UB Swimmers and Divers Face Financial and Academic Dilemma

Underclassmen UB swimmers and divers face financial and academic dilemma one month after team is abruptly cut

After Zach Towers tore his meniscus this past fall, he couldn’t walk for two months.

He worked his way through physical therapy all year. On March 27, his doctor gave him the news he was waiting for: He could finally get back into the pool.

But just one week later, he received more unexpected news when he found out UB’s men’s swimming and diving team was one of four teams cut from UB Athletics, effective at the end of the spring semester.

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