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Florida Women Kick Off 2020-2021 Corona-Season With Intrasquad Meet

The Florida women, who return 6 of their 11 individual NCAA qualifiers from last season, held their first meet of the season on Friday.

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Returning Conference Points: Wide Open Women’s SEC Is Near Four-Way Tie

Bailey Bonnett and the Kentucky Wildcats lead the SEC in returning points, but Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia all lurk in a wide-open swimming & diving race.

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2020 SEC Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Shaine Casas will race for the SEC title in the 200 IM final as the Texas A&M men fight to stay on top of the day 2 rankings.

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SEC Day 2 Scratches: Defending Champ Smith Opts Out of 200 IM, Will Swim 500 FR

Given his massive 4-second drop from his former individual 200 free best, it’s safe to say Smith brought his A game and will be a title threat.

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2019-2020 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Power Rankings: February Edition

Michigan keeps climbing. Maggie MacNeil and the Wolverines move up another spot and crack the top 5 in our pre-Conference Power Rankings

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Tennessee Sweeps Florida for the First Time; Nunan Breaks School Record

The Tennessee men and women swept Florida for the first time ever. Amanda Nunan set a new school record for the Volunteers.

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Florida’s Talia Bates Sidelined With Undisclosed Injury

Florida Gator freshman sprinter Talia Bates is dealing with an undisclosed injury with no timetable for return, the UF athletic department confirmed today.

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Murphy, Harnish & McMahon Headline SEC Weekly Awards

Georgia’s Camden Murphy was named SEC Male Swimmer of the Week, while fellow Bulldog Courtney Harnish and Alabama’s Kensey McMahon share the women’s honors.

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Florida Women Swim Best 200 Free Relay Since 2014 at Georgia Tech Invitational

Anchored by a 21.88 split from freshman Talia Bates (above), the Florida women hit the NCAA automatic invite time in the women’s 200 free relay on Friday.

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Kieran Smith Splits 42.8 as Florida Downs Florida State

Kieran Smith continued to post great times for the Gators this season, winning two individual events and provided excellent relay splits.

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Mizzou Men/Florida Women Snag Wins In SEC-Rivalry Meet on Friday

The Mizzou men and Florida women each took home wins in their dual meet on Friday, where nearly 40 NCAA top-ten times were posted.

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Georgia Bates to Join Sister Talia; Makes Verbal Commitment to Florida for 2021

Georgia Bates has given a verbal commitment to the University of Florida for 2021-22. Her sister Talia is a freshman this year.

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Gator Women Start SEC Campaign at Missouri

The Gators’ women’s swimming and diving team will hit the pool on Friday, Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m. for their SEC opening dual with the Missouri Tigers.

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Sherridon Dressel Goes Nation-Leading 100 Back as Florida Trounces Minnesota

Sherridon Dressel dropped a 52.21 to win the 100 back, which is the fastest she’s ever been in-season. She also won the 200 back and 100 fly.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Sherridon Dressel, Florida

September isn’t a very busy month of swimming for most Americans. But for Sherridon Dressel it was. Florida swam three meets last week and Dressel starred.

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