Posts Tagged ‘Behind the Blocks: NCAAs or bust’
Senior Brad Phillips walks us through the ups and downs of his final conference championship meet with Virginia.
Sarah Haase talks taper, hard work and family ahead of NCAAs.
Junior Ricky Munch updates us after winning his second straight SEC men’s team title with Florida.
Eva Greene traveled with Cal swimming to the women’s Pac-12 championships and, hand in cast, cheered her teammates on from the stands.
Purdue’s Stephen Seliskar take a look back a the Big Ten swimming championships.
Sarah Haase and the Stanford women kick off the Pac-12 championships tonight in Federal Way, Washingotn.
Cal’s Eva Greene checks in ahead of this week’s Pac-12 championships by reminiscing on junior season at Berkeley.
Virginia concluded a brutal month of competition ahead of ACCs. Senior Brad Phillips reflects on his final month of dual meets in orange and blue.
Ricky Munch talks preparing for this weekend’s SECs in his latest athlete blog.
Florida junior Ricky Munch writes after the conclusion of the Gators final home meet.
Eva Greene checks in from California after their first dual meets in a month.
As conferences and NCAA approach, Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks taper, routine and staying focused.
Sarah Haase and the Stanford women’s team return to their campus routines after the holiday season.
Sophomore Stephen Seliskar is back from a lengthy training trip in Hawaii with an update from Purdue.
Florida junior Ricky Munch checks in after returning to Gainesville for the second half of the season.
Philip Hu with a big update from the end of his first semester at the University of Pennsylvania, including his mid-season taper meet, finals week and winter training trip.
Sarah Haase checks in from Colorado Springs where the Stanford women’s team are taking advantage of the high tech facilities at the Olympic Training Center.
Eva Greene updates us from Cal before heading to Hawaii for the Golden Bears winter training trip.
Sophomore Sarah Haase checks in after finishing finals at Stanford. She returns to her home pool in Montgomery County to train during her holiday break.
California junior Eva Greene checks in midway through her first semester finals.
Stephen Seliskar is through finals and heading to Hawaii for Purdue’s winter training trip. Read his athlete blog for a first person perspective on how he balances academics and athletics during finals week.
Ricky Munch checks in after a difficult Ohio State Invitational.
Philip Hu with another play-by-play account of the nonstop life of an Ivy League student-athlete.
Eva Greene checks in after less-than-ideal conditions at the UNLV Invitational.
Sarah Haase returns from Stanford’s fall invitational with some things to fix before March.
Virginia’s Bradley Phillips tells us his thoughts after a disappointing showing at the Ohio State Invitational.
Stephen Seliskar checks in after competing against the nation’s elite at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Eva Greene breaks down her pre-meet routine ahead of Cal’s trip to Las Vegas for the UNLV Invite.
UPenn freshman Philip Hu checks in after a tough two weeks of school and swimming, including his first meet as a college swimmer.
Sarah Haase discusses Stanford’s “power” Fridays and a renewed focus on speed in this week’s Behind the Blocks blog.
Florida junior Ricky Munch checks in after back-to-back dual meets against SEC competition in this week’s athlete blog.
Senior Brad Phillips discusses learning from disappointing swims after Virginia falls to Texas and Penn State at home.
Stephen Seliskar gets in-depth about approaching early season dual meets.
California swimmer Eva Greene talks about balancing swimming and school in her latest blog post.
Sarah Haase writes about trying to stay healthy during the heavy training season.
Philip Hu talks about building momentum from class to the pool in this week’s blog.
Bradley Phillips and Virginia swimming receive a visit from National Team Director Frank Busch.
Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks training cycles and preparing for the upcoming dual meet season.
Ricky Munch checks in after traveling to Missouri for a dual meet.
Pennsylvania freshman Philip Hu talks about the struggles of adapting to college life and finding a work-life balance.
Junior Eva Greene writes about California’s powerhouse matchup with Florida at an early season dual meet and embracing challenges in the pool.
Stanford sophomore Sarah Haase talks transition, diving back into practice, and team goals.
Virginia senior Bradley Phillips writes about adjusting to a new coaching staff in his first athlete blog post.
Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar writes about goal setting for the NCAA season in his first athlete blog post.
Florida junior Ricky Munch writes about starting a new season in his first athlete blog post.
Get an inside look at what it takes to train at the NCAA level.