The UF men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are a combined 4-0 to start the season.
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The UF swimming and diving season is here. From now until March 28, both the men’s and women’s squads will glide through the water in the attempt to improve upon the success of last season.
Florida was not short of representation at the 2019 Phillips 66 National Championships in Stanford, California, this week. The five-day event had 26 current Gators competing, along with six UF alumni. Current and former UF athletes collected 10 medals in total from Wednesday to Sunday.
Eight medals in eight days.
Another season for the men’s swimming and diving team has come and gone, extending a streak of conference dominance and contending for a national championship in the process.
The last time the Gators men’s swimming and diving team competed, it captured its seventh SEC Championship in as many years, a dominant effort that placed it comfortably over runner-up Missouri.
A season full of successes, accomplishments and accolades came to a close at the NCAA Championships on Saturday, but there were no tears to be shed.
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.
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.