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Swimming & Diving


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Sixteen current, former IU swimmers vying for spot on U.S. Olympic Team

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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.


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Current, former IU divers compete in US Trial finals

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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.



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Former IU diver, Olympic medalist dies at 43

IU diving legend Mark Lenzi has died at the age of 43. A 1992 Olympic Gold Medalist in the 3-meter, Lenzi was hospitalized in critical condition March 28 for fainting spells and a dangerously low blood pressure of 78/48, according to Fredericksburg.com. He was unable to survive and passed away Monday morning.

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Farrell qualifies for 2012 Summer Olympics

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Senior Margaux Farrell qualified for the 4X200 freestyle relay team at the French National Championships this past week in Dunkerque, France. Farrell’s journey to the Olympics has been a balance between academics and her sport.



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Swimmers,divers aim to make a splash at NCAAs

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Coming off last season’s 18th-place finish at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, led by then-sophomore Eric Ress’ two runner-up finishes in both the 100- and 200-yard backstroke, the IU men’s swimming and diving team will have to look elsewhere this year to earn points.


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IU sends 4 divers to NCAA Championships after Zone C sweep

In addition to sweeping the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform dives, the Hoosiers will send four of their elite competitors to Federal Way, Wash., for the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships from Thursday through Saturday.













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Final home meet brings challenge for swimmers

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Fresh off its sweep last Saturday against Purdue on live television, the IU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams face yet another tough challenge. In their second home meet of the year, the Hoosiers will swim against Louisville on Saturday at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center.