The Pomona-Pitzer Athletics Program combined for the most student-athletes named to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic teams, leading the conference for the third straight season.
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced the 2017-18 Scholar All-American Team on Wednesday, June 27, naming 15 members of the Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive program to the list.
NORFOLK, VA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Swimming and Diving teams were named to the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Division III Scholar All-American Teams as announced by the CSCAA.
The College Sports Information Directors of America named Mark Hallman of the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swimming & Diving program to the Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large Team. This award is given to the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
Mark Hallman of the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive program was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large Team selected by CoSIDA. This honor recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
Pitzer College has formally recognized Peter Hansen and Lily Gane for their outstanding academic accomplishments on Tuesday, April 17. Hansen, a senior member of the Pomona-Pitzer Swim and Dive program was awarded a spot in the Fulbright US Student Program. Sophomore Gane from the Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Soccer team was awarded the Keck Summer Research’s W.M. Keck Fund.
A milestone was reached by the Pomona-Pitzer Swim and Dive program, as both the men’s and women’s team finished in the top-10 in the same season for the first time in program history. The men’s team finished in eighth overall, scoring 192 meet points total as Denison College won the national championship with 596.5 points. The women’s team took ninth place, scoring 135 total points, as Emory took the national title at 603 points.
History was made at the third day of the NCAA Championship as Lukas Ming Menkhoff became the first swimmer in Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive history to win the national championship. The freshman took first place in the 100 Yard Breaststroke, clocking in at 53.39 to set the new program record.
The second day of the NCAA Division III Swim and Dive Championships saw some more excellent showings by the Pomona-Pitzer Swim and Dive program as the Sagehens earned three top-5 finishes and took home five First Team All-American honors. Three new program records were set as well.
The first day of the NCAA Division III Swim & Dive Championships got off to bright start for the Pomona-Pitzer Swim and Dive team as the Sagehens earned a spot in the finals in four of the six events they competed in.
Eight members of the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive program will be competing in 15 different events at the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championships which will span from March 21st to 24th. This is the most representatives the Sagehens have sent to the national championship in the history of the program.
Bilguun Altantulkuur and Emma van der Veen conclude their 2017-18 diving season on a positive note, having reached the NCAA Regionals after a spectacular regular season before falling short of a National Championship spot. After competing in the 3-meter dive on Friday, Altantulkhuur took on the 1-meter earlier today while Van der Veen competed in the 1-meter.
The Pomona-Pitzer Swimming and Diving Program saw two divers compete in the first day of the NCAA Diving Regionals on Friday afternoon. Bilguun Altantulkhuur represented the men’s team in the 3-meter board while Emma van der Veen represented the women’s team in the 1-meter board.
The Pomona-Pitzer Swimming and Diving program will be having two representatives competing in the NCAA Diving Regionals on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 hosted by Trinity University. Bilguun Altantulkhuur from the men’s program and Emma van der Veen from the women’s team will be looking to punch their tickets to Indianapolis, Indiana for the NCAA Championships.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced the All conference awards for men’s and women’s swimming and diving after the conclusion of the 2018 SCIAC Championship meet. Maddie Kauahi and Mark Hallman were named SCIAC Athlete of the Year and Lukas Ming Menkhoff earned Newcomer of the Year.
For the first time in Pomona-Pitzer history, the Sagehens men swimming and diving program won the 2018 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. After building a remarkable lead after day 3, the Sagehens refused to grow complacent and went on to excel for the rest of the meet, taking first place in three events to seal the deal for a grand total of 1086.50 points.
he Pomona-Pitzer men’s swim and dive team maintained their first place position after the third day of the SCIAC Championship. With 809.5 points, the Sagehens hold a 126.5 point lead over second place Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The Sagehens have yet lost a single men’s swim event.
The Pomona-Pitzer men’s swim and dive team climbed to first place on the second day of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship meet, accumulating 397.5 points to take a 48.5-point lead over cross-street rival Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
The Pomona-Pitzer men’s and women’s swim & dive program are in Commerce, California today for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship meet, in pursuit of the conference title. Both teams are ranked within the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Top-15, with the men’s program placed ninth in the nation and the women in 15th.
The College Swimming Coaches Association of American (CSCAA) announced the latest TYR Top-25 list today, placing the Pomona-Pitzer men’s and women’s swim program in the top-15. The men’s team were ranked 11th in the nation while Denison remained in the top spot.
Lukas Menkhoff earned his second SCIAC Athlete of the Week after a record-setting performance at the final meet of the regular season. The freshman clocked a Haldeman pool record in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.86 and swam to an NCAA ‘B’ Cut time of 44.98 in the first leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay.
The Pomona-Pitzer men’s swim and dive program capped off senior day with lopsided victories over Caltech and Cal Lutheran University on Saturday afternoon. The two victories propel the Sagehens to a 7-1 record in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) named both the Pomona-Pitzer men’s and women’s swim and dive program to the Scholar All-American Team for the Fall 2017 semester on Monday. This honor is awarded to teams that posted a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the fall 2017 semester.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive Team pulled out a convincing dual meet victory over the University of Redlands on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Bulldogs 146-92. Out of the 13 events they competed in, the Sagehens took the top position in 10 of the events.
Collegeswimming.com announced the Dual Meet and Championship Top Fifty results today. The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive programs were among the 50 schools to be recognized with this honor.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive Team were victorious over University of La Verne on Saturday afternoon with flying colors, outscoring the Leopards 232-34. The Hens secured a first-place finish in every event, with Lukas Ming Menkhoff, Bilguun Altantulkhuur, Liam O’Shea, and Mark Hallman securing two top finishes each.
Samuel To and Maddie Kauahi of the Pomona-Pitzer Swim and Dive Program were named Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athlete of the Week. Their stand out performances at the Chris Knorr Invitational hosted by Cal Lutheran University earned them this weekly honor.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive Team took home first place at the Chris Knorr Invitational hosted by Cal Lutheran University, a solid start to 2018. Competing against the likes of Division I MAAC program Manhattan College, Division II program Fresno Pacific as well as Chapman, UC Santa Cruz, and Cal Lutheran, the Hens won the event with 767.5 total points, 235.5 points ahead of second place Fresno Pacific.