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Swimmers of the Week – Jan 16

D3Swimming.com has named Denison’s Stuart Hohm its athlete of the week in men’s swimming and diving for meets through January 16th. The sophomore threw down a 9:53.21 in his 1000 freestyle and followed that up with a 4:37.05 in his 500 freestyle. Those times were good enough for 4th and 2nd place finishes respectively as…
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January 21, 2016 0

Swimmers of the Week – Nov. 14

D3Swimming.com has named Emory’s Ollie Smith its Athlete of the Week in men’s swimming and diving for meets through November 14th. Smith, a sophomore from Milan, Michigan finished second in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of :20.51, in a 86.5-180.5 setback against the University of Georgia this Saturday. He also swam a :20.00 split…
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November 16, 2015 0

Swimmers of the Week – Nov. 7th

D3swimming.com has selected Michael Lagieski from Washington University (Missouri) its Athlete of the Week in men’s swimming and diving meets through November 7th.   Lagieski continues to impress during the early portion of his senior season. He helped the Bears defeat the Maroons in D3swimming.com’s Meet of the Week over the weekend. Lagieski won both…
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November 10, 2015 0

Swimmers of the Week – Oct. 31

D3Swimming.com has named Vassar’s Julia Cunningham its Athlete of the Week in women’s swimming and diving for meets through October 31st. Cunningham, a junior from Yardley, Pennsylvania, took first place in three events, leading Vassar to a victory over SUNY-New Paltz on Friday. Cunningham posted times of 2:08.73 in the 200 Fly, 58.93 in the…
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November 5, 2015 0

Swimmers of the Week – October 17th

D3Swimming.com has named Denison’s Carolyn Kane its Athlete of the Week in women’s swimming and diving for meets through October 17th. Kane, a junior from Deephaven, Minnesota, was a member of five winning relays, leading Denison to a first place finish at the Kenyon Relays on Saturday. Kane’s most impressive swims of the weekend had…
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October 21, 2015 0

Swimmers of the Week – October 10th

D3Swimming.com has named Washngton & Lee’s Tommy Thetford its Athlete of the Week in men’s swimming and diving for meets through October 10th. Thetford, a sophomore from Birmingham, Alabama, won the 50-yard freestyle in :20.95, leading Washington & Lee to an 157-91 dual meet win over Centre College Saturday. He also swam a :20.69 split…
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October 13, 2015 0

D3swimming.com’s Preseason All-America Team – Women

Just like our men’s rankings, D3swimming.com brings you its 2015-16 Women’s Preseason All-America Team. Our staff has selected a scoring team sized roster of returning swimmers who stood out at last year’s NCAA (17 swimmers and 3 divers). There are a lot of fresh faces here with four sophomores making the cut. As far as…
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September 28, 2015 0

D3swimming.com’s Pre-Season All American Team – Men

It’s that time of year, after months of waiting, after an off-season full of recruiting, coaching changes and anticipation, the 2015-16 campaign is almost here. So, who will define this NCAA Division III Men’s Swimming & Diving season? D3swimming.com presents its 2015-16 Preseason All-America Team, which features plenty of familiar faces. NCAA Division III Men’s…
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September 28, 2015 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

The Key to Fast Swimming – Part I

The key to fast swimming is in the volume of yards you swim.  Or is it about the intensity of those yards?  Maybe the key to swimming fast is about the efficient use of energy through technique.  But being strong and powerful is important to swimming fast as well.  Well if power and strength are…
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