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Swimming All-American and national champion Simone Manuel to redshirt this season

Seven-time All-American and four-time national champion Simone Manuel announced Thursday that she will redshirt the 2015-2016 season to focus on training for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. “After careful thought and discussion with my coaches, I have decided to redshirt and shift my focus to long-course training and competition for the upcoming year,” Manuel…

Nolan, Manuel post record-breaking finishes at NCAAs

Stanford’s top-10 finishes in the men’s and women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships were punctuated by record-breaking individual performances by senior David Nolan and freshman Simone Manuel. Nolan won the 200-yard individual medley in 1:39.38 on Thursday, besting the American record time of 1:40.07 he set just three weeks earlier in the Pac-12 Championships. Nolan’s…