Michigan Suspends All Upperclassmen on Men’s Swim Team

Braden Keith
by Braden Keith 13

September 07th, 2012 News

The University of Michigan Men’s Swimming & Diving Team head coach Mike Bottom announced today that he has handed all of the upperclassmen of his team a one week suspension.

“What is clear at this point is that the upperclassmen on the men’s swimming and diving team acted in a manner that was inconsistent with our rules, policies and expectations for a student-athlete at Michigan. We have suspended them from all team activities for a period of one week’s time,” University of Michigan Athletics Director Dave Brandon said today.

The University will have no further comments on the issue, and all discipline will be handled internally. “Upperclassmen” typically refers to juniors and seniors. That includes 21 members of the 48-man roster.

The Wolverines have not released their 2012-2013 schedule yet, but they typically begin competition the first week of October, which is just over three weeks from today.

The full Michigan roster can be seen here.

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must be hazing

or they got stoned and got caught

I wonder if they were still able to sing “hail to the victors valiant!”?

John Sampson

their first meet is against whitney hite and the badgers in 2 weeks. maybe wisconsin stands a chance now?? itll at least make it alot more interesting! go badgers

nostradamus

that was a good joke haha

whatever- it must be pretty repulsive behavior whatever it is…..

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Braden Keith is the Editor-in-Chief and a co-founder 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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