The Daily Utah Chronicle

De Vos Brings International Experience to Pac-12

De Vos Brings International Experience to Pac-12

By Juan Jose

November 9, 2017

Rahiti De Vos of the University of Utah men's swimming and diving team has showed no signs of uncertainty in his quest to bring the program to new heights, despite being far away from home. His journey first began in Europe. “I come from Tahiti, a small island, and swimming is not really big, so...

Swim and Dive: Utah Earns Victory Against UNLV

Swim and Dive: Utah Earns Victory Against UNLV

By Juan Jose

November 5, 2017

Both in and out of the water, senior Jack Burton has been a leader for the University of Utah swim and dive team, and Saturday was no exception. With first and third place finishes in the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke events respectively, Burton led the way for the men’s team in a 171-123 victory...

McOmber Dives into Public School

McOmber Dives into Public School

By Casey Overfield

October 30, 2017

The transition from high school to college can be intimidating because a university is bigger, the students are older and for many, living on their own is a first. Though some people might think these are difficult challenges, for University of Utah freshman swimmer Parker McOmber, the challenges are...

Swim and Dive: Utah Hits Road to Face ASU, Arizona

Swim and Dive: Utah Hits Road to Face ASU, Arizona

By Juan Jose

October 27, 2017

In what will be its first road meet of the season, the University of Utah swimming and diving teams will head to Arizona to compete against No. 8 ranked Arizona State on Friday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. MT. Utah will then travel to Tucson for a Saturday meet against Arizona at noon. “We’re excited. First...

Swim and Dive: Utah Falls Short to Stanford

Swim and Dive: Utah Falls Short to Stanford

By Juan Jose

October 21, 2017

For the second consecutive week, the University of Utah swimming and diving team hosted a Pac-12 opponent. On Friday, the reigning conference champion, Stanford, was in Salt Lake City for a meet in front of a packed Ute Natatorium. “First thing I want to point out is the energy and atmosphere here...

Swim and Dive: Utah Welcomes Stanford to Ute Natatorium

Swim and Dive: Utah Welcomes Stanford to Ute Natatorium

By Carra McManamon

October 20, 2017

A big weekend awaits the University of Utah Swim and Dive team as it will take on Stanford on Friday, Oct. 20 before hosting an alumni event the following day, while some members of the team head to California to participate in the USA Swimming College Challenge. “We’ve got a lot going on," said...

Former Clemson Commit Makes Splash as Ute

Former Clemson Commit Makes Splash as Ute

By Sammy Mora

October 18, 2017

When University of Utah head diving coach Richard Marschner heard that Clemson University was getting rid of its women’s diving team and that their recruits were looking for new places to call home, he contacted a club coach in Illinois to talk about one specific athlete — Emma Ruchala. “[...

Sogne: The Definition of a Student-Athlete

Sogne: The Definition of a Student-Athlete

By Dakota Grossman

October 4, 2017

Emphasizing the student in student-athlete is something sophomore Matteo Sogne of the University of Utah swim and dive team tries to do as he's always finding new ways to challenge himself outside of his sport. Hailing from Modena, Italy, Sogne decided in order to prepare himself to come to the United...

Troubled Waters: Utah Swimmers Face an Uncertain Future

Troubled Waters: Utah Swimmers Face an Uncertain Future

By Emilee White

March 28, 2017

One phrase University of Utah swimmer Luis Macias never thought he would hear while walking to class was, “Go back to where you came from!” Originally from Aguascalientes, Mexico, Macias came to Utah to further his education and swimming career, and only days after Donald Trump was elected president,...

Swim: Men Finish Sixth in Pac-12 Championships

Swim: Men Finish Sixth in Pac-12 Championships

March 8, 2017

It was yet another weekend that the University of Utah swim team traveled to Federal Way, Wash., but this time the men's side competed in the Pac-12 Championships as the Utes finished in sixth place. “This was the best conference meet Utah has ever had as a team,” said head coach Dykstra. "We’ve ...

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