SWIMMING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SWIMMING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah swimming and diving team has 26 on Pac-12 All-Academic teams, up from 15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57828230-59/business-team-3.4-3.5.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57828230-59/business-team-3.4-3.5.html.csp">Utah swimming and diving team has 26 on Pac-12 All-Academic teams, up from 15</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T15:40:02.185-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 03:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.’s swimming and diving team made large strides (strokes?) not only in the pool but also in the classroom in 2014. The Utes had 26 athletes named to the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving All-Academic teams on Wednesday, up from 15 in 2013. Last year’s team had just two first-teamers. This year the top squad includes three Ute men ­— sophomores Jacob Crayne (3.78 GPA in communications), David Fraser (3.73 business) and Josiah Purss (3.77 business) — and two Ute women in sophomore Ashlyn Karosas (3....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57828230@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:40:02 MDT Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817745-77/phelps-bowman-medals-michael.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817745-77/phelps-bowman-medals-michael.html.csp">Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By beth harris</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T23:46:27.105-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer’s longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday that Phelps is entered in three events — the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly. “I think he’s just going to test the waters a little bit and see how it goes,” Bowma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578177452014-04-14T23:46:27.105-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T23:46:27.105-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817745@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:27 MDT Utah swimming: Nick Soedel sets sights on NCAA title, and beyond http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57665145-89/soedel-nick-swimming-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57665145-89/soedel-nick-swimming-says.html.csp">Utah swimming: Nick Soedel sets sights on NCAA title, and beyond</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T07:47:11.847-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 07:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most folks learn that life isn’t fair from their parents — as in, your nose-picking friend gets a new Huffy and they stiff you with a rusting hand-me-down. For Sven Soedel, that lesson may have been best taught by his son, Nick. Sven swam competitively at age 7. Nick didn’t take swimming seriously until high school. Driven by his parents’ high expectations, Sven grew up practicing 11 times a week. Nick, at most three. Sven and his brothers, Dirk and Fritz, swam for Purdue, but he didn’t ever ra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665145@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:47:11 MDT