The #10 Carnegie Mellon men were upset this weekend by unranked SUNY-Geneseo. In fact, while the #10 CMU received 225 points, the Blue Wave of Geneseo received just 4! Story and results.
The Grinnell Invite will be broadcast live. All details can be found here. Thanks Monti!
Yesterday, ESPN and the University of Texas announced a partnership that will not just be a TV deal a la NBC and Notre Dame football, but create a 24 hour TV channel devoted entirely to the school’s athletic department. The full announcement can be found here. Of course when I see this, I think of … Read more ESPN Texas
Last week it was Kalamazoo, this week it’s Johns Hopkins sweeping CollegeSwimming.com’s weekly awards. Congrats! Read it
Video from the NCAA Kellen Beckwith is a senior at Olivet College in Michigan.
Video highlights I thought this was pretty cool and knowing our visitors, you will too. Nice work putting this together!
Whitworth and Puget Sound kept rolling right along heading into this weekend’s clash between unbeatens at Puget Sound Friday 1/21. Whitworth appears to be the clear favorite but the Loggers will do their best in defending their home waters from the Pirates. A full update of conference meets from this past weekend can be found … Read more NWC Weekly Update
This weekend I experienced my first IMX meet. IMX stands for IM Xtreme Challenge, and it is a program set up by USA Swimming: “The IM Xtreme Games promote and reward versatility in age group swimming while advocating greater participation and development across a range of events. The goal is to enable long term success … Read more IMX
Another poll, another bone to pick, another blog, another process gone unimproved. Men or women, it doesn’t really matter. The ultimate problem with the poll is that A) coaches don’t pay attention enough to ALL the teams around the country and B) even if they did, they’d still have the balancing act of tapered times/national … Read more RE: Latest D3 Dual Meet Poll
200 Free Relay Calvin looks to be the favorite in this event led by defending 50 freestyle champ Monica Bressler. They are returning 3 of the 4 legs and have been dominant in the MIAA and nationally. The race for second is going to be a great race between an up and coming Kalamazoo team … Read more MIAA Preview Day 1
Former St. Olaf swimmer and multi-time Division III National Champion Nelson Westby will be competing at the Austin Grand Prix this weekend (starting today!) in the breastrokes and 200 IM. Good luck Nelson! Psych Sheet Live Results If I missed any other former, or current, D3 swimmers, please let them be recognized!
The team has successfully survived a great training trip down in Ft. Lauderdale and now we are putting this finishing touches are a great winter training block with taper only days away. I’ve had chances to stalk some results to see how other teams are doing on their trips and their meets right after their … Read more Lifting Thoughts
2011 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Approved Last Chance Meets DATE HOST SITE February 26 Bowdoin College Greason Pool February 25-26 Grinnell College Russell K. Osgood Pool February 26 Hamilton College William M. Bristol, Jr. Swimming Pool February 19 Kenyon College Kenyon Athletic Center February 26 New York University Palladium Athletic … Read more Approved Last Chance Meets
Maybe it was the fact that they had 2 duals last week, one of which was against their rival Hope College, or maybe they are just really good. Either way, Kalamazoo swimmers Craig Fleming & Molly DeWald were named by Collegeswimming.com as the Swimmers of the Week in Division III. This is the second time … Read more Kalamazoo Sweeps Awards
MIAC CCIW Women, CCIW Men Midwest
In case you don’t follow our twitter, lots of conferences are handing out a lot of awards from the fast swimming action over the weekend. Here are some we’ve seen thus far. If we’re missing any, please give those swimmers their credit and post below! UAA NESCAC – (Amherst coverage of this award for Miss … Read more Weekly Awards
Williams Men 111 Amherst Men 132 Williams Women 203 Amherst Women 93
2 Top 25 teams saw their dual meet come down to just 2 points. On Saturday, #5 Kalamazoo defeated #21 University of Chicago at Kalamazoo, by just 2 points. It wasn’t just the final score that was close either. The top 3 100 backstrokers were within half a second, the 500 scoring was decided by … Read more 2 Point Battle