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Swimming & Diving. Mahmoud Makes History with Third SEC 1650 Free Title

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 3:15 am February 19, 2018
Senior Akram Mahmoud made South Carolina swimming history on Sunday, becoming the first Gamecock to win three consecutive Southeastern Conference titles. Mahmoud took his third gold in the men's 1650 freestyle on the final day of competition to help the men to a seventh-place finish at the SEC Championships with 765 points. The Gamecock women finished eighth in the meet with 591 points.

Swimming & Diving. Fynn Minuth Earns Second Gold at the SEC Championships

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 3:20 am February 18, 2018
South Carolina junior Fynn Minuth took home his second gold of the 2018 Southeastern Conference Championships on Saturday with first place in the men's 200 butterfly. Minuth pulled ahead in the last 25 yards to break his own school record and earn an NCAA A-cut time at 1:41.25. On the first day of the competition, he broke the SEC meet record to take gold in the men's 500 freestyle.

Swimming & Diving. Gamecocks Earn Three Podium Places on Day 3 of SEC Championships

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 3:06 am February 17, 2018
South Carolina swimming and diving continued its success at the 2018 Southeastern Conference Championships on day three with three podium finishes. Defending SEC Champion Julia Vincent took home the silver in women's 3-meter diving, while Brandonn Almeida and Emma Barksdale earned bronze medals in the men's and women's 400 IM, respectively.

Swimming & Diving. Minuth Sets SEC Record To Defend 500 Free Title

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 3:08 am February 16, 2018
South Carolina junior Fynn Minuth secured back-to-back titles and set a new SEC Swimming and Diving Championship record in the 500 freestyle on Thursday. Minuth led the Gamecocks on a successful second day at the championship meet, where they posted three new school records and brought eight individuals to event finals.

Swimming & Diving. South Carolina Men Take Third in the 800 Free Relay

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 2:06 am February 15, 2018
A third-place finish in the men's 800 freestyle relay highlighted the first day of the Southeastern Conference Championships for South Carolina swimming and diving. The Gamecocks swam A-cut times in both the men's and women's 800 freestyle relays, while Julia Vincent secured a spot in the 1-meter event finals, taking fifth place overall.

Swimming & Diving. Kananowicz, Shannahan Named to SEC Community Service Team

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 9:06 pm February 14, 2018
Katie Shannahan and Bryce Kananowicz were named to their respective Southeastern Conference Community Service Teams, the conference announced Wednesday. Both individuals recorded the most community service hours for the Gamecock men's and women's swimming and diving teams to earn the award.

Swimming & Diving. Swimming and Diving Travels to SEC Championships

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 5:39 pm February 13, 2018
South Carolina swimming and diving travels to Texas A&M for the 2018 Southeastern Conference Championships this week. The Gamecocks compete at the Rec Center Natatorium in College Station, Texas, in the five-day meet along with 11 other SEC teams.

Swimming & Diving. Swimmer’s Hobby Brings Comfort to Hospice Patients

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 2:49 pm February 8, 2018
After learning a craft from his grandmother, senior Bryce Kananowicz makes unique gifts for Hospice patients.

Swimming & Diving. Almeida Named SEC Freshman of the Week

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 8:22 pm February 6, 2018
Freshman Brandonn Almeida has earned South Carolina's fourth conference award of the season as this week's Southeastern Conference Male Freshman of the Week. The Gamecock won two events at the Virginia Tech 'Technotational', making NCAA B-cuts in both and recording two top-five times for South Carolina this season.

Swimming & Diving. South Carolina Wraps Up Competition At VT Invite

Filed under: South Carolina Football, Swimming & Diving — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 1:20 am February 5, 2018
South Carolina swimming and diving tallied 11 spots in event A-finals on the final day of the Virginia Tech 'Technotational' for a total of 29 A-final appearances in the three-day competition.
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