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2017 Recruiting Class Named No. 12 in the Nation

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:51:00 EDT

International recruits highlight South Carolina swimming and diving's incoming class, which was named No. 12 in the nation according to SwimSwam.com. The ranking marks the first time a South Carolina men's swimming class placed in the top-15. The website released their rankings of 2017 men's NCAA recruiting classes on Thursday, noting Gamecocks Brandonn Almeida and Rafael Davila as two newcomers to watch.



Colonial Life Fan Appreciation Day Set for August 19

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:27:00 EDT

University of South Carolina fans are invited to Colonial Life Arena on Saturday, August 19, for the annual Colonial Life Fan Appreciation Day.



My Signature: Julia Vincent Makes History on the International Stage

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:42:00 EDT

Senior Julia Vincent recently took a big leap, not only for her personal career, but also for her homeland, becoming the first South African diver to reach the finals at a world diving championship. After competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, the Gauteng, South Africa, native reached the finals in the 3-meter competition at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.



Almeida Closes FINA World Championships with Seventh-Place Finish

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 19:44:00 EDT

South Carolina swimming newcomer Brandonn Almeida finished the 2017 FINA World Championships strong with a seventh-place finish in the 400-meter IM final. The final took place Sunday afternoon in Budapest, helping conclude the competition.



Signee Brandonn Almeida Advances to FINAL World Championship Final

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 12:49:00 EDT

South Carolina men’s swimming signee Brandonn Almeida advanced to Sunday’s final of the 400 IM at the FINA World Championships, after posting the event’s fifth-fastest time in Saturday’s prelims. Returning Gamecocks Tomas Peribonio and Akram Mahmoud also competed in prelims on Saturday, both finishing the top 12 in their event.



Swimming and Diving Announces 2017-18 Schedule

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:27:00 EDT

South Carolina swimming and diving head coach McGee Moody announced his team’s 2017-18 competition schedule on Thursday. The Gamecocks face a strong schedule, highlighted by four home events and matchups against four top-25 programs.



Tomas Peribonio Finishes 20th in 200-meter IM at World Championships

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:06:00 EDT

South Carolina senior Tomas Peribonio placed 20th in the 200-meter individual medley at the FINA World Championships Wednesday morning.



Mahmoud Finishes Ninth at World Championships

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:29:00 EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary - South Carolina senior Akram Mahmoud started strong at the 2017 FINA World Championships by finishing ninth in the 800-meter freestyle. Mahmoud competed Tuesday morning in Budapest, representing Egypt and recording a time of 7:51.41.



Vincent Finishes 12th in 3-Meter World Championships Finals

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:24:00 EDT

South Carolina diver Julia Vincent competed in the 3-meter finals at the 2017 FINA World Championships on Friday in Budapest, Hungary. The Gauteng, South Africa, native finished 12th overall in the event, capping a World Championships in which she became the first South African in history to advance to the final round at a world diving championships.



Vincent Advances to 3-Meter Finals at World Championships

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:13:00 EDT

Senior Gamecock Julia Vincent qualified for the 3-meter springboard finals Thursday at the 2017 FINA World Diving Championships. Earlier on Thursday, Vincent made history by becoming the first South African in history to qualify for the World Championships semifinals.



Vincent Places 28th in 2017 World Diving Championships

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:39:00 EDT

South Carolina diving’s Julia Vincent represented her home country of South Africa this afternoon at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The senior competed in the women’s 1-meter springboard, finishing with a five-dive score of 221.80 to finish 28th in the preliminary round.



Barksdale, Bekemeyer Lead Gamecocks at Phillips 66 Nationals

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 21:39:00 EDT

Six members of the University of South Carolina swimming & diving program were in action over the past week at the 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships. Emma Barksdale, Emily Cornell and Kersten Dirrane swam for the Carolina women’s squad, while Cody Bekemeyer, Caleb Tosh and Kevin Liu represented the Gamecock men.



Gamecocks Post 93 on 2016-17 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:48:00 EDT

The University of South Carolina had 93 students garner 2016-17 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades, as announced by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey on Wed.



CSCAA Honors Gamecocks for Classroom Excellence

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:51:00 EDT

The College Swimming Coaches Association of America released its Scholar All-America teams Wednesday, and the South Carolina swimming & diving program was once again honored for its excellence in the classroom. Both the men’s and women’s teams received Scholar All-America Team honors, while 20 student-athletes were named Scholar All-Americans.



Boland Chosen to CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I At-Large Third Team

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:09:00 EDT

University of South Carolina men's swimmer Jonathan Boland earned a spot on the 2017 Academic All-America Division I Men's & Women's At-Large Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).