The Ithaca College men’s swimming and diving team has its largest roster in years and is aiming for top performances this season.
The women’s swimming and diving team won their first-ever Liberty League Championship, while the men took second to RPI for the second year in a row.
The swimming and diving teams have a longer break than any other winter sport which allows them to have an intense training week during winter break.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving team uses taper, a technique that involves reducing yardage and practice time, to prepare for big meets.
Senior Adam Zelehowsky was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a heart condition in which the upper chambers of the heart beat irregularly in 2014.
Students at Ithaca College come from all over the nation. 10 student-athletes specifically stayed in their home town, graduating from Ithaca High School.