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Iowa men primed for tourney time at home

Iowa swimmer Kenneth Mende swims at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, Dec 5, 2015.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

February 27, 2019

The Iowa men’s swimming and diving team will start the championship season when it hosts the Big Ten Championships today through Saturday at the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. The last time the Hawkeyes hosted a conference championship meet was in 2015, and they are ecstatic to do it again. ...

Hawkeye swimming finishes 10th at Big Tens

Iowa swimmer Allyssa Fluit swims the 200 freestyle during a swim meet against the University of Northern Iowa and Western Illinois University on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Pete Ruden, Sports Editor

February 24, 2019

Iowa women's swimming and diving finished 10th at the Big Ten Championships that concluded on Saturday in Bloomington, Indiana. Hannah Burvill, Allyssa Fluit, and Lauren McDougall posted season-bests in the 100 free. Burvill swam a time of 48.97, missing out on her career best by .03 second. Fluit...

Iowa swimming shows improvement heading into final day of Big Tens

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.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

February 22, 2019

Iowa swimming and diving wrapped up Day 3 of the women’s Big Ten Championships with better all-around performances from everyone on the team. Starting off with diving, the Hawkeye divers took on the 3-meter springboard and three athletes finished in the top 15 in the preliminaries, earning them...

Women’s swimming and diving tested at Big Ten Championships

Iowa swimmer Hannah Burvill waits for the results of the 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.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2019

Iowa women’s swimming and diving is feeling the pressure of tough competition after the second day of the Big Ten Championships. The only two athletes for the Hawkeyes who qualified for the finals in the second day were junior Hannah Burvill and sophomore Jayah Mathews. Burvill came into the...

Hawkeye women’s swimming starts with up-and-down performance at Big Tens

Iowa swimmer Hannah Burvill waits for the results of the 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.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

February 20, 2019

Championship season for Iowa swimming and diving is officially underway, as the women concluded Day 1 of the Big Ten Championships in Bloomington, Indiana, on Wednesday. There were only two events that competed: the 200-medley relay and the 800-free relay. So far, the Hawkeye women are off to a slow...

Iowa swimming takes on championship season

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.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

February 20, 2019

The Iowa swimming and diving teams will start the championship season today with the women’s squad competing at the Big Ten Championships in Bloomington, Indiana. The competition will run today through Saturday, with today’s opening session beginning at 5:30 p.m. Preliminaries will take place at ...

Hawkeye swimming dominates in final dual meet

The Iowa swimming and diving teams sing the Iowa fight song after a swim meet against the University of Northern Iowa and Western Illinois University on Friday, Feb. 1.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2019

The Hawkeye swimming and diving teams concluded their final regular season dual with dominating performances, leading to sweeps against Western Illinois and Northern Iowa. The Iowa men swam lights out, taking all 12 events to beat Western Illinois, 151-56. The Hawkeye women posted two victories, defeating...

Hawkeye swimming and diving set to finish dual season

Hawkeye Thomas Pederson competes in the Men's 500 D Final during the Hawkeye Invitational swim meet at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Thursday Nov. 15, 2018. Iowa competed against 14 schools across the midwest in a variety of events including free relay, freestyle, and medley relay.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

February 1, 2019

Iowa swimming and diving will conclude the dual season today when it hosts Western Illinois and Northern Iowa. The dual will begin at 6 p.m. at the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. It’s the final time the Hawkeyes will swim at home until the men host the Big Ten Championship Feb. 27-March 2...

Hawkeye swimming concludes Shamrock Invitational with strong performances

Iowa swimmer Devin Jacobs competes 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.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports reporter

January 27, 2019

The Iowa swimming & diving teams traveled to South Bend, Indiana, this past weekend to compete in the Shamrock Invitational. The Hawkeyes may not have swum away with any gold, but they dominated the podium all weekend. On Day 1, outstanding performances from the relay teams and freshmen boosted...

Hawkeye swimming heads to Notre Dame

Iowa swimmer Devin Jacobs competes 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.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Iowa swimming & diving teams will compete today and Saturday in South Bend, Indiana, in the Shamrock Invitational. Notre Dame will host the meet, and Ohio State (men’s/women’s), Akron (women’s), and Missouri State (men’s) will also compete. The meet will replicate a championship, running...

Iowa swimming adds two international swimmers

Iowa swimmer Devin Jacobs competes 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.

Tanner DesPlanque, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2019

The Iowa swimming and diving teams have athletes from all over the United States and the rest of the world. And the Hawkeyes just added two new international swimmers over break: Lauren McDougall from Sydney and Aleksey Tarasenko from Tashkent, Uzbekistan. “I think they both bring such an interna...