BOLLES SCHOOL MAKES HISTORY, SWEEPS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL RELAY RECORDS; SCHOOLING BREAKS 100 FLY MARK ORLANDO, Florida. THE Bolles School made history at the Florida State High School Swimming and Diving Championships, 1A Division, with a national high school relay record sweep of the 200-yard medley, 200-yard freestyle and 400-yard free relays. Joseph Schooling also lowered the 100-yard fly mark.
BECCA MANN EDGES 31-YEAR-OLD U.S. NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD; MISSY FRANKLIN, RYAN LOCHTE DOUBLE MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. A historic U.S. National Age Group took a tumble this evening on the last night of the USA Swimming Grand Prix in Minneapolis as Clearwater's Becca Mann, 14, turned in a record-breaking time in the 1650-yard free. Meanwhile, Olympic stars Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin each doubled up.
FIVE YEARS AFTER THE CUT, ARIZONA STATE MEN'S SWIMMING FINALLY ON STABLE GROUND TEMPE, Arizona. THE Arizona State swimming and dive teams hosted their fifth annual Gala last Friday, November 2, as a benefit for the men's swim team. Now a yearly tradition for the Sun Devils, the first Gala was hosted in 2008, half a year after the men's team was cut from the athletic budget in May of 2008. Now, with help from the local community, an active alumni base, and recognition from Arizona State's athletic department, the men's team is finally on stable ground.
BOLLES HEAD COACH SERGIO LOPEZ PRODUCES MASTERPIECE GILLETTE, New Jersey. FANS of the sport, particularly those with an appreciation for history, will remember Sergio Lopez as one of the finest Spanish swimmers of all-time, at the top of a list headlined by Martin Zubero. Lopez will be remembered for the bronze medal he won in the 200 breaststroke at the 1988 Olympic Games, along with additional medals at the international level.
I SWIM THROUGH THE PAIN: HEARTWRENCHING STORY OF LOSS AND REBUILDING NEW YORK, New York. WE lost our son, Jonathan on March 9, 2012. I was 34 weeks pregnant and we had just bought a Graco stroller a few days before. He was stillborn. To make a long story short, I went into labor at 4 a.m. I rushed to the hospital and there was no heartbeat to be found.
IN MY MIND: LET'S GIVE MIKE CAVIC A FEW MORE MINUTES SEATTLE, Washington. MICHAEL, or Milorad, Cavic retired. You may have seen a headline about this in passing. Listeners of Off the Wall on Swimming World Radio heard myself and Felipe Delgado talk about it a bit. And... that's about it.
NO. 15 UCLA WOMEN UPEND NO. 9 ARIZONA, FIRST TIME SINCE 2000 LOS ANGELES, California. ONE day after beating #16 Arizona State, the 15th-ranked Bruins knocked off another nationally-ranked, Pac-12 foe, defeating #9 Arizona for the first time since 2000 in a 157-141 victory on Saturday at Spieker Aquatics Center.
ASK A COACH!: IS ALMOST 10K TOO MUCH WORK FOR A YOUNG TEEN? PHOENIX, Arizona. THE Ask A Coach! series today focuses on how much is too much work for a 12-13 year old in training. Tennessee associate coach of men's and women's swimming and diving Tyler Fenwick looks at why volume sometimes is a good idea even at a young age.
MICHIGAN OVERTAKES FLORIDA FOR TOP SPOT IN CSCAA'S NCAA MEN'S DIVISION I RANKINGS PHOENIX, Arizona. THE College Swim Coaches Association of America has released its second NCAA Men's Division I rankings, with the Michigan Wolverines earning a unanimous nod atop the rankings.
WHAT YOU'LL FIND IN THE NOVEMBER 2012 ISSUE OF SWIMMING WORLD
Feature Article: Déjà Vu All Over Again! Just like last year, Kane Radford and Melissa Gorman won the 13th annual RCP Tiburon Mile in San Francisco Bay, with each champion receiving a check for $10,000.
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