Tennessee Swimming & Diving Year-by-Year Archive

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Men's Swimming & Diving Year-by-Year Archive

2014-15 Season

Mauricio Robles

Record: 6-6
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 14th
Coach: Matt Kredich (3rd Season)

Led by backstroker Sean Lehane and diver Mauricio Robles, Tennessee finished fourth at the SEC Championships and 14th at NCAAs in 2015. Sean Lehane successfully defended his SEC backstroke title and took second in the event at NCAAs. Mauricio Robles was named the SEC Diver of the Meet by winning the 1-meter springboard and placing third on 3 meter. Tennessee won its first SEC relay title since 2008, taking gold in the 200 medley relay.

2013-14 Season

Mauricio Robles

Record: 5-3
SEC Finish: 5th
NCAA: 15th
Coach: Matt Kredich (2nd Season)

The Tennessee men improved one spot at NCAAs from the year before, placing 15th. In the pool, sophomore Sean Lehane backed up his 200 backstroke SEC title with a strong showing at NCAAs. He placed sixth in the event and earned six All-America honors. After a serious head injury in practice cut short his 2012-13 season, Mauricio Robles emerged as one of the top divers in the country. He earned the bronze medal on the 3-meter springboard at NCAAs and picked up a pair of springboard silver medals at the SEC meet. He was voted the SEC Diver of the Year.

2012-13 Season

Ed Walsh

Record: 4-4
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 16th
Coach: Matt Kredich (1st Season)

A young Vols squad improved six places at the NCAA Championships from a year ago. Junior Sam Rairden, who earned three individual silver medals at the SEC Championships, picked up honorable mention All-America honors in the 100 freestyle. Freshman Sean Lehane did the same in the 200 backstroke. The highlight of the Vols' national meet was a seventh-place finish by the 800 freestyle relay team. Diver Brent Sterling earned the NCAA Elite 89 Award for the second-consecutive year.

2011-12 Season

Ryan Helms

Record: 5-5; Dual: 3-3
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 22nd
Coach: John Trembley/Lars Jorgensen (Interim)

The Volsí diving squad served as the strong suit for the Vols throughout the 2011-12 season.Tennessee swept the three diving events for the first time at the SEC Championships on its home boards at Allan Jones Aquatic Center. Ryan Helms won the 1-meter and 3-meter titles and was voted the SEC Diver of the Year. Mauricio Robles won the platform and took SEC Freshman Diver of the Year Honors. Dave Parrington was named the SEC Diving Coach of the Year.

2010-11 Season


Record: 8-3; Dual: 6-2
SEC Finish: 3rd
NCAA: 12th
Coach: John Trembley

After a 6-2 regular season that featured wins over top programs like Georgia, Indiana and Virginia, the Vols were ready for the SECs. Senior Michael Wright brought home the 1-meter title while Brad Craig defended his 200 breast title with a repeat championship in 2011. Sophomore Ryan Harrison also claimed an SEC crown in the 200 freestyle. Head coach John Trembley was also named the SEC Menís Swimming Coach of the Year, an honor he shared with assistant coach Joe Hendee.

2009-10 Season

Michael Wright

Record: 7-3; Dual 5-3
SEC Finish: 3rd
NCAA: 8th
Coach: John Trembley

The Vols celebrated a thrilling come-from-behind victory to remain unbeaten at home and to preserve a more-than 40-year winning streak over rival Kentucky. Diver Michael Wright became the first African-American to win a USA Diving title and junior Brad Craig battled to win the SEC 200 breaststroke championship as the Vols took fourth in the SEC and 17th at the NCAAs.

2008-09 Season

Jonas Persson

Record: 14-4; Dual 7-2
SEC Finish: 3rd
NCAA: 9th
Coach: John Trembley

The Vols inaugurated the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center with an undefeated home campaign. Another strong season was punctuated by an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Championships. Ryan Helms was awarded SEC Freshman Diver of the Year for sterling performance throughout the season.

2007-08 Season

Michael Wolfe

Record: 12-3; Dual 6-2
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 11th
Coach: John Trembley

Tennessee closed the book on a bright era of UT aquatics as 2008 was the final year the Student Aquatic Center would house the program. The Volsí win against previously-undefeated and top-ranked Auburn in the final dual-meet held at the SAC was a fitting tribute to the success it facilitated. Michael Wolfe punctuated his career with an SEC 100 backstroke title.

