The Michigan State women’s swimming and diving team picked up their its Big Ten win against Illinois today. The Spartans won 162-136 in their first home meet of the season.
The Michigan State women’s swimming and diving team will take on the Fighting Illini in their first home meet of the season on Friday, Oct. 20. The meet will be held at the IM West Indoor Pool, and will begin at 4 p.m.
“I think we’ve had a good week so far preparing for the meet. We’ve improved each week and that’s the goal. It will be competitive and I’m looking forward to it,” head coach Matt Gianiodis said.
The Michigan State swimming and diving program will host the 62nd annual alumni meet on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m.
The Spartans fell to Notre Dame and Texas A&M in a tri-meet in South Bend, Ind. The women fell to the No. 25 ranked Fighting Irish 139.5-27.5 and to the No. 5 ranked Aggies 141-26. The men fell 136-30 to No. 17 Notre Dame, and 142-24 to No. 15 Texas A&M.
Michigan State’s swimming & diving teams will travel to South Bend, Ind. to compete in a tri-meet with Notre Dame and Texas A&M on Friday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. In preseason polls, the Notre Dame men and women are ranked No. 17 and No. 25, respectively, while the Texas A&M men and women are ranked No. 15 and No. 5 in that order.
The Michigan State women’s swimming and diving team defeated Northern Iowa 195-105 and fell to Iowa 108-189 on Friday, Oct. 6. The men fell to Iowa 100-195. “I thought we had a pretty good weekend,” head coach Matt Gianiodis said. “We’ve been practicing without an indoor pool and had a long bus ride down here. All things considered, I thought we did well. I’m proud of the way our seniors came out, as well as our freshmen.”
The Michigan State swimming and diving team opens the 2017-18 season at the UI Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium in Iowa City on Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6.
Head swimming and diving coach Matt Gianiodis has announced the schedule for the 2017-18 season. “I’m looking forward to another really challenging schedule starting right away with Iowa. We have some great schools to compete with this year and as usual we hope to be at our best in February when the Big Ten Championships roll around,” Gianiodis said.
Michigan State rising sophomore Payton Woods will be competing in the 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships that are taking place June 27-July 1 at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its 2017 Scholar All-America Team with a record 997 student-athletes. Michigan State’s Madeline Sewell, who had a 3.7 GPA and participated in the NCAA Championships, was a first-team selection. The candidates must have achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher, and must have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site
The Big Ten Conference announced the Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2017 winter sports season and in total, 36 student-athletes from the men’s and women’s swimming & diving team were recognized.
Senior Madeline Sewell concluded her diving career at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. on March 17.
The Michigan State swimming & diving team will be represented by senior Madeline Sewell in the one-meter dive at the 2017 NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships. The NCAA Championships stretches from March 15-18 at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind., and Sewell will compete at approximately 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 16.
Senior Madeline Sewell led Michigan State on the final day of the NCAA Division Zone C Diving Championships on Friday, March 10. Sewell finished fifth overall in the one-meter dive and will now compete in the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships on March 16.
The Michigan State men’s swimming & diving team had three swimmers compete in the 1650-yard freestyle and in the finals on the last day of the men’s Swimming & Diving Big Ten Championships on Feb. 25 at the McCorkle Aquatic Complex in Columbus, Ohio.
The Michigan State men’s swimming and diving concluded the third day of the Big Ten Championships at the McCorkle Aquatic Center on Feb. 24.
Two school records were broken on the second day of the men’s swimming and diving Big Ten Championships, Feb. 23. Michigan State was paced by freshman Payton Woods who broke an individual school record and contributed to a relay team record, while a handful of other Spartans nabbed points for the team.
The Michigan State men’s swimming & diving team wrapped up the first day of the Men’s Swimming & Diving Big Ten Championships, Feb. 22. The opening day consisted of two relay events, the 200-yard medley relay and the 800-yard freestyle relay.
The Michigan State men’s swimming and diving team is set to travel to Ohio States McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus to compete in the Big Ten Championships, which spans from Feb. 22 to Feb. 25.
Sophomore Cathryn Armstrong headlined Michigan State women’s swimming & diving efforts advancing to the finals in the 100-yard backstroke on day three of the Big Ten Championships at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center in West Lafayette on Friday, Feb. 17.