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South Carolina Drops Two Dual Meets with Kentucky

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:24:00 EDT

The University of South Carolina Swimming & Diving team dropped its season opener Thursday afternoon to Kentucky. The Carolina men fell, 196-104, while the women dropped a 197-103 decision at the Carolina Natatorium.

Spurs & Feathers: Courageous Former Swimmer Honored

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:37:00 EDT

Former South Carolina swimmer Chris Mercer was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer. The prognosis was not good, but instead of giving up, Chris Mercer keeps on enjoying life and his loved ones.

Swimming and Diving Opens Season at Home with Kentucky

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:06:00 EDT

The University of South Carolina Swimming and Diving program hits the pool for the first time in 2016 as they host SEC foe Kentucky on Thursday at noon at the Carolina Natatorium in the Blatt P.E. Center.

Swimming Cancels Trip to Florida Gulf Coast Invite

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:10:00 EDT

Due toHurricane Matthew, the swimming program has canceled its trip to Fort Myers, Fla., for the Florida Gulf Coast Invite this weekend.

Erin Mullins Named Swimming and Diving Assistant Coach

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:40:00 EDT

South Carolina head swimming and diving coach McGee Moody announces that Erin Mullins has been named the assistant coach of the program heading into the 2016-17 season.

Barksdale, Riggs Named to 18 & Under World 100 List

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:42:00 EDT

USA Swimming announced its 2016-17 18 & Under World 100 selections on Thursday, which featured South Carolina swimmers Emma Barksdale and Will Riggs. Barksdale was selected for her 4:44.80 time in the 400 IM, while Riggs was chosen based on his 2:00.26 time in the 200 Butterfly.

Mahmoud, Peribonio Named to Preseason All-America Team

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:22:00 EDT announced its 2016-17 Division I Preseason All-America selections on Monday, which featured South Carolina swimmers Akram Mahmoud and Tomas Peribonio. Mahmoud (500 Freestyle, 1650 Freestyle) and Peribonio (1650 Freestyle) are two of 123 swimmers from 30 institutions chosen for the honor.

Former Gamecock Swimmer Makes a Splash in the NFL

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:54:00 EDT

As a seven time All-American freestyle swimmer for South Carolina, Jennifer (Van Assen) Brunelli was accustomed to having others chasing her and trying to keep up. Now Brunelli is chasing her new passion of fueling athletes properly and keeping up with what they are eating as the team dietitian for the NFL's Carolina Panthers.

Nied Finishes Sixth at USA National Diving Championships

Sun, 14 Aug 2016 19:32:00 EDT

University of South Carolina rising sophomore Allyson Nied finished sixth in the 2016 AT&T USA Diving National Championships on Sunday.

Mahmoud, Vincent Compete at Summer Olympics

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:03:00 EDT

The University of South Carolina swimming & diving program continued to leave its mark on the 2016 Summer Olympics Friday, as student-athletes Akaram Mahmoud and Julia Vincent competed at the biggest event in international athletics.

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Gamecock Swimming and Diving Announces 2016-17 Schedule

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:37:00 EDT

Three home events, including dual meets with Kentucky and Tennessee, highlight the 2016-17 South Carolina swimming and diving schedule, head coach McGee Moody announced Tuesday.

A Long Journey in a Short Time Propels Vincent to Olympics

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:14:00 EDT

Julia Vincent may have only been diving for six years, but the rising South Carolina junior already owns a pair of school records, earned All-American honors, and now she can add Olympian to her resume. Vincent will compete for her homeland of South Africa at the 2016 Summer Olympics .

Gamecocks Shine in Summer Meets

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 21:30:00 EDT

Fynn Minuth and Allyson Nied both recorded successful days at their respective meets for South Carolina on Wednesday. Minuth took first place in the 400m freestyle at the Speedo Junior National Championships, while Nied placed 12th at the USA Diving ATT National Diving Championships.

Peribonio Breaks Two National Records at U.S. Open

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:12:00 EDT

It was another record-breaking weekend for South Carolina junior Tomas Peribonio as he led the Gamecocks to a successful weekend at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., August 2-6.

Mahmoud Swims First of Two Races at Summer Olympics

Sat, 06 Aug 2016 13:59:00 EDT

University of South Carolina rising junior Akaram Mahmoud was in the pool Saturday at the 2016 Summer Olympics, representing the Gamecocks and his native Egypt in the 400m freestyle. Mahmoud was strong throughout the race and finished 27th in his first of two events in Rio.

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