UConn Swimming And Diving 2016 Hype Video

Hannah Hecht
by Hannah Hecht 1

February 21st, 2016 AAC, College, Video

Video via TheUCTVChannel14. 

The University of Connecticut team produced the above video to get pumped up for the 2016 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at the CRWC Natatorium in Houston, Texas earlier this week. The video features upbeat music and underwater racing shots; it also highlights the diving team pulling off some incredible dives.

At AACs this weekend, the UConn teams ended up finishing fourth in the men’s competition and sixth in the women’s in a field that included Tulane, East Carolina, Cincinnati, SMU, and Houston

The Huskies’ top finishers at the AAC championship meet were the runners-up Taryn Urbanus (3 meter dive: 326.20, 1 meter dive: 287.40), Greg Baliko (200 IM: 1:48.64), John Brice (3 meter dive: 354.25), Jaimie Lynn Brookover (100 back: 54.87), Annika Grewal (200 back: 1:57.32), Mark Hunter (200 back: 1:57.92), and Chris Girg (200 fly: 1:47.03).

The UConn women finished off the regular season with a 1-3 dual record. Their biggest win of the season came in the Copa Coqui Invitational in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The UConn men finished off their regular season with a 3-1 dual record. They also scored a big invite win at the Copa Coqui Invite.

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About Hannah Hecht

Hannah Hecht

Hannah Hecht grew up in Kansas and spent most of her childhood trying to convince coaches to let her swim backstroke in freestyle sets. She took her passion to Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa and swam at NAIA Nationals all four years. After graduating in 2015, she moved to …

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