Houston hosts Idaho, Fresno State, New Mexico State, North Texas, Rice and Tulane at the Phil Hansel Invite
“This great meet offers us a chance to honor Coach Hansel’s legacy and allows the swimmers and divers to compete against a blend of familiar faces and new faces with several out-of-town competitors coming to town to race in our outstanding facility,” said head swimming coach Rich Murphy.
The SMU men’s swimming & diving team is set to travel to College Station, Texas to compete in the Texas A&M Invitational. This is first time since the 2006-07 season that the Mustangs have competed in this event.
Kyra Kondis of Machine Aquatics in Virginia has signed a National Letter of Intent to swim for Southern Methodist University….
SMU is receiving votes in the latest version of the NCAA/CSCAA rankings. The Mustangs started the season with a third place finish at the UNT Relays, followed by a fifth place performance at the SMU Classic. Most recently, the team dropped a pair of dual meets at Rice and Houston. FEATURED IMAGE: Nina Rangelova.
5 teammates at Charlotte Catholic High School are swimming Division I – and so far, they haven’t lost a high school state title yet.
The Texas Christian University men’s swimming and diving team logged an historic victory today as it defeated crosstown rival Southern…
Alex Rieger, a sprint back and free specialist out of Davis, California, has verbally committed to the Georgia Tech Yellow…
Senior Captain Nicolai Hansen and senior Ryan Koops return with All-America honors they earned as part of the 14th place 400-freestyle relay team at the 2013 NCAA Championships. (Featured image: Coach Steve Collins)
SMU Swimming & Diving Aim for 17th Conference Championship in New American Athletic Conference – AAC
The Mustangs are aiming for their 17th conference championship in the last 18 years. SMU returns two All-Americans, nine All-Conference USA selections and 23 letterwinners as it seeks to claim the first American Athletic Conference Championship this winter.
The Cali, Colombia, native led SMU at Rice on Friday evening with a record-setting performance in the 100-yard backstroke. Arcila finished in a time of 56.41 to break the previous record, which was set by fellow Mustang Therese Svendsen in 2011.
Swimming Photos are courtesy of the University of Houston Swimming and Diving Team and photographer Stephen Pinchback / UH Athletics Communications.
“I’m really proud of our effort,” said head swimming coach Rich Murphy. “These meets are important as a reflection of our training and our confidence. We’ve got a lot of people who are making improvements and the energy that they have for each other really is contagious. That spirit, care and commitment to one another really helps us in the second half of meets like today.
After day 1 of the UNC Tar Heels dual meet vs the Louisville Cardinals, the Tar Heels were leading 100-67…
The Mustangs started and finished the event with a pair of relay victories as senior Monika Babok and juniors Nicole Parmenter, Rachel Nicol and Nathalie Lindborg clocked in at 1:45.44 in the 200-yard medley relay, and Babok, Lindborg, senior Nina Rangelova and junior Isabella Arcila touched the wall in a time of 1:34.84 in the 200-yard freestyle relay.
The Cincinnati Bearcats are frequent visitors to the Tampa Bay recruiting pool.