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Men's Swimming & Diving - Archives 2015-16

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Cordes Punches Ticket to Rio on Day 2 of Olympic Trials
Men's Swimming & Diving 06/28/2016

TUCSON - After setting an American record in Sunday's 100 breast Olympic Trial semifinal, Kevin Cordes took first in Monday's final, securing his spot in Rio, earning his first ever trip to the Olympics.

Cordes Sets American Record on Day 1 of U.S. Olympic Trials
Men's Swimming & Diving 06/27/2016

Wildcat alum Kevin Cordes set an American Record in the 100 breast, posting a time of 58.94, propelling him to the top seed in Monday's 100 breast final, for a trip to Rio.

S&D Has 19 Selected to Pac-12 All-Academic Teams
Men's Swimming & Diving 04/18/2016

Arizona had 19 athletes selected to the 2016 Pac-12 Conference Swimming & Diving All-Academic teams. The Cats had the most women named to the first team in the conference, with all three seniors earning Pac-12 honors.

Rafael Quintero Named Pac-12 Men's Diver of the Year
Men's Swimming & Diving 04/12/2016

Rafael Quintero was named the 2016 Pac-12 Men's Diver of the Year, announced by the Conference office on Tuesday. The senior is the first Wildcat since Ben Grado and seventh all-time to earn the honor.

Wildcats Close Out NCAAs with Two Top-Eight Finishes
Men's Swimming & Diving 03/26/2016

Rafael Quintero earned a second-place finish in the platform while Chris Wieser took seventh in the 1,650 free on the last day of the NCAA Championships. The Cats finished 16th overall (87).

Bish, Dobbs with Strong Performances on Day Three of NCAAs
Men's Swimming & Diving 03/25/2016

Arizona men's swimming and diving finished day three of the NCAA Championships with two freshmen, stand-out performances. The Cats remain in 16th-place with an overall score of 52.

Quintero Takes Second in 1-Meter at NCAA Championships
Men's Swimming & Diving 03/24/2016

Arizona men's swimming and diving closed out day two of the NCAA Championships with two relays landing in the finals and two individuals notching top-16 finishes. The Cats currently sit in 16th with a total score of 28.

Menís S&D Opens NCAA Championships with 800 Free Relay
Men's Swimming & Diving 03/23/2016

The NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships opened with the 800 free relay on Wednesday. The Cats finished 17th in the event, just falling short of scoring points and All-America honors.

Men's S&D to Compete at NCAA Championships in Atlanta
Men's Swimming & Diving 03/21/2016

Arizona men's swimming and diving will compete at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta, Georgia. The meet starts on Wed. Mar. 23 at 3pm MST. Nine swimmers qualified for individual events and two divers.

Quintero Wins the Platform at NCAA Zone E Championships
Men's Swimming & Diving 03/09/2016

Arizona diving concluded the NCAA Zone E Championships with another victory on Wednesday. Senior, Rafael Quintero earned a first-place finish in the platform after winning the 1-meter on Tuesday.

Quintero Wins Zone E Title, Hackett Qualifies in 3-Meter
Men's Swimming & Diving 03/08/2016

On day two of Zone E Championships, Arizona had divers from both the men and women's side qualify for the NCAA Championships. Rafael Quintero qualified in the 1-meter with a first-place finish. Sally Hackett qualified for her first NCAA Championships in the 3-meter with a top-seven finish.

Diving Wraps Up Day One of NCAA Zones
Men's Swimming & Diving 03/07/2016

Arizona diving finished day one of NCAA Zones with the men competing in the 3-meter and the women in the 1-meter. Senior, Rafael Quintero earned his first qualification for the NCAA Championships in the 3-meter.