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11/7/2017 12:15am

Rutgers splits contests in home penta-meet

The Rutgers swimming and diving team opened its 2017-18 season with a penta-meet showcase, hosting Villanova, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall and Georgetown. The Scarlet Knights split the four matchups by defeating Georgetown and Seton Hall by scores of 235.5-117.5 and 275-78, respectively, but falling to Villanova and Pittsburgh by final scores of 210.5-142.5 and 219-134.


Joanna Wu, a Big Ten Swimmer of the Week earlier this season, attributed mental and physical preparation as a key to her progression. Wu and Rutgers return to the pool at the Frank Elm Invitational at the Rutgers Aquatic Center after a weekend off .
11/20/2015 1:19am

Rutgers returns to competition

The Rutgers swimming and diving team will jump into their home pool at the Rutgers Aquatics Center on Busch Campus this Friday for the Frank Elm Invitational.

Senior swimmer Joanna Wu left Seattle hoping to face different people. Her wish was granted. Rutgers has played in three conferences in her time here.
11/9/2015 7:29pm

Senior reflects on swimming career at Rutgers

Entering the year 2012, no one would’ve predicted that Rutgers would become a member of one of the country’s premier academic and athletic conferences in the Big Ten.  The thought of seeing the Scarlet Knights competing on a national stage was seen as an afterthought. And yet, three years later, the Knights are nearly at the midway point of their second season in the Big Ten Conference.

Diver Nicole Scott earned an Honorable Mention All-American in the NCAA Swimming and Driving Championships.
3/28/2014 12:00am

Rutgers diver earns All-American status

As if sending two athletes to the NCAAs was not enough of an accomplishment for the Rutgers swimming and diving team, senior diver Nicole Scott earning All-American honors certainly exceeded expectations.The Toronto native was named an Honorable Mention All-American for advancing to the finals of the platform event at the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships last Saturday in Minneapolis.

Sophomore Morgan Pfaff earned silver in two events and broke senior Brittany Guinee’s school record in the 200 butterfly.
2/25/2014 12:00am

Rutgers breaks records, falls short of national prominence

When the season started for the Rutgers swimming and diving team, head coach Phil Spiniello’s goal was to become a nationally ranked program.While the Scarlet Knights ultimately fell short of that goal this season, they achieved just about everything else. The Knights broke seven school records at last week’s AAC Conference Championships. Six of them came from sophomores Joanna Wu and Morgan Pfaff.

2/24/2014 12:00am

Rutgers breaks seven records at AACs

Behind seven school record-breaking performances, the Rutgers swimming and diving team claimed third place at the AAC Championships this past Wednesday-Saturday in Louisville, Ky. The Scarlet Knights finished with 572 points, placing behind No. 13 Louisville (977) and Southern Methodist (624.4), but ahead of Connecticut (459.5), Cincinnati (431) and Houston (337).

Head coach Phil Spiniello said Allyson Perrotti needs to lead by example.
2/19/2014 12:00am

RU returns experience for champs

With a larger and more experienced roster than previous years, the Rutgers swimming and diving team begins the AAC Championships today in Louisville, Ky., full of excitement. The Scarlet Knights (9-4-1) enter the conference championships with a chip on their shoulders, fully tapered and brimming with confidence following two straight quad meet victories.

Senior Brittany Guinee set school records in the 200 butterfly and 400 medley relay at last year’s conference championships.
2/12/2014 12:00am

RU looks to impress Big Ten foes at AACs

With the regular season coming to an end, the Rutgers swimming and diving team can finally focus all its attention on the AAC Championships from Feb. 19022 in Louisville, Ky. The Scarlet Knights have more than a week to prepare for the biggest meet of their season, which sees them facing some quality programs in No. 13 Louisville and Southern Methodist.

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