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The Key to Acceleration is Hydration

The Key to Acceleration is Hydration

March 1, 2017

The ultimate key ingredient when it comes to an athlete’s ability to function  is as simple as it gets — water. The most refreshing and vital substance any athlete at the University of Utah is guaranteed to have with them at all times. For the swimmers at Utah, they train quite frequently during...

Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

February 27, 2017

Ute senior Josiah Purss is the first University of Utah diver to win Pac-12 Diver of the month since 2015. Purss’ assent to the top of the conference has been a long and winding road. He began diving at the age of 13 in Australia, but after only four years he left the sport because of an injury. It...

Swim and Dive: Utah Women Finish in 7th

Swim and Dive: Utah Women Finish in 7th

February 27, 2017

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the University of Utah women’s swimming team embarked on a trip to Federal Way, Wash. to compete in the 2017 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming Championship. The championship took place over a course of four days, and at the end of the Pac-12 Championships, the Utes placed seventh overall...

Swim & Dive: Love is in the Water

Swim & Dive: Love is in the Water

February 18, 2017

It’s that time of year again. Grocery stores and local boutiques have had the holiday decorations displayed since the day after Christmas. The aisles at the store are covered with Sweethearts, stuffed animals with hearts, and chocolates galore. Cheesy, lovey-dovey cards are handed out while everyone...

A Brotherhood Beyond Swimming

A Brotherhood Beyond Swimming

February 16, 2017

Two brothers who love to swim and who have an unbreakable bond are why Calvin and Nolan Rogers both ended up at the University of Utah. Nolan, who is finishing up his final year at the U, claims that his younger brother Calvin followed him here from California. “When I was getting recruited, I was only...

Swim and Dive: Utes Finish Strong at Air Force Diving Invitational

Swim and Dive: Utes Finish Strong at Air Force Diving Invitational

By Madeleine Lopez

February 1, 2017

On Friday Jan. 27 and Saturday Jan. 28, the University of Utah diving team traveled to Colorado Springs to compete in the Air Force Diving Invitational. The Utes battled between 14 schools during the weekend’s events. The schools included Air Force, BYU, Wyoming, Colorado State, Boise State, California,...

Swimming from birth, Velez finds comfort in the Pool

Swimming from birth, Velez finds comfort in the Pool

January 26, 2017

There’s a place where some people go to relax, others have birthday parties, and some find a thrill of swimming as fast as they can. They rush down the lanes trying to touch the wall before the person in the lane next to them does. Yes, that place is a pool. A pool that has been a part of some people...

Swim and Dive: Utes Defeat BYU on Senior Day

Swim and Dive: Utes Defeat BYU on Senior Day

January 23, 2017

On Jan. 21, Utah and BYU fans braved the snowstorm and filed into the the Ute Natatorium for the holiest swimming and diving rivalry meet between the team down south and the team up north. The stands were full of the color red and a few dashes of blue as Cougars and Utes came to cheer on their favorite...

Swim and Dive: Comic Relief for Rivalry

Swim and Dive: Comic Relief for Rivalry

January 21, 2017

For as long as Richard Marschner has been the head diving coach for the Utah diving team, the belly flop contest has been an even, and he has been at Utah for seven years. This Saturday, Jan. 21, while the Utah swim and dive team will be hosting a meet against BYU and celebrating Senior Day, the se...

Swim and Dive: Utes Fall to UCLA and USC, Looking Ahead to BYU

Swim and Dive: Utes Fall to UCLA and USC, Looking Ahead to BYU

January 18, 2017

It was an early Friday morning for the Utah swimming and diving team as they took off on a 6 a.m flight to California. The team traveled to the sunny city of Los Angeles this past weekend. The diving team headed to the UCLA Diving Invitational while the women’s swimming team traveled to USC and UCLA f...

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