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Utah Women’s Swimming and Diving Rise Above UNLV

Utah Women’s Swimming and Diving Rise Above UNLV

By Ashley Ji

November 4, 2018

  In their fifth meet of the season, the University of Utah women's swim and dive team defeated the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. “I am really proud of the team’s performance,” said head coach Joe Dykstra. “After another difficult week of training and a six-hour bus ride, we came...

Utah Swim and Dive Travels to UNLV

Utah Swim and Dive Travels to UNLV

By Ashley Ji

November 2, 2018

  On Friday, The University of Utah Swim & Dive team visits UNLV for their sixth meet. Utah currently ranks the Ute men No. 27 and the women No. 30 in the nation, according to the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Utah women Swimming fought hard and was...

Women’s Swim Team Falls Short to USC

Women’s Swim Team Falls Short to USC

By Ashley Ji

October 20, 2018

  The University of Utah's women's swimming team fought hard in their home meet against No. 11 USC, but came up short, losing 142-120. “I’m really proud of the girls today," said head coach Joe Dykstra. "We swam well. We had a really tough week of training. We are missing a few people toda...

Student-Athletes Wrap up their Athletic Careers

Student-Athletes Wrap up their Athletic Careers

By Dakota Grossman

May 1, 2018

Senior year seems to come and go before students have even made a game plan. For University of Utah student-athletes, their careers as Utes are approaching the finish line. Each of them will have unique stories and experiences to share once they’re done, however, one concern they have in common is...

Swim and Dive: Utes Dominate WSU on Senior Day, 187-75

Swim and Dive: Utes Dominate WSU on Senior Day, 187-75

By Gianna Cefalu

February 15, 2018

On senior day, the University of Utah women’s swim and dive team on Saturday beat Washington State by a score of 187-75. Head coach Joe Dykstra was worried that swimming in three consecutive meets against UCLA, BYU and Oregon State would make the team feel race fatigue. However, the Utes came out and ...

Gluten-Free Diet Doesn’t Stop St. John

Gluten-Free Diet Doesn’t Stop St. John

By Dakota Grossman

February 2, 2018

Finding the right types of foods and drinks to have before competitions and workouts can be difficult for some athletes, especially those with dietary needs and restrictions. For Gillian St. John, junior sprint free stylist for the University of Utah women’s swim and dive team, being gluten-free has...

Swim and Dive: Utah Sweeps BYU at Ute Natatorium

Swim and Dive: Utah Sweeps BYU at Ute Natatorium

By Juan Jose

January 29, 2018

It was an in-state rival showdown over the weekend as the University of Utah swimming and diving teams hosted BYU at the Ute Natatorium; the Utes dominated in both events. The Utah women finished with a score of 210 compared to the BYU women who earned a 90. The Utah men finished with a score of 210,...

Swim and Dive: Utah Caps Strong Performances at Home Diving Invitational

Swim and Dive: Utah Caps Strong Performances at Home Diving Invitational

By Gianna Cefalu

December 6, 2017

This past weekend the University of Utah diving team hosted its first diving invitational of the season. The Utes faced Brigham Young University, University of Southern California and Airforce. In the first day of action, Nathan Makarewicz scored a 361.00 in the three-meter dive, and Emma Ruchala p...

Swim and Dive: Utah Men Place 2nd, Women Finish 6th at Art Adamson Invitational

Swim and Dive: Utah Men Place 2nd, Women Finish 6th at Art Adamson Invitational

By Gianna Cefalu

November 24, 2017

This past Thursday the University of Utah swimming and diving teams competed in the Art Adamson Invitational over the course of three days where Utah records were broken. The men’s team finished No. 2 overall, while the women earned a No. 6 place finish. There were impressive performances across th...

Swimming and Diving: Utes Travel to Texas for Art Adamson Invitational

Swimming and Diving: Utes Travel to Texas for Art Adamson Invitational

By Gianna Cefalu

November 16, 2017

The Art Adamson Invitational hosted by Texas A&M gets underway on Thursday, Nov. 16 and the University of Utah swim and dive teams will be one of the 11 programs there to compete. The Utes will race against teams from across the country, including two Pac-12 schools, No. 24 Arizona State and No. 1 ...

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