At 5 a.m. every weekday morning, while Georgia’s campus sits stagnant, the swimming and diving team is up and ready for its first practice of the day.
Less than two months remain until the end of the 2019-20 qualifying period, which culminates with the aptly-named “Bulldog Last Chance Meet” from Feb. 29 to March 1. Georgia’s slate of three home dual meets leading up to the SEC championship meet in mid-February highlights a dichotomy confronted by collegiate swimming programs.
It was Georgia’s first home meet of the season, and it exceeded any expectations. With a chance for the Bulldogs to showcase their talents before championships at home, they did not disappoint.
The Georgia swimming and diving team has kept busy during the fall season, and it is only getting started. Though Gabrielsen Natatorium, Georgia’s home pool, has been quiet for far too long.
Georgia divers revisited the Allan Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Jan. 3 for a diving-only contest that resulted in one individual victory and several top-10 finishes.
Four members of the Georgia diving team — sophomores Ellie Crump, Ambria D’Alonzo, Addison Kelly and senior McKensi Austin — are members of various sororities.
The Georgia swimming and diving team faced off against several competitors this weekend at the annual Tennessee Invitational meet held in Knoxville, Tennessee.
A few minutes before the Georgia swimming and diving team started afternoon practice in early November, the lifeguard stands in Gabrielsen Nat…
On Aug. 8, 2008, Georgia breaststroker Neil Versfeld was over 7,000 miles away from the lanes of Gabrielsen Natatorium. One of 10 Bulldog swim…
Some Georgia swimmers will consume more than 4,000 calories a day. In Walker Higgins’ case, he takes his nutrition very seriously.
After a win against North Carolina on Friday, the Georgia swimming and diving team defeated Duke on Saturday afternoon to remain undefeated. The men won 170-130, and the women ended their day with a score of 160-140.
The UGA swimming and diving team notched its second sweep of the season, improving to 2-0 with a win over North Carolina on Oct. 25.
For Ian Grum and Zoie Hartman, years of high school practices, preseason workouts and club competitions culminated on Oct. 4 with standout debut performances and a Georgia sweep of the hosting Crimson Tide.
The Georgia swimming and diving team will be on the road to Birmingham, Alabama to begin the season against Alabama on Oct. 4.
Members of the Georgia swim team will swim across Lake Lanier for cancer money fundraising and research on Saturday at 5:30 a.m.
The Georgia swimming and diving program recently hired the University of Georgia alum, Neil Versfeld, as the associate head coach.
Jay Litherland earned an individual silver medal and Olivia Smoliga and Melanie Margalis picked up golds as prelims members of a relay on Sund…