Congratulations to 2015 UW-Green Bay graduate Ryan Korslin, who made history earlier this week (June 5) by becoming the first of Green Bay’s swim program to make a U.S. Olympic trial cut. His event is the 100-meter breaststroke. Korslin, a four-year Phoenix letterwinner, was twice a Horizon League champion. See more.
The Green Bay swimming and diving program is hosting two swimming camps in June at the Dorschel Natatorium in the Kress Events Center. Head coach Reed Robelot, assistant coach Tara Dowling and Phoenix student-athletes will run the camps. The sessions are June 13-16 and 20-23 and are open to swimmers ages seven and up. Cost […]
The Green Bay swimming and diving teams will host their final home meet at Noon Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Dorschel Natatorium at the Kress Events Center. The team welcomes Northern Michigan in what will be a reunion of sorts for Green Bay assistant coach Tara Dowling, a former NMU swimmer.
In case you missed it in Log Extra, Green Bay women’s basketball and swimming and diving are home beginning this Thursday. The basketball team looks for its 11th straight Thursday evening. For all the Green Bay Athletics’ news and tickets, www.greenbayphoenix.com.
Former De Pere H.S. women’s swim coach Tara Dowling has joined the Green Bay swimming and diving staff as a lead assistant, first-year head coach Reed Robelot announced this week. Dowling joins the Phoenix after graduating from Northern Michigan University in May with a degree in Health and Fitness Management. She was a three-time captain […]
UW-Green Bay has named Reed Robelot its next head swimming and diving coach, Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie has announced. Robelot joins the Phoenix following a successful five-year stint as an assistant coach with ACC member Virginia Tech, where he helped the Hokies to three-consecutive top-25 finishes for both the men’s and the women’s […]
A student-written piece at the website of the national publication Swimming World bids a fond farewell to the 25-year head coach of UW-Green Bay’s Division I swimming and diving program, Jim Merner. “(After) 10 conference championships, 10 runner-up finishes and 11 Coach of the Year awards, (he) will be shelving his clipboard and time sheets […]
After building a pair of strong and successful programs for the Green Bay Phoenix, Jim Merner is retiring following a 25-year mainstay as head coach of both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs effective June 30. Merner began his tenure, the second longest of any active head coach at Green Bay, back in […]
Five UW-Green Bay student-athletes have been recognized as members of the 2015 Winter Academic All-Horizon League Teams. The teams, which represent success in competition as well as in the classroom, were voted on by the league’s faculty athletics representatives and athletics communications directors. Earning academic all-league honors for the Phoenix were women’s basketball’s Megan Lukan, […]
The Phoenix men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed the 2015 Horizon League Championship meet on Saturday, with the women’s squad finishing third while the men placed fourth overall. Read more.