swimming http://wkyufm.org en Olympic Gold Medalist Returns to WKU to Share Experiences with Students http://wkyufm.org/post/olympic-gold-medalist-returns-wku-share-experiences-students <p>Olympic gold medalist Claire Donahue is spending Tuesday on the campus of her alma mater, WKU. The former Hilltopper swimmer brought home a gold medal from the London games as part of the women’s 4 x 100-meter medley relay team. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:33:15 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 18571 at http://wkyufm.org Olympic Gold Medalist Returns to WKU to Share Experiences with Students WKU's Donahue Wins Gold as Part of U.S. Women's Relay Team http://wkyufm.org/post/wkus-donahue-wins-gold-part-us-womens-relay-team <p>She may not have been in the pool Saturday, but former WKU swimmer Claire Donahue will bring home an Olympic gold medal just the same. Sat, 04 Aug 2012 19:56:02 +0000 Kevin Willis 16789 at http://wkyufm.org WKU's Donahue Wins Gold as Part of U.S. Women's Relay Team Former Hilltopper Helps U.S. Olympic Team Advance in London http://wkyufm.org/post/former-hilltopper-helps-us-olympic-team-advance-london <p>Former WKU swimmer Claire Donahue helped the United States 400 meter individual medley relay team advance to Saturday&#39;s finals by swimming in Friday&#39;s preliminaries. Donahue swam the butterfly leg of the race in 58.05 as the U.S. team clocked an overall time of 3:58.88, placing fourth in this morning&#39;s second heat and fourth overall. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:52:33 +0000 Joe Corcoran 16698 at http://wkyufm.org Former Hilltopper Helps U.S. Olympic Team Advance in London Several Swimmers with Kentucky Connections Will Compete in London Olympics http://wkyufm.org/post/several-swimmers-kentucky-connections-will-compete-london-olympics <p>WKU graduate Claire Donahue won&#39;t be the only Olympic swimmer with ties to the Bluegrass State. Louisville native Clark Burckle has qualified for the London games by finishing second in the 200-meter breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:52:50 +0000 Kevin Willis 15003 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Swimmer Heads For Olympic Trials http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-swimmer-heads-olympic-trials <p>****UPDATE:&nbsp; Donahue posted a career-best time of 57.82 seconds at the preliminaries of the 100-meter butterfly Monday, putting her in second place at the USA<a href="http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20120625/SPORTS/306250073/U-S-Swimming-Trials-WKU-s-Claire-Donahue-posts-2nd-fastest-time-100-butterfly-prelims?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CHome"> Swimming </a>Trials.&nbsp; Donahue advances to the semifinals of the Olympic trials, which will take place Monday night and will be aired live on NBC. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:55:47 +0000 Joe Corcoran 14598 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Swimmer Heads For Olympic Trials