Swimming & Diving


Athlete Spotlight: Gillian Wagner

Gillian Wagner is leading the Women’s Varsity Swim Team to success in the pool, both by competing in short distance races and by being a supportive teammate and role model. Wagner swims IM, meaning she trains for all short distance events including breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly, and freestyle. At the Colorado College meet on Oct. 28,…

Mines’ Swimmers Compete at Nationals

On Mar. 8 to 11, members of the Varsity Swim Team competed in the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving championships in  Birmingham, Alabama. The Orediggers competing in individual events were Brennan Mays, Carrie Kralovec, April Wood, and Mia Wood. They were joined by Lilly Creswick, Josh Graber, Loki Hondorf, Ethan Pfeiffer, and Josh Schechter…


Swimmers Ready to “Dive” into the Season

The Mines swim team looks prepared and ready to swim fast as the team competed in their first intersquad meet of this season on Sunday (9/27). Many swimmers on the team swam their best and felt they were ready to swim fast this season. The top times were as follows for the meet- 50 backstroke: 25.27 seconds (men) and 28.10 (women), 50 breaststroke: 28.24 (men) and 33.72 (women), and 50 freestyle: 22.40 (men) and 26.10 (women). The head coach for the swim team, Nate Rothman is now entering his fifth year as head coach.

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