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2012 MIAA Preview

Let’s break down this exciting meet one race at a time. 800 Freestyle Relay Women – Hope won this meet last year despite trailing severely going into the last leg. They return all of those ladies to this year’s squad and a repeat could be slightly more than a formality. Calvin, however, may disagree. They…
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February 10, 2012 0

Conference Meet Links

We will use this as the “central hub” for all conference meet links. SUNYAC (2/9 – 2/11) NWC (2/10 – 2/12) ODAC (2/10 – 2/12) BMC (2/15 – 2/18) MIAA (2/15 – 2/18) NCAC (2/15 – 2/18) PAC / AMCC (2-15 – 2/18) SCAC (2/15 – 2/18) UAA (2/15 – 2/18) LAC (2/16 – 2/-18)…
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February 7, 2012 0

Weekend Recap: February 3rd

A lot of fast swimming went down this weekend, and as times get better and better, and the energy just keeps building, and the excitement is reaching its climax as we approach Conference weekend. Many teams are well into taper, and coaches are making some big decisions for their teams, so tensions and excitements are…
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February 6, 2012 0

Weekend Recap – January 27th

Well folks, the swimming is only getting faster. More and more teams are showing up ready to race, and putting up times that just a few short years ago coaches and officials would have gawked at. The Emory Eagles had a stellar meet against Division 1 Georgia Tech this weekend. The Eagles almost pulled out…
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January 31, 2012 0

Weekend Recap – January 20th

DIII Swimming Weekly Recap: Weekend of January 20th – 22nd Another week has gone by in the new year, and numerous teams are stepping up and racing fast. These are just a few of the meets that happened this weekend: Two of the top-ranked teams in the nation faced off this weekend: Johns Hopkins and…
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January 23, 2012 0

Stevens Institute – Sprint Practice Video

Thanks to the entire staff at Stevens for not only recording this, but editing it as well! It’s much better done than mine. Also, note this was taped back in November.


January 21, 2012 0

Sparks Report: Kenyon Women

Set in the scenic rolling hills of central Ohio sits Kenyon College, a school regarded by many to be ‘a small place to think big thoughts’. This axiom, along with many others, imbues students with a sense of identity that is unique among other institutions. To continue reading…


January 19, 2012 0

Manning Featured Locally

Chris Manning of Kalamazoo College was featured in his local paper with a short shortout. See it here.


January 18, 2012 0

Promotion for Brad Thornton

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January 18, 2012 0

Tom Vieth’s 200 Free Win @ Williams vs Amherst

The name says it all


January 12, 2012 0

DIII Swimming Weekly Recap

We hope everyone had a happy holiday season, filled with family, food, and lots of swimming. 2012 is upon us, and Division III is still swimming just as fast as ever. While some teams are getting still away in warmer places, or just getting back, others are at their home pools, surfing through familiar waters.…
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January 11, 2012 0

Williams v Amherst

Tomorrow afternoon, Williams travels to Pratt Pool to swim Amherst in one of the longest-held and most storied rivalries in Division III swimming. With two talented and evenly matched teams, the meet is sure to be a closely fought battle with very fast times. While Williams has a large advantage in the historical matchup, Amherst…
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January 6, 2012 0

2nd D3Swimming.com Regional Rankings

Remember, these are done by region as decided to try to be as equal as possible. They are based on dual meets only and do not take into consideration how a team will perform at the conference or NCAA meets. Also, these rankings were voted on prior to the midseason meets. Those results were not…
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December 19, 2011 0

Sparks Team Report – RIT

Populated by around seventeen thousand students, The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) sits among 1300 acres in suburban Rochester, New York. Most Division III institutions have enrollments which are less than half that of RIT.  A large student population lends itself to a significant number of degree programs and other opportunities available. Continue Reading Here


December 14, 2011 0

Olivet Practice

Our first practice video of the year! Want your team’s practice up? Let us know!  


December 8, 2011 0

Midseason Recap

This has been revised and updated. This weekend was a huge weekend for Division III swimming. With so many winter invitationals happening, many teams stripped off all their warm winter clothing and dove into the pool, freshly shaven after a month of No-Shave-November, and put up some amazing times. Take a look at some of…
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December 5, 2011 0

Midseason Result Roundup

Calvin Invite Wheaton Invite Carthage Invite Kenyon Invite Miami Invite MIT Invite ECAC Falcon Invite Wooster Invite:  1 2 3 St. Thomas Invite:      1 2 Grove City Invite Gettysburg Invite Wesleyan Invite:   1 Pioneer Classic: 1 2 Ithaca Invite Husky Invite What did I miss? Please send me links to any other…
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December 4, 2011 0

Interview with NCAA Woman of the Year Laura Barito

What was your favorite part about the process and banquet for the NCAA Women of the Year award, other than being named the Woman of the Year? The day before the banquet, we got to plant flowers at the “Woman of the Year Legacy Garden.”  I actually was dreading it because I’m pretty awful at…
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November 22, 2011 0

D3 Recap weekend of November 18th-20th

By Stephen Clendenin This weekend, several exciting winter invites happened, with many great swimmers putting up some fast times. With Thanksgiving break fast approaching this week, many teams are trying to get some fast swimming in before Turkey Day. Carnegie Mellon, Rochester, Washington and Lee, and Allegheny swam at a quad meet this weekend. CMU…
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November 21, 2011 0