W Swimming/Diving - Archives 2014-15
The Arizona State men (0-2) and women's (0-2) swim and dive teams are back in action this weekend, however, just at different venues. As the men travel to Seattle, Wash. for a faceoff with Seattle University, the women head to Pullman, Wash. for a Pac-12 matchup against Washington State.
Arizona State holds its swimmers to the highest of expectations, and sophomore distance swimmer Anna Olasz exemplifies the Sun Devil way. In the midst of a 20-day hiatus between meets for ASU, Olasz, from Szeged, Hungary, traveled to Hong Kong and captured a victory in the FINA Open Water 10K World Cup Swims.
The second day of back-to-back home meets came to a close Saturday afternoon with both Arizona State men (0-2) and women's (0-2) swim and dive teams dropping its meet to Minnesota. The Devils used their first two meets against Big Ten opponents as a tune-up for a long season, and look to get key swimmers back from injury and into the pool moving forward.
The Arizona State men (0-1) and women's (0-1) swim and dive teams entered the pool Friday afternoon at Mona Plummer Aquatic Center for the first leg of back-to-back home meets against Big Ten opponents. Squaring off against Wisconsin first, the ASU men suffered a close defeated, 130.5-111.5, while the women dropped their battle, 142-92.
Arizona State swimming will get a small taste of what's to come in the pool this upcoming season, as freshman swimmer Jorie Caneta is set to compete in the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
Greg Earhart was named associate head coach for Sun Devil swimming, head coach Dorsey Tierney-Walker announced today. Earhart was previously the head men's swimming coach at Carthage College before accepting the position at Arizona State.
Ten members of the Arizona State swimming and diving program were named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
When you think about the storied history of the Arizona State men's diving program, the names of seasoned vets Dan Plant, Marc Briggs, and Joona Puhakka come to mind, along with recent phenom and three-time All-American Riley McCormick.