The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team took part in their final regular season action this past Saturday hosting the University of Redlands (L, 234-46) and Cal Lutheran University (L, 207-48).
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.
The Whittier College Men’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 184-48 to the Sagehens and 153-59 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 Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team took part in the four-day Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships and came away with an 8th place finish totaling 175 points, which was good enough to top the University of La Verne (143).
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 Men's Swimming & Diving team opened up 2018 with a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) match-up with the Beavers of CalTech, only to fall 135-80. The Purple & Gold took top spots in a number of events throughout the meet for a warm welcome back to the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center.
The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving Team despite only tallying 89 points over three days resulting in a 7th place finish during the Logger Invite saw junior transfer Zu Pigot (Miami, FL) put together record breaking performances over his six events.
Whittier College has hired the former assistant coach at Pacific University to be the next Head Coach for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program announced by Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman.
The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team attempted one final push on the last day of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships but fell to 8th place totaling a 312.