Iowa City - The Texas Hall of Fame Invitational caught swimming attention as Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson lowered an already quick American Record in the 100-yard backstroke. Of the mid-season meets, few garner more attention than the Longhorns annual meet, comprised this year of Southern California, Arizona, Wisconsin, and Stanford’s men among others.
Help Change A Coach's Life: Vote Now For The 2018 Hometown Hero Award!
Nov 10, 2018FloSwimming Staff
Hometown Heroes -- an award to recognize the finest coaches in the country who make an impact in the community by changing high school-age athletes' lives for the better. You have from now until Friday, November 16th to vote for the 2018 Hometown Heroes Award. The winner to take home $25,000!
Preview | Buckeyes Host In-State Foes Akron and Denison
After opening the season with five major-Division 1 foes, Ohio State is slated to match up with mid-major Akron and DIII Denison on Friday. As far as in-state competition goes, this meet brings a wide range of swimmers together.
USA Swimming Board of Directors Elects Its Officers
Oct 29, 2018FloSwimming Staff
New 15-member board names Chair, Vice Chair and Vice Chair Fiscal Oversight
Early season, inter-conference matchups are in full swing. After facing Alabama to open the season, Ohio State hosts another major season kick-off meet. Texas A&M and Louisville travel to Columbus for a meet that will simulate the competitive atmosphere of a championship meet.
Preview | Alabama and Ohio State Meet in Early Season Dual
Preseason collegiate swimming rankings aren’t even posted yet. That doesn’t mean two top-25 programs can’t take to the pool to kick off the year. The Alabama Crimson Tide travel north to Columbus, Ohio to take on Big Ten opponent Ohio State.
Virtual Championships | Where They Rank
Sep 12, 2018Ben Colin
With the Asian Games swimming wrapping up at the end of last month, it’s time to combine the entire summer swim season. Lacking an international meet that included every nation, determining this year’s winners is completely based on the rankings. Although everyone can agree, racing head to head is much more exciting, a virtual podium is the only option for this summer.
2018 NCAA Preview
Aug 28, 2018Ben Colin
The academic year has returned. College swimmers are returning from summer training and competition to pick up the books once again. It won’t be long until they are pulling on their school's cap as the collegiate season begins.
Why Adam Peaty's World Record Proves the Future is Bright
So far, this century has produced a multitude of record-breaking and multi-time medal-winning swimmers. Obviously, the great Michael Phelps comes to mind quickly. While undoubtedly the most successful Olympian of all, Phelps didn’t achieve a feat recently met by a younger swimmer.
2018 European Championships: Sarah Sjoestroem Highlights Top 5 To Watch
In the absence of the Olympics or World Championships, the off summer is traditionally dubbed as the least exciting in swimming. Yet, the world is still taking to international competitions, albeit not all against each other.