2006-07 Season

Barry Murphy

Record: 14-2; Dual 7-2
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 11th
Coach: John Trembley

The Vols started out the season strong, winning their first five dual meets. For the second consecutive year, Tennessee would finish fourth in the SEC and 11th at the NCAAs.

2005-06 Season

Alesi Octavio

Record: 6-7; Dual 4-4
SEC Finish: 6th
NCAA: 17th
Coach: John Trembley

Returning several key swimmers, UT vaulted back to the top in 2006, going 14-2 overall on their way to a fourth-place SEC finish and an 11th-place finish at the NCAAs. The season was highlighted by a win over perennial power Auburn, as well as over rival Virginia.

2004-05 Season Season

Brad Boswell

Record: 12-4; Dual 3-4
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 8th
Coach: John Trembley

Despite having only three seniors, the Vols still placed 6th in the SEC Championships and 17th at the NCAA Championships. The young team managed to notch conference victories over Kentucky and LSU, as well as non-conference wins over Georgia Tech and N.C. State.

2003-04 Season

Jevon Tarantino

Record: 12-3; Dual 5-2
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 16th
Coach: John Trembley

Following a win at the Nike Cup Invitational, Tennessee lost four consecutive dual meets. However, the Vols rebounded nicely in the postseason, finishing eighth at the NCAA Championships. Jevon Tarantino and Phillip Jones won SEC titles on the 1- and 3-meter springboards, respectively. Tarantino went on to win the 2004 NCAA Championship in the same event.

2002-03 Season

Phillip Jones

Record: 14-1; Dual 6-0
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 12th
Coach: John Trembley

UT wrapped up another solid season that included a second place finish at the Nike Cup Invitational. The Vols finished with a 5-2 dual-meet record, featuring wins over non-conference powers Penn State and Virginia. Phillip Jones won the NCAA Championship on the three-meter springboard.

Women's Swimming & Diving Year-by-Year Archive

2014-2015 Season

Molly Hannis

Record: 6-5-1
SEC Finish: 4th
Coach: Matt Kredich (10th Season)

Senior breaststroker Molly Hannis closed out her storied Tennessee career by leading UT to SEC titles in the 200- and 400-yard relays and collecting silver medals in the 100 and 200 breaststroke. She earned four more All-America honors to end her career with 14 certificates. Madeline Tegner topped the seven-year school record in the 1650 freestyle, Anna DeMonte set the new record in the 200 IM and Amanda Carner did the same in the 400 IM.

2013-2014 Season

Lindsay Gendron

Record: 8-1
SEC Finish: 5th
Coach: Matt Kredich (9th Season)

Tennessee recorded its third consecutive top-10 finish at the NCAA Championships to end the year, placing seventh. Senior Lindsay Gendron led the way in record-breaking fashion. She took third at NCAAs in both the 200 freestyle and 200 butterfly and placed eighth in the 100 freestyle, breaking school records in all three events. She ended her career with 25 All-America honors, the most in school history. Tori Lamp also ended her notable UT diving career by winning her third SEC platform title and earning three more All-America honors.

2012-2013 Season

Jodie McGroarty

Record: 8-1
SEC Finish: 4th
Coach: Matt Kredich (8th Season)

The Lady Vols enjoyed its best year in 2013 on the national stage, rallying to finish third place in the NCAA Championships. The team won its first three NCAA relay titles in program history: the 200 freestyle relay, the 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay. Senior Kelsey Floyd swam a leg on all three championship teams. Lindsay Gendron reached the A Final in all three of her individual events.

In diving, Tori Lamp was named the National Diver of the Year and Dave Parrington was voted the National Diving Coach of the Year. Tori was also named back-to-back SEC Diver of the Year and won her second platform title. Senior diver Jodie McGraorty reached the finals of two events at NCAAs.

2011-2012 Season

Kelsey Floyd

SEC Finish: 2nd
Coach: Matt Kredich (7th Season)

Tennessee claimed a seventh-place finish in the NCAA meet, the second-highest finish in program history, and it second-place finish at the SEC Championship was its best in 20 years.

Nine Lady Vols earned All-American honors: Jenny Connolly, Kelsey Floyd, Alexandria Frasier, Lindsay Gendron, Molly Hannis, Tori Lamp, Jodie McGroarty, Kate McNeilis and Caroline Simmons.

2010-2011 Season

Kelsey Floyd

Record: 5-2
SEC Finish: 4th
Coach: Matt Kredich (6th Season)

Tennessee finished 12th at the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas, while claiming fourth at SEC Championships. During the regular season, UT captured its first victory over a top 10 opponent, as it deafened No. 9 Virginia.

