The IU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed against Texas and Michigan Friday and Saturday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Swimming & Diving
Wednesday, IU sophomore Steve Schmuhl was named to the U.S. roster for the 2012 Short Course World Championships in the 400-meter individual medley after taking third in the same event at the U.S. Open in August.
IU Diving Coach Jeff Huber announced Tuesday morning former USA Diving Head Coach John Wingfield is the new IU assistant diving coach.
Several IU swimmers featured their talents at the 2012 U.S. Open Swimming Championships at the IU-Purdue University Indianapolis Natatorium last week.
Former IU diver Christina Loukas finished eighth in the Olympic 3-meter springboard finals Sunday afternoon in London. In Beijing in 2008, she placed ninth in the same event.
Recent graduate Margaux Farrell swam the second leg of the women's preliminary 4x200 freestyle relay for Team France Wednesday morning, helping her team to a third place finish in the first heat and a spot in the finals.
An American diver in London: Christina Loukas realizes dream with support of family, Greek community
In only a few weeks’ time, former IU diver Christina Loukas will mount her second challenge for a gold medal, knowing full well that a shot at diving’s Holy Grail — her “next year” — will not come again until 2016.
Indiana University graduate and 2008 NCAA Champion Ben Hesen came up just short of making the U.S. Olympic team, finishing fourth in the 100-meter backstroke finals Wednesday at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb.
Former Hoosier All-American and 2008 NCAA Champion Ben Hesen, has qualified for the 100-meter backstroke finals at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb.
IU Athlete of the Year Allysa Vavra came up two-tenths of a second short of advancing past the 400-meter individual medley preliminary round yesterday at the USA Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Neb.
The 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Diving Trials came to a close with one former Hoosier, Christina Loukas, qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics after her second place finish in the senior women’s 3m springboard competition.
Recent IU graduate Margaux Farrell has already punched her ticket to this summer’s Olympics, but she might not be the last Hoosier swimmer that makes it to London. Farrell will swim for the French team, but starting Monday, 16 current and former IU swimmers will attempt to make the United States team at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb.
Led by 2009 graduate Christina Loukas, who competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, multiple Hoosiers have booked spots in the finals of their events at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Diving Trials, putting them one step closer to competing in London.
On April 28, Special Olympics Indiana-Monroe County will have a fundraiser dinner and silent auction at AMVETS Post 2000 at 5227 W. Airport Rd. in Bloomington.