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Iowa swim/dive teams fall against ranked Big Ten competition

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

November 3, 2019

Both the Iowa men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were massive underdogs as they faced off against top Big Ten competition this weekend. They couldn’t change that narrative, however. The women’s team fell to No. 6 Michigan by a final of 173-127 Nov. 1 in Iowa City. The men took a pair...

Iowa swim/dive faces off against Michigan, Indiana this weekend

Iowa swimmer Forrest White prepares for his race during the Northwestern/Wisconsin swim meet at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The men's swimming and diving team defeated the Badgers, 164-136, and the Wildcats, 194-106. The women's swimming and diving team fell to the Badgers, 191-109, and the Wildcats, 178-122.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 31, 2019

RELATED: Iowa splits with Minnesota in second Big Ten dual meet After the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams faced off against a talented Minnesota team last Saturday in Iowa City, the competition will get even tougher this weekend. The women will welcome the Michigan Wolverines, ...

Swim/dive uses dual meets to prepare for postseason competition

Iowa’s Taylor Hartley competes in the Women’s 1000  Freestyle during a swim meet between The University of Iowa and The University of Minnesota at the CRWC on October 26, 2019. Iowa’s Men’s team won against Minnesota 156-144 while Iowa’s Women’s team lost 157-143.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 30, 2019

The goal for Iowa during a long swimming and diving season is to use its invitationals and dual meets as an advantage to prepare for the season’s top moments at the Big Ten Championships and NCAAs. Coming up, both the men and women will compete in Minneapolis at the Minnesota Invitational from Dec....

Iowa splits with Minnesota in second Big Ten dual meet

Iowa's Joe Myhre (JR) prepares to swim 50 freestyle during the second day of the 2019 Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving Championships at the CRWC on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 27, 2019

In Iowa swimming and diving’s first dual meet in three weeks, the men won seven events to take their half of the meet, 156-144, while the women fell just short in a 157-143 loss. Both the men’s and women’s sides were competing against ranked competition, with the Minnesota men coming in at No....

Swim/dive to face off against Minnesota Saturday

Michigan State coach and swimmer cheer on teammates at the swim meet on Friday, October 4. The Iowa men won over Michigan State, 180 to 112. The Iowa women won over Michigan State 183 to 113. The women also won over Northern Iowa. 183 to 113. Michigan State won over Northern Iowa 180 to 120.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 24, 2019

Following a break-in competition for both the Iowa men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, the Hawkeyes are back in the pool this weekend as Big Ten rival Minnesota comes to Iowa City. The meet begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. “I’m very, very...

Myhre brothers combine for success in Iowa’s pool

Iowa's Joe Myhre (JR) prepares to swim 50 freestyle during the second day of the 2019 Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving Championships at the CRWC on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 23, 2019

Senior Joe Myhre has certainly left his mark on the Iowa swimming and diving program as he qualified for the NCAA championships in multiple events, earned honorable mention All-American recognition, and posted top-10 all-time school records in two races. So, it was no surprise when freshman Will Myhre...

Iowa swimming taking advantage of time off

Iowa swimmer Kelsey Drake swims the 100m butterfly during a swim meet against the University of Northern Iowa and Western Illinois University on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 16, 2019

After the women’s swimming/diving team finished in fourth place at last weekend’s SMU Classic in Dallas, Texas, both the men’s and women’s teams won’t compete again until they welcome the Minnesota Golden Gophers to Iowa City Oct. 26. The week away from competition gives both teams time...

Women’s swim/dive races to fourth place finish at SMU Classic

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

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 13, 2019

The Iowa women’s swimming and diving team finished in fourth place with 242 points this weekend at the SMU Classic, just as they did in 2018. The Hawkeyes finished behind Louisville (333), Auburn (331), and Northwestern (315) and in front of Miami (Florida) (230) and host SMU (223). On the first...

Iowa women’s swim/dive to compete at SMU Classic

A Hawkeye swims breaststroke at the swim meet on Friday, October 4. The Iowa men won over Michigan State, 180 to 112. The Iowa women won over Michigan State 183 to 113. The women also won over Northern Iowa. 183 to 113. Michigan State won over Northern Iowa 180 to 120.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 10, 2019

Select members of the Iowa women’s swim/dive team will face some of the nation’s elite programs at the SMU classic in Dallas, Texas. The event begins at 6:30 p.m tonight at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center. Nine athletes — swimmers Anna Brooker, Hannah Burvill, Kelsey Drake, Allyssa...

International athletes boost Iowa swim/dive

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

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 9, 2019

In its first meet of the year, Iowa swimming and diving took a 3-0 sweep of both Michigan State and Northern Iowa. In that meet, sophomore Mateusz Arndt and freshman Millie Sansome each won two individual events to help the Hawkeyes come out on top. Arndt, who grew up in Poland, and Sansome, from...

Iowa swim/dive handles Michigan State, Northern Iowa

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

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

October 6, 2019

The Iowa men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened up their season with a sweep of Michigan State and Northern Iowa in Iowa City on Oct. 4.  The Hawkeyes began the weekend with exhibition races on Oct. 3 and followed with a combined win of  24 out of 32 events on Oct. 4.  “It was...