim for Villanova University after his graduation in the spring. Bowles swims for Nova of Virginia Aquatics as well as for his high school, St. Christopher’s School. “I am extremely excited to announce my verbal commitment to further my academic and athletic careers at Villanova University! Thank you to my family and coaches for their unending support. #GoWildcats #AllGloryToHim” Bowles was a two-event finalist at the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) Swimming and Diving St ...

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Fresno State Receives Verbal from Breast and IM Specialist Korrie Tengan
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Sept. 7, 2020 — Korrie Tengan of Hilo, HI has verbally committed to swim at Fresno State University beginning in the fall of 2021. Tengan swims club at the Warrior Aquatic Club and she attends Waiakea High School. congrats on verbally committing to fresno state!! so proud of everything you’ve done and sacrificed to get here❤️⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ #hawaii #hilo #hawaiiphotographer #seniorpictures #hawaiiseniorportraits #hawaiiportraitphotographer #fresnostate #fresnostatebulldogs #fresnostateathletics #classof2021 #haku #leipoo #liliuokalanigardens #lightroommobile #vsco #nikonusa #buildandbloom @buildandbloom #blea ...
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Missouri Valley Votes to Move 2021 Conference Championship Meet to April
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Sept. 2, 2020 — The Missouri Valley Conference has approved a move of their 2020-2021 women’s swimming & diving conference championship meet to mid-April, multiple of the conference’s coaches have told SwimSwam. The exact dates have not yet been finalized, though at a coaches’ meeting, the dates of April 21-24 were discussed. The conference still intends to hold the meet at member school Southern Illinois University, which was announced earlier this year after hosting at non-member University of Missouri in the last 2 seasons. The Missouri Valley announced earlier this year that they were postponing ...

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Polish Junior Champion Mateusz Dubas to Join Florida Gators This Season
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
July 16, 2020 — The University of Florida men’s swimming and diving team and head coach Anthony Nesty has officially announced the addition of Mateusz Dubas , who will join the Gators for the 2020-21 season. Dubas, a native of Siemianowice Slaskie, Poland, heads to Gainesville after achieving various success in international and national competition as a member and representative of the Poland Junior National Team. Over the course of his career, he has won multiple Polish Junior Championships and medals in both the breaststroke and IM events, as well as finishing as a semifinalist at the European Ju ...
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Olympic Gold Medalist Lea Maurer Hired as USC Swimming Associate Head Coach
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
July 14, 2020 — Olympic gold medalist and former Stanford women’s head coach Lea Maurer , who guided the Cardinal for seven years, has been named USC men’s and women’s swimming associate head coach, first-year Trojan head coach Jeremy Kipp announced today. Maurer and is the newest addition to Kipp’s staff, which also includes seventh-year assistant coach Chase Bloch , first-year assistant coach Meghan Hawthorne (who joined Kipp at USC after stints with him at Northwestern and Boise State) as well as 22nd-year head diving coach Hongping Li . “Lea Maurer is one of the best coaches in the country,” Kip ...
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Jamie Platt Stepping Away From La Salle to Head Middle Atlantic Swimming
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July 14, 2020 — La Salle University head swimming and diving coach Jamie Platt announced his resignation on Monday, after accepting the position of executive director at Middle Atlantic Swimming. Platt, a former student-athlete with the Explorers, spent 18 seasons as a coach at La Salle University and recently completed his fifth as head coach. “We are excited about this new opportunity for Jamie with Middle Atlantic Swimming,” Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Baptiste said. “Jamie spent nearly two decades positively impacting the lives of student-athletes at La Salle University. We want t ...
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@SwimXps  Jamie Platt Hired as New Executive Director of Head Middle Atlantic Swimming
  
