The first night of the Kenyon Invitational, hosted in the James A Steen Natotorium saw some seriously fast swimming. That’s unsurprising, considering there are three DI schools in the house. The highlights of the evening were OSU’s Alex Norris taking down two pool records.
Gustavus Adolphus women’s swimming and diving team took charge on Friday – their Senior Night. The women’s team crushed Carleton, 212-82, and the Gusties recorded 13 event victories on their way to a win. Then the day after, they swam at Luther and broke five pool records.
Trinity University has named assistant coach Michael Schuber interim head coach while current head coach John Ryan recovers from multiple eye surgeries.
The men and women of Wheaton IL hosted the Wheaton Quadrangular Meet at Chrouser Natatorium this past Saturday. The women posted an overall win with 561 points while the men’s team finished in fourth with 434 points. Lake Forest won the men’s meet.
MIT’s men’s team began the 2014 portion of its season with a dominating win over Coast Guard on Saturday afternoon, taking home the victory 203.5-74.5. The meet included atypical events – such as 50s of strokes – and the team finished the day with victories in 14 of the 16 contested events.
In what has to be one of the most exciting rivalries of Division III swimming, the Ephs of Williams College faced off against the Jeffs of Amherst on Saturday night. After a close start and some back and forth, Williams was victorious taking the meet 189-104.
The North Coast Athletic Conference announced its All-Decade team from 2004-2013. Denison was particularly well-represented for men and women over the past ten years.
The Big Red squad divided into two groups for their first competition since the midseason meet. One half of the athletes stayed at home for a dual meet with Eastern Michigan University while the other half made the trek to Springfield, OH for a meet with NCAC competitors, Wittenberg.
Colin Richter swam nine individual events for Goucher, finished as the runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle and placed third in both the 400-yard individual medley and 1000 free, helping the Gophers gain a 52-36 victory over Drew.
Take a ride-along with a swimmer on the move in this GoPro music video from the Birmingham Southern Panthers.
The Kenyon swimming & diving team just returned home from Sarasota, FL, where they had enough time on their hands to put together a music video to go with Katy Perry’s “‘Roar.”
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.