Greece Lightning

With his 6-foot-6 frame, sophomore Kristian Gkolomeev stalks around the pool before each race. He gets himself mad and tries to scare his opponents as he stares them down, willing them to challenge him.

Swimming and diving heads to Georgia

The season is quickly wrapping up, but members of The University of Alabama swimming and diving teams still have something left to prove. Swimmers and divers who have already qualified for nationals will stay home this weekend to rest up. For those who do compete, the Bulldog Last Chance Meet in Athens, Georgia will give them just what the name implies – one last chance.

Swimming and diving hosts Cincinnati

The Alabama swimming and diving teams will hold its last home meet as the members prepare for the biggest tournaments of the year. The Crimson Tide will welcome Cincinnati on Friday for senior night. Senior captains Phillip Deaton and Emily Facchine said their final home event will be bittersweet.

Swimming and diving team travels to Arena Grand Prix

Alabama’s swimming and diving teams will be well represented at this week’s Arena Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, which starts Thursday and finishes Saturday. The Grand Prix, the second of six events in the 2014-15 Arena Pro Swim Series, will feature six different University of Alabama athletes all hailing from different countries.