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Swim team picked 4th in Summit League coaches poll
The University of Nebraska at Omaha swim team has been selected to finish fourth in the Summit League preseason poll for the 2015-16 season. Denver, South Dakota State and IUPUI took the three spots ahead of Omaha in that order. South Dakota, Western Illinois and Eastern Illinois rounded out the league. Sophomore Cassandra Jahn, junior Morgan Stepp and seniors Hannah Johnson and Natalie Renshaw were all-league honorees last year and will lead the Mavericks this season. Omaha opens their season on Oct. 9 at HPER Pool versus Western Illinois.

CBS Sports Network to show three Omaha hockey games in 2015-16
The premiere television partner of the NCHC, CBS Sports Network, recently announced that three Omaha hockey games will be included in their 2015-2016 NCHC broadcast schedule. The games include Miami on Jan. 22, Colorado College on Jan. 29 and Western Michigan on Feb. 12. The nationally televised games will provide even more exposure for the hockey team that competed in the Frozen Four last year.