The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 17 athletes from the Pomona-Pitzer Swimming & Diving program to the Scholar All-American Team. The award recognizes students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and competed at their respective school’s conference championships.
The Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive Program concluded their run at the NCAA Championship on a high note, notching three All-American honors, while the Men’s team finished in 11th with 139.50 points and the women took seventh with 143 points. It was the second straight year the Sagehens had both the men and women finish within the top-15 together.
The Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive program saw both men's and women's teams reach the top-10 in the standings after day three of the NCAA Swim & Dive Championship in the Greensboro Aquatics Center. The Sagehens saw their women's team in seventh after amassing 120 points while the men sit in 10th with 101 points.
The Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive program got off to a solid start in day one the NCAA Swim & Dive National Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina at the Greensboro Aquatic Center as the men’s side finished tied for ninth with 30 points while the women are in eighth at 37 points.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim & Dive program will be sending nine athletes to the 2019 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship held in the Greensboro Aquatics Center in Greensboro, North Carolina from Wednesday, March 20 to Saturday, March 23.
The divers of the Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive program completed their season in the second day of NCAA Diving Regional as Ruby Epstein had a solid performance in the women’s 1-meter dive while Jem Stern took the podium in the men’s 3-meter.
The four diving representatives of the Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive program competed at the NCAA Division III Regional Meet on Friday afternoon as Ruby Epstein competed in the Women's 3-Meter Dive and Jem Stern, Ben Willett, and Bilguun Altantulkhuur competed in the men's 1-Meter.
History was made on Sunday night in the final day of the SCIAC Swim Championship as the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim & Dive program had their first back-to-back title win in history, just a year after winning their first SCIAC Championship.
After day 3 of the SCIAC Swim Championship, the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim & Dive Team remain in first place after several outstanding races. The Sagehens have accumulated 783.50 meet points to lead the conference, while the second place Claremont-Mudd-Scripps have 647.50 points.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim & Dive Team preserved their lead after the second day of the SCIAC Swim Championship at the Brenda Villa Aquatics Center, building up to 430.5 meet points after the second round of finals.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swimming & Diving Program got off to an ideal start after the first day of the SCIAC Championship, winning the two relays to start their postseason run. They currently lead the conference with 128 meet points.
With the 2019 SCIAC Swimming Championship around the corner, the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim & Dive Team are looking forward to defending their title after sweeping the conference in the dual meets this season.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim & Dive Team saw two divers win All-SCIAC Honors after the second day of the SCIAC Dive Championship on Sunday afternoon as Jem Stern and Ben Willett finished second and third, respectively, in the 1-Meter Boards.
Jem Stern finished in second place in the 3-Meter Dive at the SCIAC Dive Championship on Saturday, setting the program record in the event as well. This marks the second straight year the Sagehens had an All-SCIAC athlete in the 3-Meter Dive competition after Bilguun Altantulkhuur finished third last year.
The Pomona-Pitzer Dive athletes will be competing for a SCIAC Championship at Haldeman Pool this Saturday and Sunday, February 16th and 17th. After a successful showing by both the men’s and women’s team throughout the regular season, including a couple program records, the Sagehens are ready to take the big prize this weekend.
CLAREMONT, CA. – Pomona-Pitzer had four athletes earn Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athlete of the Week honors with junior Izzy Deatherage (Softball), sophomore Lukas Ming Menkhoff (Men’s Swim & Dive), sophomore Jed Kronenberg (Men’s Tennis) and senior Kahea Kahaulelio (Women’s Water Polo) all earning the award as announced by the league office.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive Team hosted the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, competing against swimmers from cross-street rival Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in a non-scoring dual meet. Lukas Ming Menkhoff made history at the invite, setting the Haldeman Pool record for the 50-yard Butterfly with a time of 22.36. Swimming the butterfly during the 50 Freestyle event, Menkhoff currently holds the third-fastest time in the country.
The pouring rain and gusty winds did not damper the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive team on Saturday afternoon, as they secured their first conference sweep in the modern SCIAC era after defeating Caltech 233-51. The victory marks the first time the Sagehens went 8-0 in conference meets in history.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive program dove into 2019 with a huge meet victory over Cal Lutheran 166 to 121. The Sagehens took nine first place finishes at the meet as Lukas Ming Menkhoff won two events.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim and Dive produced strong results at the final day of the Lancer Invitational despite bringing 10 swimmers to Cal Baptist on Saturday, scoring 261 meet points for a fourth-place finish.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim & Dive program finished the first day of the Lancer Invitational with 95 meet points on Friday afternoon. Competing against Division I host Cal Baptist University and Division II programs Concordia University (Irvine) and Fresno Pacific, the Sagehens finished the day in fourth after eight events.
The Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swim & Dive Team struck gold on Monday afternoon, sweeping the SCIAC Athlete of the Week for Swimming and Diving. Freshmen Jem Stern and Paddy Baylis took SCIAC Athletes of the Week after their outstanding performances at the Sixth Street Rivalry meet from this past weekend.
In an attempt to fundraise for sarcoma research, the Pomona-Pitzer Swim and Dive program will be participating in the Ted Mullin Hour of Power Relay on Monday, November 19. This will be the eighth straight year the Sagehens have participated in this special event.