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Former UF swimmer Caeleb Dressel set four World Records in one week representing the Cali Condors in Budapest, Hungary, during the ISL semifinals.
UF’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams dominated the Auburn Fall Invitational, both adding wins to their records to end the fall portion of the season.
The Gators’ men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams travel to Auburn on Wednesday to compete in the three-day 2020 Fall Auburn Invitational.
The International Swim League hosted their second semifinal meet on Nov. 15-16 in Budapest, Hungary. Former Gator Caeleb Dressel dominated the field, setting one World Record and two American records during Monday’s competition.
The Gators shined at the U.S. Open, racking up eight medals by the end of the three-day meet.
Florida’s women’s swimming and diving team officially completed its incoming freshman class for the 2021-22 season. UF will welcome nine women to the program next year.
The 2020 Toyota US Open swim meet is set to begin on Thursday and will feature competition between elite swimmers in the southeast region, including 18 current and five former male Gators.
The Gators bounced back strong this week against the Hurricanes after a tough loss in the season’s first meet. UF toppled Miami for the win with a final score of 190-94.
Florida’s women’s swimming and diving team will compete in their second meet of the season against Miami at the Marie Rogers Swimming and Diving Pool inside the O’Connell Center Thursday. After a tough loss to No. 4 ranked Georgia, the Gators look to bounce back against an unranked Miami team in their 2020 home opener.
The first meet of the season ended in tough losses for both Florida swimming and diving programs against Georgia.
The Florida men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will both hit the pool deck for the first time this season on Friday at Georgia’s Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens.
Eight former Gators will be competing on Friday as the International Swimming League (ISL) begins its second season.
The SEC announced Monday that the men’s and women’s swimming and diving seasons will begin no earlier than Oct. 1 and will end no later than Jan. 25.
Seasons have been cut short. Pinnacles have been postponed. Gyms have been emptied. Pools have been splash-less.
With national postseason competition later this month, Florida’s men’s swimming team competed in the Bulldog Last Chance Invitational in Athens, Georgia, on Saturday and Sunday.