Swimming & Diving
Pursuing the Olympics 03.23.2015
Former Idaho diver Paige Hunt trying to make Olympic trials For some athletes, competing at the college level isn’t enough — they want to push their careers to the next level. This is the case for former Idaho diver and 2013 WAC Diver of the Year Paige Hunt.
Illness comes at wrong time 03.02.2015
Idaho swim and dive team fights through illness, injuries to finish sixth at WAC Saying not everything went right for the Idaho swim and dive team Wednesday to Saturday during the WAC Championships in San Antonio would be an understatement, but the team and Idaho coach Mark Sowa didn’t use any of the illnesses or …
Mix of experience, youth 02.23.2015
Idaho swimmers head to Texas for WAC Chamionships Idaho swim and dive coach Mark Sowa doesn’t just want his team to win meets, he wants his swimmers to win at everything they do–from eating a good meal to getting enough sleep.
Utes unravel Vandals 02.17.2015
Utah handles Idaho, Vandals to focus on WAC Athletes always want to win the last game of the regular season, especially at home. The Idaho swim team was unable to make this happen as they lost to the Utah Utes 153-88 Saturday at the UI Swim Center.
Sports briefs 02.12.2015
Football roster loses 19, adds two players The departure of quarterback Chad Chalich was well-known around the Idaho community, but he’s not the only player from last season’s football roster who had eligibility left and isn’t on the current 2015-2016 roster. Including Chalich, 19 players from last season’s team are absent from the latest Vandal …
One more before WAC 02.12.2015
Idaho faces Pac-12 Utahin regular season finale Postseason swimming and diving is almost here. The WAC Championships, where Idaho finished second last season, begin Feb. 23 in San Antonio.
Beavers too much for Vandals 02.02.2015
Oregon State uses early, late runs to beat Idaho swim team The Idaho swim team lost a dual meet for the first time in almost three months Saturday.
Spokane swimming success 01.29.2015
Idaho senior swimmer Rachel Millet is great swimmer, teammate When a student graduates high school, the decision about which path to choose is arguably the toughest choice they will ever make. For Rachel Millet, her path almost veered her away from becoming a record breaking swimmer at Idaho.
Idaho whips Grand Canyon on Senior Day 01.26.2015
Idaho’s Swim and dive team dominates Grand Canyon Every senior wants to win on Senior Day, and the Idaho swim and dive team did just that.
Swimming away from Aggies 01.15.2015
Idaho swim team victorious despite long break Up until Wednesday, the Idaho swimming and diving team hadn’t competed against any other team since November. However, the Vandals still started the new year in great form as they beat WAC opponent New Mexico State 167-133 at the UI Swim Center. “We were a little rusty in …
Swim and dive back in action 11.10.2014
After tough loss, Idaho gets pair of conference wins Competing for the second time at the University of Idaho Swim and Dive Center this season, the Idaho swim and dive team put out an impressive showing in two meets Friday and Saturday, taking two wins and one loss.
Boise State swims past Idaho 10.13.2014
Vandal swim and divefalls in opening meetof season In-state rival Boise State outswam Idaho in the Vandals’ opening swim and dive meet of the season Saturday at the UI Swim Center.
Sports Briefs 03.06.2014
Men’s lacrosse undefeated, playing division leaders
Vandals swim into second — Thirteen school records not enough: Swim and dive finishes second at WAC Championships 03.03.2014
By the time the four-day WAC Swimming and Diving Championships ended Saturday in San Antonio, Idaho had done just about everything except win the meet.
Emerald City rivalry in Moscow – Idaho’s diving duo highlights first, second day of WAC Championships 02.27.2014
Two days into the WAC Swimming and Diving Championships, an Idaho diving duo put the Vandals in a good position moving forward. Seniors Mairin Jameson and Paige Hunt went 1-2 in the 1-meter dive with scores of 312.25 and 304.95 respectively, on Wednesday in San Antonio.
Three years ago, when Idaho coach Mark Sowa took over the Idaho swim and dive program, he said his goal was to not finish last in the WAC. Now, his team heads into the WAC Championships with the goal of winning the conference. The Vandals begin the WAC Championships Wednesday in San Antonio. The four-day …
The last swimmer touched the wall in the 200-yard freestyle relay and the Vandals could finally sing the fight song with all their cheering fans.
Ten seniors to be honored 01.23.2014
Idaho will celebrate Mark Sowa’s largest senior class since the swimming and diving coach took over the program in 2011. The Vandals take on the Oregon State Beavers Saturday during Senior Day in the UI Swim Center, where 10 seniors will compete in their last meet at home.
Vandals sink Aggies, prepare for Senior Day 01.21.2014
National rankings bring expectations and the Idaho swimming and diving team met those expectations Saturday in Las Cruces, N.M.
Athletes of the week 01.21.2014
Mike Scott — men’s basketball
Break briefs 01.16.2014
Athletes recognized for academic achievements
Athletes of the week 12.09.2013
Stacey Barr — women’s basketball The Idaho women’s basketball team played three games last week. The Vandals were able to come away with two wins and in those wins, one player stood out.
Swim and dive outshone — Idaho swimming and diving team splits for two competitions at Seattle and Knoxville 12.09.2013
The Idaho swim and dive team split its forces this weekend sending athletes to compete in two different competitions. Idaho sent five swimmers to Seattle to compete in the annual Husky Invitational and seven swimmers to Knoxville, Tenn., for the U.S. Short Course Nationals.
The first day of the U.S Short Course Nationals got underway Thursday in Knoxville, Tenn. Idaho competed in three events on the first day of the three-day meet, putting four swimmers in the water.
For the second year in a row, the Idaho swim and dive team dominated the Seattle U Redhawks in a dual meet. Idaho beat Seattle 177-85 Saturday in Seattle. Saturday’s score was almost an exact repeat of last season’s event in October 2012 when Idaho beat Seattle 175-86.