Hawkeyes Welcome Alumni Back

April 16, 2011

IOWA CITY, Iowa- More than 50 former University of Iowa swimmers competed with the 2010-11 Hawkeyes during the annual Alumni Meet at the CRWC Pool Saturday morning. The final event of the season marked the first time former Hawkeyes could compete at the new home of the Hawkeyes.

Participants included former Olympians, NCAA Champions and Big Ten Champions. The team is holding its annual spring celebration at the Marriot Hotel & Convention Center in Coralville, Iowa Saturday night. The gather will honor the 2010-11 student-athletes, while swimming and diving alumni will also be recognized at the event.

“This is always a fun meet,” said Head Coach Marc Long. “It’s a chance for our team to see the great tradition of Iowa swimming and diving. It’s also a chance for our alumni to come back and see our new beautiful facility. Lot of fun today and we are happy everybody had a good time.”