2018-19 Whittier College Women's Swimming & Diving News

  • Megan Thai named CSCAA Scholar All-American
    July 02, 2019
    The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 1,221 swimmers and divers to Scholar All-American Team for the 2018-19 season Tuesday morning.
  • CSCAA Recognizes Whittier College for Academics
    June 24, 2019
    The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has announced the Scholar All-America teams for the Spring 2019 Semester. A record 480 institutions were named to the list, which included the Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team.
  • 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.
  • Megan Thai wraps up impressive freshman year at NCAA Championships
    March 20, 2019
    Freshman diver Megan Thai (Alhambra, Calif.) put the finishing touches on a historic first year for the Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team as the first freshman diver in program history to reach the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships.
  • Megan Thai Qualifies for NCAA Division III Championships
    March 06, 2019
    Freshman diver Megan Thai (Alhambra, Calif.) has made her way into the record books this week earning a spot in the NCAA Division III National Swimming & Diving Championships.
  • Megan Thai places 8th on 1-Meter to end Diving Regionals
    March 02, 2019
    Megan Thai (Alhambra, Calif.) wrapped up her trip to Iowa Saturday placing 8th on the 1-Meter.
  • Megan Thai finishes 5th on the 3-Meter at NCAA Regionals
    March 01, 2019
    Freshman Megan Thai (Alhambra, Calif.) put together an impressive first day at the NCAA Division III Diving Regionals Friday placing 5th on the 3-Meter.
  • Women’s Swimming & Diving Beats La Verne at SCIAC Championships
    February 21, 2019
    The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team wrapped up the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships Sunday totaling 237 points over the four days.
  • Megan Thai wins SCIAC Diving Championship (3-Meter)
    February 17, 2019
    Freshman Megan Thai (Alhambra, Calif.) impressed Sunday, winning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) 3-meter Diving Championships.
  • Megan Thai and Becca Ayers open SCIAC's on 1-Meter
    February 16, 2019
    The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Diving Championships got started Friday at Haldemann Pool on the campus of Pomona-Pitzer.
  • Senior Day Spoiled by Redlands and Cal Lutheran
    February 09, 2019
    The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team took part in their final regular season action this past Saturday hosting the University of Redlands (L, 176-108) and Cal Lutheran University (L, 148-117).
  • Poets battle rain, wind and Chapman
    February 02, 2019
    The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team battled the elements Saturday morning at the Slade Aquatic Center but couldn’t come away with a victory as they fell 167-104 to Chapman University.
  • 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.
  • Whittier splits against Caltech and Mills
    January 19, 2019
    The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team pulled off a split Saturday morning beating Mills College 147-84 before falling to Caltech 158-95.
  • Becca Ayers named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    Senior diver Becca Ayers (La Habra, Calif.) was just named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Diver of the Week in the 10th week of voting, announced by the conference office Monday.
  • Poets don’t back down in showdown with Athenas
    January 12, 2019
    The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team didn’t back down from a match-up with Claremont-M-S Saturday despite falling 231-43 at the Slade Aquatic Center.
  • Whittier Falls in Nail-Biter to La Verne 148-138
    November 17, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team fell in a heartbreaker Saturday morning as they dropped a tight 148-138 decision to the University of La Verne.
  • Whittier competes with Pomona-Pitzer and Occidental
    November 10, 2018
    The Whittier College Women’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 172-73 to the Sagehens and 140-93 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.