The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team took part in their final regular season action this past Saturday hosting the University of Redlands (L, 176-108) and Cal Lutheran University (L, 148-117).
It was announced earlier today that the Whittier College men's and women's swimming & diving teams reached Scholar All-America status for the 2018 fall semester, as determined by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). The Poets join more than 700 teams from 460 institutions in NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA divisions to receive this distinction.
Senior diver Becca Ayers (La Habra, Calif.) was just named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Diver of the Week in the 10th week of voting, announced by the conference office Monday.
The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team took part in their first tri-match of 2018-19 this past Saturday as they took on Pomona-Pitzer and Occidental at the Slade Aquatic Center. Following tough windy and smoky conditions, the Poets went 0-2 falling 172-73 to the Sagehens and 140-93 to Occidental.
The Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Swimming and Diving Teams hit the water for the first time this season against Div. I, Div. II, and Div. III competition at the Malibu Invite on the campus of Pepperdine University.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 710 teams to its Scholar All-America list for the Spring 2018 Semester. The teams represent 476 institutions from across all NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA Divisions. The CSCAA recognizes teams with the Scholar All-America Award for achieving a team GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Freshman Brooke Geske (San Pedro, Calif.) returned home after taking part in the NCAA Division III National Championships and what a four-day event she had making history for the Whittier College Swimming & Diving program.
After an impressive four days at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships for Swimming & Diving, freshman Brooke Geske (San Pedro, Calif.) was named the SCIAC Newcomer of the Year.
The final day of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Swimming & Diving Championships was ended on a high note for the Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team totaling 343 points, which placed them 7th in the final standings.
This past week, the Purple & Gold sent off their senior class, which included Anders Blomso (Shoreline, WA), Colin Fellezs (Mililani, HI), Robert Kaaret (Highland Park, IL), Aidan Tol (Tustin, Calif.), Trevor Tuma (Vashon Island, WA), Leimana Hassett (Lahaina, HI), Kayanna Heffner (Bend, OR), Maddie McMurray (Phnom Penh, Cambodia), and Erika Ngo (Alhambra, Calif.).
The Whittier College Women's Swimming & Diving team welcomed back Senior Maddie McMurrary (Phnom Penh, Cambodia) this past weekend when they took on the Bulldogs of the University of Redlands, falling 137-89.
The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team was unlucky at the Logger Invite over the weekend forced to only take part in the prelims on the final day of competition despite putting up big numbers over the first two days due to late flights coming back from Tacoma, WA.
The Whittier College Women's Swimming & Diving team split their second tri-meet of the season, beating the Panthers of Chapman University 147-144 before falling to the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer 186-110.