Sophomore Rod Taskindoust (New City, N.Y./Clarkstown North) posted two top-six finishes, touching third in the 200 freestyle (1:50.00) and sixth in the 500 freestyle (5:16.97).
Goucher’s Nicole Craver was one of only two swimmers from any of the three Landmark Conference teams which competed in von Borries Pool this afternoon that took first place in more than one individual event.
With sweeps in each of the diving and relay events, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming and diving teams each registered wins over La Verne on Saturday afternoon at Axelrood Pool in the first meet since December. The Athenas defeated the Leopards 239-56 while the Stags registered a 219-75 win. Both the Athenas and Stags are now 3-0 in conference action so far this season.
The Emory University Swimming and Diving teams split the opening meet of the 2014 portion of their campaign, with the top-ranked Emory women defeating Florida Southern College 195-67, and the third-ranked Emory men suffering a 165-97 loss to the Moccasins.
Eastern Michigan beat Division-III Denison at home to get back above .500 on the season.
Emory, one of the top-ranked D-III schools, clashed with D-II powerhouse Florida Southern, with the Emory women and Florida Southern men emerging victorious.
Denison junior swimmer Damon Rosenburg is featured in the Faces in the Crowd section of this week’s edition of Sports Illustrated.
The Johns Hopkins men’s swimming team won 10 of 14 events to defeat visiting TCNJ, 160-102, Wednesday morning in the Blue Jays’ first home meet of the season. The highlight of the meet came in the second event when freshman Andrew Greenhalgh broke the pool record in the 1650 Free.
It was a big weekend for Loras College in Division III.
The Rochester Institute of Technology created this entertaining video during its training trip to Florida.
Wabash College has postponed its home dual meet with Washington University-St. Louis with no makeup date yet announced.
Post midseason, it’s fun to look into the future and try to predict how the end of the season will play out. We’ve seen some incredible swims this year already from the men in DIII – it’s time to take a more in depth look and try to figure out how individual players and teams will stack up come March.
So, after some heavy duty training, December’s midseason meets gave us all some fast swims to marvel at and enjoy. But the big question on everyone’s mind is always – so what next? Midseason is a great way to look forward to what might be coming up in March for those athletes who will be rep-ing their teams at IUPUI in March for the NCAA meet.
The Emory & Henry College Women’s Swimming Team has made some alterations to its schedule, Head Coach Dave Griffore announced Friday. The Wasps have cancelled one meet and moved another to a different date.
An anonymous donation will help Manchester University hire a swim coach and begin a club team in fall of 2014, with an eye towards joining the NCAA Division III teams in the following year.