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Iowa swimming in eighth place after day two of the Big Ten Championships

Swimmers dive off the starting blocks for the 800 medley relay during the first session of the 2020 Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the HTRC on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (Shivansh Ahuja/The Daily Iowan)

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Hawkeye women’s swimming and diving team has added new chapters to the school record books after the first two days of the Big Ten Championships. Junior Kelsey Drake and freshman Millie Sansome highlighted Iowa’s second day of competition at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. Drake swam ...

Hawkeyes finish first day of Big Tens in sixth

UI swimmer Emelia Sansome competes during the triangle meet against Michigan State and UNI on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 19, 2020

Exactly half of the Iowa women’s swimming and diving roster is made up of freshmen, and they shined bright on day one of the Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships. Four of the eight spots up for grabs in the two relays contested on the first day were filled by Iowa first-years.  Mille...

Women’s swimming prepared to host conference championships

Iowa swimmer Hannah Burvill rests after finishing her race during the Hawkeye Invitational swim meet at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Thursday Nov. 15, 2018.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 18, 2020

For the first time in 12 seasons, Iowa City and the Hawkeyes will host the Big Ten women’s swimming and diving championships. The four-day event — running from Wednesday to Saturday — will be the final contest at the Campus and Recreation and Wellness Center for the Hawkeye seniors. Hannah Burvi...

Iowa swimming and diving hard at work a week ahead of championship season

Iowa’s Hannah Burvill dives off the blocks in the 400 Freestyle Relay during a swim meet at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center between Iowa and Rutgers on Nov. 8, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 11, 2020

A relaxed and laid-back feeling filled the pool deck at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Feb. 8. Iowa held its annual Senior Night meet against Western Illinois, and both the Hawkeye men and women took care of their opponent with ease. The meet — where many athletes were swimm...

Swimming and diving downs Western Illinois on Senior Night

Iowa's William Scott gets ready to swim the 100 free during preliminary rounds of the men's Big 10 Swimming Championships on Saturday, March 3, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2020

Both the Hawkeye men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams ended the dual meet season with convincing victories over Western Illinois on Senior Night in Iowa City over the weekend. The Hawkeyes honored their 13 graduating swimmers before the action began. The members of the Black and Gold ...

Hawkeye swimming and diving shines in dual finale

Hawkeyes sing the fight song after an intrasquad meet at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday Sept. 28, 2019. The Gold team defeated the Black team 109.0-83.0.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 7, 2020

The Iowa swimming and diving Senior Night festivities began with the graduating class walking onto the pool deck to a fitting song — “Hall of Fame” by The Script. Over the past four years, Iowa has 44 combined dual meet victories. Names from the 2020 class can be found all over the schoo...

Iowa swimming to host Western Illinois on Senior Night

Iowa junior Joe Joe Myhre high fives a swimmer while checking the results of the 100 freestyle during preliminary rounds of the men's Big 10 Swimming Championships on Saturday, March 3, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 6, 2020

When Iowa gets into the pool tonight for its last dual meet of the year, it will be the team’s final competitive swim before the Big Ten Championships begin with the women’s competition on Feb. 19-22. Before hosting the Western Illinois Leathernecks at 6 p.m. tonight at the Campus Recreation and W...

Burvill poised for final stretch as a Hawkeye

Iowa’s Hannah Burvill dives off the blocks in the 400 Freestyle Relay during a swim meet at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center between Iowa and Rutgers on Nov. 8, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 4, 2020

Hannah Burvill made waves immediately as a freshman when she climbed into the pool at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center for the first time back in 2016. After her first collegiate meet in 2016, Burvill was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week. Later that season, she set the Iowa school r...

By the numbers: Iowa swimming and diving

Iowa’s Hannah Burvill dives off the blocks in the 400 Freestyle Relay during a swim meet at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center between Iowa and Rutgers on Nov. 8, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2020

With only one meet remaining ahead of Big Ten Championships, the Iowa men’s and women’s swimming teams are entering the final stretch of the season. Both squads have boasted a variety of impressive performances this season and have the numbers to prove it. 1 — Meet remaining before Big Te...

Mid-year transfers provide more firepower for Iowa swim/dive

Iowa head coach Marc Long talks to the reporters during media day at the CRWC on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. The swimming team opens there season at home this Friday hosting Michigan and Nebraska.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

January 28, 2020

The impact of Iowa swimming and diving’s freshman class has been nothing short of outstanding this season. Five first years have helped put up the team’s fastest times of the season in a whopping 10 events. Astonishingly, the Hawkeyes’ class of 2023 just got stronger. Kennedy Gilbertson, from ...

Iowa swimming and diving boasts individual success at Shamrock Invitational

University of Iowa swimmers cheer as their teammates compete in the Men’s 200 Freestyle during a swim meet between Iowa and Minnesota at the CRWC on Oct. 26. Iowa’s Aleksey Tarasenko won the event with a time of 44.21.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2020

The saying goes, “Rather be lucky than good.” The Hawkeye men’s swimming team was just plain good as they finished in second place over the weekend in South Bend, Indiana, at the Shamrock Invitational, tallying 917 total points. The Irish men didn’t need luck either, defeating Iowa for t...