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Senior pitcher Dresden Maddox is penciled in as the Knights lead ace this season. During her time on the Banks, she has compiled a 20-13 record and 151 strikeouts.

Rutgers embarks on new season, eyes Big Ten championships

The Rutgers softball team is poised for a sound campaign in the 2016 season. The pieces for success are in place, but there are big shoes to fill. The Scarlet Knights arguably lost the three best players in program history to graduation at the conclusion of last year’s season in Jackie Bates, Chandler Howard and Alyssa Landrith. Bates was one of the top hitters in program history, holds the program-record with 40 home runs.

Senior swimmer Morgan Pfaff, a former four-time All-American in high school, has come a long way over the course of her career in the sport.

Senior swimmer provides leadership for Rutgers after rough patch

On any team, having valuable leadership is important, especially in times of dire straits. The Rutgers swimming and diving team has struggled in its last two outings, finishing in third place in tri-meets. With their final home meet of the season looming over the horizon, the Scarlet Knights will need their upperclassmen swimmers to provide some direction in order to make the ultimate push towards the Big Ten Championship in February.

Senior Morgan Pfaff aims to finish with a top time at the AT&T Winter National Championships in order to qualify for the Olympic trials.

Rutgers splits squads for upcoming meets

The Rutgers swimming and diving team will be splitting up this week as the Scarlet Knights compete in two events. Seniors Morgan Pfaff, Joanna Wu and junior Rachel Stoddard will be participating in the AT&T Winter National Championships in Federal Way, Washington.

Junior Alyssa Black has excelled for Rutgers on the diving board to this point in the season. She said putting up elite scores gives her confidence.

Rutgers divers shatter multiple records

The divers on the Rutgers swimming and diving team are having a record breaking season thus far. The Scarlet Knights have captured several awards and honors from the Big Ten conference because of their effort and success. At the helm of the diving program is head coach Fred Woodruff.

Senior swimmer Joanna Wu left Seattle hoping to face different people. Her wish was granted. Rutgers has played in three conferences in her time here.

Senior reflects on swimming career at Rutgers

Entering the year 2012, no one would’ve predicted that Rutgers would become a member of one of the country’s premier academic and athletic conferences in the Big Ten.  The thought of seeing the Scarlet Knights competing on a national stage was seen as an afterthought. And yet, three years later, the Knights are nearly at the midway point of their second season in the Big Ten Conference.

Joanna Wu is the first swimmer in program history to recognized by the Big Ten as the conference's Swimmer of the Week. The senior swimmer earned the award after her performance at the Florida Gulf Coast Invite, where she earned two first-place finishes. 

Petra Martin leads Rutgers in rebuilding process

The process of rebuilding a program is a long one. It doesn’t take days, weeks or months — it takes years to complete.  The Rutgers swimming and diving team is in a state of rebuilding at this point due to the resignation of former head coach Phil Spiniello and the challenge of changing conferences in the Big Ten.

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