At SECs, junior Jenny Connolly won three gold medals in one day, including swimming on the 400y medley relay squad that set a school and conference record. In the summer, Connolly represented Team USA at the World University Games, winning gold in the 50m back with a WUG record time.

2009-2010 Season

Aleksa Akerfelds

Record: 3-4
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 13th
Coach:Matt Kredich (5th Season)

Propelled by 21 All-America honors, the Big Orange finished in the top-15 at the NCAA Championships for an unprecedented fifth-straight year, claiming 13th at the national meet.

Senior Michele King concluded her impressive Lady Vol career with 21 All-America accolades, which ranks as the second-most in Tennessee history. King, along with Alex Barsanti, Jenny Connolly and Kelsey Floyd placed runner-up in the 200y medley relay at NCAAs, UT's highest ever relay finish.

2008-2009 Season


Record: 8-2
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 13th
Coach: Matt Kredich (4th Season)

The Lady Vols found a new home in 2008, as the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center was opened and formally dedicated in August. Tennessee won its first eight dual meets on the season, along with setting or tying nine school records.

UT sent a school-record 12 participants to the NCAA Championships and finished 13th. The Orange and White notched 20 All-America certificates on the year, placed fourth at the conference meet and saw Jamie Saffer set a national dual meet record in the 100y breast.

2007-2008 Season

Christine Magnuson

Record: 5-3
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 8th
Coach:Matt Kredich (3rd Season)

Christine Magnuson closed the book on a terrific Tennessee career by becoming the fourth Lady Vol to capture a national title. At the NCAA Championships, Magnuson won the 100y fly, which added to her legacy of 23 All-America certificates, three school records and five SEC gold medals.

In the Olympics, Magnuson grabbed silver medals in the 100m fly and 400m medley relay, setting American records in both. UT finished eighth at NCAAs, Matt Kredich was named SEC Co-Head Coach of the Year and Lauren LeRoy claimed an SEC title on the 3-meter boards.

2006-2007 Season

Lauren LeRoy

Record: 4-4
SEC Finish: 5th
NCAA: 10th
Coach:Matt Kredich (2nd Season)

Tennessee had its best finish at the NCAA Championships in 11 years, as in 2007 the squad finished 10th. The Big Orange set six records at the national meet and 12 school records over the course of the season.

Christine Magnuson became the first Lady Vol in nearly six years to win gold at the conference championships, finishing first in the 100y fly. During the season, UT swimmers shattered all of UT’s relay records, while also earning nine automatic and 70 provisional NCAA qualifying times.

2005-2006 Season

Abbi Terveer

Record: 5-2
SEC Finish: 5th
NCAA: 12th
Coach:Matt Kredich (1st Season)

A new era of Tennessee swimming & diving began with head coach Matt Kredich and assistant coach Jennifer Woodruff (formerly Arndt) taking over the reins of the Lady Vol program. Joined by longtime UT diving coach Dave Parrington, Tennessee hosted the SEC Championships for the first time in a decade and finished fifth.

Eight swimmers traveled to the NCAA Championships, the most since 1999, and notched 12th. Tennessee tallied points in 11 difference events at the national meet and all eight Lady Vols earned All-America honors.

2004-2005 Season

Lauren McCalley

Record: 4-3
SEC Finish: 7th
NCAA: t-24th
Coach:Dan Colella (12th Season)

The Lady Vols sent five student-athletes to the NCAA Championships, who competed in 11 events. Tennessee ended the national championships in 24th, earning 11 All-America certificates, six of which came on the first day.

The squad finished with a record of 4-3, including a 3-1 mark against conference opponents, marking the first winning record in league play since the 1990-91 season. At the SEC Championships, the Big Orange claimed seventh and broke eight Lady Vol records.

2003-2004 Season

Megan Tomes

Record: 4-2
SEC Finish: 4th
NCAA: 28th
Coach:Dan Colella (11th Season)

Tennessee had its most-successful SEC Championships since 2000, as the Big Orange notched fourth at the conference meet. In the final event of SECs, the 400y medley relay, UT broke a school record that had stood for six years to edge South Carolina by one point for fourth place.

Five individuals traveled to Texas A&M for the NCAA Championships. Jacque Fessel (100 back, 200 back) and Lauryn McCalley led the charge for the Orange and White, each grabbing All-America certificates in two events as the team placed 28th.



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