The Week in Swimming 3/30/2018

Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky with the Stanford Women's Swimming Team

While the Texas Longhorns swimmers won the NCAA Men's Swimming Championship (Swimming World), individual standouts included NC State's Ryan Held (News & Observer) and Florida Gator Caeleb Dressel (Swim Swam).  

For Indiana University, third place at the NCAAs feels like a victory. (IndyStar

With two seasons of NCAA eligibility to go, Olympic gold-medal swimmer Katie Ledecky announced her decision to go pro. (NY Times

Swimmer Missy Franklin spoke candidly about her struggles with depression after winning four gold medals at the London Olympics. (CNN, with video) 

Eighteen-year-old swimmer Reece Whitley just scored a slot on The Root's list of 25 "Young Futurists." 

Leading up to next week's Commonwealth Games, swimmer Ben Proud talks about the pressure of defending his gold medals from Glasgow four years ago. (Sports Mole

The U.S. Paralympic Swimming Team is mourning the loss of a 14-year-old swimmer who seemed to have a promising future ahead. (Team USA) 

Turning pro. Congratulations and good luck, Katie! #GoStanford

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