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Seniors Leave Legacy at Final Home Meet

Seniors Leave Legacy at Final Home Meet

Sam Glass, Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

 Highlighting the senior class is always a surreal experience for athletes, coaches, spectators, friends and families. On Saturday, Feb.1 SLU’s swimming and diving team celebrated their senior class in their final home meet of the season at Simon Rec. The 12 seniors were honored prior to the start...

Swim and Dive Sweeps at home

Swim and Dive Sweeps at home

Sam Glass, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

 The Saint Louis University swim and dive teams held their first home meet of the season on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Billikens hosted Maryville and Eastern Illinois in the Simon Recreation Center.     Garbed in their pink swim caps, the Billikens took the water in style ready for a fierce competi...

Swimming and Diving Breaks Records at A-10 Meet

Swimming and Diving Breaks Records at A-10 Meet

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

The SLU Swimming and Diving teams traveled to the Spire Center in Geneva, Ohio for the Atlantic-10 Conference Championships the weekend of Feb. 14-17.  The Billikens came out of the big meet with four golds, one silver, five bronzes, a number of high-placing swims, and four new school records. Senior...

Senior Swimmers and Divers Say Goodbye with a Splash

Senior Swimmers and Divers Say Goodbye with a Splash

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

February 8, 2018

Billikens’ Swimming and Diving have had a strong showing this season. Both men and women have won their past five meets. At the Butler Invitational on Jan. 21, the Billikens made history when both the men’s and women’s teams placed first. This is the first time that both teams have won this mee...

Swimming Has Strong Showing at Home

Swimming Has Strong Showing at Home

Megan Hammond, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Last week, the Billikens had their home opener against Lindenwood-Belleville. The women also competed against Little Rock. SLU was victorious with women winning 2-0 and men 1-0.  The women defeated Lindenwood-Belleville 182-34 and Little Rock 141-82, rising to 10-3 overall. The men won 165-49 against Lind...

Underclassmen Swimmers Open Season with a Splash

Megan Hammond, Contributor

September 21, 2017

This past Saturday, the SLU swim team competed in the CSCAA Open Water Nationals. The meet was in Lawrence, Kan. at Lone Star Lake. The competition takes places annually and the top collegiate men’s and women’s distance swimmers with qualifying times from the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA competition are ...

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