On Saturday afternoon, the men and women of Emory’s Swimming & Diving program faced off against Division I competition in the form of the University of Alabama at the Don Gambril Olympic Pool in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Crimson Tide beat both the Eagles on both sides, taking the victory 196-92 over the men, and 178-110 over the women.
The Alabama seniors pose at the last home meet of their careers.
The Emory University Swimming and Diving team turned in some of its strongest dual meet performances of campaign, but both the Emory men and women were ultimately defeated by NCAA Division I Georgia Tech on ‘Senior Day’ at the Woodruff Physical Education Center on Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
On the third night of the Miami Invite in Oxford, Ohio, the Denison men locked down their victory, set two additional varsity records and finished atop the standings by over 1,100 points.
Denison’s Damon Rosenburg has become the first Division III breaststroker to clear 54 seconds.
Sadie Nennig gave the Emory Eagles one of 17 event wins against the Savannah College of Art and Design on Friday. The Eagles won the meets on both the men and women’s sides.
Emory junior Hayden Baker cruised to victory in the 100 and 200 yard butterfly in the Eagle’s Saturday meet against Birmingham-Southern.
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.