In Briefs 9/28/13: Dixon to Hall, Another Team Pulls Out of NACC, Providence Names Captains

1992 Miami University (OH) graduate Dave Dixon has been inducted among 6 former athletes into the school’s athletics Hall of Fame, the school announced in August. Dixon was an 8-time MAC Conference Champions, twice the MAC Swimmer of the Year in 1991 and 1992, and from 1990-1992 won back-to-back-to-back MAC titles in the 500 yard IM. He also scored at the 1992 NCAA Championships as a senior, placing 15th in the 400 IM…

Just as Gulf Swimming in the United States was invited to participate in the 2014 North American Challenge Cup in Veracruz, Mexico, Pacific Northwest Swimming has pulled out of the same meet. This event once pitted all-star teams from Southern California, Pacific Northwest Swimming, Canada, and Mexico against each other in an age-group battle. So far, though, in 2014, both Canada and Northwest Swimming have pulled out. Instead, they will send a 14 & under squad to the Zone Championships this year. So far, Gulf Swimming and Mexico have been officially confirmed for the meet…

…Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island has named their captains for the 2013-2014 season: their first in the brand new Big East Conference. Kathleen DegnanKelly HallKimberly Hall, and Jill Mullany will lead the women’s team into the new year, while Connor Lui, and Andrew St. Pierre steer the men’s team. The Friars begin their season at the New England Catholic Invitational, hosted by Boston College, on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th…

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Braden Keith is the Editor-in-Chief and a co-founder/co-owner of SwimSwam.com. He first got his feet wet by building The Swimmers' Circle beginning in January 2010, and now comes to SwimSwam to use that experience and help build a new leader in the sport of swimming. Aside from his life on the InterWet, …

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