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Swim & Dive: The Mobilizing Work the Utes Put in During Dry Land Practices

Swim & Dive: The Mobilizing Work the Utes Put in During Dry Land Practices

February 9, 2016

Many believe swimming is nothing more than constant laps in a pool, staring at a black line for hours. Though that may be true at times, it is an intense sport that involves much more. Anyone can jump in a pool and race to the finish line, but what makes a swimmer great is how much work he or she puts...

Swim & Dive: Utah Divers Take On The Air Force Diving Invitational

February 9, 2016

Over the weekend, the Utah dive team headed to the Cadet Natatorium in Colorado Springs, where it competed in the two-day Air Force Diving Invitational. Leading the way for the Utes was Jacob Crayne, who finished in first place overall in the platform diving event. On the women's side, it was Amanda...

Women’s Swim & Dive: Colleou’s Road to Pac-12 and NCAA Championships

Women’s Swim & Dive: Colleou’s Road to Pac-12 and NCAA Championships

January 28, 2016

The U's women and men’s swimming teams are preparing for their last few meets of the 2015-16 season, but for some swimmers, the season is far from over. These include Norwegian swimmer and junior Stina Colleou. Since her freshman year, Colleou has managed to earn herself invitations to both the Pac-12...

Swim & Dive: Women’s Team Tops Rival BYU, While Men’s Team Takes Defeat

Swim & Dive: Women’s Team Tops Rival BYU, While Men’s Team Takes Defeat

January 26, 2016

Over the weekend, the Utah swimming and diving teams traveled to Provo, where they took on BYU on Saturday. While the women’s team walked away with a win of 198-102, the men were defeated 155-145 in the annual Deseret First Duel. “I am really proud of our team for a great meet against BYU,” said...

Women’s Swim & Dive: Freshman Genevieve Robertson Swimming to Success

Women’s Swim & Dive: Freshman Genevieve Robertson Swimming to Success

January 19, 2016

Utah freshman Genevieve Robertson has had a successful first half of her first season with the Utes’ swim team, claiming several individual wins at dual meets. Back in October, Robertson managed to take third in both the 100- (1:05.27) and 200-yard (2:21.59) breaststroke against USC in her first meet...

Swim & Dive: Women’s Team Takes Double Defeat While Diving Closes Strong

Swim & Dive: Women’s Team Takes Double Defeat While Diving Closes Strong

January 19, 2016

The Utah swim and dive team had an eventful weekend of competition. Over the weekend, the women’s swim team stayed in Utah to take on Boise State and UCLA in a back-to-back dual meets on Friday and Saturday. Unfortunately for the Utes, they were topped by both Boise State (159-118) and UCLA (182-95)...

Swim & dive: Heach Coach Joe Dykstra Sets High Goals for his Team in 2016

Swim & dive: Heach Coach Joe Dykstra Sets High Goals for his Team in 2016

January 14, 2016

The Utes ended the first half of their 2015-16 season on a high note, as the men’s team finished first at the Art Adamson Invitational in College Station, Tex., finishing with 838 points and knocking out the host of the meet, Texas A&M (777.5). The women’s team also had a great meet there, finishing...

Women’s swim: Utes start 2016 with a win at Oregon State

Women’s swim: Utes start 2016 with a win at Oregon State

January 7, 2016

The Utah women's swimming team traveled to Corvallis, Oregon on Wednesday, Jan. 6, to compete against the Oregon State Beavers for its first Pac-12 meet of the season and got the win 143-116. Before the meet, head coach Joe Dykstra was unsure of whether his team would be prepared, but he still had confidence...

Swim & dive: Senior Ashlyn Karosas heads to Canadian Olympic trials

Swim & dive: Senior Ashlyn Karosas heads to Canadian Olympic trials

November 25, 2015

Senior swimmer Ashlyn Karosas finished her first half of her senior year with a performance for the books. She made her Canadian Olympic trial cut at the Arts Adamson Invitational last weekend, and her teammates and coaches could not be happier for her. Head coach Joe Dykstra even thinks is was her...

Swim & dive: Utes Men’s Team Come Out on Top at the Arts Adamson Invitational

Swim & dive: Utes Men’s Team Come Out on Top at the Arts Adamson Invitational

November 23, 2015

Over the course of the Arts Adamson Invitational, many Ute swimmers managed to swim better than ever, touching at incredible times, getting qualifications not just for the NCAA Championships, but also for Olympic trial cuts. The men’s team finished first (838), knocking out the host of the meet, Texas...

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