2017-18 Whittier College Women's Swimming & Diving News

  • Brooke Geske Makes History at NCAA Championships
    March 21, 2018
    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.
  • Brooke Geske Qualifies for NCAA Div. III Championships
    March 02, 2018
    Freshman Brooke Geske (San Pedro, Calif.) continues to add to her already impressive first year resume as she qualified for the NCAA Division III National Championships in Swimming & Diving.
  • Brooke Geske named SCIAC Newcomer of the Year
    March 01, 2018
    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.
  • Brooke Geske wins 200 Back; Alexa Melara takes 2nd in 200 Breast
    February 24, 2018
    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.
  • Brooke Geske wins 100 Back; 400 Medley Relay takes 3rd
    February 23, 2018
    It was moving day on Day 3 of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Swimming & Diving Championships.
  • Alexa Melara Wins 200 IM on Day 2 of SCIAC Championships
    February 22, 2018
    Records continued to fall on Day 2 of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Swimming & Diving Championships.
  • 200 Medley Relay Leads Poets on Day 1 of SCIAC Championships
    February 21, 2018
    The 200 Medley Relay team got things started for the Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving Team at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships.
  • 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 put up fight with Redlands
    February 03, 2018
    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.
  • Poets take on Regals with limited numbers
    January 20, 2018
    The Whittier College Women's Swimming & Diving team fell to the Regals of Cal Lutheran University on Saturday, 159.5-54.5 with limited numbers.
  • Poets tough to beat in 2018; Roll Caltech 150-83
    January 13, 2018
    The Whittier College Women's Swimming & Diving team returned to the pool here in 2018 in impressive fashion with strong swims against the Beavers of Caltech, winning 150-83.
  • Poets top Biola 129-100; Ayers qualifies for Regionals
    December 09, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team was tested Saturday at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center beating cross town rival Biola University in a non-conference bout 129-100.
  • Poets put up record breaking performances at Logger Invite
    December 01, 2017
    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.
  • Poets split with Sagehens and Panthers in tri-meet
    November 18, 2017
    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.
  • Whittier takes out Leopards in tri-meet
    November 11, 2017
    The Whittier College Women’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.