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Mace & Crown | April 25, 2015

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Swimming & Diving Archives * Mace & Crown

Yesim ‘The Dream’

January 14, 2014 |

Junior Turkish phenom goes the distance in pool, pushes herself to record-breaking heights

The tireless sport of swimming has its fair share of rigorous physical demands. Those who have competed at the highest level in the water know what it … Read More

Sid ‘Vicious’

January 14, 2014 |

Sidni Hoxha is quick swimmer whose time taken in the pool to make his point is not long at all. It is a mirroring image of someone very famous in the 1970s. John Simon Ritchie, better known to the world … Read More

High Heat Splitter

November 7, 2013 |

Women outpace Lady Retrievers in pool, men cut it close but fall short in home opener

The Old Dominion University women’s swimming and diving team were victorious over UMBC while the men’s squad were edged out by just 19 points … Read More

A Tribe-Called Quest Split

January 30, 2013 |

​Hoxha leads men in 13-point edge, women fall short but Rashleigh shines on Senior Day

Before gearing up for a week’s worth of CAA Championships, eight swimmers said their goodbyes to the place they called their swimming home for the … Read More

Swim and Dive Looks to Make a Splash in CAA Championship

February 22, 2012 |

The Old Dominion University Swim and Dive teams are racing towards the end of their seasons and both the men and women are looking to finish strong.  The Colonial Athletic Association Championships are set to start this week with dive … Read More

Blue Crush Split

February 1, 2012 |

Gerensulu, Haigh wins highlight split Swim and Dive meet versus Towson

Written By: Brian Jerry

Staff Writer

Swimmers Yesim Giresunlu and Jason Haigh each earned individual victories as Old Dominion split the Monarchs’ swim and dive meet against Towson on … Read More

Swimming Up Stream

February 1, 2012 |

Junior swimming sensation soaring to new heights

Written By: Brian Jerry

Staff Writer

The swimmers take center stage in unison. In lane four stands 5-feet-7-inch Old Dominion junior Kimberley Rashleigh. Sporting navy blue, the Sydney, Australian native plants her arms forward, ready … Read More

Arni Arnason’s Record-Setting Career at ODU

February 1, 2012 |

Written By: Connie Farmer

Staff Writer

Arni Arnason, senior on the Old Dominion men’s swim team, enjoyed his last home meet this Saturday, Jan. 28.  A senior day ceremony took place before the event, and afterwards Arnason was asked about … Read More

Swim and Dive Monarchs impress in homestead duel versus Pirates

January 19, 2012 |

Written By: Brian Jerry

Staff Writer

Swimmers Arni Mar Arnason and Kimberly Rashleigh picked up 200-meter individual medley victories, while divers Mitchell Ortiz and Rebecca Krunkel score a combined twelve points in four diving events as Old Dominion splits swim … Read More

ODU Dives into Success

November 2, 2011 |

Swim and Dive Team off to fast start

Written By: Ben Decowski

Senior Writer

The Old Dominion University Men and Women’s Swim and Dive teams have created quite an early splash this year.  Both teams have started out  well with … Read More