2014-15 West Virginia University Swimming and Diving – Pump Up Video

by SwimSwam Staff 1

October 15th, 2014 Big 12, College, News, Video

College Swimming News / Swimming Video courtesy of AgreenProductions.

WVU Swim Vic Riggs (via WVU team page)

In his eighth season at West Virginia, Vic Riggs has helped the WVU swimming and diving teams climb to a nationally acclaimed status, and with an academic support system designed around the swimming and diving program, Riggs has built a team that is also recognized nationally for academic success. 

Last Season:  In 2013-14, Riggs oversaw perhaps the greatest individual student-athlete performance in a single season in program history. Senior Bryce Bohman became just the second men’s swimmer in WVU history to earn First Team All-America honors at the 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. Bohman set three individual school records (100 back, 200 back, 100 fly), was named the Big 12 Male Swimmer of the Year and earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honors.

Riggs coached the men to a 23rd overall finish at the 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships in Austin, Texas. He helped Tim Squires earn Big 12 Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet honors and coached nine student-athletes to CSCAA Individual Scholar All-America recognitions.
His endless devotion to academic success was evident as the women’s team posted the highest team GPA in the Big 12 Conference. The men’s and women’s squad together garnered CSCAA Scholar All-America distinctions.

See the WVU Swim & Dive Roster here.

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calswim65

I knew Vic “back in the day” and although he was/is one TOP competitor, he would be the first to admit that he was not a top student. I am VERY happy to see that he has made academic success a cornerstone of his swimming program. Vic – keep on shining!!!

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