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Former US National Champion Claire Adams Announces Retirement
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July 12, 2020 — Former Texas swimmer Claire Adams announced her retirement from competitive swimming, as reported by . Adams had just finished her senior year at the University of Texas where she was unable to finish her collegiate career at the NCAAs due to the coronavirus pandemic cancelling the championships. With the Olympic Trials being moved to 2021, Adams decided to hang up the racing goggles and start her career out of the pool as a student teacher. “I think a lot of us get caught up in the, ‘Oh, I didn’t win at nationals. Or I never swam in an Olympic Trials final.’ That was something that ...
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Ray Looze: We Have 'Unfinished Business' at Indiana, Won't Pursue USC Job
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April 3, 2020 — With the head coach role opening up at USC , his alma mater, Indiana head coach Ray Looze ‘s name quickly emerged among swimming circles as a potential candidate. In a conference call Friday, however, he said he is not pursuing the position. “Although my alma mater means a great deal to me and I wish that they’re as successful as possible, I’ve been at Indiana 18 years now and I’m excited about where we’re going as a program,” Looze, the 10-time Big Ten Coach of the Year, said. “It’s one of the best programs in the country, presently, and we’ve got unfinished business here. I think t ...
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Longhorns Sweep Big 12 Swimming & Diving Yearly Awards
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April 3, 2020 — Representatives from the Texas men’s and women’s programs have swept the 2019-20 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Of the Year Awards, as voted on by the league’s head coaches. For the Longhorn men it was their sixth consecutive sweep of the awards and 14th in program history, while the women accomplished the feat for the fourth straight year and fifth time in school history. Daniel Krueger was named the Men’s Swimmer of the Year. The sophomore won 12 individual races this season, including a pair in the Big 12 Championship. His 41.26 time in the 100 freestyle in Morgantown, West Virginia w ...
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Will Kearsey Ended His UConn Career on Top
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT ATHLETICS
April 1, 2020 — Will Kearsey will go down as one of the greatest swimmers to ever compete for UConn. Over the course of his four-year career, he set numerous school records, won a bunch of medals and qualified for the NCAA Championships as a senior, the most distinguished accomplishment in the sport.
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@SwimXps  Will Kearsey will go down as one of the greatest swimmers to ever compete for #UConn
  
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NCAA Vote: D-I Winter Sports Athletes Will Not Receive Eligibility Relief
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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 ...
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VHSL Class 5 State Champion Walker Davis Verbally Commits to UNC Chapel Hill
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March 27, 2020 — Walker Davis , who hails from Charlottesville, Virginia, has announced his verbal commitment to the University of North Carolina’s class of 2025. A junior at Albemarle High School and 2-time NISCA All American, Davis won the 100 back (48.63) and was runner-up in the 50 free (20.51) at the 2020 Virginia High School Class 5A State Swimming and Diving Championships. He also led off the 4th-place medley relay (22.66 backstroke) and anchored the 7th-place 400 free relay (46.86). His 100 back time missed the 5A high school state record by 6/10.
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@SwimXps  Walker Davis Verbally commits to UNC Chapel Hill #swimming
  
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Caiming Xie Retires as Notre Dame Diving Coach After 25 Years
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March 27, 2020 — After 25 seasons at the University of Notre Dame, head diving coach Caiming Xie announced his retirement. Caiming coached for 42 years throughout his career, and was the first full-time diving coach for the Notre Dame program. “Notre Dame is an incredible university filled with wonderful people, and I am grateful for the opportunity I’ve had to represent the Diving program for 25 years,” Caiming said. “I am proud to have worked alongside amazing colleagues and awesome student-athletes to help develop Notre Dame Diving into a nationally-recognized, remarkable program.” During his tenu ...
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After $1 Million Alum Gift, Florida Pool Named for Anne Marie Rogers
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March 26, 2020 — The University of Florida’s home O’Connell Center Pool is being renamed the Anne Marie Rogers Swimming and Diving Pool after a $1 million gift to Florida athletics from swimming alum Veronica Meinhard and her wife Kristina M. Johnson . Rogers, who served as the school’s associate athletics director from 1985-2003, is regarded as a “trailblazer” for UF’s women’s athletic programs, according to the school’s announcement. Under Rogers’ watch, Florida finished among the top-10 women’s athletic programs in the nation every season, earning seven national titles and 95 top-10 team national ...
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Pac-12 announces 2020 Women's Swimming and Diving postseason awards
PAC-12
March 24, 2020 — The Pac-12 Conference announced the recipients of the 2020 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving awards, as voted on by the league coaches. USC Trojans Louise Hansson was named the Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year and Dave Salo was voted Pac-12 Swimming Coach of the Year.
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