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DIII Olympic Trials Coverage: Days 2-4

The US Olympic Trials are upon us and we are pleased to see a number of DIII athletes competing in this year’s event hosted in Omaha, Nebraska. Follow us here at D3swimming.com as we highlight the performances of the swimmers who will be representing DIII swimming at this years Trials! Monday Andrew Wilson became the highest placing,…
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June 29, 2016 0

DIII Olympic Trials Coverage: Day 1

Sunday The US Olympic Trials are upon us and we are pleased to see a number of DIII athletes competing in this year’s event hosted in Omaha, Nebraska. Over the next week we will be highlighting the performances of the swimmers who will be representing DIII swimming at this years Trials. The most likely to…
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June 27, 2016 0

NCAAs Final Day Wrap Up!

Men 100 Free Thomas Thetford of W&L took the championship tonight in a time of 43.41.  Thetford led the entire race, though faced some serious closing speed from Jesse Novak of Rowan University who came back in a 22.41 for a final time of 43.78.  Thetford and Novak were the only swimmers to go sub-44…
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March 19, 2016 0

Day 4 Prelims Recap

Men 100 Free Thomas Thetford, winner of the 200 free, dashes out to be the top seed with a time of 43.76 for Washington and Lee.  Last years’ 100 free champion Jesse Novak from Rowan sits himself in 2nd place as he will look to battle for a second win in the event.  Connor Mergler…
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March 19, 2016 0

2016 NCAAs Day 3 Wrap-Up

Men 200 Butterfly MIT’s Douglas Kogut took out his race fast (23.41), holding on to finish first at 1:47.28. This was over a second drop from prelims. He had to hold off a surging Jeff Anderson (Amherst), who out split him by nearly 2 seconds on the last 50. Anderson was fifth going into the…
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March 18, 2016 0

Day 3 Prelims Recap

A special thanks to Raymond Amato for contributing his prelims coverage! Men 200 Butterfly Amherst senior Jeff Anderson moves from 12th to 1st seed after prelims dropping a second and a half to go a 1:48.14.  Orion Martin the top seed going in with a 1:47.73 from Rose-Hulman failed to even make the top 16,…
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March 18, 2016 0

2016 NCAAs Day 2 Wrap Up

Men 200 Free Relay Ollie Smith crushed the field anchoring tonight, splitting an amazing 18.90 to clench the victory for Emory and knock the team from Kenyon down to second place.  Tonight there were more sub-20 splits than in prelims, though there was also unfortunately another DQ for the team from Calvin College.  The DQ…
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March 17, 2016 0

Day 2 Prelims Recap

A big thank you to guest writer Reid Carlson for helping us with our Day 2 NCAA coverage! Men 200 Free Relay Kenyon held onto the top spot in this morning’s prelims, narrowly edging out Emory for the rights to lane 4 in this evening’s finals.  Emory, who trailed by only 11-one-hundredths, boasted by far…
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March 17, 2016 0

2016 NCAAs Day 1 Wrap Up

The first day has come and gone, we saw a lot of fast swimming, some close races, and a new national record! Here’s our recap of tonight’s finals. Men’s 500 Freestyle The top three separated themselves from the field with the difference between 3rd and 4th being 3 seconds. Greenhalgh managed to hold onto his…
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March 16, 2016 0

2016 NCAA Championship Links

Live Stream http://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2016/03/16   Live Results http://www.collegeswimming.com/results/53000/


March 15, 2016 0

Swimmers of the Week – Jan. 30th

D3Swimming.com has named Amherst’s Emily Hyde its Athlete of the Week in women’s swimming and diving for meets through January 31st. Hyde, a senior from Clinton, New York, took first place in two events on both Saturday and Sunday, leading Amherst to a victory over MIT on Saturday and Springfield on Sunday. Hyde won both…
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February 6, 2016 0

Meet of the Week – Jan 23

D3Swimming.com has nominated University of Chicago vs. Calvin College vs. Depauw University as its meet of the week. With three of the best teams in the region facing off, you can definitely expect some awesome races. Not only are these teams beasts in their region, but all six teams are ranked in the Top 25…
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January 22, 2016 0

Meet of the Week – Jan. 9th

The New Year brings with it the return of dual meets! D3swimming.com has nominated Williams vs. Amherst as its meet of the week. These conference rivals will go head to head this Saturday and try to assert their dominance over the NESCAC. Last year, Williams showed up in a big way, but this year’s meet…
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January 8, 2016 0

D3swimming.com Preseason Rankings – Women

The 2015-16 season is fast approaching! We’re only a month or so out of the first dual meets, and so D3swimming.com presents its preseason top 25! Poll Methodology The d3swimming.com Preseason Top 25 is determined by a combination of returning individual points from 2015 NCAA Championships, overall finish at 2015 NCAA Championships, incoming class talent…
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September 16, 2015 0

D3swimming.com Preseason Rankings – Men

The 2015-16 season is fast approaching! We’re only a month or so out of the first dual meets, and so D3swimming.com presents its preseason top 25! Poll Methodology The d3swimming.com Preseason Top 25 is determined by a combination of returning indivdual points from 2015 NCAA Championships, overall finish at 2015 NCAA Championships, incoming class talent…
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September 16, 2015 0

Andrew Wilson at U.S. Nationals

Andrew Wilson just proved to the nation what caliber of athlete can thrive at the Division III level. Thursday, at the 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships prelims, Wilson swam a 59.68 in the 100m Breaststroke, making him the fastest American to swim the event this year! In finals, Wilson dropped an additional three one-hundredths, putting…
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August 8, 2015 0