The Gators women’s swimming and diving team is currently ranked No. 20 in the latest CSCAA poll. The team doesn’t pay it any mind.
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It had been almost four years since the Gators men’s swimming and diving team defeated the Bulldogs. On Friday, Caeleb Dressel and Jan Switkowski were determined to change that.
The moment sophomore Brooke Madden broke the surface after completing a dive, there was only one thing on her mind.
On Wednesday, UF senior Jan Switkowski showed why he’s already earning awards just weeks into the season.
Between the All-Florida Invitational and a double meet with Texas and Indiana, the Gators had 25 days of rest. For their next competition, they got four.
The third annual Texas/Indiana tri-meet at the O’Connell Center concluded after Day 2, and while the men’s swimming team did manage to escape with a victory over three-time defending champions Texas, there was not a whole lot of success anywhere else.
During Day 1 of the Texas/Indiana tri-meet at the O’Connell Center, the Florida swimming and diving team mostly lagged behind both of their opponents.
After a 25-day break, the Florida men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will face the Texas Longhorns and the Indiana Hoosiers on Friday and Saturday in the O’Connell Center.
More than 9,000 people competed in the Maccabiah Games in Israel over the summer. Of them, 1,120 represented Team USA, and of those, only one of them was Florida Gators swimmer Kelly Fertel.
The Florida Gators came out on top for the eighth consecutive year in the All-Florida Invitational, with both the men’s and women’s team taking first place Sunday at the O’Connell Center.
Both the Gators men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams put up a strong showing in Day 2 of the All-Florida Invitational. This was a strong performance especially for the women’s team after they were mostly dominated by ACC rival FSU on Friday.
The first day of the All-Florida Invitational took place on Friday at the O’Connell Center, with the UF swimming and diving team competing against Miami and FSU. This is the first meet of the season for the Gators, and the night was filled with ups and downs as both the men's and women's teams returned to competition.
The All-Florida Invitational is back in Gainesville this year after being held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, last fall due to renovation work at the O’Connell Center. While the scenery may be different, the Florida men’s swimming and diving team is ready to participate in the event it placed first in last year.
Maxime Rooney might be lacking in experience, but the Livermore, California, native has stepped up at the 2017 World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan.
The University of Florida has been well-represented through the first two days of the World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan.
At the 2017 FINA World Championships, one man from Gainesville stole the show.
Day 4 of the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, was just another walk in the park for UF rising senior Caeleb Dressel—or at least it seemed that way.
As the NCAA Championship wrapped up this past week, the Gators men’s swimming and diving team found themselves in a familiar place.
Behind a memorable performance by Caeleb Dressel, the Gators men’s swimming and diving team finished third in the NCAA Championship, combining for 32 All-American honors and breaking seven school records throughout the week.