SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
April 4, 2020—
When the Olympics were postponed for an entire year, it left a lot of swimmers wondering if they could afford to keep their dreams alive. ISL swimmer Amy Bilquist was one of them. The reigning U.S. champion in the 100-meter backstroke, Bilquist is a full year removed from college at Cal and was looking at 2020 as her career finale, whether that happened at the Olympic trials or in Tokyo. After dealing with several injuries the past few years, she had to make a decision about her future. That decision was a lot easier after the International Swimming League (ISL) announced its Solidar ...
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Feb. 22, 2019—
ATHENS, Ga. – Alabama swimming and diving broke a pair of school records on day three of the Southeastern Conference Championships being held at Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Ga., this week. Robert Howard closed out the night with a school-record 1:32.76 in the 200 freestyle, finishing just off the podium in fourth place. The senior became …