This past weekend, Florida battled seven teams in the three-day Georgia Tech Invitational. The Gators left Atlanta with a bitter taste in their mouths when both men’s and women’s teams came up short behind Florida State.
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From the first day of competition in the Georgia Tech Invitational, Florida’s women were in contention.
It is never too late to make your dream a reality, and so Florida junior Conor Dwyer has proven.
From the scene at the center of the pool Saturday morning, it was hard to tell Florida had just lost to Stanford, yet again.
UF's men swimming and diving team will open its Southeastern Conference schedule with a matchup against Georgia in the O'Connell Center on Friday.
After spending countless hours of practice in the pool and accumulating their share of goggle-lines, a group of young athletes will get the opportunity to show just what they can do.
Junior swimmer Shaune Fraser ended the season strong.
A national title, NCAA, NCAA Meet and UF record from senior Bradley Ally in the 200-yard individual medley and five broken UF records highlighted day one of the 2009 NCAA Championships for the Gators. UF resides in fourth place (107 points) following the first day of competition from the Student Rec Center Natatorium in College Station, Texas. Texas (171), Auburn (141), Stanford (130), UF (107) and California (103) round out the top five teams after day one.
Junior swimmer Gemma Spofforth makes a habit out of setting records, and her performance at the NCAA Championships meet in College Station, Texas, proved that.
The No. 5 Gators opened up the 2009 NCAA Championship meet Thursday at the Student Rec Center Natatorium on the Texas A&M University campus with five finals-qualifying swims and dives. Three individuals and two Gator relays are set to return to Thursday evening swimming and diving consolations and finals.
Sophomore diver Monica Dodson knew this weekend was going to be a challenge. With the pressure to qualify for the NCAA Championship on her shoulders, she succeeded in achieving a goal she and her teammates trained for all season.
This weekend, many Gators took advantage of their final opportunities to qualify for the NCAA Championships.