Women's Swimming & Diving

Stroke of brilliance

The wedding rehearsal was supposed to start at 6:30 p.m. one Friday in September. But the minutes ticked toward the bottom of the hour, then away from it again. Bridesmaids checked the time on their phones. Groomsmen glanced at their watches. Where, they all wondered, was the officiant?

A Lane of His Own

Mike Kroll started Manchester University’s swimming and diving program a year ago after a decade of finding success as a coach and swimmer. With spastic cerebral palsy, Kroll’s goal as a swimmer wasn’t to win a race but to make himself better and meet his personal goals every day.

Alaska Fairbanks postseason ban upheld by NCAA Division II Infractions Appeals Committee

Download the report of the Division II Infractions Appeals Committee concerning the University of Alaska Fairbanks . INDIANAPOLIS – The University of Alaska Fairbanks women’s basketball and women’s swimming teams must serve a one-year...

Kristin Day named 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year

Kristin Day, a former swimming and diving college athlete at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, is the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year. Now in its 25th year, the Woman of the Year Award recognizes female student-athletes for outstanding academic achievement, athletics excellence, community service and leadership.

2015 Woman of the Year finalist: Margo Geer

The Arizona swimmer reflects on the important lessons she learned in her time as a college athlete.

2015 Woman of the Year finalist: Kristin Day

Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s Kristin Day maintained a perfect grade-point average in chemistry and competed for Division II diving national championships. Alone, either of those accomplishments would be enough to satiate most people’s ambitions. Not Day.

2015 Woman of the Year finalist: Supriya Davis

The Swarthmore swimmer learned she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship shortly before graduating in May with degrees in chemistry and computer science. So, in August, she used the scholarship to move to India where she will spend nine months researching tuberculosis, hoping to find a simple, fast and non-invasive way to diagnose this global disease.

2011 NCAA Woman of the Year

Laura Barito is the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year October 16, 2011 Laura Barito, a 22-time All-American in swimming and track, two-time NCAA national champion and mechanical engineering graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, is the...

2010 NCAA Woman of the Year

Justine Schluntz is the 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year Justine Schluntz, a former swimming student-athlete at the University of Arizona, past-NCAA champion and 2010 Rhodes Scholar, is the 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year. Schluntz accepted the...

2009 NCAA Woman of the Year

Arizona's Nymeyer named Woman of the Year By Leilana McKindra, The NCAA News, October 19, 2009 Former Arizona swimming standout and Olympic silver medalist Lacey Nymeyer has been chosen as the 2009 NCAA Woman of the Year. Nymeyer accepted...

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