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Dara Torres Looks Back On Career

Former Florida Gators swimmer, and five-time Olympic veteran, Dara Torres appeared on Sportscene with Steve Russel yesterday. While on the show, she reflected on her time at UF and the Olympics and discuss where she is today. The now 53-year-old boasts an impressive 12 Olympic medals and is a former …

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Nine Florida women’s swimmers and divers awarded SEC Postseason Honors

Despite having their remarkable season shortened due to the coronavirus pandemic, nine members of the Florida Gators women’s swimming and diving team were given SEC postseason honors. https://twitter.com/GatorsSwimDv/status/1250149324387807232 All-SEC Second Team The Gators have a strong representation on the All-SEC Second Team. Eight Gators appeared on the team: Emma Ball …

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UF Swimmer Tori Bindi Achieves 2020 Outstanding Leader Award

The University of Florida Alumni Association has awarded Tori Bindi the 2020 Outstanding Leader Award, making her the first student-athlete to achieve the award since 2015. Outstanding Leader Award The Outstanding Leader Award is given out by the Alumni Association each semester to seniors who have left a positive impact …

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Gators Rename Their Home Pool

The University of Florida Board of Trustees decided Thursday to name the swimming and diving pool at Stephen O’Connell Center as the Ann Marie Rogers Swimming and Diving Pool. The decision came after Florida alumna Veronica Meinhard and her wife Kristina M. Johnson donated $1 million to the UAA. The …

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Men’s Swim and Dive Wins SEC Title, Women Place Second

For the eighth year in a row, the SEC Men’s Swimming and Diving Champions helm from Gainesville, Florida. It’s also the 41st title for the Gators, the most in the conference. https://twitter.com/GatorsSwimDv/status/1231417598375583744?s=20 The tournament took place at the James E. Martin Aquatic Center in Auburn, Alabama. Over five days of competition, …

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Day 2 of SEC Championship Solid for Gators Swimming and Diving

Both Gators men’s and women’s swimming and diving fared well on Day Two of the SEC Championships being held at Auburn University, with both finishing in second place. Men’s Swimming and Diving Florida’s Kieran Smith stood out on Day 2 with a record-breaking day. Smith set an NCAA, American, U.S. …

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Gators Men’s Swim Team Looks to Claim SEC Championships Again

The last time the University of Florida swim team did not claim an SEC Championships title was 2012. The 2020 rendition of the finals, which marks the beginning of the postseason, begins Tuesday in Auburn, Alabama. The Gators are on the hunt for their eighth straight first-place finish. A Crowded …

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UF Women’s Swimming Prepares for SEC Championship at Auburn

The women’s swimming and diving team prepares to kick off the SEC Championship on Tuesday. The Gators are currently ranked No. 8 and will be traveling to Auburn to kick off the first day of the tournament. https://twitter.com/GatorsSwimDv/status/1229488338408701953 Head Coach Jeff Poppell Head Coach Jeff Poppell discusses the importance of …

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