Just three days after announcing the termination of head coach Jeremy Pruitt and the retirement of director of athletics Phillip Fulmer, Tennessee has named Fulmer’s successor, University of Central Florida athletic director Danny White.
The Southeastern Conference announced new plans and formatting for the SEC’s men’s and women’s COVID-19-altered swimming and diving season on Tuesday.
The NCAA Division I council voted Wednesday to allow partial scholarship sports, like baseball, volleyball and tennis, to provide need-based and merit-based awards and scholarships for student athletes.
The Southeastern Conference's two and a half month sports hiatus due to COVID-19 is set to end soon with universities being allowed to bring student athletes back on campus Jun. 8.
The 2020 SEC Championships saw the 100 butterfly American Record broken by Erika Brown who won her third consecutive SEC title in the event.
The Tennessee Volunteers men and women’s swim teams traveled to Auburn, Alabama to compete in the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships. On the first day, the Volunteers took home five medals; they continued riding that momentum into day two of the championships.
For the first time in program history, the Tennessee Vols and Lady Vols both swept the Florida Gators during their meet on Saturday at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center.
This Saturday, the Tennessee swimming and diving team traveled to Athens for a meet against the Bulldogs. The #4 Lady Vols defeated the #9 Georgia women’s team 199-101, staying undefeated, but the #12 Vols lost to the #8 Georgia men’s team 176.5-122.5.
The first day of the annual Tennessee Invitational at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center saw a strong showing from both the Vols and Lady Vols. There was a 48 combined personal bests set on day one of the competition, including a few swimmers cracking their way into the record books.
The Tennessee swimming and diving team had a successful showing in their season opener on Friday, sweeping the Seahawk Natatorium in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Following a successful 2018-19 Swimming & Diving season in which both the Tennessee men’s and women’s teams finished in the top 15, both squads recently received awards for their performance on the academic front.
Three divers from Tennessee’s diving squad will compete in the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin, Texas. The championships start on March 27th and will conclude on March 30th.
Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Georgia Gabrielsen Natatorium, was an eventful first day of the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships for Tennessee’s squad. They finished with three medals, one gold and two silver, and also attained two new school records.
The Georgia Swimming and Diving teams will travel to Knoxville Saturday to face off against Tennessee in a pair of top 15 matchups.
The Tennessee men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both lost their meet Friday night against Virginia to open the final month of dual meet competition.
Tennessee used a strong final day to wrap up the Tennessee Invitational with a sweep on Saturday at Allan Jones Aquatic Center. The Lady Vols won their side with 1341.5 points and the men finished with 1227 points.
The Tennessee men’s and women’s swim and dive teams competed in the second day of the Tennessee Invitational on Friday at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center. Tennessee’s women lead with 920.5 points after the second day, and the men lead with 848 points.
Going into its first championship-style meet of the season, the goal for the Tennessee swim and dive team was to get as many swimmers opportunities as possible.
The Tennessee swim and dive team will compete in their first championship style meet this weekend, a format nearly identical to what they’ll see at the SEC Championship and NCAA Championship.
The Tennessee men’s and women’s diving team spent the past three days competing in the Texas Hall of Fame Diving Invitational in Austin, Texas.
With eyes already set on the championship season, the Tennessee Swim and Dive team will face their strongest opponents yet in Texas and Auburn this Friday at Allan Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville.
The No. 15 Tennessee men’s swimming and diving team beat No. 24 Wisconsin 204-96, and No. 25 Purdue 200-98, with the help of Taylor Abbott in distance events, a slew of veteran swimmers in the sprints and SEC Diver of the Week Colin Zeng on the springboards.
The Tennessee swim and dive team heads to West Lafayette, Indiana to compete against Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin—two Big 10 teams the Vols don’t usually compete against.
The annual Orange and White intrasquad meet kicked off the start of the season for the Tennessee swimming and diving team on Friday at Allan Jones Aquatic Center.
This year’s USA Swimming National Team will feature some faces familiar to Knoxville natives as former Vols Molly Hannis and David Heron and current juniors Meghan Small and Taylor Abbott have been named to the team.
Wednesday, 270 men (235 swimmers and 35 divers) will participate in the NCAA Championships, a four-day competition extending until Saturday at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
The Tennessee men and women divers competed in front of their home crowd for the last time this season as the Zone B Diving Championships came to a close on Wednesday evening.
After a strong showing during day one of the zone B diving championships, the Tennessee diving team looked to continue its positive momentum into day two of the competition.
The NCAA Zone B Diving Championships began on Monday at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center in Knoxville. Divers from the southeastern region gathered together to battle for positions at the national championships.
The Tennessee men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams wrapped up a successful campaign over the weekend in the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
Following a regular season that saw both the men’s and women’s squads find success, the Tennessee swimming and diving team will now compete in the 2018 SEC Championships, hosted by Texas A&M and starting Wednesday in College Station at Student Rec Center Natatorium.
The Tennessee swimming and diving team was well aware of the daunting task that Florida presented when it came to town for Senior Day at the Allen Jones Aquatic Center on Friday.
Before the Tennessee swimming and diving team begins thinking about their championship meets, they must first prepare for one of the best swim teams in the country.
Saturday, Tennessee's men’s swimming and diving team rallied late to tie Georgia 150-150, while the women's team fell short with a final score of 169-139 at Gabrielsen Natatorium. Tennessee used a 1-2 finish in the final 400-yard medley relay to make up the 13-point deficit to tie the Bulldo…
The rivalry between the University of Georgia and the University of Tennessee extends beyond the confines of the football field and the basketball court. Tennessee and Georgia are also rivals in swimming and diving; it is always one of the last two dual meets of the season.
Tennessee swimming and diving head coach Matt Kredich said the Lady Vols' loss to Virginia last week “left a bad taste in a lot of people’s mouths,” and he expected to see more resolve against Arkansas.
It is rare for the Tennessee swimming and diving men or women to compete in a meet without their respective counterparts, but that very scenario will take place when the women travel to Fayetteville to face Arkansas on Saturday.
As Colin (Zhipeng) Zeng prepared for one of the biggest moments of his diving career, he could not help but ponder a question that had been on his mind since the beginning of the season: Was he at the right college?