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Northwestern’s Rosendahl makes program history on last night of championship

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 […]

Stanford’s Cook earns third in diving after a post-Olympic break

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 […]

Osman, Comerford earn first individual NCAA titles

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 […]

Ledecky swims at record pace for the second time at first NCAA championship

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 […]