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Women’s Swimming Ends Home Season Strong

The women’s swim team defeated Western State in the last Mines home meet of the year on Saturday, January 13th. The Orediggers won the meet 113.5-68.5, and won all but three of the events. Mines won the first event, the 200-medley relay race, with the help of Abigail Wong. Wong shared that relays are one […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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CSM Swim Team Prepares for Conference Championships

After a season of hard work and multiple PR’s, the CSM swim team prepares for the RMAC Championships and hopes to send the women’s 800-free relay to Nationals. “This year we really want to get a relay into Nationals for the women’s program. That’s been one of the biggest goals for our program since I […]

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Swim team enjoys early successes, looks to second half of season

Amidst the holiday season and the coming of winter, the Mines’ swim team has been training hard. The team recently competed in the three-day Colorado Mesa University Invitational that took place the weekend before Thanksgiving. “We had our big mid-season meet where pretty much all of our conference competitors are. We got second which is […]

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Swim team focuses on team chemistry ahead of upcoming season

Though the team’s first meet is not until October, the season for the Mines’ swim team is looking bright—like the sun at their early 5:30 am practices. They are starting off the season with new talented recruits and by focusing on synergy in both the races and practices. After a long summer, the team jumped […]

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Home Swim Matchup against Colorado Mesa and Northern Colorado

Colorado School of Mines Swimming Team had a tough matchup Saturday, swimming against Colorado Mesa and Northern Colorado. Both the men’s and the women’s teams lost in contested races. Only 5 of the 26 events featured a Mines swimmer finishing in first place. Brennan Mays finished first in the 1650 yard freestyle and 500 freestyle […]

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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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Swimming and Diving Take on RMAC Championship

The Colorado School of Mines swimming and diving team traveled to Grand Junction for the four day competition known as the RMAC Championship.

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Orediggers fall just short of OBU

Colorado School of Mines Swim and Dive team lost on Saturday against Oklahoma Baptist University. Despite swimming in unfriendly waters, the men and women of CSM brought their ‘A’ game, falling short only 16 and 11 points respectively.