On May 7, 2015 Theresa Michalak will celebrate her 23rd birthday – but she won’t spend it with her family in her home-town of Halle/Saale, Germany – Theresa is now a student-athlete at the University of Florida.
Alabama’s Kristian Gkolomeev was named the Male Swimmer of the Year by the SEC on Wednesday. Gkolomeev, the NCAA 100 free champion, won the 50 and 100 sprints at SECs, and was instrumental in Alabama’s relays.
Coach Troy: “Those who are not yet qualified for the NCAA meet have a great fast facility for their best opportunity. Those who raced last week can use this week to address changes and technical improvements from last week in a race environment on last time before the NCAA Championships.”
See what event winners and coaches had to say about Friday at the SEC Championships, plus notes about school records and other top accomplishments for each school, including Chase Kalisz (above).
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Coach Troy: “The FSU meet is always a spirited competition, as so many of the athletes on each squad looked at both schools. This meet also provides for a unique opportunity after exams to springboard into the main part of the season.”
Gregg Troy was named the head men’s U.S. Olympic swim team coach on December 10th, 2010. 2016 candidates will have to wait longer to learn their fate.
Coach Troy: “I feel real good where both groups are at heading into this championships style meet at Georgia Tech. This meet has several good team’s competing in it, and it will give us a good chance to evaluate the fall and see where we need to improve upon in the spring when it really matters.”
Coach Troy: “We are extremely excited about the quality and depth of the class. We covered a lot of our needs with these student-athletes. This is an outstanding class of women that are not only extremely talented in the pool, but are great students as well.”
The University of Florida No. 5 men’s and No. 11 women’s swimming & diving teams are set to host their…
Coach Gregg Troy: “Tomorrow’s meet should be a great opportunity for both the men and women to race some of the best athletes in the NCAA. This is a perfect time, being that it is the midpoint of the fall, to evaluate where we are.”
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Sinead Russell (pictured) is part of a big junior class now ready to be the faces of the Florida Gator program after the graduation of Olympian Elizabeth Beisel.
Gregg Troy, who has had success at both the high school and college levels in the state of Florida
Opening the season in an SEC dual meet, both Florida and Arkansas learned some important things about their team on Saturday morning.