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Posted on March 19th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Rebecca Harris Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS–Simone Manuel set an NCAA and American record in the 100 freestyle competition Saturday night and became the first woman ever to drop below 46 seconds in the event. However, she was not the only one making history. Northwestern’s Olivia Rosendahl became the first diving champion for her …

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Posted on March 18th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Rebecca Harris Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS –While Kassidy Cook doesn’t dwell on the experience, she remembers everything. She remembers the 2012 Olympic Trials at Federal Way, Washington, where she and her synchro partner finished just .42 points off of qualifying for Olympic Games in London. She remembers making the national team in the …

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Posted on March 18th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Jared McMurry Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Champions at last. California’s Farida Osman and Louisville’s Mallory Comerford each reached the top of the podium as individuals for the first time Friday during the third day of the NCAA Women’s Division I Swimming and Diving Championship. Osman overcame a slow start in the 100 …

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Posted on March 17th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Rebecca Harris Sports Capital Journalism Program   INDIANAPOLIS–The first thing you notice about Stanford freshman, Olympian, American- and world-record holder Katie Ledecky is her length–height, wingspan and the rest. The second thing you notice is the multitude of crinkles around her eyes, as if she’s never frowned a day in her life. After the …

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