Bob Thomas spent 14,235 days serving as the head coach of Ball State men’s swimming and diving program. On April 11, the coach announced his retirement.
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After 39 seasons of coaching Ball State men’s swimming, Bob Thomas announced his retirement.
Ball State women's swimming and diving (4-7) competed in its final meet of the season at the Mid-American Conference Championshipson Feb. 21-24 in Athens, Ohio.
Ball State women's swimming and diving finishes up its season at the Mid-American Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.
Ball State men's swimming and diving celebrates their Senior Night at the meet against Miami Feb. 10 in Lewellen Pool. The Cardinals lost 81-217.
This weekend is the last time head swimming coach Bob Thomas will coach the Class of 2018.
During practice this week, head diving coach Nick Gayes said this meet will be “a good gauge to see where you’re at.”
In a rivalry meet, Ball State men’s swim and dive came up short against Evansville, losing 180-117 on Saturday afternoon.
Ball State womens swimming and diving celebrated Senior Night during their meet against Buffalo Jan. 27. The Cardinals lost 88-212.
It’s a rivalry dual meet like no other, as Ball State men’s swim and dive (1-3) squares off against a Mid-American Conference foe and in-state rival in the Evansville Purple Aces.
The Cardinals finished 10.5 points behind Mid-American Conference opponent Southern Illinois.
With a week of practices, Ball State men’s swim and dive return to action on Sunday
Ball State's men's swimming and diving competed against Eastern Michigan on Jan. 13 in Lewellen Pool. The Cardinals lost to the Swoops 149-121.
This weekend, Ball State men’s swimming and diving will face defending Mid-American Conference champs Eastern Michigan. Head swimming coach Bob Thomas said this meet is a great place to face a team like Eastern.
After recording a season-best time and a sixth place finish at the Eastern Michigan Invitational in the 200-yard butterfly, sophomore Adam Pongracz returned home to a pool that he has swam at for five years now.
In the first meet of the new year, the Ball State men’s swim and dive lost to IUPUI, Xavier and the University of Indianapolis.
The Ball State men's and women's swimming and diving teams both traveled to Indianapolis to take on Xavier, IUPUI and University of Indianapolis. The men fell to Xavier 184 -110, to IUPUI 229-71, and to UIndy 222-77. The final scores for the women were Xavier 184, Ball State 104; IUPUI 174, Ball State 126; and UIndy 165, Ball State 131.
The meet is slated to start at 6 p.m. at the IUPUI Natatorium on Jan. 5.
After recording 57 season-best times out of 60 performances last weekend, Ball State men’s swimming and diving has high energy as it turns its attention to the holiday break.
Ball State men’s swimming and diving finished in second place at the Eastern Michigan Invitational, which is the best the team has done in this meet. Last season, Ball State placed third out of six teams.