The all-women’s team has excelled the last 13 years, missing this title only once. The team members have also been highly successful academically.
The University of Richmond swimming and diving wins A-10 championship for its third consecutive year. This is the eleventh conference title in twelve years.
Katherine Cook, a sophomore diver, was named Atlantic 10 Conference performer of the week, and Kelley Yang, a freshman swimmer, was named rookie of the week for the week of Jan. 28 to Feb. 3. This was Yang’s second week in a row as rookie of the week.
In its only home meet of the season against Villanova, Richmond swimming and diving lost five races by less than one second, falling to the Wildcats.
Richmond’s swimming and diving team defeated Fordham, La Salle and Central Connecticut State at its meet last weekend in New York City, but lost to Rutgers.
Senior UR student Charlotte Brackett traveled to England earlier this month to compete in the Olympic Trials for swimming. She blogged her adventures.
Despite winning its 10th title in 11 years, Richmond’s swimming & diving team isn’t looking for any sort of major recognition, just consistent team chemistry.
Westhampton College Dean Juliette Landphair traveled to Buffalo, N.Y., this past weekend to cheer on the swimming and diving team as it captured its 10th A-10 title.
A great Friday morning led to a more relaxed Friday evening. In looking at Saturday’s events, we hope it will be our best day.
The University of Richmond has three swimmers–Charlotte Brackett, Amalia Kobelja and Lauren Hines–planning on competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic Trials.