Category Archives: Swimming

Has Title IX Led to Unfair Treatment of Men’s Sports? Yes!

Karen Owoc spoke out on Title IX. The column appeared in the March 2011 issue of the Congressional Quarterly Researcher. USA Wrestling posted a copy of Karen’s commentary here.

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UCLA Builds $10M Aquatic Center But No Men’s Swim & Dive Teams

UCLA breaks ground for $10M aquatic center

UCLA breaks ground for $10M aquatic center

Now here’s one that’s hard to swallow. The UCLA Athletic Department began construction on their $10 million aquatic center on June 30.  And who benefits?  According to UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero, providing “more aquatic opportunities for our teams, clubs, faculty, staff and students is going to be a win-win situation for everyone.”  Everyone except for men’s swimming and diving.

UCLA eliminated men’s swimming and diving teams in 1994.  Continue reading