Men's Swimming & Diving

  • Michael Jafari named Whittier College Head Coach for Swim & Dive
    April 19, 2019
    Whittier College Director of Athletics Rock Carter officially announced the hiring of Michael Jafari as the new Head Coach for the Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving team Thursday.
  • Men’s Swimming & Diving finish 9th at SCIAC Championships
    February 21, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team wrapped up the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships Sunday totaling 97 points over the four days.
  • Whittier falls to Redlands and Cal Lutheran
    February 09, 2019
    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).
  • Whittier hosts Chapman in tough conditions
    February 02, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team faced tough conditions Saturday morning as they took on Chapman University in a dual match-up.
  • Swimming & Diving named CSCAA Scholar All-American Selection
    January 23, 2019
    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.
  • Poets short-handed in loss to Caltech
    January 19, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team competed Saturday against Caltech with small numbers and came away with their fourth head to head loss on the season falling 210-50.
  • Poets fall to Stags to open 2019
    January 12, 2019
    Despite small numbers, the Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team showed toughness Saturday morning falling 251-36 to Claremont-M-S at the Slade Aquatic Center.
  • Whittier holds off La Verne 130-124
    November 17, 2018
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team came away with their first head to head victory of their 2018-19 season Saturday edging the University of La Verne 130-124.
  • Whittier competes in tri-match with Pomona-Pitzer and Occidental
    November 10, 2018
    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.
  • Swim & Dive opens at Malibu Invite
    October 13, 2018
    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.
  • Poet’s finish 8th at SCIAC Championships
    February 21, 2018
    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).
  • Poets end regular season with match-up against Tigers
    February 10, 2018
    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.).
  • Poets fall on the road to Redlands
    February 03, 2018
    The Whittier College Men's Swimming & Diving team fell to the Kingsmen of Cal Lutheran University on Saturday, 183-52 but welcomed back Senior Robert Kaaret (Highland Park, IL).
  • Poets fight on the road but fall to Kingsmen
    January 20, 2018
    The Whittier College Men's Swimming & Diving team fell to the Kingsmen of Cal Lutheran University on Saturday, 148-80.
  • Poets open 2018 with loss to Beavers
    January 13, 2018
    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.
  • Whittier rolls Biola 125-84
    December 09, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team despite having small numbers was able to roll Biola University in a non-conference tilt at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center 125-84.
  • Zu Pigot puts together record breaking performances at Logger Invite
    December 01, 2017
    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.
  • Poets drop dual matches to Pomona-Pitzer and Chapman
    November 18, 2017
    The Whittier College Men's Swimming & Diving team came out in their second tri-meet of the season, falling to the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer 206-77 and the Panthers of Chapman University 147-121.
  • Poets open 2017-18 with split against Stags and Leopards
    November 11, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team opened up their 2017-18 season over the weekend as they took part in a tri-meet with Claremont-M-S and La Verne.
  • Tim Hamlet named Head Coach for Swimming & Diving
    September 03, 2017
    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.
  • Poets make one final push on Day 4 of SCIAC Championships
    February 18, 2017
    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.
  • Records begin to fall on Day 3 of SCIAC Championships
    February 17, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team made a move up at the conclusion of Day 3 into 7th totaling 236 points over the three days.
  • Poets drop to 8th after Day 2 of SCIAC Championships
    February 16, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team suffered a second tough day at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships bringing their total score to 119.
  • Poets off to slow start after Day 1 of SCIAC Championships
    February 15, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team currently sits in 7th place following Day 1 of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships with 74 points.
  • Poets wrap up regular season with loss with Occidental
    February 04, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Swimming & Diving team wrapped up their regular season Saturday as they dropped a close 143-119 decision to Occidental College.