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Iowa’s Alix O’Brien can be seen finishing first in her heat in the 500 yard Free Style during day one of the 2022 Hawkeye Invitational  and the Campus Recreational and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. O’Brien had a Final time of 4:54:14 coming in 9th overall. (Vincenzo Mazza/The Daily Iowan)

Alix O’Brien proves herself for Iowa swimming and diving

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter January 29, 2023

Heading into the 2022-2023 swimming and diving season, Iowa head coach Nathan Mundt knew he had to increase the size of the Hawkeyes' roster to compete at a high level. Much of the 2020-21 team...

Iowa’s Ken Gilbertson swims during heat 2 of the 200 meter backstroke during day three of the 2022 Hawkeye Invitational at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022.

Iowa swimming and diving notebook | Hawkeyes prepare to travel to Evanston

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter January 26, 2023

This weekend, the Iowa swimming and diving team will close the regular season in a four-team Big Ten event in Evanston, Illinois, featuring the Hawkeyes, Purdue Boilermakers, Minnesota Golden Gophers,...

Iowas Sabina Kupcova comes in fast with her finishing up the butterfly portion of the the 50 Yard during day one of the 2022 Hawkeye Invitational  at the Campus recreational and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. Kupcova came in 19th place with a time of 24:00.

Iowa swimming and diving ties Vanderbilt in final home meet

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter January 21, 2023

The Iowa swimming and diving team tied with Vanderbilt, 131-131, in the Hawkeyes’ last home meet of the season on Saturday. The Hawkeyes’ win in the 400-meter freestyle relay sealed the tie...

Iowa backstroke swimmer Kennedy Gilbertson competes during a swim meet between Iowa and Minnesota at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Friday Oct. 8, 2021. The Gophers defeated The Hawkeyes 156-104.

Iowa swim and dive notebook | Hawkeyes preparing to host Vanderbilt

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter January 19, 2023

The Iowa swim and dive team will host Vanderbilt on Saturday at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. The Hawkeyes’ final home meet of the season will begin at 11 a.m. Scouting the opponent  Vanderbilt...

Makayla Hugbanks is seen mid dive during the one meter dive event on day one of the Women’s Swim and Dive at the Campus Recreational and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022. Hughbanks had a final score of 269.65.

Iowa swimming and diving continues to build in loss to Iowa State

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter December 10, 2022

The Iowa women's swimming and diving team fell to Iowa State, 156-144, in the latest edition of the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on the University of Iowa campus. In...

Makayla Hugbanks is seen mid dive during the one meter dive event on day one of the Women’s Swim and Dive at the Campus Recreational and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022. Hughbanks had a final score of 269.65.

Iowa swimming and diving continues to improve at Hawkeye Invitational

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter December 4, 2022

The Iowa women's swimming and diving team placed fourth in what was not only the first Hawkeye Invitational since 2018 but Iowa’s first multi-day competition this season.  Iowa finished the three-day...

Swimmers prepare to dive into the pool at the start of heat 3 of the 100 meter free stroke during day three of the 2022 Hawkeye Invitational at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022.

Photos: Iowa swimming and diving invite day three

Matt Sindt , Photojournalist December 4, 2022

Iowa hosted the women’s first Hawkeye swim and dive invite this season at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. Iowa, Rutgers University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and...

Iowas Sabina Kupcova comes in fast with her finishing up the butterfly portion of the the 50 Yard during day one of the 2022 Hawkeye Invitational  at the Campus recreational and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. Kupcova came in 19th place with a time of 24:00.

Photos: Iowa swimming and diving vs. Illinois

Vincenzo Mazza, Photojournalist December 2, 2022

Iowa hosted the women’s first Hawkeye swim and dive invite this season at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Friday, Dec. 2. Rutgers University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and Nebraska...

Competition is underway during a swim meet at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021.

Iowa swim and dive notebook | Iowa preparing to host Hawkeye Invite

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter November 30, 2022

The Iowa swimming and diving team will host its second home meet of the season from Dec. 1-3 in the Hawkeye Invite at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. The preliminary events will kick...

Iowa assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Mona Groteguth-Garcia before their meet against Northern Iowa at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Iowa City, IA on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021.

Iowa women’s swim and dive recruiting coordinator Mona Groteguth excited to rebuild

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter November 29, 2022

Iowa swim and dive was in unfamiliar territory entering the 2021-22 season. In August 2020, the Iowa athletic department announced it would cut the men’s and women’s swim and dive, men’s gymnastics,...

Iowa’s Aleksandra Olesiak competes in the 200 Breaststroke during a swim meet at the CRWC between Iowa and Rutgers on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Olesiak finished first with a time of 2:18.85.

Iowa swim and dive program continuing to build

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter November 8, 2022

After the Iowa women’s swimming and diving team increased its roster size from 13 athletes in 2021-22 to 21 this season, the Hawkeyes are expecting better results than the 0-7 record they compiled...

Swimmers from Iowa and Nebraska get ready on the blocks before the start of a race. The Cornhuskers defeated the Hawkeyes, 175-123, on October 21, at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Iowa City, Iowa.

Iowa swimming downed by Nebraska in home opener

Chris Werner, Assistant Sports Editor October 21, 2022

The Iowa swimming and diving team was defeated by the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 175-123, on Friday night at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.  Iowa dropped to 1-1 on the season while Nebraska...

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