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Coach, alumnus’ first Olympic medal highlights realization of lifelong goal, transformative journey
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Coach, alumnus’ first Olympic medal highlights realization of lifelong goal, transformative journey

Randy Ableman, who has served as the head diving coach at the University of Miami for 28 years, celebrated yet another career victory during the 2016 Summer Olympics. Ableman’s diver, UM alumnus Sam Dorman, won a silver medal for the U.S. alongside Mike Hixon in the men’s 3-meter synchronized diving event. Ableman describes his relationship…

UM athletes make their mark on 2016 Summer Olympics
Athletics, Cross Country/Track and Field, Soccer, Sports, Swimming/Diving

UM athletes make their mark on 2016 Summer Olympics

Six Miami Hurricanes competed for their countries during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UM alumnus Sam Dorman competed for USA’s diving team and won the silver medal along with teammate Mike Hixon in men’s 3-meter synchronized diving. “It’s unreal to have this happen,” Dorman told NBC after his final dive….

Sports Briefs 11/9: Rowing, swimming, diving
Sports, Swimming/Diving

Sports Briefs 11/9: Rowing, swimming, diving

Swimming and Diving: The Hurricanes opened their home schedule with a 156-144 victory over Princeton on Friday at Gulliver Preparatory School for the swimming team and Miami Dade College’s Kendall Campus for the diving team. Miami won 11 of the 15 total swimming events and swept the top three spots in both the 1-meter and 3-meter…

Senior Sam Dorman dives into record books
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Senior Sam Dorman dives into record books

Senior diver Sam Dorman capped off his five-year career by breaking the NCAA 3-meter springboard diving record with 529.10 points in his final competition as a Hurricane. The achievement took place at the NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships in Iowa City, Iowa on Friday night. Dorman ran away with the contest tallying at least…

Sports Briefs 3/23
Athletics, Baseball, Sports, Swimming/Diving

Sports Briefs 3/23

Swimming and Diving Senior diver Thea Vock earned her second All-America recognition Friday night at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. She took fifth place in the 3-meter event at the 2015 NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships. Senior Cheyenne Cousineau picked up her second career All-America recognition Saturday with a third-place finish in the platform…

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Sports Briefs 2/23

WOMEN’S TENNIS The ninth-ranked Hurricanes Women’s tennis dominated Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Friday in their final match before ACC competition. They defeated the Eagles 6-1 at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. In doubles matches, the No. 17-ranked pair in the nation, senior Monique Albuquerque and junior Clementina Riobueno, took down Julianna Curtis and Johanna…

Individuals shine despite loss
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Individuals shine despite loss

It was Senior Day for the Hurricanes swimming and diving team at Saturday’s home meet against FIU. It was a hard fought afternoon, but ultimately the Canes fell to the Golden Panthers in the seniors’ final season event. Miami’s six seniors were honored in pre-meet festivities. Senior swimmers Heather Arseth, Amy Wiley and Meghan Murphy,…

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Sports Briefs 1/29

Swimming & Diving The Canes return to the pool on Saturday for a Senior Day showdown with FIU at the Whitten University Center Pool. Admission is free. The meet is slated to start at 12 p.m. This will be the final meet for six Hurricane student-athletes: Amy Wiley, Cheyenne Cousineau, Heather Arseth, Sam Dorman, Meghan…

Four-team swim meet a success
Sports, Swimming/Diving

Four-team swim meet a success

The Miami Hurricanes swimming and diving team won its third head-to-head event this weekend in Blacksburg, Virginia at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center. This four-team meet hosted by Virginia Tech provided Miami with a win over UNC-Wilmington with a score of 208-88;  however, the Canes came close to topping Georgia Tech, only missing them by three…

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