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Off Wins Over Auburn, Gator Swimmers Face Tennessee

By on January 29th, 2015

The Florida Gator swim teams take to the pool Saturday to face SEC rival Tennessee, coming off wins over Auburn. The men had a comfortable win beating Auburn 158-142. However, the women’s team didn’t have an easy time pulling ahead … Continue reading

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Top Ten Gator Swimmers To Take On Tigers

By on January 23rd, 2015

Florida swimming travels to Auburn to take on the Tigers on Saturday as the dual meet season comes to a close. The last time the two teams met, both the men and the women left with a win. Both teams have the upper … Continue reading

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Nick Alexiou’s Move from Virginia to UF

By on October 9th, 2014

Junior year isn’t really anything special for most college students, however 2013 All American freestyle swimmer Nick Alexiou is an exception. Alexiou transferred from the University of Virginia this past spring to swim for the University of Florida. Alexiou started … Continue reading

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UF Diving Coach Donnie Craine Dies In Accident

By on April 25th, 2014

Long time University of Florida diving coach Donnie Craine has died in a boating accident off the coast of Bokeelia in Lee County in Florida. Craine died Thursday and leaves behind a wife and three children. Craine spent 30 of … Continue reading

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Florida Men’s Swimming and Diving at NCAA Championships

By on March 27th, 2014

The top-ranked Florida men’s swimming and diving team opens competition in the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas on Thursday. Last season, the Gators placed sixth, but were only 3.5 points from breaking into the top four. The Gators have placed … Continue reading

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Q&A with SEC Swimmer of the Week Dan Wallace

By on January 24th, 2014

WRUF’s Tori Petry caught up with SEC Swimmer of the Week Dan Wallace to talk to him about the honor and find out a little more about the Scottish-born athlete for this week’s Gator Spotlight. Wallace earned the honor after … Continue reading

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Gator Swimmers Go To Ohio State Buckeye Invitational

By on November 22nd, 2013

The Florida swimming and diving team will head to Columbus, Ohio for the third annual Ohio State Invitational. The meet will run Friday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 2 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. Competitors from as many as 13 universities … Continue reading

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University of Florida Swimming and Diving: Eyes on the Prize

By on November 15th, 2013

The University of Florida men’s and women’s swimming and diving seasons are underway. Last season, both teams achieved success, the men’s team winning the SEC Championship and finishing sixth at the NCAA Tournament with the women’s team  finishing sixth in the NCAA’s as … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Beisel Shines and Earns SEC Female Swimmer of the Week Honors

By on October 24th, 2013

Florida swimmer Elizabeth Beisel’s senior year surge continued last week, helping the Gators to a win over Missouri and a narrow defeat versus California en route to earning SEC Female Swimmer of the Week. This is the eighth time in … Continue reading

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Florida Swimming and Diving teams set to host meet all weekend

By on September 28th, 2013

The Gator swimming and diving teams will open up their 2013-2014 season schedule by hosting the Pinch A Penny All Florida Invitational this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in the O'Connell Center. Participating in the meet are a plethora of teams from … Continue reading

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