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Posted on March 26th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Jared McMurry Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – “Records are made to be broken.” That’s what Texas coach Eddie Reese said during the NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships this weekend. And he would know. Reese guided the Longhorns to a third straight title and record 13th championship. On Saturday night, the …

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Posted on March 26th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Ryan Gregory Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — The last day of the Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships will never be forgotten for California senior Ryan Murphy. His collegiate career ended with a record-tying eight NCAA championships. Murphy came from behind to defeat John Shebat of Texas to win the 200 backstroke …

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Posted on March 25th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Rebecca Harris Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Steele Johnson of Purdue will attempt to become the first diver in NCAA history to sweep three championships in one year when he competes in the platform diving event at the Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday night. Johnson won his second event …

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Posted on March 24th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Ryan Gregory Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — The Florida Gators may not have been in first place following Thursday’s events at the NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships, but they are far from underperforming. Following the sole event Wednesday, the 800-yard freestyle relay, the Gators sat in third place with 32 …

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Posted on March 24th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Jared McMurry Sports Capital Journalism INDIANAPOLIS – The target on Texas’ back just got bigger. Texas won its 12th Men’s NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship a season ago, its second in the past two years. But the Longhorns lost several key pieces from those winning teams, and programs such as California have closed …

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Posted on March 24th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Rebecca Harris Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Akaram Mahmoud knew he wanted to come to the United States, but didn’t know he wanted to swim at the University of South Carolina, not at first. South Carolina, on the other hand, along with other elite programs, knew it wanted him. Mahmoud was finishing high school …

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