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Swimming and Diving

Preview: Swim at Last Chance Meet

The FGCU swim and dive will head to Gainesville to take part in the Last Chance Meet. This three-day invite is set to begin on Thursday, Feb. 22 and conclude on Saturday, Feb. 24. This meet will be hosted by the Gators at the University of Florida. The Eagles will be coming off the CCSA Championships where FGCU finished in first place after a record-breaking third day at the championships. The Eagles’ third day was highlighted by the 100-meter butterfly event where four members of the team finished in the top eight – Elmgreen, Redding, Fry and Wong. Last...

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FGCU Swimming wins ninth CCSA Championship

For the ninth time in 10 years, the FGCU swimming and diving team won the CCSA Championship after the Eagles totaled 1,612. That is the second most scored points of all-time, as they won by 112 points over second-place Liberty. Additionally, Gracie Redding took home the CCSA Most Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet, making her the sixth straight Eagle to win the award. Head coach Dave Rollins also earned coach of the year following the Eagles’ win. “I am so proud of these young women,” said Rollins. “It has been an incredible journey that we’ve been on in the past...

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FGCU Swim and Dive prepares for CCSA Championship

The FGCU swimming and diving team will look for its ninth victory in the 10 years starting on Wednesday Feb. 14 to Saturday Feb. 17 in Athens, Georgia. The Eagles will be one of nine teams competing and come into this meet with a 7-2 record. FGCU has also won four straight including wins versus in state rivals, Miami and UNF. They have also beaten two of the opponents they will be facing by a combined 159 points.  The Eagles faced off in Jacksonville against UNF and Campbell and defeated UNF 179-81 and Campbell 159-98. There have been eight...

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Moynihan and Novak sweep CCSA Swimming awards

After helping the Eagles defeat defending C-USA champions FIU 154-156, both Rebecca Moynihan and Mellisa Novak were picked as the CCSA Swimmer and Diver of the Week respectively. Moynihan swam in four events and picked up first place finishes in three of them:50 and 100meter freestyle as well as anchoring the 200-meter free relay to a first-place finish. She helped the Eagles finish 33rd in the 200-yard medley relay. Alone, she picked up 18 points for her team in the individual races and 13 in the two relays she appeared in. Her time of 23.25 in the 50-meter free...

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Swim and Dive earns tenth win over FIU

The FGCU swimming and diving team wrapped up its regular season meets with a close win at home over FIU (7-4) as the Eagles (7-2) won 154-147. With the win, the Eagles are now 10-1 against the Panthers. “This meet came down to depth,” said head coach Dave Rollins. “Both teams won eight events and ultimately you learn more about the team from the seconds, thirds, fourths, and fifths. Team wins come from depth and the ladies really stepped up today. It was an incredible atmosphere and to send the seniors out with a win like this was perfect....

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Preview: Women’s swim vs. FIU

Returning home for the first time since the beginning of January, the FGCU swimming and diving team is set to face FIU on Saturday, Jan. 27. The Eagles come in with a record of 6-2 and will be racing in their last match before the CCSA Championship from Feb. 14-17. FIU will be coming off a win versus Nova Southeastern and is 7-3 on the season. The last time these two teams met was roughly a year ago when FGCU came away with a close 152-148 win over the Panthers. Next, the Eagles will have a two week break...

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Preview: Women’s swim at Miami

The FGCU swimming and diving team is set to travel to Miami for a meet with the Hurricanes on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 12:00 p.m. Last season, FGCU defeated Miami 183-117 in one of the Eagles’ 12 wins last season. The Eagles come into this meet with a 5-2 record on the season and placed first in the inaugural Triple Distance Classic at the FGCU Swim Complex defeating Liberty, St. Louis and Rutgers. Miami is 0-1 this season with their loss coming to the FIU Panthers by nearly 50 points. Following this meet, the Eagles will host FIU seven...

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FGCU Swim defeats Toledo in dominant fashion

With one more meet before the Christmas break, FGCU dominated Toledo 180-68 for their fourth win of the season. The Eagles had wins from seven different swimmers and multiple wins from Linda Shaw, Petra Halmai and Yee Ching Wong. “We had a great day today,” said head coach Dave Rollins. “We continue to compete at a high level and race smart. The team was supportive, relaxed and had a lot of fun. It was great to end our semester with a win for FGCU.” The day started with FGCU winning the 200-yard medley relay behind Halmai, Sommer Harris, Cassidy Fry...

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FGCU swimming and diving drop first meet to No. 15 Florida

After a strong 3-0 start to the season, the FGCU swimming and diving team dropped its first meet of the season to  No. 15 Florida on Saturday, 173-125. The Eagles had strong individual performances despite the loss. These times were highlighted by Gracie Redding, Rebecca Moynihan and Cassidy Fry. The diving team also competed in this meet for the first time this year. The team took home second and third place finishes in the 3-meter board, led by Melissa Novak in the 1-meter dive by over 40 points. “The team did a great job competing against a very well...

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Preview: Swim at UNF and Campbell

The FGCU swim and dive team will head to Jacksonville to take on UNF and Campbell Saturday, Oct. 21 with the meet beginning at 3 p.m. The Eagles will be coming off a strong 199-116 season-opening win against Rutgers. This meet was led by Petra Halmai, who finished her debut with the Eagles, winning three events. She was also a part of the 400-yard medley relay, which finished 1st-place. Campbell comes into this meet with an overall record of 2-4 and is currently on a three-match lose streak. UNF have yet to win a match, coming into the meet...

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