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Swim & dive: Utes fall to sixth place after Day 3

March 5, 2016

On the third night of competition at the Pac-12 Championships, Utah fell to sixth place with 209 points just behind Arizona State, but still managed to set a new school record. In the first event of the night, senior Kristian Kron swam the 400-yard IM, setting a new school record with the time of 3:45.77,...

Men’s swim & dive: Sophomore Ungur breaks school record on Day 2

March 3, 2016

On the second night of competition at the Pac-12 Championships, the Utah men’s swim team advanced to fifth place with a total of 139 points, just behind Berkeley. “We had some really good swims today,” said head coach Joe Dykstra. “Thursday isn’t our best day in terms of events, but we managed...

Men’s swim & dive: Utah stands in sixth place after first night of Pac-12’s

March 3, 2016

On Wednesday night, the men’s swim team headed to Federal Way, Wash. to compete in its first night at the Pac-12 Championships. After competing in two relays for the night, Utah stands in sixth place with 52 points, just behind Arizona State. In the first relay, the team of sophomores Paul Ungur,...

Swim & dive: Utah women’s team finishes sixth at the Pac-12 Championships

Swim & dive: Utah women’s team finishes sixth at the Pac-12 Championships

February 28, 2016

On the fourth and final night of the Pac-12 Championships, the Utah women's swim team finished in sixth place overall with a total of 538.5 points, just behind UCLA. “We had a great final session tonight, and I'm very proud of the whole team for not just tonight, but for fighting through this whole...

Swim & Dive: Utes in sixth place at Pac-12 Championships, one day to go

Swim & Dive: Utes in sixth place at Pac-12 Championships, one day to go

February 27, 2016

After Day 3 of competition at the 2016 Pac-12 Championships, the Utah women's swim team stands in sixth with 349 points, just behind UCLA. There were a total of five individual events, one relay and a platform diving event. “I’m really proud of the team tonight,” said head coach Joe Dykstra in...

Women’s swim & dive: Utah starts Pac-12s with a record-breaking relay

Women’s swim & dive: Utah starts Pac-12s with a record-breaking relay

February 25, 2016

Last night, the Utah women’s swim team and the men’s and women’s diving team headed to Federal Way, Wash. to compete in their first night at the Pac-12 Championships. Up first was diving, where the women competed in the one-meter event. Junior Amanda Casillas started the meet off on a high note,...

Swim & Dive: Utes Hold High Hopes For Pac-12 Championships

Swim & Dive: Utes Hold High Hopes For Pac-12 Championships

February 23, 2016

While the Utes prepare for their conference meets this week and the next, they can’t help but look back on last year's result. As both meets came to an end, both the men's (283) and women's (652) teams walked away placing fifth and sixth in the championship meet, respectively. This year, the team is...

Swim & Dive: When Nutrition And Swimming Go Hand-in-Hand

Swim & Dive: When Nutrition And Swimming Go Hand-in-Hand

February 22, 2016

The life of a swimmer includes both dry land and water practices. Both help determine how each swimmer will perform in the pool, depending on the work they put into each practice. But another aspect of a swimmer’s life that determines how they will perform is nutrition. While swimming laps and lifting...

Men’s Swim & Dive: Utah Gets Topped By USC In Final Dual Meet Of The Season

Men’s Swim & Dive: Utah Gets Topped By USC In Final Dual Meet Of The Season

February 22, 2016

Over the weekend, in its last dual meet of season, the Utah men’s swim and dive team took on USC. Though its graduating seniors celebrated their Senior Day on the final meet in the Ute Natatorium, the team was defeated by the Trojans, 177-123. “This was a fun meet,” said head coach Joe Dykstra....

Women’s Swim & Dive: Utah Takes Defeat in Last Dual Meet of the Season

Women’s Swim & Dive: Utah Takes Defeat in Last Dual Meet of the Season

February 15, 2016

Over the weekend, the women’s swim and dive team took on Washington State at the Ute Natatorium. Though it was a celebration of Senior Day for the Utes, they did not have the chance to celebrate a victory against the Cougars, as they fell 149-145. “This was a very competitive dual meet from start...

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