At the age of 18, redshirt junior swimmer Victor Goicoechea made a life-changing decision that was unconventional in Spain: foregoing the immediate prospect of a professional career and leaving for the U.S. to swim in college.
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The NR/No. 12 Wisconsin swim and dive team is getting a little taste of championship season this weekend when they head to South Bend, Ind. to compete in the Notre Dame Shamrock Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
After a week of heavy training in Hawaii, the No. 19/No. 14 Wisconsin swim and dive team is back on the road to take on No. 16/No. 8 USC at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center in Los Angeles this Friday.
When head swim and dive coach Whitney Hite recruited his current class of seniors in the fall of 2012, he had no idea how successful the group of six would be four years later.
As snow was falling in Madison, school records were falling in Texas. Sophomore Cierra Runge demolished three individual marks and was part of a record-breaking relay en route to a strong showing for the Badger women at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational.
This week, senior swimmer Harrison Tran will kill two birds with one stone when he heads to the University of Texas. Not only will he be swimming in his last Texas Hall of Fame Invitational for the Badgers, Tran will also be checking out his future graduate school, where he will start a master’s degree program in finance after graduating from UW in May.
Members of the Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot came to UW-Madison Thursday to discuss their experiences as political prisoners and alternative media producers.
When the event lists were released for the USA College Challenge, it was surprising to see senior Cannon Clifton in only one event, the 100-yard freestyle.
The rosters for the USA College Challenge November 12 and 13 were released last week, and it’s safe to say the Badgers will be well-represented, with three men and three women selected to represent the Big Ten in Indianapolis this weekend.
Rose Lavelle proved to everyone at the McClimon Complex why she is the No.1 player in the country, as she led Wisconsin (9-8-4) to a 1-0 victory over Marquette (12-2-8) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
To say last year’s NCAA selection show left a foul taste in Kylie Schwarz’s mouth would be an understatement. The senior defender remembers how it felt on Nov. 9, 2015 when the bracket was released and Wisconsin (8-4-8) wasn’t on it.
The No.17/No.13 Wisconsin Badgers (0-4 men, 1-3 women) were hoping to come into Gabrielsen Natatorium Friday and make history, but instead it was the No.7/No.8 Georgia Bulldogs (4-0, 4-0) who came out of the pool victorious after holding Wisconsin to only nine event victories in the two-day dual.
The Working Class Student Union hosted fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss for the keynote address in their Working Class Celebration Month event series Friday.
One of the biggest perks for the No. 17/No. 13 Wisconsin Badgers this season is the top talent they face every time they get in the pool to compete. They have already had strong showings against three ranked teams, and look to continue that success against No. 7/No. 8 Georgia in Athens.
Two UW-Madison Law School student organizations encouraged attendees to take action against mass incarceration at a panel Thursday.
Two shots. That was the difference maker for Wisconsin (5-4-3 Big Ten, 8-8-4 overall) and Michigan (6-2-3, 10-4-4) in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Sunday afternoon in Ann Arbor, when the Wolverines dispatched the Badgers 4-2 in a shootout win that ended the Badgers’ tournament hopes.
Colleges Against Cancer began celebrating the start of Breast Fest, a week-long series of events to raise awareness for breast cancer that will occur during the last week of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The Wisconsin Badgers (3-2-5 Big Ten, 6-2-10 overall) traveled to Champaign, Ill., Saturday to take on Illinois (4-4-2, 7-7-5) in a hard-fought road match that ended in a double-overtime, scoreless tie.
Wisconsin head swim and dive coach Whitney Hite has tried his hardest over the last few seasons to schedule a veritable gauntlet of meets for his athletes during the first half of the season, and this year has been no exception.
The Wisconsin swim and dive team heads 250 miles west on Thursday for one of its most anticipated meets of the season: the Border Battle against Minnesota.