We’re back for the weekly installment of SwimSwam’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best swimming-related tweets we can get our eyes on.
It was a slow week in the swimming Twitterverse. But it’s October 1st, and that means all NCAA swimming programs are rearing to go. Here’s our round-up of the best collegiate content out there:
🗓OCT. 1… Let the season begin! #CULadySwim pic.twitter.com/t1LmQA3495
— CU Swim & Dive (@CULadySwim) October 1, 2017
Even it if means morning practice on a Sunday, the ladies of Columbia University are not about to waste a single precious moment of the NCAA season.
Pick me! I think I have a year of eligibility left! https://t.co/Eod5Ju9lQ7
— Rowdy Gaines (@RowdyGaines) September 30, 2017
What we wouldn’t give…
1-2-3 Go Bears! It’s time for the season to start! pic.twitter.com/VWDGp0gHVw
— Cal W Swim & Dive (@CalWSwim) September 29, 2017
Anyone who’s ever skipped out on warmup to make the team cheer knows just how integral they are to college swimming culture.
Take a look at what the 1st, 8th, & 16th place times have been over the last ten years at the NCAA champs. Another fast year ahead. pic.twitter.com/OWp2QRUxyQ
— USA Swimming Stats (@USASwimStats) September 29, 2017
If you’re more one to get your #inspiration from the numbers, here you go.
Team two takes this Tug Of War round! pic.twitter.com/81YQmuMdPr
— NC State Swim / Dive (@packswimdive) September 29, 2017
Motion to make this a a real event?
Nothing like Wednesday afternoon yoga! #MindBodySpirit pic.twitter.com/ArHK4ZY8Zf
— Denison Swim & Dive (@DenisonSwimDive) September 27, 2017
We’re putting our updated facilities to good use! 🏊🏅💪 #Gamecocks pic.twitter.com/4Eay23zn5u
— Gamecock Swimming (@GamecockSwim) September 28, 2017
South Carolina is putting in #work with 2 weeks until their season opener.
It’s a new day, Virginia! #DeSorbo #Wahoowa #ADDUVA 💥⚔️💥✌🏽💥🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/etWzjzpuEt
— Virginia Swimming and Dive (@UVASwimDive) September 30, 2017
The Cavaliers have raised the hype video bar.
Does anyone love diving more than Dick Kimball? He's 81 and still rides bikes off the 10-meter platform. Legend. #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/94SesAkw1O
— Michigan Swimming & Diving (@umichswimdive) September 30, 2017
This is definitely one of the more unique traditions we’ve seen, and we’re impressed.
Burned my finger and my face on beef stroganoff leftovers today…..so you could say lunch was pretty much a disaster
— Lilly King (@_king_lil) September 29, 2017
Lilly King puts the “college” in college swimming.
Check back next Sunday for more Twitter gold.