Through the first day of competition, the Saint Louis men's swimming and diving team sits in first place after the first day of the Atlantic 10 Championships. The women's team is in sixth place overall, but set a school record in the 800-yard freestyle relay.
Saint Louis freshman swimmer Emily Kishish has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference swimming and diving Rookie of the Week, the league office announced today. It is the first weekly award of her career and the Billikens' seventh weekly nod of the season.
Saint Louis swimming and diving won all but two events in the regular-season finale at Simon Rec Center. The Billiken men and women each picked up two wins against UMSL and Maryville in the double dual. The wins move the mens team to 10-2 in dual meets this season and the women are 8-9.
Saint Louis men's and women's swimming and diving earned College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team honors.
Saint Louis swimming and diving competed well at the 2017 Butler Invite. The men's team finished first overall, while the women's team were second.
The Saint Louis men's swimming and diving team picked up a 121-102 win over Evansville, but the women's team fell to the Purple Aces 151-88. The men's team rises to 8-2 while the women's team falls to 6-9.
Due to inclement weather, today's swim meet against Eastern Illinois at Simon Rec Center has been cancelled.
Saint Louis junior swimmer Ryan McCoy has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference men's swimming and diving co-Performer of the Week, the league office announced today.
The Saint Louis men's swimming and diving team finished fifth overall at the 2016 AT&T Winter National Championships in Atlanta. The Billikens finished behind champion Indiana, runner-up Minnesota and a pair of professional swim clubs. Additionally, the Billikens competed in the Eastern Illinois Relay Meet. At Eastern Illinois, the men's team went 3-0, while the women were 2-0.
Saint Louis swimming and diving had three swimmers earn weekly accolades from the Atlantic 10 Conference office. The men's team swept the awards with Ryan McCoy earning Performer of the Week and Collin O'Brien being named Rookie of the Week. On the women's side, Mina Glenesk was named co-Performer of the Week.
Saint Louis swimming and diving head coach Jim Halliburton has announced the addition of Lily Iler (Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic), Madison Kelly (Rockville, Md./Academy of the Holy Cross) and Katie Schmude (Kingwood, Texas/Kingwood) to the women's team and T.J. Halliburton (St. Louis, Mo./Chaminade) to the men's team. All four begin four years of eligibility in the 2017-18 season.
Saint Louis competed in the annual TYR Invitational hosted by Northwestern University. The men's team finished fourth overall and the women were seventh. The Billikens had several strong swims, including an NCAA "B" Cutline in 100-yard butterfly from Ryan McCoy and a pair of school records from Mina Glenesk.