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February 26, 2013
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Germantown Academy First H.S. Girls 400 Free Relay Under 3:22
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania. THERE's certainly been some amazing swims throughout the history of the Eastern Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships, but this evening during the 113th edition of the meet, Germantown became the first program to put up a girls high school 400-yard freestyle relay under 3:22.
Strengthening Your Breaststroke Pull with JR Rosania
PHOENIX, Arizona. ELITE strength trainer and regular Swimming World Magazine contributor JR Rosania, of JR HealthPlex, is back today with a breaststroke strengthening exercise.
Connor Black Takes Down National Public School Record in 100 Fly
WINNETKA, Illinois. WHILE state records have been dropping off the boards routinely during the Illinois State High School Championships, including some held previously by Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers, Mundelein's Connor Black took down the first national record with a sterling time in the 100-yard fly.
Texas A&M's Breeja Larson Downs American, NCAA Records
COLLEGE STATION, Texas. IN what proved to be a heavyweight matchup between Texas A&M's Breeja Larson and Tennessee's Molly Hannis, Larson had more in the tank down the stretch and took down the 100-yard breaststroke NCAA, American and U.S. Open records at the Southeastern Conference Championships.
Florida Ends Auburn Men's 16-Year Streak; Georgia Women Win Fourth
COLLEGE STATION, Texas. FLORIDA put a stop to Auburn's 16-year win streak in the men's team title race, while Georgia captured its fourth straight women's title at the Southeastern Conference Championships.
Virginia Wins Sixth Straight Women's ACC Title
GREENSBORO, North Carolina. THE Virginia Cavaliers came out on top of their sixth straight Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Championships with a final day surge to the title.
Petitions Circulate To Save The Historic Phoenix Swim Club
PHOENIX, Arizona. MEMBERS and neighbors of the Phoenix Swim Club have combined forces to launch an Online Petition to stop the sale and demolition of the city's only world-class aquatic complex designed for all levels of training and competition.
Morning Swim Show: Masters Swimmer Details Phoenix Swim Club Fight For Pool
PHOENIX, Arizona. MASTERS swimmer and community member Tricia Schafer joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to discuss the ongoing fight to keep the Phoenix Swim Club pool despite an intent to replace the facility with houses.
Video Interview: Ryan Lochte "Finding New Ways To Get Better"
ORLANDO, Florida. RYAN Lochte is never concerned about losing a race in the middle of the season, and as he says in this video interview at the Arena Grand Prix, his focus is testing out new race strategies to see what could work best when it matters at the end of the season.
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What you'll find in the February 2013 issue of Swimming World
Feature Article:
History in its Grasp
Coach Teri McKeever’s squad can set the stage for a piece of history by capturing the women’s NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships. If the men follow suit a week later, the Golden Bears would become only the second Division I school to win both the women’s and men’s titles three years in a row.

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