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Swimming and diving seniors sent off at championships

Senior swimmer Lina Rathsack Rathsack finished 23rd in the 200-yard breaststroke preliminary with a time of 1:00.17. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

By Stephen Cuddy | Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

The Pitt swimming and diving team said goodbye to some of its most accomplished female divers in program history at the NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Columbus, Ohio, this past weekend. The Panthers had four athletes compete across seven events, with two earning top-25 finishes...

Rathsack sets record, named All-American at NCAAs

Four women on the Pitt swimming and diving team competed this weekend in Indianapolis at the NCAA Championship meet. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Kait French | Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

After multiple record-setting swims at the ACC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, Pitt junior Lina Rathsack parlayed that momentum into national recognition at the 2017 NCAA Championships. Rathsack earned all four of the Pitt swimming and diving team’s points at the national championships t...

Giordano grabs ACC diving title, four Pitt swimming records fall in Atlanta

Junior Lina Rathsack broke Pitt swimming records on back-to-back days at the ACC Championships in Atlanta. Courtesty of Jeff Gamza/Pitt Athletics

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

February 16, 2017

Dominic Giordano, the defending NCAA champion in the 3-meter dive, is already Pitt’s first-ever national champion in the natatorium. The senior put himself in position to defend that title Wednesday night, taking home first place in the 3M at the 2017 ACC Championships in Atlanta. Giordano tallie...

Pitt divers excel, but Seminoles swim past Panthers for victory

Pitt first-year Eben Vorster swims for first place Saturday in the 200-meter butterfly. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 17, 2017

After inclement weather forced the Denison University Big Red to cancel their trip to Pittsburgh over the weekend, the Pitt swimming and diving teams were left with only one opponent — the formidable Florida State Seminoles. The Panthers picked up several individual wins in both swimming and diving...

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