‘’I’m going to miss my teammates the most,’’ said Dickens, who also competed at two Commonwealth Games, two Pan Am Games and three FINA World Championships.
Colorado State diver Ariana Milone has been named this week’s Mountain West Women’s Diver of the Week. The award, which was announced by the conference Wednesday morning, is Milone’s second of her young career.
The Redlands Bulldogs began their season with some impressive early results at the UR October Invitational where they competed against Division II, III and NAIA institutions.
The International Swimming Hall of Fame, Inc., (ISHOF) announced today that upon the expiration of its current fifty-year agreement with the City of Fort Lauderdale, in February of 2015, it will not renew and will look for a new home in another city.
Emory University swimmers and divers recorded a combined 11 first place finishes and a pair of NCAA Division III ‘B’ cut times on Saturday afternoon, but ultimately both the men and women dropped their intercollegiate season-opening dual meet at the Division I University of North Carolina – Wilmington.
Hilary Caldwell still finds it hard to believe she touched the wall third in the women’s 200-metre backstroke final at the FINA World Championships this past summer. But the bronze medal was her reward for the countless early morning rises and thousands of kilometres she’s swum since was a youngster.
The Wheaton College women’s swimming and diving team opened up its 2013-14 season with an 187-53 dual meet victory over Brandeis University on Saturday afternoon at Balfour Natatorium.
“After an adventurous ride to Blacksburg, we had an up and down battle today with the Hokies,” said head coach Braden Holloway. “The ladies’ victory was a total team effort and it was great for them. For the guys, it was a rough day. Virginia Tech was ready for us and did a good job. The guys are going to have to be better in order to have success at this level.”
“Moving forward, they’re getting some things down and gaining confidence that you get any time you win an SEC meet,” Coach Schimmel said.
“We were mostly happy with the results in terms of a scrimmage format,” Connecticut swimming coach Bob Goldberg said. “We used this meet as preparation for the West Point meet ahead next week.”
“We had a solid effort from our women today,” he said. “Burke led the way with three wins, but we also got great performances from Charlotte Holz, Macey Arnold and Kendall Towe.”
SBU started the meet strong with a first place finish in the 200-yard medley relay. Vatslav Lets, Matthew Schutt, Jimmy Martin and Viacheslav Shchukin broke a pool record with a time of 1:33.49. Shchukin kept the momentum going with a first place finish in the in the 100- yard freestyle with a time of 45.73.
The Hawkeyes opened the dual in dominating fashion, posting a 1-2-3 finish in the 200-medley relay. The quartet of David Ernstsson, Andrew Marciniak, Dustin Rhoads and Jackson Allen won the event in 1:30.35.
“We’re not satisfied with this performance, but it’s great to get the win,” said UI head coach Marc Long. “Michigan State is a good team, and they’re well-coached. They race hard, so it’s good to get this win.”
“We are excited to be headed to Blacksburg this weekend to take on the Hokies,” said head coach Braden Holloway. “They are a great program with a great coaching staff that has built it up to a top-25 program.”