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Women's Swimming

Three Gaels represented Iona swimming and diving at the recent CSCAA College National open water championships, hosted in Biscayne Bay, Florida.

Iona swimming and diving continue season

Kaylin Flukey, Managing Editor February 2, 2023

The Iona University swimming and diving team is heading into the last few meets of the regular season as they prepare for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) championships on Feb. 8-11.  The...

Camil Azzam Ruiz of the Iona men’s soccer team was also named MAAC offensive player of the week, which was announced on Monday.  

Three Gaels named student-athletes of the week

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor November 3, 2022

Emma Vu of Iona women’s volleyball and Edu Calvo-Salinas of Iona men’s soccer were named the Ridgewood Savings Bank student-athletes of the week for Oct. 14-20.   Vu won her award on the back...

Freshmen diver Dylan Riccio, is the first male diver to compete for the Gaels since 2015.  

Iona swimming and diving begin season

Kaylin Flukey, Managing Editor October 22, 2022

The Iona University swimming and diving team opened the 2022 season at home against St. Francis College on Oct. 7.    The women’s team topped the Terriers with a final score of 150-144. The men’s...

The Iona men’s team won the MAAC once in school history back in 1993, while the women’s best finish was second in 2020.  

Iona Swimming and Diving season preview

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor October 8, 2022

The Iona University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will begin their season on Oct. 7 at the Hynes Athletics Center pool against Saint Francis Brooklyn University.   The Gaels open...

Iona medaled in 10 individual events and 6 relay events at the MAAC meet.  

Swimming and Diving take 2nd, 4th place at MAAC Championships

Kaylin Flukey, Contributing Writer February 24, 2022

The Iona College men’s and women’s swimming and diving team competed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships in Buffalo, N.Y. from Feb. 9-12.   The women’s team finished in...

Head coach Nick Cavataro is seeking his seventh conference championship.  

Swimming and Diving prepares for MAAC Championships

Kaylin Flukey, Contributing Writer February 13, 2022

The Iona College swimming and diving team ended the regular season on a high note with a combined win against Manhattan College on Jan. 30.   The men’s team finished with a record of 7-4 while...

Swimming and diving starts season with a splash

Swimming and diving starts season with a splash

Lachlan Wellington, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

The Iona College women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams have both made promising starts to the 2021-2022 season.   The men’s team has started the season with a 3-0 record, while the...

Willow Lopez-Silvers has also spent her time as a tutor for the Samuel Rudin Academic Resource Center.

Lopez-Silvers named Arthur Ashe Jr. Scholar

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2021

Iona College swimmer and senior Willow Lopez-Silvers received the 2021 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar award for women’s swimming by the Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine on April 26, according...

This was the 41st season for head coach Nick Cavataro.

Iona swimming and diving sweeps Spring Invitational

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2021

The Iona College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both placed first in the two-day 2021 Metro Atlantic Athletic Association Spring Invitational held on March 27 and 28 at the Erie Community...

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