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Four Bucknell Swimmers to Participate in Mare Nostrum Meet in Spain Next Week

Louis Behnen, Chris Devlin, Julianna Foss and Emma Levendoski as well as the Bison coaching staff, will depart Friday for Spain. The swimmers will train outside of Barcelona for a few days in preparation for the two-day meet, which will take place June 10-11.

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Mission Viejo City Countil Approves $6.2 Million Renovation of Marguerite Rec Center Pool

On Monday, June 1, the Mission Viejo City Council approved a $6.2 million full renovation of the Marguerite Recreation Center’s aquatic facility.

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Indiana’s Matthews, Myers will represent Canada at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju

Indiana freshmen Kelly Matthews and Sarah Myers were two of the final fourteen student-athletes selected to represent Canada in the bi-annual summer games.

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Houston’s Bouter Selected for FINA World Championships

University of Houston rising sophomore Micaela Bouter was selected to represent her native country of South Africa at the 2015 FINA World Championships, it was announced Wednesday.

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USA Synchro Announces Duet For Pan Am Games

USA Synchro has announced its duet for the 2015 Pan Am Games next month. Anita Alvarez (Kenmore, N.Y.) and 2012 Olympian Mariya Koroleva (Concord, Calif.) will compete at the Pan Am Games in Toronto on July 9 and July 11.

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First Team All-American Van Hout Leads Big Ten Sportsmanship List

The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year.

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Theobold, Leberfinger Bestowed B1G Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

Senior Greta Leberfinger (Chatham, N.J.) of Rutgers swimming and diving was honored by the Big Ten Conference as Rutgers University’s Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners, announced Wednesday.

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Fox withdraws from World Championships

Paralympic Champion Jonathan Fox has been forced to pull out of the British Team that will compete at the IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow due to an ongoing shoulder injury.

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USA Men Top Serbia For First Time Since 2008 Olympic Games With 12-10 Win

In front of a sold out crowd at UC-San Diego’s Canyonview Pool, the USA Men’s National Team beat Serbia for the first time since the 2008 Olympic Games, winning 12-10.

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USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Tour Presented by Phillips 66 Raises Awareness to Reduce Risk of Child Drownings

Month-long June tour with Olympic gold medalists promotes saving lives through swim lessons to reverse second-leading cause of death for children under 14.

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Virginia Men’s Swimming and Diving Adds Two to Signing Class

Virginia swimming and diving head coach Augie Busch announced Tuesday (June 2) that Alex Albracht (Mission Hills, Kansas) and Murat Yildirim (Istanbul, Turkey) have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Cavalier men for the 2015-16 season.


Pittsburgh Booster John Petersen leaves legacy of generosity, belief in Pitt progress

John M. Petersen, 86, of Bonita Springs, Fla., retired CEO of the Erie Insurance Group, civic leader, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died May 30, 2015 in Savannah, Ga., following a two-year battle with cancer.

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Minnesota’s Plant Earns Big Ten Medal of Honor

Minnesota seniors Jessica Plant (women’s swimming and diving) and Kyle Rau (men’s hockey) have been named recipients of this year’s Big Ten Medal of Honor, given annually to the top male and female student-athlete at each conference institution.

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USA Men’s National Team Roster Announced For Serbia Series

The USA Water Polo Men’s National Team opens play with the Serbian National Team tomorrow night in San Diego, California, kicking off a four game series that will culminate June 9 in Chicago, IL.


Loyola names T.J. Natal as head men’s and women’s swimming coach

Loyola University New Orleans Director of Athletics and Wellness Brett Simpson announced today the hiring of T.J. Natal as the head men’s and women’s swimming coach.

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