Michigan State diver Amanda Ling was named Co-Big Ten Diver of the Week as announced by the Big Ten office on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Ling will be the first to receive a Big Ten weekly honor for the 2018-19 season and shared it with Michigan diver Christy Cutshaw.
The season opener for the Michigan State swimming and diving team is this weekend against the University of Iowa. The Spartans will take on their Big Ten opponent Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. at the IM West Indoor Pool.
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The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected a record 3,206 swimmers and divers for its Scholar All-America team, which includes 14 Michigan State athletes. The award recognizes students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and competed at their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. The selections are drawn from 181 colleges and universities across all Divisions.
Michigan State swimming & diving head coach Matt Gianiodis has unveiled the competition schedule for the upcoming season, which is peppered with traditional rivalries, staunch competition, and a new All-Star event that will showcase some of the best student-athletes in the Big Ten Conference.
The College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has announced that Michigan State placed both its men’s and women’s programs among the 710 college swim teams nationwide to earn Scholar All-America honors based on their academic performance in the Spring 2018 semester.
Michigan State had a pair of women’s divers competing at the 2018 USA Diving Senior National Championships this week in Dallas, Texas, and both had strong finishes. Freshman Amanda Ling (Wixom, Mich.) and junior Julia Oppedisano (Strongsville, Ohio) were the Spartans competing this week, both competing against some of the best divers in the country.
Jack Seibold, a fixture in the Spartan swimming and diving program who wrote the “Spartan Sports Encyclopedia” and served the University in several capacities, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the age of 89.
The Michigan State women’s diving team concluded its final day of the NCAA Division I Zone C Diving Championships on Friday, March 9 with the 3-meter.
The Michigan State women’s diving team concluded its first day of the NCAA Division I Zone C Diving Championships on Thursday, March 8 with the 1-meter.
Three divers from the Michigan State women’s diving team will be travelling to Columbus, Ohio for the Zone C Championships on March 8-9 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
The Michigan State men’s swimming and diving team concluded Big Ten Championships this evening, finishing in 10th place with a score of 247.5. No. 3 ranked Indiana University finished first.
The Michigan State men’s swimming and diving concluded the third day of the Big Ten Championships at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center with two athletes advancing to the finals, and multiple personal and season-bests.
The Michigan State men’s swimming and diving team started the Big Ten Championships off on a high note by setting three varsity records led by sophomore Payton Woods. With the addition of these three new records, Michigan State’s men and women have broken 10 over the course of the season.
The Michigan State men’s swimming and diving team is ready to compete in the Big Ten Championships, hosted by Minnesota on Feb. 21-24 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Michigan State swimming and diving team concluded its final day of Big Ten Championships, finishing in 13th place with a score of 172. No. 4 ranked Michigan finished first in the meet.
The Michigan State women’s swimming and diving team completed day three of Big Ten Championships today with multiple personal and season-best swims. “It was a tough break, we jumped the 200 free relay, so that was a tough one for us,” head coach Matt Gianiodis said. “We had some great swims in the breaststroke and then Morgan Wellenzohn ended up placing in the diving. Just a tough break in that relay, but we’ll pick it up tomorrow. We’ll come back strong tomorrow morning.”
Michigan State women’s swimming and diving started the first two days of Big Ten Championships off strong, breaking two varsity relay records. “We broke the school record in the 400 medley relay by three seconds, which was awesome. I’m really happy with the way we’re swimming and think we have a good shot of getting some points tomorrow. I’m looking forward to it.” head coach Matt Gianiodis said.
The Michigan State women’s swimming and diving team is ready to compete in the Big Ten Championships hosted by Ohio State on Feb. 14-17 in Columbus, Ohio. “We are really excited to be part of the championship,” head coach Matt Gianiodis said. “Ohio State is a great facility and they host a great championship. Our team has done very well all season long and our goal is to cap the season off with good swimming and diving performances.”
The Michigan State swimming and diving teams fell to nationally-ranked conference rival Michigan tonight. The men fell to No. 6 ranked Michigan 212-64, and the women fell to the No. 3 ranked Wolverines 187-89.