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Monday February 24, 2014 Photo Blog: Gators men's swimming-and-diving team celebrates back-to-back SEC titles

Updated: 4:38pm, February 24

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida men's swimming-and-diving team won its first back-to-back SEC championships in 21 years on Saturday.

The Gators snapped Auburn's 16-year grip on the title in 2013, and led by three-time individual champion Sebastien Rousseau's performance, repeated as champions for the first time since 1993. The Gators won four in a row from 1990-93 before Auburn snapped their streak 1994.

The Florida men's program now has 35 SEC titles, second of any men's program in the SEC behind only Kentucky's 45 titles in basketball.

And before leaving the Gabrielsen Natatorium on the University of Georgia's campus, the Gators made a final splash to celebrate the victory.

We'll let these photos tell the story:

Brad deBorde

Senior Brad deBorde, center, celebrates the victory after a team dip in the pool ...

Gators in pool

Speaking of that dip in the pool, the Gators brought their own inflatable gator to the party ...

Sebastien Rousseau

Rousseau, winner of the men's Commissioner's Trophy, does a TV interview afterward ...

Donnie Crane

Last, but definitely not least, 61-year-old Gators diving coach Donnie Craine shows his boys how to celebrate with a big dive of his own. He needed no assistance getting out of the pool. Craine is a gamer.

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