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Florida Women Show Out On Senior Day With Decisive Win Over UNF

Florida honored its seniors prior to a 176-74 home victory over North Florida on Wednesday.

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Florida Gators Declare Victory Over Hosts At 2020 Auburn Fall Invite

Kieran Smith dropped to a 1:43.22 200 fly tonight to win the final and get under 1:44 for the first time, helping the Gators to win the meet of Auburn.

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Auburn Fall Invite Day 2 Finals: FR Cecilia Porter Sets 100 BR Florida Record

After swimming a PB this morning, freshman Cecilia Porter set a new Florida program record in the 100 breast, breaking 1:00 for the first time at 59.22.

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Auburn Fall Invite Day 2 Prelims: Florida’s Cecilia Porter Drops 1:00.02 100 BR

Florida freshman Cecilia Porter swam the 4th-fastest 100 BR in program history at 1:00.02 while teammate Talia Bates clocked in two personal bests.

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Auburn Fall Invite Day 1 Finals: Kieran Smith’s 1:41.72 Paces Florida Sweep

Smith was 24.2, well ahead of Dressel (25.01) in his American Record 1:38.13 and Casas (24.2) on his #3 all-time 1:38.95 from tonight in Texas. 

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2020 Auburn Invite Day 1 Prelims: Kieran Smith Puts Up 4:11.08 500 FR

After his bout of racing last week at the 2020 U.S. Open, Florida junior Kieran Smith swam the 2nd-fastest 500 free of his career with a 4:11.08.

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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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