Countless UF swimmers had already earned spots to compete in the upcoming NCAA Championships, but this weekend served as an ever-important opportunity for those not already qualified to earn their invitations.
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The No. 9 Gators men’s swimming and diving team earned its seventh SEC Championship title in as many years on Saturday, its 1,233 total points placing it comfortably over next-best Missouri.
The Florida men’s and women’s swimming teams traveled to Auburn, Alabama, this weekend for the second time in three weeks, as they both competed in the Auburn Invitational.
The UF swimming team started 2019 in style on Friday, ending Day 1 of the two-day meet at the O'Connell Center in first place.
The Florida women’s diving team finished the Auburn Invitational strong on Wednesday, as the youth of the team proved most valuable for the Gators en route to a first-place finish.
The first two days of the Auburn Diving Invitational at the James E. Martin Aquatic Center are now in the books, and the Florida Gators’ diving teams added two more top-five finishes to this week's results.
The University of Florida diving team joined three other SEC teams (Auburn, LSU and South Carolina) on Monday to begin a three-day event in the Auburn Diving Invitational.
Day 1 of the Georgia Tech Invitational saw the Gators send multiple swimmers to the finals after Thursday’s preliminary rounds.
Florida's swimming and diving teams battled through some rainy weather in Tallahassee to sweep the Florida State Seminoles in the Fresh from Florida Sunshine Showdown at Marcom Aquatics Center on Friday.
Both Florida swim teams came into this weekend's tri-meet in Austin, Texas, with plenty of confidence and something to prove.
Florida’s swimming and diving teams will be back in action this weekend, matching up against two of the better swimming and diving programs in the country in Texas and Indiana. The meet is scheduled for today and Saturday and will take place in Austin, Texas, at the University of Texas Swimming Center.
A broken record highlighted Florida's two wins at the LSU Natatorium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Friday. The men's team edged out the Tigers 164.5-129.5 to improve to 2-0, while the women are now 4-0 after a 196-104 decision over LSU.
The UF swimming and diving teams will be in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this evening, competing against the LSU Tigers, starting at 5 p.m. The dual meet, which will take place at the LSU Natatorium, was originally scheduled for yesterday but was moved due to Hurricane Michael. This will be Florida’s first dual meet since both teams defeated FAU on Sept. 27.
The UF women's swimming and diving team built upon the momentum it received from the season-opening triumph over FAU Thursday, taking it out on the Miami Hurricanes in Coral Gables on Friday.